Monday, June 20, 2011

Completely Conspicuous 181: Unsung

Part 1 of my conversation with special guest Jay Breitling as we discuss and play music from unsung albums. Listen to the show below or download it directly (right click and "save as").

The show notes:

- Welcome back, Senor Breitling

- What is an unsung album?

- Breitling: The Wannadies

- Different albums for different countries

- Def Leppard talk

- Bands with "extra guys" on stage

- Kumar: Max Webster

- Toured with Rush in the '70s

- Frontman Kim Mitchell went on to solo career

- Breitling: Jon Brion

- Played with Til Tuesday, Jellyfish before becoming producer

- Kumar: The Dirtbombs

- Heavy fuzz garage take on R&B and soul

- Breitling: Latimer

- Great Philly act

- Kumar: New Bomb Turks

- Garage rock ass-kickers

- Bonehead of the Week

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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 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. Thanks to Bob Durling for the album art; find out more about his photography at his blog. Voiceover work is courtesy of James Gralian; check out his site PodGeek.

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