I Smell Trouble by Ike and Tina Turner

Rijn Collins Northcote, 2007 They took the chairs closest to the door, leaving me the couch. I realised too late that this blocked my exit. The tall one stared at me, his mouth slightly open. Sideburns grinned. And then the CD player whirred into action and gave me an omen, straight from 1971: the bluesy wail of I Smell Trouble. And I did. Fuck, did I ever.

By | 2016-09-21T15:28:39+00:00 July 25th, 2015|Blues|3 Comments

Goin’ Down by Joe Perry

Dawn Corrigan Salt Lake City, Utah, October 22, 2003 Kelly’s job was playing hostess to those Aerosmith fans who paid $600 for The Velvet Rope Experience. “You know how some people have always wanted to go to Paris? This is their Paris.”

By | 2015-02-21T12:35:43+00:00 February 21st, 2015|Blues, Rock|0 Comments

Stereo Stories in concert


Our next show is at the Williamstown Town Hall on Saturday 17 June, part of the Williamstown Literary Festival. Cabaret seating (330 tickets) booked out. General admission balcony tickets now available.

Andy Griffiths in action with The Stereo Stories Band at Willy Lit Fest 2016. Andy, Markus Zusak, Maria Majsa, Lucia Nardo and others will join us on Saturday evening 17 June at the Williamstown Town Hall. More details.

Postcard designed by Chris Rees.

“Stereo Stories has emerged from a melting pot of writers and musicians to become one of the most interesting ways for people to enjoy, understand, and connect with the live performance of songs that have been pivotal in people’s lives. ” – Michael Stewart, Director, Newport Folk Festival, Melbourne

For more comments by festival directors, see Word of Mouth

For enquiries about performances, contact Vin Maskell

For details of previous shows, see our Gig Guide

Every so often you come across a song which can demolish you; take you down in slow-mo, floor by floor like an old hotel, ending in a puff of plaster and dust. Maria Majsa, writing about Between The Bars by Elliot Smith.

By | 2017-05-28T10:19:27+00:00 August 10th, 2014|Blues, Pop, Rock, Stereo Stories Live|0 Comments