For the special 100th episode extravaganza of ‘My Favorite Album’, I go from Sydney to Nashville to Melbourne, speaking to artists, journalists, producers and label execs to find out the answer to a question dear to my heart - 'Does the album have a future?’
We hear from Kacey Musgraves on why she plans to keep making albums, Neil Finn on why he might not, Davey Lane on why he’s making singles solo and LPs with You Am I. Universal Music’s Mike Taylor explains why the industry is built around the existence of the album and Rice is Nice Records’ Julia Wilson talks Cassette Store Day and other ways to measure album successes. Jim DeRogatis (Sound Opinions) explains why the album continues to be relevant to young music fans, Peter Cooper (Country Music Hall of Fame) weighs in on whether different genres put more emphasis on singles vs. albums and Americana producer of the moment Dave Cobb sticks up for selfishness.
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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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