Thanks for listening! Attention Engineer is a show where I seek to make the best use of my own valuable time and attention by having deep conversations with fellow artists about creativity, grit and determination.

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About your host: I'm Laura Kidd, a music producer and solo artist releasing music as Penfriend. Come and grab two free songs plus letters about art and music from http://penfriend.rocks/hello

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My aim is to consistently remind you - and remind myself - that creativity really is for everyone….because it really is. Let’s kick that inner critic where it hurts, and have a thought provoking time in the process. You don’t *have* to make something of your own after listening to this show - there’s no homework! - but please know that you can if you want to.

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Juliana Hatfield's 17th original solo album "Blood" is out now - http://julianahatfield.com

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In this conversation, we discuss: writing about the truth, rejecting society’s expectations and demonstrating alternative ways of living; finding creative freedom in limitations; sensitivity as a superpower; and home recording – Juliana’s tough transition from analogue to digital recording, and how her brilliant new album “Blood” is her most misanthropic yet.

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