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We’re keen to publish your music stories. Any topic. Any style.

How to publish a story with Almanac Music

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.

Almanac Music – Father’s Day Giftbox at Stereo Stories

Here at Stereo Stories we celebrate Fathers’ Day not with gifts of angle grinders and barbecues and golf balls but with fatherhood stories, fourteen in all.

Almanac Music: Chester Bennington, gone too soon

Deborah Tayloe, of North Carolina, relfects on the passing of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington.

Almanac Music: New Lost World

In these trying political times, Peter Crossing looks at the power of music in making a change in society.

Almanac Music: The Shortest Song in the World

Mickey Randall, the Almanac’s micro-grindcore correspondent. Earache, my eye.

Almanac Music: Wichita Lineman and me

Glen Campbell has died at the age of 81. We re-visit Mickey Randall’s story from last year.

“And I need you more than want you
And I want you for all time..”
Mickey Randall on a magnificent song of hope and love; Glen Campbell with Jimmy Webb’s ‘Wichita Lineman’.

Memories Almanac

Col has suggested the idea that an almanac of memories, of growing up and rites of passage of almanackers to be considered for publication. What do you think?

Merle Brown’s Women’s Footy Anthem

Merle Brown has penned a song for women’s footy. It’s quirky.

Almanac Music: Billy Joel’s Souvenir – The Ultimate Collection (or, How Billy Joel Paid For My New Guitar)

Josh Pinn’s (half share in) his first musical purchase and his current guitar. What’s their connection (and how do cricket bats fit in)?

Almanac Music: The River

Andrew Starkie has a look back to his childhood spent with his best mate, Patrick McGinness. The connection has stayed strong with the help of a mutual love for Bruce Springsteen.

Cold Chisel + Festival Hall = Stereo Story

Everyone’s got a Festival Hall Story. And a Cold Chisel story.