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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.

Almanac Music – Feeling Whitney by Post Malone: Ambiguous Heart Wrench

Are you Feeling Whitney today? Sean Mortell is.

Almanac Music – The growing maturity of Australian Rock

Oz guitar bands aren’t dead, they’re just adapting. Alex Darling connects a lot of dots in this perceptive overview of Australian guitar bands old and new.

Almanackers at this year’s Williamstown Literary Festival – June 16-17

Be sure to head along to the Willy Lit Fest for some excellent panels and chats and support the Almanac writers who are part of this year’s program. (The quickview of the whole program is available here too)

Almanac Teams (and Music): Let There Be Rock!

The Almanac novelty teams rock on, as Glen! selects a team of rock ‘n’ rollers.

Almanac Music: ‘This Is America’ by Childish Gambino – What Art Truly Is

Sean Mortell reviews Childish Gambino’s ‘This is America’ – the controversial new song and music video from writer/comedian/actor Donald Glover’s alter-ego, that forces us to look into more than the music and learn from the art.

Almanac Music – Nostalgic Rock ‘n Roll: The Killers Melbourne Concert Review

Sean Mortell went along to see The Killers at Hisense Arena over the weekend where the Las Vegas outfit proved to him why they are indeed a ‘vital cog in stabilising the runaway music industry’ and more than just ‘Mr. Brightside’.

Help George Telek in his time of need

Legendary PNG musician and a voice of Melanesia, George Telek is suffering from mouth cancer and requires significant treatment. Read on for more about George and how you can help out.

Almanac Music: Dire Straits Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame

Over the weekend just passed, rock band Dire Straits were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame in Cleveland, but their creative maestro wasn’t there to accept it. Chris Michaels revisits the great band’s history to put the pieces together about why he stayed away.

Almanac Music: The Smokers, 2000

You won’t get a chance to see a gig from The Smokers, but Earl O’Neill takes us back to the first, last and only time the band got together.

Almanac Music: Brisbane or Bust

Brian the Ruminator with a couple of points of interest. One, he reminds us that Ed Kuepper has now had a park named after him. And two, that early Almanac writer Andrew Stafford has been adding to an online memoir daily. [I am a subscriber to A Stafford’s instalment and I agree Brian, it’s more fine stuff from a fine writer, who is happy to share his experiences and understandings very openly – highly recommended. JTH] –