Between The Bars: A tender Mother’s Day Stereo Story

New Zealand writer Maria Majsa always digs deep when she writes a Stereo Story: deep into a dark past, deep into a song.

Her latest story is a tribute to her mother Dawn, via the Elliott Smith song Between The Bars.

Every so often you come across a song which can demolish you; take you down in slow-mo, floor by floor like an old hotel, ending in a puff of plaster and dust. Why a particular arrangement of words and notes should have this effect is hard to say. Possibly we don’t need to know. It may be enough to just feel it in your heart and your spine; to let yourself be undone.

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Details very soon on our 90 minute show at the Willi Lit Fest on Saturday evening 18 June. Guest writers include Andy Griffiths, Brian Nankervis and Almanacker Smokie Dawson, all backed by The Stereo Stories Band.

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