More Than A Whelan

Natasha Johanna

Episode Summary

Wonderful musician and songwriter Natasha Johanna joins Sean on Episode 16 to talk about her creative process and Sean talks a lot about death! Yay for death! Yay for Brisbane goths!

Episode Notes

Wonderful musician and songwriter Natasha Johanna joins Sean on Episode 16 to talk about her creative process and Sean talks a lot about death! Yay for death! Yay for Brisbane Goths.
Sean begins the show with a piece that was especially written for Cafe Philosophique De La Mort, a series of events held in November at the Alex Theatre, specially curated to break through the taboo surrounding conversations around death and dying. A better relationship with dying leads to a better relationship with life.

Sean talks to Natasha Johanna about her creative process, the making of her new ep and the release of her wonderful new summer jam single Belmont Park. You can also listen to Natasha’s earlier work here.

Sean reads a brand new poem inspired by listener supplied creative prompts.
The muses of the week this week are....

  1. Nerissa Ronan - Powerful Owls

  2. Heather Marsh - Body as a map. (Also the title of the poem!)

  3. Cameron Semmens - Entering history through.

  4. Sophie Moon - Ten paces at dawn.

  5. Stephanie Robinson - Vintage child.

  6. Jenny O’Keefe - Adrenaline Fizz.

  7. Heather Forbes McKeon - Knock knock knock.

Whelan and Stealin’

Natasha reads the work of Kate Tempest. She reads a poem called On Finding Photographs You Took Of Us. from the book Running Upon The Wires.

Sean reads the work of Kim Addonizio. A poem called The Numbers from the collection Tell Me.

World of Whelan (WOW)

Sean closes the show by reading a poem that was specially written in response to a photographic work by Clare Rae.

Recorded by Derek Myers at Castaway Studios, Collingwood, Australia. insta: @castaway_studios