It's four years since we dug up all our vinyl and went on a Bowie marathon, from Low to Diamond Dogs and stopping by his most recent work, Blackstar.
Tender singing, evocative slide guitar, comedic timing, full-band high-energy: this month's edition of Centre Stage shines the spotlight on the unassuming Peter Maskell.
There were a couple of abandoned old sheds, and a few trees. A cow pen. The place was littered with old glass bottles, tin cans, parts of things. All of it became mine. My teenage refuge.
Given the strength of his own story-telling, it’s not surprising that Paul Kelly’s songs have inspired several Stereo Stories.
Bruce Springsteen turns 70 today! To celebrate we’ve put the wrapping paper around our 10 Springsteen stories.
Fathers and fatherhood are universal themes. Here at Stereo Stories we mark Fathers' Day not with gifts of beer and barbecues and balls but with fatherhood stories. Jane Leonard, NT McQueen, Brian Nankervis, Lucia Nardo, Maria Majsa, Nick Gadd, David Oke, Zaza N, Danny Katz, Hugh Jones and many more. Unwrap the Stereo Stories Fathers' [...]
We're off to Albury once again, courtesy of the Write Around The Murray Festival.
David Oke, a prolific Stereo Stories writer, will be on BBC Radio 4's Soul Music program today, talking about the anthemic song Wind Of Change by German band Scorpions.
Sweet dreams are made of this: an appreciative audience of 450 people listening, crying, laughing, singing along.
Carpenter became a recluse: first painting houses, then studying to become a Buddhist monk. He drifted between cities during those lost years, buffeted by unknown storms.