After playing Brisbane to rave reviews, American Idiot finally opens tonight in Sydney.

Local legend and Grinspoon frontman Phil Jamieson, aka St Jimmy, and co-star Phoebe Panaretos sat down with The Music Podcast backstage at Sydney Opera House to discuss the new season, ridiculous vocal warm-ups and more.

Dave & Neil also find out how Jamieson channels Grinspoon for each performance.

Stream the full episode below or on iTunes (subscribe & review)!