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Sweetman Podcast

262 EpisodesProduced by Simon SweetmanWebsite

In-depth conversations with writers, artists, actors, musicians - I talk to creative people about what they do, why they do it and how they manage their work, hobbies and life.

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ep # 271 - My Talk at the 2020 Manawatu Writers Festival

August 19th, 2021

1:25:22

A recording of a talk I gave at last year's Manawatu Writers Festival in Feilding. I spoke to an audience about my life in writing, my life as a blogger - and the 'training' that went into that. 

ep # 270 - Tarns Hood

August 13th, 2021

1:21:04

A conversation with Wellington-based performance poet Tarns Hood. It's also a big chat about sobriety, alcoholism and the recent milestone for Tarns …

ep # 269 - Andrew Gladstone (Garageland)

August 6th, 2021

1:55:24

A conversation with Andrew Gladstone - drummer for Garageland

ep # 268 - Catherine Robertson

July 30th, 2021

2:54:44

A conversation with the writer, reviewer and book-store owner, Catherine Robertson

ep # 267 - Sam Duckor-Jones

July 21st, 2021

1:26:54

A conversation with Wellington-based poet and sculptor Sam Duckor-Jones

ep # 266 -Jeff Kingsford-Brown

July 21st, 2021

1:41:29

A conversation with Otaki-based theatre actor Jeff Kingsford-Brown

ep # 265 - Ben Elton

July 8th, 2021

19:58

A short phoner with the comedy legend, author and raconteur. 

ep # 264 - Jo Marsh aka JoJo Bellini

July 1st, 2021

2:10:53

A conversation with actor, singer, comedian, MC, burlesque performer and producer Jo Marsh - aka JoJo Bellini

ep # 263 - Rikki Morris

June 23rd, 2021

2:04:04

A wide-ranging phone conversation with NZ Music Legend, Rikki Morris.

ep # 262 - Ben Tolich (Mali Mali)

June 17th, 2021

1:37:50

A conversation with the musician Mali Mali (b. Ben Tolich)

ep # 261 - Father Christopher Orczy

June 9th, 2021

1:52:06

A conversation with Father Christopher Orczy, the vicar at St Michael and All Angels Anglican Church in Christchurch. He is also am ambient/minimalist composer and all-around music nerd, a former music-store worker. 

ep # 260 - Kate Spencer (CreatifKate)

June 2nd, 2021

1:29:17

A conversation with poet, producer, performer, photographer Kate Spencer (aka CreatifKate)

ep # 259 - Jonny Potts Says Happy 80th Birthday Bob Dylan

May 24th, 2021

2:00:31

A chat with my friend and fellow Dylan fan Jonny Potts. We say Happy 80th Bob and it only takes us two hours to do so!

ep # 258 - Caitlin Smith

May 19th, 2021

2:13:18

A conversation with musician and poet Caitlin Smith. 

ep # 257 - Florian Habicht

May 14th, 2021

58:10

A conversation with Kiwi filmmaker Florian Habicht, in support of his brand new film James & Isey. 

ep # 256 - Mark Rogers

May 5th, 2021

1:42:01

A conversation with Welsh-born, Masterton-based DJ, publicist, promoter and now book and antique store owner, Mark Rogers (Nashville Babylon is his weekly radio show on RNZ).

ep # 255 - Matthew Pender on Prince

April 29th, 2021

1:47:43

A conversation with musician Matthew Pender (Odessa) on the influence and fandom of Prince; this conversation our special tribute to our friendship formed through mutual Prince appreciation and in honour of Prince in …

ep # 254 - Steve Braunias

April 22nd, 2021

1:28:31

A conversation with the writer and journalist Steve Braunias

ep # 253 - Margot Pierard

April 14th, 2021

1:14:54

A conversation with Hawke's Bay-based jazz singer Margot Pierard.

ep # 252 - Mike McKeon (aka Dr Blue)

April 7th, 2021

1:19:27

A conversation with UK-born and now NZ-based musician and poet Mike Blue - aka Dr. Blue.

ep # 251 - Mere Boynton

March 24th, 2021

1:13:13

A conversation with actor, singer, writer and arts administrator Mere Boynton.

ep # 250 - Greg Smith

March 17th, 2021

1:38:33

A conversation with Auckland-based actor, artist, DJ and raconteur Greg Smith

ep # 249 - Gavin Hewitson (Gavin Learns)

March 10th, 2021

1:32:04

A conversation with comedian and podcaster Gavin Hewitson (host of Gavin Learns).

ep # 248 - Nadia Freeman (Miss Leading)

March 3rd, 2021

1:00:21

A conversation with Wellington-based musician and performance poet/spoken-word artist Nadia Freeman (aka Miss Leading). 

ep # 247 - Talia Marshall

February 24th, 2021

1:33:20

A conversation with Dunedin-based poet and essayist Talia Marshall

ep # 246 - Jeremiah Ross (Module)

February 18th, 2021

1:35:44

A conversation with Wellington musician/composer Jermiah Ross - aka Module. We talk about his life and music and the mental health tug-of-war that …

ep # 245 - John Wareham

February 10th, 2021

2:20:20

A conversation with novelist, poet, psychologist, businessman, lecturer, educator and so much more - John Wareham

ep # 244 - Maggie Tweedie

February 3rd, 2021

1:40:20

A conversation with broadcaster and freelance writer, Maggie Tweedie. Maggie is the host of Wellington's Radio Active breakfast show. 

ep # 243 - Murray Cammick

December 17th, 2020

1:48:19

A conversation with Auckland-based photographer, journalist, DJ and former record label owner and music industry stalwart, Murray Cammick.

ep # 242 - Jules Van Costello

December 9th, 2020

1:13:08

A conversation with author, promoter, distributor, wine-maker and 'drinks professional', Jules Van Costello.

ep # 241 - John Newton

December 2nd, 2020

1:36:55

A conversation with poet and academic John Newton.

ep # 77 - Steve Garden (Rattle Records)

November 26th, 2020

1:42:57

An in-depth conversation with musician, producer and label-owner (Rattle) Steve Garden

ep # 49 - Paul Ubana Jones

November 26th, 2020

1:30:24

An in-depth conversation with musician Paul Ubana Jones

ep # 240 - Lucy Roche

November 26th, 2020

1:06:36

A conversation with Wellington-based comedian and sex-worker, Lucy Roche

ep # 239 - Andrew Armitage (Aro Video)

November 18th, 2020

2:43:32

A conversation with Andrew Armitage, owner of one of the last video stores standing in New Zealand (Aro Video)

ep # 238 - Alec Bathgate

November 12th, 2020

1:33:29

A conversation with musician Alec Bathgate (Tall Dwarfs, The Enemy, Toy Love)

ep # 237 - Jackson Nieuwland

November 4th, 2020

1:50:06

A conversation with Wellington writer, librarian and bookstore owner Jackson Nieuwland.

ep # 236 - Claire Mabey (Verb Festival)

October 29th, 2020

1:34:39

a chat with director of the Verb Festival, event organiser, writer, reader, book reviewer Claire Mabey

ep # 235 - Peter Rowley

October 21st, 2020

1:34:30

A conversation with Kiwi comic legend and actor Peter Rowley

ep # 234 - A Tribute To Eddie Van Halen (w/ Ben Fulton)

October 16th, 2020

59:56

A conversation paying tribute to Eddie Van Halen. Recorded on the day we found out about his death me and my guitarist friend Ben Fulton discussing …

ep # 233 - The Death of Music Journalism

October 7th, 2020

52:45

I celebrate the release of my first book of poems, The Death of Music Journalism, and promote the launch (Sunday Oct 11, Meow, 4pm, Wellington, NZ) with a reading of a few poems and some discussion around the themes and …

ep # 232 - Darren Watson's Getting Sober

September 30th, 2020

1:30:48

a conversation with Wellington-based musician Darren Watson, a track-by-track walk through his brand new album, Getting Sober For The End Of The World. 

ep # 231 - Geoff Stahl

September 23rd, 2020

2:03:10

A conversation with Wellington-based DJ and media studies lecturer Geoff Stahl

ep # 230 - Anna Dean

September 16th, 2020

2:07:52

A conversation with Anna Dean, one half of Double Denim and the Ace Lady Network, a journalist, broadcaster, PR guru, party and event planner and clever mind so deeply engaged in social mdedia trends, journalism's …

ep # 229 - Rachel Doré Interviewing Me About Blogging

September 10th, 2020

49:45

Rachel Doré from Manawatu Peoples Radio interviews me about blogging ahead of the Manawatu Writers Festival (Sept 13 - 2020). Re-broadcast with MPR's permission.

ep # 228 - Ben Mulchin (Valhalla)

September 3rd, 2020

1:23:12

A conversation with bar/venue owner/operator (Valhalla) and tour promoter (Valhalla Touring) Ben Mulchin

ep # 227 - Charlotte Graham-McLay

August 27th, 2020

2:11:47

A conversation with Wellington-based Guardian and New York Times correspondant, Charlotte Graham-McLay

ep # 226 - Eamonn Marra

August 20th, 2020

2:17:38

A conversation with Wellington-based novelist, writer and comedian Eamonn Marra

ep # 225 - Ben Brown

August 13th, 2020

1:27:31

A conversation with Lyttelton-based writer and performance-poet Ben Brown

ep # 224 - Rachel McAlpine

August 6th, 2020

1:17:27

A conversation with Wellington writer and poet, Rachel McAlpine including readings from her most recent volume, How To Be Old.

ep # 223 - Lance Philip

July 29th, 2020

1:52:00

A conversation about all things drums and drumming with Wellington-based musician and teacher Lance Philip.

ep # 222 - Wayne Kramer

July 25th, 2020

18:18

A brief phoner - not without some technical difficulties/limitations - with legendary MC5 guitarist, Wayne Kramer.

ep # 221 - Dryw McArthur

July 15th, 2020

1:20:48

A conversation with Wellington-based voiceover talent and actor, Dryw McArthur. 

ep # 220 - Ruby Solly

July 8th, 2020

1:57:06

A conversation with Kai Tahu musician and poet Ruby Solly.

ep # 219 - Colin Morris

July 1st, 2020

2:12:57

A conversation with Wellington-based record collector, journalist and retailer Colin Morris. 

ep # 218 - Paul McLaney on the return of Gramsci

June 24th, 2020

1:19:35

A phone interview with Paul McLaney to promote the brand new Gramsci album (the first in 15 years) and talk in depth about the influences and …

ep # 217 - Freya Daly Sadgrove

June 18th, 2020

1:48:00

A conversation with Wellington poet, writer and theatre-maker Freya Daly Sadgrove

ep # 216 - David Cormack

June 11th, 2020

2:05:29

A conversation with Wellington-based PR/Comms specialist, political pundit, freelance columnist and former comedian, David Cormack. 

ep # 215 - Karen O'Leary

June 5th, 2020

1:11:35

A conversation with Wellington-based early childhood educator and late-career actor [Officer] Karen O'Leary

ep # 214 - Nick Lowe

May 28th, 2020

26:40

A phone interview with the legendary singer/songwriter Nick Lowe 

ep # 213 - Mike White

March 25th, 2020

1:34:56

A conversation with journalist Mike White

ep # 212 - Sameena Zehra

March 18th, 2020

1:31:41

A conversation with actor, comedian,artist, writer, director, singer, songwriter and storyteller Sameena Zehra

ep # 211 - George D. Henderson

March 11th, 2020

1:20:12

A conversation with singer/songwriter George Henderson of The Puddle, The And Band and The New Existentialists.

ep # 210 - Jordan Luck

March 4th, 2020

1:06:37

A conversation with legendary singer/songwriter - of The Exponents and now Jordan Luck Band fame, Jordan Luck

ep # 209 - Lucien Johnson

February 26th, 2020

1:46:46

A conversation with Wellington-based composer and musician Lucien Johnson

ep # 208 - Charlie Wallace (Guitar Mastery Method)

February 20th, 2020

1:32:28

A conversation with the creator of Guitar Mastery Method, teacher and  musician Charlie Wallace. We also talk about the debut release by his band Black Smoke Trigger.

ep # 207 - Meg Williams

February 15th, 2020

1:41:20

A conversation with Meg Williams, Executive Director of Tawhiri - The NZ Festival, Jazz Festival et al.

ep # 206 - Kev Fitzsimons (Anxiety Club)

February 7th, 2020

1:43:30

A conversation with Wellington-based singer/songwriter and frontman of the band Anxiety Club, Kev Fitzsimons.

ep # 205 - Steve Gunn

January 29th, 2020

1:26:56

A conversation with American guitarist and singer/songwriter Steve Gunn

ep # 204 - Margo Timmins (Cowboy Junkies)

January 22nd, 2020

23:23

A phone conversation with Margo Timmins, lead singer of the Cowboy Junkies. We talk through the history of the band and preview their May 2020 tour of New Zealand, the band's first visit to NZ in 20 years. 

ep # 203 - Dave Armstrong

January 16th, 2020

2:23:11

A conversation with Wellington-based writer, playwright, columnist Dave Armstrong

ep # 202 - Matthew Bannister

January 8th, 2020

1:14:07

A conversation with the musician and writer Matthew Bannister of Sneaky Feelings/One Man Bannister and more.

ep # 201 - Mary Macpherson

January 2nd, 2020

1:18:11

A conversation with Wellington-based poet and photographer Mary Macpherson

ep # 200 - David Kilgour / Hamish Kilgour

December 26th, 2019

1:23:44

Two separate conversations with the Kilgour Brothers (David and Hamish) of The Clean and their respective solo careers.

ep # 199 - Dominic Hoey

December 18th, 2019

1:25:22

An in-depth conversation with poet, publisher, performer, novelist and former rapper Dominic "Tourettes" Hoey

ep # 29 - Sylvie Simmons

December 11th, 2019

1:56:35

An in-depth conversation with British-born, US-based music journalist, author and musician Sylvie Simmons

ep # 198 - Fifi Colston

December 11th, 2019

2:18:14

A conversation with Wellington-based "Freelance Creative" Fifi Colston 

ep # 197 - Marnie Karmelita Previews The 2020 NZ Festival

December 4th, 2019

1:18:28

A conversation with the creative director of Tawhiri.. Marnie Karmelita and I talk through the 2020 NZ Festival. 

ep # 196 - Victor Rodger

November 29th, 2019

45:28

A conversation with playwright Victor Rodger

ep # 195 - Linda Burgess

November 26th, 2019

1:42:00

A conversation with Wellington-based author and journalist Linda Burgess

ep # 194 - Fergus Barrowman

November 20th, 2019

1:34:23

A  conversation with the publisher of Victoria University Press, Fergus Barrowman. 

ep # 193 - Sean Plunket

November 13th, 2019

1:47:26

A conversation with broadcaster and journalist Sean Plunket

ep # 192 - Joan As Police Woman

November 7th, 2019

54:22

A conversation with American musician Joan Wasser - aka Joan As Police Woman.

ep # 191 - Barnaby Weir

October 31st, 2019

1:42:50

A conversation with musician Barnaby Weir of The Black Seeds, Fly My Pretties and Flash Harry.

ep # 190 - Cassandra Tse

October 25th, 2019

1:28:51

A conversation with Wellington-based theatre actor, writer, director and producer Cassandra Tse (Red Scare Theatre Company) 

ep # 189 - Claire Cowan

October 17th, 2019

1:03:17

A conversation with Auckland-based NZ composer and performer Claire Cowan

ep # 188 - Simon Leary

October 9th, 2019

1:38:15

A conversation with Wellington-based actor Simon Leary.

ep # 187 - Mark de Clive-Lowe

October 3rd, 2019

2:06:03

A conversation with musician Mark de Clive-Lowe

ep # 186 - Dean Chandler

September 26th, 2019

1:05:33

A conversation with Wellington-based Dean Chandler about the self-titled debut album he recorded with a bunch of international guest stars in 2003. 

ep #185 - Paula Penfold

September 20th, 2019

1:38:07

A conversation with reporter, producer and investigative journalist Paula Penfold

ep # 184 - Don McGlashan

September 12th, 2019

45:30

A conversation with musician and singer/songwriter of The Front Lawns, Blam Blam Blam, The Mutton Birds and many solo albums and projects, Don …

ep # 183 - Nathan Haines

September 5th, 2019

2:20:19

A conversation with musician Nathan Haines. We discuss his whole life, various addictions and his diagnosis, surgery and recovery from cancer. A huge …

ep # 182 - Ginette McDonald

August 29th, 2019

52:05

A conversation with actor Ginette McDonald

ep # 181 - Marek Peszynski

August 21st, 2019

1:48:22

A conversation with Wellington-based DJ, gig promoter and the Marketing Manager of Orchestra Wellington,  Marek Peszynski.

ep # 180 - Jerome Chandrahasen

August 15th, 2019

1:35:50

A conversation with Wellington-based stand-up comic Jerome Chandrahasen 

ep # 179 - Jan Preston

August 7th, 2019

1:09:31

A conversation with pianist Jan Preston. 

ep # 178 - Steve Francis

August 1st, 2019

1:12:40

A conversation with drummer, heavy metal fan, toy-collector, horror-movie obsessive and occasional tour promoter Steve Francis, from the band …

ep # 177 - Miles Golding

July 25th, 2019

1:59:57

A conversation with classical violinst and original Split Ends/Enz member, Miles Golding 

ep # 176 - Carl Shuker

July 19th, 2019

2:56:47

A conversation with Wellington-based author, Carl Shuker.

ep # 175 - Sophie Hambleton

July 4th, 2019

1:30:16

A conversation with actor from stage and screen Sophie Hambleton 

ep # 174 - Matt Hyde (Beastwars)

June 27th, 2019

1:15:46

A conversation with lead singer of Beastwars, Matt Hyde. 

ep # 173 - Tim Batt

June 20th, 2019

1:06:00

A conversation with comedian and podcaster Tim Batt. 

ep # 172 - Eddie Rayner

June 12th, 2019

2:15:44

A conversation with Split Enz keyboardist and musical arranger Eddie Rayner

ep # 171 - Sugar Magnolia Wilson

June 6th, 2019

2:15:45

A conversation with poet Sugar Magnolia Wilson. 

ep # 170 - Gregg Bissonette

May 29th, 2019

41:02

A conversation with American session drummer Gregg Bissonette. We talk through his time playing with Maynard Ferguson, David Lee Roth and Ringo Starr. We talk about his lengthy career doing everything from TV adds to …

ep # 169 -Jon Toogood

May 22nd, 2019

2:37:54

An in-depth conversation with Shihad frontman and musician (The Adults, solo) Jon Toogood.

ep # 168 - Roy Dunningham

May 15th, 2019

49:52

A conversation with Hawke's Bay-based art collector, curator, critic and former teacher Roy Dunningham. Roy counts among his top students three …

ep # 167 - Marnie Karmelita

May 8th, 2019

1:15:13

A conversation with head of programming at the NZ Festival and Wellington Jazz Festival, Marnie Karmelita. We talk about her background in arts-admin and then preview the June 2019 Wellington Jazz Festival events.

ep # 166 - Rob Mayes (Failsafe Records)

May 2nd, 2019

1:39:22

A chat with Rob Mayes, sound engineer, musician, archivist and music fan. 

ep # 165 - Graeme Jefferies (The CakeKitchen)

April 25th, 2019

1:58:27

A conversation with musician Graeme Jefferies (The CakeKitchen, This Kind of Punishment, Nocturnal Projections) about his touring and recording life and the writing of his recent memoir, "Time Flowing Backwards"

ep # 164 - Heather O'Carroll

April 18th, 2019

1:11:27

A conversation with Wellington actor Heather O'Carroll 

ep # 163 - Yadana Saw

April 11th, 2019

2:16:53

A chat with RNZ "Music 101" host and former student radio DJ Yadana Saw

ep # 162 - Paul Crowther

April 3rd, 2019

1:12:55

A conversation with Paul Crowther, former Split Enz drummer and maker of the "Hot Cake" guitar pedal. 

ep # 161 - Graham Reid

March 28th, 2019

1:15:53

A conversation with Auckland- based music journalist and writer Graham Reid. 

ep # 160 - Hadassah Grace

March 21st, 2019

2:30:57

A conversation with performance-poet, writer and former sex-worker Hadassah Grace

ep # 159 - Alejandro Escovedo

March 14th, 2019

32:13

A phone interview with the great singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo ahead of his first-ever NZ tour.

ep # 158 - Caroline Easther

March 7th, 2019

1:05:00

A conversation with drummer, singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Caroline Easther. We talk through her life as a solo artist and is drummer …

ep # 157 - David Cohen

February 28th, 2019

1:42:18

A chat with Wellington-based, internationally-published journalist and author David Cohen. 

ep # 156 - Mike Weston

February 21st, 2019

1:57:34

A conversation with multi-disciplinary artist Mike Weston (Weston Frizzell)

ep # 155 - Brendon Pongia

February 14th, 2019

1:30:56

A conversation with former Tall Black basketballer and TV host Brendon Pongia. 

ep # 154 - Peter Wells

February 4th, 2019

35:35

A conversation with writer and filmmaker Peter Wells about the creation of his book Hello Darkness as he battles terminal cancer. 

ep # 153 - Kiran Dass

January 31st, 2019

1:20:01

A big chat with Auckland-based retailer, reviewer and interviewer Kiran Dass. 

ep # 152 - Martin Phillipps (The Chills)

January 24th, 2019

1:36:14

A conversation with Martin Phillipps, singer, songwriter and bandleader behind the iconic Kiwi band, The Chills. 

ep # 151 - Marc Taddei

January 17th, 2019

1:32:21

A conversation with classical conductor and musician Marc Taddei (Orchestra Wellington/Vallejo Symphony).

ep # 150 - Delia Shanly

January 10th, 2019

1:18:14

A conversation with drummer/percussionist Delia Shanly. She's also heavily involved in arts-admin, from film and gallery events to city council shows …

ep # 149 - Simon and Nick Bollinger at the Hawke's Bay Arts Festival

January 4th, 2019

1:09:20

A live recording of a panel discussion featuring me and Nick Bollinger and chaired by Jamie Macphail. This took place in Napier at the Cabana as part …

ep # 148 - Joan Baez

December 28th, 2018

31:07

A phone conversation (recorded in 2015) with legendary singer/songwriter Joan Baez.

ep # 147 - Tom Scott (Avantdale Bowling Club)

December 21st, 2018

1:15:54

A conversation with Tom Scott of Avantdale Bowling Club - also one of the musical minds behind Home Brew, @-Peace and The Average Rap Band.

ep # 146 - Harry Lyon

December 14th, 2018

56:46

A conversation with Harry Lyon about his debut solo album, "To The Sea", and about his time in one of New Zealand's greatest bands, Hello Sailor.

ep # 145 - Freeman White

December 6th, 2018

2:11:54

A wide-ranging conversation with Hawke's Bay-based artist Freeman White

ep # 144 - Reb Fountain

November 29th, 2018

1:09:01

A conversation about music, mental health, depression, suicide, survival and other things, over coffee and tea, outside at a cafe in Wellington with musician Reb Fountain.

ep # 143 - Chris Wilson

November 23rd, 2018

1:51:36

A big chat with performance artist, musician and opinionated arts-consumer Chris Wilson of Gold Medal Famous

ep # 142 - Bronwyn Turei

November 16th, 2018

1:33:05

A chat with Auckland and Wellington-based actor and musician Bronwyn Turei

ep # 141 - Gerry Paul

November 9th, 2018

1:20:35

A conversation with musician, promoter, author and event organiser Gerry Paul

ep # 140 - Sandy Mill

November 2nd, 2018

1:21:14

An in-depth conversation with singer and DJ Sandy Mill.

ep # 139 - Claire and Andrew talk LitCrawl 2018

October 26th, 2018

1:12:03

A walk through the programme of Wellington's LitCrawl 2018 with Claire and Andrew the co-directors of the annual literary event.

ep # 138 - Ross Jolly

October 18th, 2018

1:21:17

An in-depth conversation with theatre stalwart - actor and director - Ross Jolly

ep # 137 - Mary McCallum

October 15th, 2018

2:04:40

An in-depth conversation with poet and publisher Mary McCallum

ep # 136 - Jesse Mulligan

October 15th, 2018

1:08:06

An in-depth conversation with broadcaster, critic and comedian Jesse Mulligan

ep # 135 - Rhian Sheehan Divides The Quiet

October 15th, 2018

48:49

A catch-up with Rhian Sheehan (guest from podcast ep # 2) to discuss his new album (A Quiet Divide) and tour and recent soundtrack projects

ep # 134 - Dianne Swann

October 15th, 2018

1:13:43

An in-depth conversation with musician Dianne Swann

ep # 133 - Martyn Pepperell

October 14th, 2018

1:25:21

An in-depth conversation with DJ, promoter, publicist and music-writer Martyn Pepperell

ep # 132 - Peter Black

October 14th, 2018

1:39:35

An in-depth conversation with photographer Peter Black

ep # 131 - Emily Writes - About Her Life!

October 14th, 2018

1:26:27

an in-depth conversation (my third) with writer, author, blogger Emily Writes. In particular we talk about social media, online bullying and mental …

ep # 130 - Bill Manhire

October 14th, 2018

1:58:48

An in-depth conversation with poet and educator Bill Manhire

ep # 129 - Suzanne Vega

October 14th, 2018

46:26

An in-depth conversation with American singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega

ep # 128 - Chris Familton

October 14th, 2018

1:22:18

An in-depth conversation with musician and music-writer Chris Familton

ep # 127 - Ray Mercer

October 14th, 2018

1:25:51

An in-depth conversation with musician, guitar-maker, politician and activist Ray Mercer

ep # 126 - Helen Heath

October 14th, 2018

1:24:33

An in-depth conversation with poet Helen Heath

ep # 125 - Russell Self

October 14th, 2018

1:12:30

An in-depth conversation with poet and musician Russell Self

ep # 124 - Bill Direen

October 14th, 2018

1:25:49

An in-depth conversation with writer and musician Bill Direen

ep # 122 - Pip Adam

October 14th, 2018

1:33:58

An in-depth conversation with writer Pip Adam

ep # 121 - Barry Sauders

October 14th, 2018

1:08:26

An in-depth conversation with singer/songwriter and Warratahs frontman Barry Saunders

ep # 120 - Sam Cutler

October 14th, 2018

1:28:59

An in-depth conversation with author and former road-manager to The Rolling Stones and Grateful Dead Sam Cutler

ep # 119 - Sarah Bradley

October 14th, 2018

1:01:10

an in-depth conversation with broadcaster and journalist Sarah Bradley

ep # 118 - Chris Tse

October 14th, 2018

2:25:19

An in-depth conversation with poet Chris Tse

ep # 117 - Emily Fairlight

October 14th, 2018

1:04:30

An in-depth conversation with singer/songwriter Emily Fairlight

ep # 116 - Mark Cubey

October 14th, 2018

2:02:43

An in-depth conversation with producer/editor Mark Cubey

ep # 115 - Fane Flaws

October 14th, 2018

1:46:15

An in-depth conversation with musician and visual artist Fane Flaws

ep # 114 - Roy Brown (The Cabana)

October 14th, 2018

1:01:20

An in-depth conversation with musician and venue owner Roy Brown

ep # 113 - Lisa Harrow

October 14th, 2018

1:34:34

An in-depth conversation with actor and activist Lisa Harrow

ep # 112 - Darren Watson on 'Too Many Millionaires'

October 14th, 2018

58:34

An in-depth conversation with the very first podcast guest - Darren Watson talks through his new album 'Too Many Millionaires'

ep # 111 - Gil Eva Craig

October 14th, 2018

1:17:52

An in-depth conversation with sound engineer Gil Eva Craig

ep # 110 - Jeremy Taylor of Slow Boat Records talking Record Store Day

October 14th, 2018

34:48

A chat with Jeremy Taylor from Slow Boat Records about Record Store Day 2018

ep # 109 - Elvis Perkins

October 14th, 2018

1:01:44

An in-depth conversation with American musician Elvis Perkins

ep # 108 - James Buttery

October 14th, 2018

1:35:12

An in-depth conversation with record collector and podcaster James Buttery

ep # 107 - Dennis O'Brien

October 14th, 2018

1:15:18

An in-depth conversation with musician and owner of Slow Boat Records Dennis O'Brien

ep # 106 - Andrew Fagan

October 14th, 2018

1:08:11

An in-depth conversation with poet, singer/songwriter and Mockers frontman Andrew Fagan

ep # 105 - Ebony Lamb (Eb & Sparrow)

October 14th, 2018

2:13:29

An in-depth conversation with singer/songwriter Ebony Lamb (of Eb & Sparrow)

ep # 104 - Megan Dunn

October 13th, 2018

1:27:29

An in-depth conversation with writer, critic and mermaid expert Megan Dunn

ep # 103 - Richard Langston

October 13th, 2018

2:24:10

An in-depth conversation with journalist, poet and broadcaster Richard Langston

ep # 102 - Marie Le Lievre

October 13th, 2018

55:31

An in-depth conversation with artist Marie Le Lievre

ep # 101 - Ant Donaldson

October 13th, 2018

2:10:16

An in-depth conversation with drummer Ant Donaldson

ep # 100 - The 100th Episode

October 13th, 2018

1:33:26

For the 100th ep of Sweetman Podcast it's a highlight reel - a few favourite interview snippets

ep # 99 - Adam Page

October 13th, 2018

1:05:20

An in-depth conversation with Australian composer and multi-instrumentalist Adam Page

ep # 98 - Yvonne Lorkin

October 13th, 2018

1:32:30

An in-depth conversation with wine critic, taster and judge Yvonne Lorkin

ep # 97 - Jules Desmond (Take 2)

October 13th, 2018

2:19:21

Another in-depth conversation with musician Jules Desmond

ep # 96 - Andrew Johnstone from Rip It Up Radio Talks To Me

October 13th, 2018

1:26:29

I talk about some of the songs I grew up with - talking to Andrew Johnstone from Rip It Up Radio

ep # 95 - Gavin Rutherford

October 13th, 2018

1:29:57

An in-depth conversation with actor Gavin Rutherford

ep # 94 - Adam McGrath (The Eastern)

October 13th, 2018

1:44:27

an in-depth conversation with musician Adam McGrath

ep # 93 - Vorn Colgan

October 13th, 2018

1:50:56

An in-depth conversation with musician Vorn Colgan

ep # 92 - Scott Blanks

October 13th, 2018

2:06:23

An in-depth conversation with venue owner, promoter and "Godfather of the NZ Comedy Scene" Scott Blanks

ep # 91 - Shelagh Magadza (Again!)

October 13th, 2018

1:38:04

An in-depth conversation with outgoing Artistic Director of the Wellington Arts Festival Shelagh Magadza

ep # 90 - Jules Desmond

October 12th, 2018

2:02:08

An in-depth conversation with musician and collector Jules Desmond

ep # 89 - Kirsten McDougall

October 12th, 2018

1:11:24

An in-depth conversation with author and publicist Kirsten McDougall

ep # 88 - Anika Moa

October 12th, 2018

1:29:53

An in-depth conversation with musician and broadcaster Anika Moa

ep # 87 - Luke Buda

October 12th, 2018

1:46:23

An in-depth conversation with musician Luke Buda

ep # 86 - Pirate & Queen (Claire Mabey & Andrew Laking)

October 12th, 2018

1:16:49

An in-depth conversation with Claire and Andrew (aka Pirate and Queen) the creators and directors of the LitCrawl literary festival

ep # 85 - Stu McKinlay (Yeastie Boys)

October 12th, 2018

1:40:04

An in-depth conversation with craft beer brewer (of Yeastie Boys fame) Stu McKinlay

ep # 84 - Midge Marsden

October 12th, 2018

1:43:05

An in-depth conversation with the "Godfather of Kiwi Blues" Midge Marsden

ep # 83 - Stuart McKenzie

October 12th, 2018

1:25:55

An in-depth conversation with writer, director and producer across film and theatre Stuart McKenzie

ep # 82 - Wayne Bell

October 12th, 2018

1:28:57

An in-depth conversation with drummer, producer and session musician Wayne Bell

ep # 81 - Taimi Allan

October 12th, 2018

1:51:45

An in-depth conversation with the CEO of Changing Minds Taimi Allan

ep # 80 - Hannah Fraser & Jon McLeary (Spines)

October 11th, 2018

1:28:48

A track-by-track walk through the Spines' album 'Epidural' with band members Hannah Fraser and Jon McLeary

ep # 79 - Jonathan Crayford

October 11th, 2018

1:48:19

An in-depth conversation with musician Jonathan Crayford

ep # 78 - Roy Phillips (The Peddlers)

October 11th, 2018

1:09:33

An in-depth conversation with legendary musician Roy Phillips (of The Peddlers)

ep # 76 - Tamzin Beazley

October 11th, 2018

1:27:57

An in-depth conversation with documentary subject and former HLAH band manager Tamzin Beazley

ep # 75 - Gaylene Preston

October 11th, 2018

1:24:34

An in-depth conversation with filmmaker Gaylene Preston

ep # 74 - Melody Thomas

October 11th, 2018

1:03:28

An in-depth conversation with broadcaster, journalist, DJ and podcast host of the show 'BANG!', Melody Thomas

ep # 73 Janna Leblanc

October 11th, 2018

1:31:41

An in-depth conversation with model, actor, photographer - and former fiancee of Stevie Ray Vaughan, Janna Leblanc

ep # 72 - Holly Walker

October 11th, 2018

1:22:25

An in-depth conversation with author, critic and former MP Holly Walker

ep # 71 - Norman Meehan

October 11th, 2018

1:24:52

An in-depth conversation with critic, educator, composer and musician Norman Meehan

ep # 70 - Rodger Fox

October 11th, 2018

1:20:32

An in-depth conversation with musician, bandleader and concert promoter Rodger Fox

ep # 69 - Jeremy Taylor

October 11th, 2018

3:12:23

An in-depth conversation with author, blogger, critic, musician and retailer Jeremy Taylor

ep # 68 - Colin Hogg

October 11th, 2018

1:52:34

An in-depth conversation with writer, producer and documentarian Colin Hogg

ep # 67 - Jeffrey Paparoa Holman

October 11th, 2018

2:10:01

An in-depth conversation with poet, historian, academic and Bob Dylan fanatic Jeffrey Paparoa Holman

ep # 66 - Danny Mulheron

October 11th, 2018

1:53:03

An in-depth conversation with writer, actor, director Danny Mulheron

ep # 65 - Shelagh Magadza (Jazz Festival)

October 11th, 2018

49:44

An in-depth conversation with Wellington-based NZ Arts Festival Director Shelagh Magadza

ep # 64 - Paddy Gower

October 11th, 2018

2:14:11

An in-depth conversation with journalist and broadcaster Patrick ("Paddy") Gower

ep # 63 - DJ Bill E

October 11th, 2018

1:18:03

An in-depth conversation with Wellington-based record collector and DJ Simon Bendall (aka DJ Bill-E)

ep # 62 - Sarah Jane Barnett

October 11th, 2018

1:26:56

An in-depth conversation with poet Sarah Jane Barnett

ep # 61 - Phil Judd

October 11th, 2018

1:13:10

An in-depth conversation with founding member of Split Enz, Swingers and Schnell-Fenster, artist, composer and musician Phil Judd

ep # 60 - Miranda Harcourt

October 10th, 2018

1:24:56

An in-depth conversation with actor, director and acting-coach Miranda Harcourt

ep # 59 - Nik Jarvie

October 10th, 2018

1:40:22

An in-depth conversation with musician, actor, dancer, writer and podcaster Nik Jarvie

ep # 58: Lyndee-Jane Rutherford

October 9th, 2018

1:35:46

An in-depth conversation with actor, director and producer Lyndee-Jane Rutherford

ep # 57 - Myele Manzanza

October 9th, 2018

1:23:36

An in-depth conversation with drummer, DJ, producer and beat-maker Myele Manzanza

ep # 56 - Paul McLaney

October 9th, 2018

1:35:01

An in-depth conversation with musician and music-publisher Paul McLaney

ep # 55 - Riki Gooch

October 9th, 2018

1:45:18

An in-depth conversation with drummer, DJ, beat-maker, producer, band-leader and sideman Riki Gooch

ep # 54 - Graeme Tuckett

October 9th, 2018

2:12:22

An in-depth conversation with filmmaker, DJ and movie critic Graeme Tuckett

ep # 53: Anthonie Tonnon

October 9th, 2018

1:13:21

An in-depth conversation with musician Anthonie Tonnon

ep # 52 - Emily Writes (Again!)

October 9th, 2018

2:07:10

A second in-depth conversation with writer, blogger and author Emily Writes

ep # 51 - David Long

October 9th, 2018

1:27:50

An in-depth conversation with musician and composer David Long

ep # 50 - Sharon O'Neill

October 9th, 2018

58:24

An in-depth conversation with musician Sharon O'Neill

ep # 48 - James Robinson

October 9th, 2018

2:41:04

An in-depth conversation with blogger, journalist and author James Robinson

ep # 47 - Debbie Harwood

October 9th, 2018

1:27:45

An in-depth conversation with singer Debbie Harwood

Sweetman Podcast: ep # 46 - Victoria Kelly

October 8th, 2018

1:32:49

An in-depth conversation with composer and arranger Victoria Kelly

ep # 45 - Dean Hewison

October 8th, 2018

1:42:06

An in-depth conversation with playwright and filmmaker Dean Hewison

ep # 44 - Blink (Ian Jorgensen)

October 8th, 2018

2:00:42

An in-depth conversation with BLINK - aka Ian Jorgensen, tour manager, promoter, author, DJ, musician and photographer

ep # 42 - Nick Bollinger

October 8th, 2018

1:50:37

An in-depth discussion with musician, author, broadcaster, record label owner, producer and noted music journalist Nick Bollinger

ep # 41 - Nadia Reid

October 8th, 2018

1:15:04

An in-depth conversation with singer/songwriter Nadia Reid

ep # 40 - SJD (Sean James Donnelly)

October 8th, 2018

1:24:03

An in-depth conversation with producer, composer, singer/songwriter Sean James Donnelly (aka SJD)

ep # 39 - Aidee Walker

October 8th, 2018

1:08:23

An in-depth conversation with actor, musician and director Aidee Walker

ep # 38 - Costa Botes

October 8th, 2018

2:08:28

An in-depth conversation with critic, writer, director, producer, documentarian, filmmaker Costa Botes

ep # 37 - Robert Forster (The Go-Betweens)

October 8th, 2018

27:13

A wee cafe-conversation with musician and author Robert Forster of The Go-Betweens

ep # 36 - Charlotte Yates

October 8th, 2018

2:02:45

An in-depth conversation with musician Charlotte Yates

ep # 35 - Mike Nock

October 8th, 2018

1:39:49

An in-depth conversation with Sydney-based jazz musician, composer and living legend Mike Nock

ep # 34 - Delaney Davidson

October 8th, 2018

1:24:49

An in-depth conversation with musician Delaney Davidson

ep # 33 - Jon McLeary

October 8th, 2018

2:02:22

An in-depth conversation with actor, painter, writer and musician Jon McLeary (of the Spines)

ep # 32 - Jan Hellriegel

October 8th, 2018

1:24:57

An in-depth conversation with musician and music-publisher Jan Hellriegel

ep # 31 - Jonny Potts

October 8th, 2018

3:02:15

An in-depth conversation with writer, comedian, actor and raconteur Jonny Potts

ep # 30 - Matt Vickers

October 8th, 2018

1:33:07

An in-depth conversation with author, activist and campaigner Matt Vickers

ep # 28 - Jeff Boyle (Jakob)

October 7th, 2018

1:25:45

An in-depth conversation with Napier-based guitarist Jeff Boyle of the internationally successful post-rock instrumental trio Jakob

ep # 27 - Fraser Agnew

October 7th, 2018

21:23

An in-depth conversation with wine industry stalwart Fraser Agnew

ep # 26 - Roger Shepherd

October 7th, 2018

1:42:36

An in-depth conversation with musician Lisa Crawley

ep # 25 - Roger Shepherd

October 7th, 2018

1:43:53

An in-depth conversation with Flying Nun founder and author Roger Shepherd

ep #23 - Ben Fulton

October 7th, 2018

1:40:39

An in-depth conversation with musician and guitar-pedal designer Ben Fulton (Red Witch Pedals)

ep # 22 - Pip Algie

October 7th, 2018

1:30:56

An in-depth conversation with music therapist Pip Algie

ep # 21 - Jesse Sheehan

October 7th, 2018

56:57

An in-depth conversation with NZ-born, UK-based musician Jesse Sheehan

ep # 20 - Jim Wilson (Phantom Billstickers)

October 7th, 2018

1:28:01

An in-depth conversation with writer, publisher, business man and former music venue owner and band-manager Jim Wilson

Sweetman Podcast: ep # 19 - Tami Neilson

October 7th, 2018

1:28:48

An in-depth conversation with Canadian-born, NZ-based musician Tami Neilson

ep # 18 - Julia Deans

October 7th, 2018

1:16:54

An in-depth chat with singer/songwriter Julia Deans

ep # 17 - Chris Cain

October 7th, 2018

1:19:00

An in-depth conversation with American blues guitarist Chris Cain

ep # 15 - Leila Adu

October 7th, 2018

1:26:58

An in-depth chat with musician Leila Adu

ep # 14 - Emily Writes

October 6th, 2018

1:33:58

An in-depth conversation with parenting blogger Emily Writes

ep #13 - Into Orbit

October 6th, 2018

1:12:36

An in-depth conversation with Paul (guitar) and Ian (drums) members of the post-rock/ambient-metal instrumental duo Into Orbit

ep # 8 - Mel Parsons

October 6th, 2018

59:15

An in-depth chat with singer/songwriter Mel Parsons

ep # 5 - Stuart Coupe

October 6th, 2018

1:31:12

An in-depth chat with Australian music journalist, broadcaster, publicist, DJ and author Stuart Coupe

ep # 4 - Lisa Tomlins

October 6th, 2018

1:02:04

An in-depth chat with singer and DJ Lisa Tomlins

ep # 2 - Rhian Sheehan

October 6th, 2018

1:12:54

An in-depth chat with Wellington film composer Rhian Sheehan

ep # 1 - Darren Watson

October 6th, 2018

1:40:17

An in-depth chat with Wellington blues musician Darren Watson

ep # 135 - Rhian Sheehan Divides The Quiet

October 6th, 2018

48:49

A conversation with film composer and musician Rhian Sheehan about his new album "The Quiet Divide" and his NZ tour as well as recent film, theme park and video-game soundtrack works.

ep # 136 - Jesse Mulligan

October 6th, 2018

1:08:06

An in-depth chat with comedian, writer, critic, TV & radio host Jesse Mulligan.

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