Stabal Stories

  • Stabal Talks with Rebekah Fitch

    It is sometimes said "all roads end up in London." When you have a dream and the passion inside to follow that dream you might find yourself there. Not always true I know, however this certainly was the story with Irish singer songwriter Rebekah Fitch. Doug caught up with Rebekah to find out wher...

  • Stabal Talks with Guvna B

    Mobo award winning UK Grime artist Guvna B (Isaac Borquaye) drops into Stabal HQ to catch up with long time friend and host Doug Ross as they relive some turning points in his career. They also chat around business, who the up and coming UK talents are and how you carry on when you lose one of th...

  • Stabal Kitchen with Faith Child

    Doug speaks with Faith Child about music, life and current projects while cooking up some goodness!

  • Stabal Talks with Leeland

    ‘Lion and the Lamb’ is by far one of the most well known worship songs sung in churches across the globe. Steve and Doug talk to the writer of the anthem, Leeland Mooring, and find out what inspired him to write these deeply moving lyrics.

  • Stabal Talks with Marie Bashiru

    ​Marie Bashiru is a singer-songwriter hailing from south-east London, where her music resembles a melting pot of folk, soul and indie rock. Though hard to pin down to a single genre, Marie’s biographical writing talents paired with her soulful melodies highlight her musical talent and versatility...

  • Stabal Kitchen with The Bright Expression

    Doug speaks with The Bright Expression about music, life and current projects while cooking up some goodness!

  • Stabal Talks with Joseph Perry

    Doug is joined by London based worship leader and long time friend Joseph Perry as he tells the story of a dream being torn down and what re-building can look like. They discuss faith, family, football and food! Joseph shares his insight around building and running worship teams and tells us a li...

  • Stabal Kitchen with Cat Rea

    Doug speaks with Cat Rea about music, life and current projects while cooking up some goodness!

  • Stabal Talks with Mas

    Hailing from the seaside town of Margate, we catch up with co founders of Mas, Steph & Michael Dickinson ahead of their debut Stabal Session. Although these two have been writing for over a decade, it is only in the past couple of years that they decided that it was time to start putting out some...

  • Stabal Talks with Rachel Jane

    Rachel Jane might be new to some of you but even only in her early twenties has been making waves within the industry. Recently she was featured on BBC Introducing and we catch up with her and her husband Joel (who also doubles up as her guitarist) to chat around music and the world of a millennial.

  • Round The Table - feat. John Mark McMillan - Ep. I

    In this episode of Round the Table, Joshua Luke Smith hosts an in-depth, open and honest discussion about the state of the music scene with a number of UK artists, and is joined by our special guest, the US-based indie worshiper John Mark McMillan. Real talk, with real artists.
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  • Stabal Talks with Joe Hardy

    Stories have an incredible ability to cut through the noise and leave a lasting mark on our lives. Joe Hardy is a singer, songwriter and worship leader who has been impacted by countless stories of pain, sorrow, hope and redemption — all which shine through his music.

  • Stabal Talks with Joshua Luke Smith

    A breath of fresh air. That is what it is like talking to poet, artist, podcaster and worship pastor Joshua Luke Smith. Josh is the true essence of a creative who desires to speak into the chaos of life and create redemptive art that impacts people and draws them closer to finding themselves and ...

  • Stabal Talks with The Brilliance

    How can you be in a band when you live thousands of miles away from your bandmate? Steve and Doug chat with the founders of The Brilliance, David Gungor and John Arndt, ahead of their new record release, ‘Suite No. 2: World Keeps Spinning,’ and as they prepare for their exclusive performance at t...

  • Stabal Talks with John Mark McMillan

    So, what is the story behind the music we love? Doug talks to John Mark McMillan, author of anthems such as ‘King of my heart’ and ‘How he loves,’ about the heart wrenching, true stories behind his music. We also take a deep dive into his life journey, rhythms and routines, what it was like to re...

  • Stabal Talks with Noel Robinson

    Noel Robinson, also known as the Godfather of UK Gospel, takes us on a journey through music discovery, song writing and what makes him tick. We delve into the why behind the who. WARNING, Noel has a guitar in his hands throughout the entire interview so you may be exposed to some of the talent t...

  • Stabal Talks with Tom McConnell

    Beards, beards and more beards: Steve and Doug chat with Irish singer songwriter Tom McConnell about, yes, his incredible beard. They also hit on his beatbox skills, and how he came to combine them with looping and traditional hymns.

  • Stabal Talks with Dire Pitan

    Nigerian born accountant Dire Pitan shares his journey through music, and talks about how he manages to balance being a dad of two, holding down a full time job and still finding the time to make music.

  • Stabal Talks with Bianca Rose and Loretta Andrews

    What does it take to get your songs and the core message of hope and love out to the world as an independent artist? Dive in to our conversation with Bianca Rose and her manager, Loretta Andrews, as they unpack their journey and the stories behind their songs.

  • Stabal Talks with Steph Macleod

    From being homeless and addicted to alcohol on the streets of Edinburgh, to rehabilitation and performing on a global stage, Steph Macleod tells a story of recovery, finding redemption through his faith, and the unrelenting power of music.

  • Stabal Talks with Flight Brigade

    Life on the road can be tough, especially when trying to juggle day jobs and family life. We dig into conversation with UK Rock band Flight Brigade off the back of a lengthy UK club Tour.

  • Round The Table - Stabal Team - Ep. III

    Meet the Stabal Team and hear how the vision for Stabal was birthed and the culture they seek to create.

  • Stabal Kitchen with Tom Read

    Doug is joined in the Stabal Kitchen with producer & songwriter Tom Read where they cook up a great conversation with a side of thai green curry!

  • Round The Table Ep. II

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    Where worship meets grime, and Christian music steps up to the mainstream. How real is the divide between the sacred and secular music scene? In this episode of Round the Table, we gather eight UK artists who are at different extremes within the music industry, and discuss the victories and chall...