I hung out at punk squats with pet rats and drum kits. The black lipstick wasn’t a success, but then, is it ever?
Phillip Island, 1975 We’ve got history, cars and I, beginning with a gun-metal grey EH panel van, affectionately known as The Turd. My brother decided it was time to “move it on” after he’d left the road and taken out 50 foot of farm fencing, before rediscovering the bitumen and heading right on home. The [...]
Stereo Stories writer Lucia Nardo and founding editor Vin Maskell will be hosting a Stereo Stories writing workshop on Saturday morning 6 July at Williamstown Library.
Take a peek inside the Stereo Stories photo albums, including our recent photo shoot.
Here's a heads-up about our 2018 concerts. There will be more details in the weeks and months ahead. In the meantime, jot the dates in your diary.
The Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria, Australia on 7 February 2009 killed 174 people. Here are four stories stemming from that day.
Like footy fans at finals time, we queued at the local Bass outlet for tickets. Revelling in the early morning banter with the diehards, who were lucky enough to have witnessed the band at full tilt in the ‘early days’ of the late 1970’s. Other standout gigs were re-lived: Astor Theatre ’82, Kooyong ’85, Venue ’86 and Festival Hall ’87.
We’re on a bare mattress on the floor. The living room is strewn with sleeping bodies, toppled bottles, and sauce-smeared paper plates. I can’t look at him. I can hardly move or breathe. I’m still, concentrating on the TV.
It's high time The Stereo Stories Band had its own permanent page on our website. After all, with no band, there would be no concerts.
Here at Stereo Stories we celebrate Fathers' Day not with gifts of angle grinders and barbecues and golf balls but with stories, a dozen in all.