Moda Spira Podcast

Moda Spira Podcast
Moda Spira is a musical project by artist and producer Latifah Alattas. Moda Spira Podcast is a companion podcast to the work that she does under that moniker. The first season of the show chronicles the painful end of her marriage in the form of a track by track commentary of her latest album.

Oct 26, 2018 • 12 min
To close out the season Latifah and Luke talk about the ways life has changed and healing has continued in the months following the production of the podcast, leading up to the release of Divorce.
Oct 26, 2018 • 21 min
In this episode Latifah shares the story of the album closer, Forgive, and discusses the importance of the ongoing act of forgiveness.
Oct 26, 2018 • 35 min
In this episode Latifah shares why she originally intended the song Valley to be the album closer, as well as what the healing process looked like several months in.
Love Gone Bad
Oct 26, 2018 • 39 min
In this episode, Latifah, Aaron and Luke discuss the potentially painful reactions from people in the Evangelical community to this new part of her story.
Oct 26, 2018 • 25 min
In the song Bed, Latifah describes a day of relapsing to a season of grieving in which it felt nearly impossible to get out of bed and face her new reality.
Four Letter Word
Oct 26, 2018 • 30 min
In this episode Latifah shares the part of her story in which she begins putting intentional effort into processing her grief well. She also discusses the vision behind her album artwork along with the artists who helped make that vision a reality.
I Do
Oct 26, 2018 • 31 min
In this episode Latifah and her album co-producer Dave Wilton talk about the writing process for I Do. She also discusses the ways she learned to healthily process rage, and the benefits of therapy.
Oct 26, 2018 • 14 min
In this episode, Latifah, Aaron & Luke explore the creative process behind Interlude, the subtle symbolism included in the song, and the role it plays in the narrative arc of the album.
Oct 26, 2018 • 49 min
In this episode Latifah shares the story of what led her to write so plainly and specifically about divorce, as well as title her album Divorce.
Oct 26, 2018 • 36 min
In this episode Latifah, Aaron & Luke discuss the well-intended but hurtful ways some people responded early on to the news of Latifah’s marriage ending.
Oct 26, 2018 • 36 min
In the second track on her album, Latifah describes the disorienting shock she felt in the very moment her suspicions were confirmed and her fears realized.
Ring of Fire
Oct 26, 2018 • 49 min
Latifah begins the deep dive into her new album with an examination of its opening song, a cover of the 1960s June Carter & Johnny Cash hit, Ring of Fire.
Oct 26, 2018 • 8 min
Singer/Songwriter Latifah Alattas and podcast producer Luke Brawner introduce the first season of Moda Spira Podcast, discuss how the show came to be, and help set expectations for the season.
Moda Spira Podcast Trailer
Jul 9, 2018 • 2 min
A glimpse into the first season of the Moda Spira Podcast, a track by track companion to the forthcoming Moda Spira album, chronicling the painful end of singer/songwriter Latifah Alattas’ marriage.