A guitarist, producer and songwriter of supreme taste and feel, Mike Bloom has been called upon by everyone from Rilo Kiley to Julian Casablancas to Jenny Lewis to lend his talents as a sideman, while crafting his own music with Prince-esque self-reliance.
We argue for Jimi Hendrix’s “Axis Bold As Love” as the guitar god’s greatest album and explore the side of Hendrix a lot of casual rock fans don’t know, whether his legacy is misleading, the bizarre and culturally controversial album cover, and how the changing ways that people learn to play guitar might be stunting innovation.
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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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