Lead guitarist and songwriter for Australian rock band Bad Dreems, Alex Cameron, joins me to talk about the classic 1979 debut album from Manchester post-punk icons Joy Divison ‘Unknown Pleasures’, the relationship between mental illness and creativity, why depression is often romanticised by music fans, depersonalisation and how he tries to carry the ethos of Joy Division through his own music.
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My Favorite Album is a podcast on the impact great music has on our lives. Each episode features a guest on their favorite album of all time - why they love it, their history with the album and how it's influenced them.
Jeremy Dylan is a filmmaker, journalist, concert promoter and photographer. He directed the the feature music documentary Jim Lauderdale: The King of Broken Hearts (out now!) and the film Benjamin Sniddlegrass and the Cauldron of Penguins.
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