Emmy winning writer and TV director Jeff Greenstein (Friends, Will & Grace, Desperate Housewives, Husbands) beams into the pod booth from LA to chat about a cult classic of post-punk, Young Marble Giants 1980 album “Colossal Youth”.
How did a Massachusetts teenager at university discover a Welsh indie band? What makes the album so sonically distinctive? How did it influence Nirvana and Kurt Cobain? Why did Jeff pitch a book about this album to the 33 1/3 series? Why did the band break up? and does knowing more about the behind the scenes of albums and art like this enhance or hinder the experience?
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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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