Stuart and Elizabeth are determined to end season one of Notable with a riot - or two in fact. First up is the tale of the notorious opening night of Stravinsky's 'Rite of Spring', followed by the sto...Show More
Quite the contrast this week. Elizabeth waxes lyrical about the giddy years when her home town of Rochdale punched above its musical weight, partly thanks to the attentions of John Peel. Stuart, meanw...Show More
This week Elizabeth tells the fabulous tale of the global Turbojugend subculture, centring around the death-punk band Turbonegro and built upon progressive ideals and a bold denim aesthetic. Prizes ar...Show More
Stuart recounts the tale of Elvis Presley's only (or was it?) visit to these Isles, when he landed at Prestwick airport on his way home from serving in the army in Germany. Elizabeth, meanwhile, makes...Show More
Elizabeth and Stuart return with two more tales plundered from music's well-stocked historical attic. First up is Stuart with the incredible story of the variety club in a northern wool town that play...Show More
Elizabeth and Stuart return with two more tales from the hinterlands of musical history. Stuart makes the case for 1959 as the highpoint in jazz thanks to a slew of innovative albums from some of the ...Show More
"Elizabeth, it's Christmas!"
"I know, Stuart, it's brilliant!"
"Yes but we've only had one episode out, we've no business putting out a Christmas Special all about Phil Spector's Christmas album and t...Show More
Elizabeth Alker and Stuart Maconie invite you to prick up your ears and listen to the first in their new podcast series, 'Notable'. In each episode, they'll take turns to tell one another extra-ordina...Show More