Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Completely Conspicuous 307: Ramble On

Part 1 of my conversation with guest Jay Breitling as we discuss our favorite music of 2013. Listen to the episode below or download it directly (right click and "save as").

Show notes:
- Recorded at Clicky Clicky World HQ
- Breitling's working on a new catchphrase
- Zeppelin's on Spotify
- Brought to you (not really) by Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale
- When did year-end lists begin?
- Breitling: Listen to Bandcamp and Soundcloud all day
- Olive the dog nearly causes technical difficulties
- JB's albums that just missed his top 10: It Hugs Back, Bent Shapes, Kal Marks, Slowdim
- JK's bubbling under albums: Iceage, Diarrhea Planet, Deer Tick, Swearin', Mudhoney, YLT
- JB's #10
- Joey Sweeney's second solo album
- JK's #10
- Great return to form for Barrence Whitfield
- JB's 9
- Guillermo Sexo album was picked up by Midriff Records
- JK's #9 and JB's #8 are the same
- Ovlov plays the hot rock
- Exploding in Sound label had a monster year
- Music scene in the Boston area is terrific right now
- JK's #8
- Future of the Left's latest album was crowdfunded
- JB's #7
- Beyonce's new album release isn't that groundbreaking
- Calories did it last month
- The upside of releasing "pay what you want" music
- JK's #7
- Savages' debut album is excellent
- JB's #6
- Radiator Hospital is another Philly act with a fine 2013 release
- To be continued

Guillermo Sexo - Fall Lens
Calories - Neighbours
Savages - She Will

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The Guillermo Sexo song is on the album Dark Spring on Midriff Records. Download the song for free at Soundcloud.
The Calories song is on the album Calories III. Download the song for free at Bandcamp.
The Savages song is on the album Silence Yourself on Matador. Download the song for free as part of the Matador Intended Play 2013 sampler on Amazon.

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.

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