It’s an action packed name-dropping 75th episode extravaganza, as we mark the halfway point of 2015. Guest co-host Danny Yau joins Jeremy Dylan as they count down their three favorite albums of the year to date, plus Jeremy checks in with friends of the show Montaigne, Harts, Joelistics and Rose Elinor Dougall to find out what their top picks have been - and we hear from Burke Reid about some of the process of producing the best record of 2015 so far.
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3:18 Best concerts of the year so far
8:30 Montaigne on Florence + the Machine “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful”
13:05 Danny on his #3 album: Laura Marling “Short Movie”
15:48 Jeremy on his #3 album: Kendrick Lamarr “To Pimp A Butterfly”
19:38 Harts on Kendrick Lamarr “To Pimp A Butterfly”
22:44 Joelistics on Kendrick Lamarr “To Pimp A Butterfly”
26:12 Danny on his #2 album: Blur “The Magic Whip”
30:57 Jeremy on #2 album: Mark Ronson “Uptown Special”
38:27 Rose Elinor Dougall on Father John Misty “I Love You, Honeybear”
41:34 Jeremy and Danny on their #1 album: Courtney Barnett “Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit” (including Burke Reid interview)
50:32 Previewing the rest of the year in music - Tame Impala, Oh Mercy, Jason Isbell, Kacey Musgraves.
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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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