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My Favorite Album with Jeremy Dylan

Feb 22, 2017

Middle Kids frontwoman and chief songwriter Hannah Joy on the marriage of emotional indie folk and sophisticated classicism that is My Brightest Diamond's debut LP and how it has influenced her own approach to pop music. 

Why are all modern rockers in debt to Bach and Chopin (and where does ABBA fit in)? What does it...

Feb 20, 2017

Film author and blogger the Bitter Script Reader joins me to celebrate Tom Hanks' classic 1996 film That Thing You Do, the best rock'n'roll biopic to only feature fictional pop bands.

We talk about how the film embodies the spirit of early 60s rock, as well as the spirit of Tom Hanks, how Hanks used his leverage as the...

Feb 13, 2017

How does the woman behind one of the biggest mainstream pop singles of the decade follow it up with a cult album beloved by critics and hipsters alike? I assembled a dream team of Carly Rae Jepsen fans, from photographer and record company staffer Jess Gleeson to Secret Garden music festival programmer Adam...

Feb 11, 2017

Note: This episode originally aired in March 2016.

Danny Clinch, harmonica player and the greatest rock photographer of the past 25 years, joins me to talk about the debut album of his idol and frequent collaborator Bruce Springsteen - ‘Greetings from Ashbury Park NJ’.

Danny talks about the parallels between his NJ...

Feb 10, 2017

Reposting this episode on request from two lovely fans of the pod I met at a Bruce Springsteen gig last night.

Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and E Street Band saxophonist Jake Clemons joins host Jeremy Dylan to chat about his love for Sarah McLachlan’s 1997 album “Surfacing”.

Why did this album inspire...