Monday, October 10, 2011

Completely Conspicuous 196: Gouge Away

Part 2 of my conversation with special guests Jay Breitling and Ric Dube as we discuss bands that don't know when to call it quits. Listen to the show below or download it directly (right click and "save as").

Show notes:

- Dube: Stevie Wonder definitely recorded a lot of dreck after brilliant stretch

- The decline of Clapton is legendary

- Dube defends the early output of Jet

- The current state of music criticism

- Dube romanticizes The White Stripes

- Can current bands afford to hang around too long?

- We don't know the hippity hop

- "Three guys who don't know about anything."

- Yo La Tengo opened for The National?

- Gauging New Hampshire's interest in indie rock

- Bonehead of the Week

Wild Flag - Romance
Electric Flower - Four16
Animal Man - Do You Feed
PS I Love You - Subdivisions

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The Wild Flag song is on the band's self-titled album on Merge. Download the song for free at Chromewaves.

The Electric Flower song is on the band's self-titled EP on Narnack Records. Download the song for free at RCRDLBL.

The Animal Man song is on the EP David's Town, a companion to Fucked Up's album David Comes to Life on Matador Records. Find out more and download the song for free at Pitchfork.

The PS I Love You song is on the album Figure It Out on Paper Bag Records. Find out more and download the song at Rolling Stone.

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. 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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