Friday, December 02, 2016

Stuck In Thee Garage #154: December 2, 2016

The history of rock music is chock full of love songs, but there are plenty of songs about love gone wrong as well. This week on Stuck In Thee Garage, I played songs about infidelity in hour 2. Nothing from the soundtrack of "Indecent Proposal," though.


The million-dollar playlist:

Hour 1
Artist - Song/Album
Sad13 - Less Than 2/Slugger
Kristin Hersh - Green Screen/Wyatt at the Coyote Palace
New Fries - Mary Poppins' Pockets/More
Swampmeat - Brand New Cadillac/Gin & Tonic
AJJ - Golden Eagle/The Bible 2
STRFKR - Open Your Eyes/Being No One, Going Nowhere
Bread & Butter - Desperation/Desperation
Plastic Pinks - My Frenzy State/El Animal
Beach Slang - Hot Tramps/A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings
Ultimate Painting - Bills/Dusk
The Afghan Whigs - Regret/Black Love (20th Anniversary Reissue)
Preoccupations - Stimulation/Preoccupations
Bloodhounds on My Trail - Places Like This/The Haunted Isle EP
Blonde Redhead - Mama Cita/Masculine Feminine box set
Black Sabbath - Sabbath Bloody Sabbath/Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Metallica - Hardwired/Hardwired....to Self-Destruct

Hour 2: Infidelity
Pixies - Bone Machine/Surfer Rosa
The Lemonheads - Second Chance/Hate Your Friends
Grinderman - Get It On/Grinderman
Rollins Band - You Didn't Need/The End of Silence
St. Vincent - Chloe in the Afternoon/Strange Mercy
The Fiery Furnaces - Worry Worry/Gallowsbird's Bark
Sleater-Kinney - One More Hour/Dig Me Out
The White Stripes - Jolene/The Peel Sessions 7/25/01
Drive-By Truckers - My Sweet Annette/Decoration Day
Led Zeppelin - Your Time is Gonna Come/Led Zeppelin
Sloan - Backstabbin'/Action Pact
R.E.M. - Star 69/Monster
Public Image Ltd. - Disappointed/9
The Who - I Can See For Miles/The Who Sell Out
Nine Inch Nails - Terrible Lie/Pretty Hate Machine
Van Halen - One Foot Out the Door/Fair Warning
Tony Molina - Banshee/Confront the Truth

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Completely Conspicuous 448: Well, That Happened

Part 3 of my conversation with guest Matt Phillion as we discuss the aftermath of the election. Listen to the episode below or download directly.
 

Show notes:
- Check out Matt's book Like a Comet: The Indestructibles Book 4
- Keeping friends after the election
- It's getting personal
- The canary in the coal mine
- Reading things that you know will annoy you
- Forced lefty
- Giving up on the presidency
- Don't encourage the Kardashians
- Romney's changed, man
- Matt's next book is changing because of the election
- Forget art forged from pain, we'll take mindless pop
- Social media as free therapy
- The Electoral College's relevance
- Changing demographics

Completely Conspicuous is available through the iTunes podcast directory. Subscribe and write a review!

The opening and closing theme of Completely Conspicuous is "Theme to Big F'in Pants" by Jay Breitling. Find out more about Senor Breitling at his fine music blog Clicky Clicky. Voiceover work is courtesy of James Gralian.

Friday, November 25, 2016

Stuck In Thee Garage #153: November 25, 2016

Ah, Thanksgiving. That time of year when we gather with family, think about what we're thankful for and most importantly, stuff food in our faces until we can stuff no more. This week on Stuck In Thee Garage, I played songs about eating in hour 2. Listen while you're unbuckling your belt after inhaling leftovers.



The calorie-laden playlist:

Hour 1
Artist - Song/Album
Jacuzzi Boys - Zoo/Ping Pong
Terry Malts - Seen Everything/Lost at the Party
Duck - Lip on the Floor/Slack Gob EP
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - I'm Still Here/Miss Sharon Jones! soundtrack
A Tribe Called Quest - Dis Generation/We Got It From Here...Thank You 4 Your Service
Skyjelly - Sixes/Blank Panthers-Priest, Expert, or Wizard
Thee Oh Sees - At the End, On the Stairs/An Odd Entrances
Deap Valley - Royal Jelly/Live on KUTX
Split Single - Goodnight World/Metal Frames
Drive-By Truckers - Kinky Hypocrite/American Band
The Needy Sons - Roll Call/Vis-a-Vis
The Peep Tempel - Totality/Joy
Real Numbers - New Boy/Wordless Wonder
Dinosaur Jr. - Tiny/Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not
Johnny Foreigner - Into the Veldt/Mono No Aware
Descendents - Spineless and Scarlet Red/Hypercaffium Spazzinate
PUP - My Life is Over and I Couldn't Be Happier/The Dream is Over

Hour 2: Eating
Royal Crescent Mob - Hungry/Spin the World
Medium Medium - Hungry, So Angry/The Glitterhouse
Radio Birdman - Hungry Cannibals/Zeno Beach
Future of the Left - Eating for None/The Peace & Truth of Future of the Left
Palm - You Are What Eats You/Trading Basics
Jawbreaker Reunion - Laughing Alone Eating a Salad/Lutheran Sisterhood Gun Club
Titus Andronicus - Food Fight!/Local Business
King Khan and the Shrines - Took My Lady to Dinner/The Supreme Genius of King Khan and the Shrines
A Tribe Called Quest - Butter/The Low End Theory
Danger Doom - Mince Meat/The Mouse and the Mask
Blondie - Eat to the Beat/Eat to the Beat
The Upper Crust - Let Them Eat Rock (live)/Entitled
Krill - Peanut Butter/Krill-Ovlov-LVL Up-Radiator Hospital split
Ovlov - Milk/am
Sleater-Kinney - Milkshake 'n Honey/All Hands on the Bad One
Ty Segall - Breakfast Eggs/Emotional Mugger
Sloan - Out to Lunch/B-Sides Win: extras, bonus tracks and b-sides 1992-2008
Red Red Meat - Buttered/Bunny Gets Paid (20th anniversary vinyl reissue)
Gang of Four - Cheeseburger/Solid Gold


Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Completely Conspicuous 447: The Aftermath

Part 2 of my conversation with guest Matt Phillion as we discuss the aftermath of the election. Listen to the episode below or download directly.
 

Show notes:
- Check out Matt's book Like a Comet: The Indestructibles Book 4
- Jay: Not moving to Canada
- None of those celebs is leaving the country
- Enthusiastic votes for Trump
- Parallels to Brexit
- Plenty of protests when Obama was elected
- Scandals didn't hurt Trump
- Clinton was a very Republican-safe candidate
- Covering politics for a newspaper can change you
- When Matt was dissed by the new Lt. Gov.
- Oh, Gary Hart
- Politicians and sex
- To be continued

Completely Conspicuous is available through the iTunes podcast directory. Subscribe and write a review!

The opening and closing theme of Completely Conspicuous is "Theme to Big F'in Pants" by Jay Breitling. Find out more about Senor Breitling at his fine music blog Clicky Clicky. Voiceover work is courtesy of James Gralian.

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Stuck In Thee Garage #152: November 18, 2016

As we wrap up one of the strangest years in recent memory, I took some time on Stuck In Thee Garage this week to take another look back to music from 1991 in hour 2. There were so many historic albums released that year, shaping the future of rock with some seismic shifts.



The "hasta la vista, baby" playlist:

Hour 1
Artist - Song/Album
Ty Segall - Orange Color Queen/Ty Segall
Cloud Nothings - Modern Act/Life Without Sound
Jeff Rosenstock - Blast Damage Days/WORRY.
Split Single - Leave My Mind/Metal Frames
Young Mammals - Crane/Jaguar
Flower Girl - I Saw a Mouse/Tuck in Your Tie-Dye
The Peep Tempel - Rayguns/Joy
Beach Slang - Spin the Dial/A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings
TUNS - Mind Over Matter/Tuns
Used Cassettes - Rock n Rill/Rock n Rills
Fond Han - Cali Cruiser/Sham Cloud
Tres Leches - Get Off/Tres Leches
Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions - Let Me Get There (feat. Kurt Vile)/Until the Hunter
Pixies - Tenement Song/Head Carrier
Honeyblood - Ready for the Magic/Babes Never Die
Warpaint - So Good/Heads Up

Hour 2: More 1991
Pearl Jam -  State of Love and Trust (Demo 1991)/Ten Legacy Edition
Temple of the Dog - Pushin' Forward Back/Temple of the Dog
Soundgarden - Face Pollution/Badmotorfinger
Smashing Pumpkins - Bury Me/Gish
U2 - Until the End of the World/Achtung Baby
Teenage Fanclub - December/Bandwagonesque
The Tragically Hip - Twist My Arm/Road Apples
Screaming Trees - Ocean of Confusion/Uncle Anesthesia
A Tribe Called Quest - Everything is Fair/The Low End Theory
Living Colour - Talkin' Loud and Sayin' Nothin'/Biscuits
Fishbone - Everyday Sunshine/The Reality of My Surroundings
Matthew Sweet - Looking at the Sun/Girlfriend
The Feelies - Waiting/Time for a Witness
Dinosaur Jr. - The Wagon/Green Mind


Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Completely Conspicuous 446: Picking Up the Pieces

Part 1 of my conversation with guest Matt Phillion as we discuss the aftermath of the election. Listen to the episode below or download directly.
 

Show notes:
- Check out Matt's book Like a Comet: The Indestructibles Book 4
- Thought this was going to be a very different show
- Didn't expect a Trump victory
- Social media was raw the day after the election
- Family and friend disagreements
- You can't change anybody's mind on social media
- Friendships are ending over the election
- Hiding or unfriending people
- Plenty of blame to go around
- People don't fact check things before passing them along
- Thanksgiving could be disastrous this year
- Many people may avoid it altogether
- A whole group of people got left behind and Trump tapped into that
- A deplorable soundbite
- Promising everything
- We're insulated in Massachusetts
- Oh, Florida
- Dealing with post-election feelings
- Racist and dumb is quite the combination
- To be continued

Completely Conspicuous is available through the iTunes podcast directory. Subscribe and write a review!

The opening and closing theme of Completely Conspicuous is "Theme to Big F'in Pants" by Jay Breitling. Find out more about Senor Breitling at his fine music blog Clicky Clicky. Voiceover work is courtesy of James Gralian.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Stuck In Thee Garage #151: November 11, 2016

Sometimes you just need to let loose. After a long, stressful election campaign, this week's Stuck In Thee Garage featured music to blow off some steam in hour 2. If only to forget about the negative stuff for a little while. Not quite as crazy as a bachelor party, and probably more fun.



The "dance on the furniture" playlist:

Hour 1
Artist - Song/Album
Split Single - Still Invisible/Metal Frames
Bleached - Sour Candy/Welcome the Worms
Hobosexual - VHS or Sharon Stone/VHS or Sharon Stone
American Sharks - Iron Lungs/American Sharks
Radioactivity - Pretty Girl/Silent Kill
Hard Left - Western Rifles/Strike for America
Jacuzzi Boys - Refrigeration/Ping Pong
UVH - Innervision/Last Fruit
Preoccupations - Zodiac/Preoccupations
Methyl Ethel - Shadowboxing/Oh Inhuman Spectacle
Major Major Major - Scream Queen/PG-13 Movie
Muuy Biien - In the Pits/Age of Uncertainty
Slothrust - Like a Child Hiding Behind Your Tombstone/Everyone Else
Crying - There Was a Door/Beyond the Fleeting Gales
Teenage Fanclub - The Darkest Part of the Night/Here
Ty Richards - Spaceman/Zillion
Skyjelly - Headphone Jack/Blank Panthers-Priest, Expert, or Wizard
Alien Knife Fight - Some Girls/Single

Hour 2: Blow off steam
Black Flag - Six Pack/Damaged
Art Brut - Alcoholics Unanimous/Art Brut vs. Satan
The Afghan Whigs - Miles iz Ded/Congregation
Beastie Boys - Sabotage/Ill Communication
Jane's Addiction - Idiots Rule/Nothing's Shocking
Black Sabbath - Sweet Leaf/Master of Reality
The Amps - I am Decided/Pacer
Ex Hex - Beast/Rips
The Hives - Supply and Demand/Veni Vidi Vicious
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Blues X Man/Orange
Fred Schneider - Radioactive Lady Eyeball/Just Fred
David Bowie - Fashion/Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)
Prince - Housequake/Sign 'O the Times
Kool & the Gang - Jungle Boogie/Wild and Peaceful
Parliament - Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker)/Mothership Connection