The Podcasts That Really Nail A Tale

Best story telling podcasts

Whether it’s trading tales around a fire, or something to make the journey home for Christmas a little more palatable, there really is nothing better than a cracking story. It’s with that in mind that we took the chance in the recent PLAY Magazine to shine a light on some podcasts that specialise in weaving a narrative.


You’ll find the whole lot right here – but if you’re in need of an immediate option to listen to, try one of the below on for size…




Fancy hearing all about the realities of life in prison from those living it? Recorded inside the San Quentin State Prison in California, this one gives a real insight into life behind bars. It’s funny, endearing and sometimes difficult – but Earlonne and the gang sure know how to tell a gripping tale. Grab your headphones and let them take you inside!





This one’s all about the art and craft of music production. Each episode, a producer and artist are reunited to tell their story. It lifts the lid on each and every stage of the creative process – right from the very first spark of a song idea right through to finessing the final product. It’s packed with fascinating anecdotes and early demo recordings from faves like Glass Animals, Metronomy and Maverick Sabre!



Check out the whole article – and loads more top picks for the festive season! – in the new issue of PLAY Magazine!