60 episodes

Musician and synth-enthusiast Seja talks to her guests about their creative endeavours, where they came from, and what inspires them.
She is also asking about the strangest or worst show/experience the person has had as part of their artistic venture. The answer to this question will not only be played on the podcast, but also illustrated by a different artist each time.
Illustrations will be posted on the HearSej Facebook and Instagram pages.

HearSe‪j‬ Seja Vogel

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    • 4.9 • 87 Ratings

Musician and synth-enthusiast Seja talks to her guests about their creative endeavours, where they came from, and what inspires them.
She is also asking about the strangest or worst show/experience the person has had as part of their artistic venture. The answer to this question will not only be played on the podcast, but also illustrated by a different artist each time.
Illustrations will be posted on the HearSej Facebook and Instagram pages.

    #60 Jed Kurzel (The Mess Hall, film composer)

    #60 Jed Kurzel (The Mess Hall, film composer)

    Seja talks to her guest Jed Kurzel (The Mess Hall, film composer) about how he gravitated towards all kinds of music as a kid, how he was first inspired by the Velvet Underground, Creedence and Kris Kristofferson, and his ambidexterity. Jed tells Seja about starting what would eventually become the Mess Hall with his brother Justin, and how becoming a two-piece coupled with the intuition and dynamics of drummer Cec Condon changed the sound of the band. Jed and Seja chat about making soundscapes/loops, using music as a narrative and tricking yourself into starting a score by making mistakes.

    Jed’s strange show story is illustrated by Cec Condon.

    All illustrations can be seen on the HearSej Facebook page and on instagram @hearsejpodcast.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    #59 Joey Burns (Calexico, Giant Sand)

    #59 Joey Burns (Calexico, Giant Sand)

    Seja talks to her guest Joey burns (Calexico, Giant Sand) about the all-encompassing topics Covid-19 and the US election as well as less intense topics such as lap steel tunings, his Willie Nelson collaboration, being positive and co-writing. Joey tells Seja about parenting his 8 year old twin girls, his goal of changing the world through music, writing in character and being influenced by the ocean and the desert. They chat about their love for the Tweedy show and Jeff Tweedy’s songwriting, Joey’s recent Grammy nomination and how to best communicate with an audience on and off stage.

    Joey’s strange show story was illustrated by Lara Canfield (@lalalian). You can see all podcast illustrations on instagram @hearsejpodcast or on the HearSej Facebook page.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    #58 - Kris Schroeder (Jackmann, The Basics)

    #58 - Kris Schroeder (Jackmann, The Basics)

    Seja talks to her guest Kris Schroeder (Jackmann, The Basics) about his new album ‘Low Key’ which he recorded at Abbey Road, and the incredible session players he got for the recording. They chat about learning the violin as their first instrument and Kris’s transition to guitar to help him express his feelings. Kris tells Seja about studying medicine, working for the Red Cross in Kenya and Mongolia and what it’s like getting malaria and parasites.

    Kris’s strange show story was illustrated by Scott Edgar (Tripod).

    All illustrations can be seen on the HearSej Facebook page and on instagram @hearsejpodcast.

    • 1 hr
    #57 Georgia Mooney (All Our Exes Live In Texas)

    #57 Georgia Mooney (All Our Exes Live In Texas)

    Seja talks to her guest Georgia Mooney (All Our Exes Live In Texas) about her first memories of music, her opera singing auntie and her music studies in Perth. Georgia tells Seja about her preferred writing environment, the Sydney folk and bluegrass community from which she emerged as her own songwriter and the beginnings of her band All Our Exes Live In Texas. There are many stories about supporting the Backstreet Boys and Midnight Oil, harmony writing, her plans for her first solo album and Georgia’s experience with getting COVID-19.

    Georgia’s strange show story is illustrated by Hannah Factor @hannah.factor.art

    All illustrations can be seen on the HearSej Facebook page and on instagram @hearsejpodcast

    • 1 hr 9 min
    #56 Davey Lane (You Am I)

    #56 Davey Lane (You Am I)

    Seja talks to her guest Davey Lane (You Am I, The Pictures) about his start with the band You Am I, how he became such a versatile guitarist and songs that make him emotional. Davey and Seja chat about the things they have in common including their love of ELO, Wings and Supergrass and getting to join bands they were fans of as teenagers. Davey tells Seja about his influences, things he has learnt from Tim Rogers and his favourite parts of a You Am I setlist.

    Davey’s strange show story was illustrated by Laura Imbruglia.

    All illustrations can be seen on the HearSej Facebook page and on instagram @hearsejpodcast

    • 1 hr 13 min
    #55 Tex Perkins (Beasts Of Bourbon, The Cruel Sea)

    #55 Tex Perkins (Beasts Of Bourbon, The Cruel Sea)

    Seja talks to her guest Tex Perkins (Beasts of Bourbon, The Cruel Sea) about the juxtaposition of being a consumer of music and a music maker. They chat about Tex’s new online show called ‘The Show’ and how it has created a vehicle to build and support his musical community. Tex tells Seja about missing live performance, making music at home, homeschooling and past and present collaborations. They chat about the legacy of band mates Brian Hooper and Spencer P. Jones while reflecting on the band’s heavy lifestyle and the subsequent consequences.

    Tex’s strange show story was illustrated by Tony Giacca (@tonyguitarnerd).

    All illustrations can be seen on the HearSej Facebook page and on instagram @hearsejpodcast

    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
87 Ratings

87 Ratings

Gabsy1 ,

Tex Perkins

What a great chat you had with Tex - legendary and so intuitive and funny.

Jaaaackck ,

you'd have to be a chump not to enjoy this...

....and you're not a chump are you? It's real GREAT

Georgiaaaaaaaaaa ,

Love!!

Seja is a beautiful interviewer and the strange stories are always a hilarious highlight. This is such a special podcast ❤️

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