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

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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.

This train is bound for Glory

Andrew Starkie is at Tamworth again. He finds a place which drips with the authentic and the original.

Rock Country

Christian Ryan is an outstanding writer and editor.

His latest project is Rock Country which is a collection of writing on the Australian music scene.

For the 12 days of Christmas he is publishing one of the essays on the book’s website.

The Hunnas still have more to give: A Profile interview with Mark Seymour

Jake ‘Cobba’ Stevens wants to throw his arms around you, and take you to the holy grail of Oz Rock. Cobba interviews Mark Seymour the lead man of the legendary Hunters & Collectors.

Springsteen’s pen: Kaney’s attempt at a Crio type question

Rick Kane, inspired by his audience with Bruce Springsteen, asks for your favourite opening line of the great man’s songs, as well as reflections from his recent tour if you attended.

Hot, Hot, Heat

It’s hot. Damn hot. Rick Kane listens to the experts and devises three easy steps for you to beat the heat.

Marathons and the off-season of footy

Yvette Wroby is filling her off-season with painting and Rodriguez the Sugar Man.

Off Season Odyssey – Part 25: What Makes a Champion?

Matt Zurbo reaches Tamworth, and catches up with Greg Champion.

Off Season Odyssey – Part 12: Aussie Humour

AUSSIE HUMOUR.   “No tribal colours,” the bouncer tells me, holding his hand out. We both look at the North jumper I’m wearing. “It’s okay, he’s with the band,” Gav says. “I know the band,” the bouncer says. He’s from Warrnambool. So are the Monaros. Like the King and Queen are from England, and David Boon [Read more]

Temper Trap – An inoffensive selection

Almanac music aficionado, Andrew Fithall, finds himself in a tender trap with this year’s Grand Final entertainment.

Swans are live

With the Sydney Swans experiencing a somewhat unseen resurgence it feels appropriate to mention another bunch of Swans also making their own understated comeback this year. Born in the bowels of NYC in the early ‘80’s the band Swans, led by Michael Gira, have been unleashing their genre-defining sound on the world for thirty years [Read more]