Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Completely Conspicuous Episode 78: The Sporting Life

Here's part 1 of my conversation with Phil Stacey, sports editor of the Salem News. We discuss the Boston sports scene and the evolution of sports reporting. Listen to the show in streaming audio here or download it directly here (right click and "save as").

The show notes...

- The Boston sports scene
- A generational shift from depression to cockiness
- Local sports coverage
- Giving readers what they can't find elsewhere
- Going beyond the game story
- Pinhead of the Week

- Dinosaur Jr. - I Want You to Know
- Great Northern - Story
- The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - Everything With You

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The Dinosaur Jr. song is on the forthcoming album Farm on Jagjaguwar Records, where you can find out more and download the song.

The Great Northern song is on the album Remind Me Where the Light Is on Eenie Meenie Records. The song from The Pains of Being Pure at Heart is on their self-titled album on Slumberland Records. Both songs are courtesy of IODA Promonet:

Remind Me Where The Light IsGreat Northern
"Story" (mp3)
from "Remind Me Where The Light Is"
(Eenie Meenie Records)

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The Pains Of Being Pure At HeartThe Pains Of Being Pure At Heart
"Everything With You" (mp3)
from "The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart"

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More On This Album

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 blogs Clicky Clicky and Keeping Some Dark Secrets. Additional music used in the show is by Me and Boris the Bull, which is the brainchild of the mighty Mark Campbell.

Completely Conspicuous is a Tan God Production. Word.

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Hi Kumar,

On behalf of PIAS, Jagjaguwar and Dinosaur Jr, many thanks for plugging "Farm" (US street date 23rd June) ... .. thanks, also, on behalf of the labels and artist for not posting any pirate links to unreleased / unauthorized (studio) material and, if you / your readers want good quality, non-pirated, preview tracks, then "I Want You To Know", "Over It" and the b-side "Tarpit" (live) are all officially available for fans and bloggers to link to / post / host etc ... .. for further info and details of on-line promotions, videos and the band's 2009 shows, check-out www.dinosaurjr.com and www.myspace.com/dinosaurjr .
Thanks again for your plug.