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Stereo Stories Three guitars

Also, we’ll continue to feature yarns from Stereo Stories: A Song. A Place. A Time. edited by Vin Maskell. This caters for the specific writing genre – the music and memoir style Vin prefers – outlined on the Stereo Stories site. It’s an excellent idea on an excellent site. Check it out.

Tassie footy in the context of community, people, life

This beautiful song and clip from David Bridie, set in Tasmania, is a reminder of footy and community. It’s timely.

Tamworth: the ritual

Andrew Starkie writes on Tamworth, on old mates and on ritual.

Almanac Music: Vale Mark E Smith. One of God’s True Prototypes

Gone too soon at 60. Read Dennis Gedling’s tribute to Mark E Smith, frontman of Manchester post-punk band The Fall.

Almanac Music: Welcome to the Working Week

Workshy Swish had the day off. His idle hands have produced this playlist that draws parallels with his forty-odd years in the workforce.

Almanac Music – Stereo Stories: Daryl Braithwaite batting. Rick Kane bowling.

When Rick Kane was 13 he was part of the Norm O’Neil Cricket Coaching Clinic at the WACA. One Saturday morning training was cut short because a touring pop group had arrived.

Almanac Music: Best Gigs of 2017

Luke Reynolds looks at the favourite gigs he attended in 2017, which included a number through country Victoria.

Almanac Music: 2017 – the year of the powerhouse

Sean Mortell gives his wrap of music in 2017, then offers some predictions and possibilities for 2018.

Almanac Music: Tash Sultana – record-breaking, unique, resounding

Sean Mortell recently saw renowned busker Tash Sultana at her gig at Margaret Smith Arena. This is his review.

How to Lose Australia

Matt Zurbo, in sending his season’s greeting, makes his case for an inclusive Australia. Because it’s actually about giving everyone a fair go.

The meanings of Making Gravy

What does the Paul Kelly song How To Make Gravy mean to you? Cassandra Atkinson thought she knew the song well, until her parents split up.