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Rhian Sheehan's Mind Blowing Firsts and Lasts

03 October 2018

From deep space to Dr Seuss, discover the cultural experiences that inspire this award-winning producer and composer. 

Rhian Sheehan

See Rhian Sheehan: A Quiet Divide Live album release show in Wellington on 12 October, at the Nelson Arts Festival 20 – 21 October and in Auckland 26 – 27 October.

What was the first book to blow your mind?

Carl Sagan: Pale Blue Dot

Pale Blue Dot

And the last?

Waking Up by Sam Harris

Waking up book cover

What was the first record to blow your mind?

Steve Reich: Music for 18 Musicians

And the last?

Nils Frahm: Felt 

What was the first concert to blow your mind?​ ​ 

Radiohead OK Computer Tour. Wellington, January 29, 1998 

Ok Computer

And the last?

Max Richter: Vivaldi Recomposed/Three Worlds - Live in Auckland 2018

What was the first film to blow your mind?​ 

2001 A Space Odyssey

And the last?​ ​

Children Of Men

What was the first artwork to blow your mind?​

Dr. Seuss’s illustrations for his book I Had Trouble In Getting To Solla Sollew

I Had Trouble In Getting To Solla Sollew

And the last?

Yayoi Kusama’s work.

By 文部科学省ホームページ, CC BY 4.0

By 文部科学省ホームページ, CC BY 4.0

What else is blowing your mind at the moment?

We Will Rise Again (Original Game Soundtrack) – Hammock


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