Tori Amos Ocean To Ocean Decca For her first new set of songs in about four years, and her 16th studio album, Tori Amos is, as always, recognisable. This is her. She hasn’t ever really messed with the format – she makes piano-led songs, the vocals and her musical voice so distinctive. But Ocean To […]
David Kilgour, Bobbie’s a girl (2019) David Kilgour – something about how he plays the guitar and what he chooses to say and the phrasing of both, well it’s somehow a description of New Zealand’s isolation and contentment and it’s hard to further articulate, but there’s something warm and safe and interesting about David’s music […]
Conversations with Nick Cave: An Evening of Talk & Music MFC Tuesday, January 15 It was almost to the day two years ago that Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds played in Wellington as part of the Skeleton Tree tour. It’s always a different show when you see Cave, he’s played in Wellington with truncated […]
Welcome to episode 126 of Sweetman Podcast with support from our sponsors – T Leaf T, Yeastie Boys and La Petite Chocolat. I had a chat with Wellington poet Helen Heath. She’s released two volumes of poetry, her first, Graft, was nominated for a science writing award and won Best First Book; her brand new collection, Are Friends Electric is a […]
Welcome to episode 73 of Sweetman Podcast with support from our sponsors – T Leaf T, Yeastie Boys and Le Petite Chocolat. This conversation is me chatting with model, actor and author Janna Lapidus Leblanc. She was the former fiancée of Stevie Ray Vaughan and has recently written and released a book of photos from their time together.