WA singer-songwriter Peter Bibby and I pull up a pew at a Newcastle church to talk about the stoner metal epic ‘Dopesmoker’ by Sleep. One song over an entire album, a peon to weed.
We delve into the bizarre story of its creation and release, whether you need to be high to appreciate the album, whether it’s a good record to have sex to, and why it makes a good soundtrack to Donald Trump’s ramblings.
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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 filmBenjamin Sniddlegrass and the Cauldron of Penguins.
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