Music and mourning meet in our latest collection, The Grieving Stories. Twenty tributes to mothers, fathers, friends, siblings, teachers, colleagues.
At this time of the year the Stereo Stories ensemble is usually deep in rehearsals for what has become a cherished annual concert since 2016: our appearance at Write Around The Murray in Albury each September. Alas, this year is different.
There are 40 Strereo Stories across the two stations. Enough for a double-CD, or a triple album.
Three years ago, John Malins flipped the Stereo Stories concept a little by writing about a song he had never heard: The Sun God, written by William G James and Aubrey De Vere.
The Centre Stage collection here at Stereo Stories is a series of short profiles of the writers and musicians who have been central to the creation and development of, firstly, this website and then of our concerts.
Anthony Shortte came into the orbit of The Stereo Stories Band via his high-school mate and fellow musician Peter Maskell. Shorty (as he is commonly known) brought a wealth of experience to our shows, having been part of the original blues trio Collards Greens and Gravy for many years.
Punk? We've got gobfuls of it. Twenty-odd stories.
To say that Stephen Andrew has been instrumental to Stereo Stories would be both an understatement and a poor pun. Writer, musician, sounding board, banner maker...
You can blame it all on Nils Cusack, if you wish. The first Stereo Story. 2013. The first gig. 2014. And then another 20 shows. Yep, it’s all Nils’ fault.
Melbourne musician Dan Oke (who performs under the name of Jarrow) is currently offering to write 30-second jingles/tunes for the princely sum of $5. He figured he can't play any gigs for a while, but could still maintain his creativity. Ever-versatile and open to a challenge, Dan has written, performed and recorded over 20 tunes [...]