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My Favorite Album with Jeremy Dylan

Apr 8, 2016

ARIA-winning singer-songwriter and I discuss his unlikely favorite album - the brutal rock classic from Soundgarden, 1991’s ‘Badmotorfinger’.

We talk about how the album’s ongoing influence on Josh's guitar playing, how he was converted to Soundgarden from Guns n Roses, whether rock stars are deliberately trying to look like Jesus and why, Johnny Cash’s cover version of ‘Rusty Cage’, how Soundgarden’s level of craft was a rejection of alt-rock stereotypes, Guns n Roses history of terrible drummers and how your attitude to rock music changes as you age.

My Favorite Album is a podcast unpacking the great works of pop music. Each episode features a different songwriter or musician discussing their favorite album of all time - their history with it, the making of the album, individual songs and the album’s influence on their own music.

Jeremy Dylan is a filmmaker, journalist and photographer from Sydney, Australia who has worked in the music industry since 2007. He directed the the feature music documentary Jim Lauderdale: The King of Broken Hearts (out now!) and the feature film Benjamin Sniddlegrass and the Cauldron of Penguins, in addition to many commercials and music videos.

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