Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Completely Conspicuous 338: Reeling in the Years, 1989 (Part 2)

Part 2 of my conversation with guest Brian Salvatore as we look back at the music of 1989. Listen to the episode below or download directly (right click and "save as").

Show notes:
- Recorded via Skype
- Check out Brian's comics podcast The Hour Cosmic
- Brian: Pump was the best post-reunion Aerosmith album
- Tom Petty's Full Moon Fever is decent
- Jay's bubbling under picks: The Cure, Smithereens, Tragically Hip, Lou Reed, XTC, Michael Penn, Cult, Faith No More
- Brian's bubbling under picks: Fugazi, Tin Machine, CVB, Elvis Costello, Dylan
- The strange career of Dave Navarro
- Jay: Good releases from Stone Roses, Hoodoo Gurus, Big Audio Dynamite
- Brian: Joe Strummer took a long time to release a good post-Clash album
- Brian's #5
- McCartney's comeback album
- Jay's #5 and Brian's #4
- Nirvana's debut was under the radar
- Jay's #4 and Brian's #2
- Paul's Boutique was a major shift for Beasties
- Brian recommends the Kathleen Hanna doc, The Punk Singer
- Brian's #3
- De La Soul brought a different feel to hip hop
- To be continued

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Stickers - Outlet
Cretin Girls - Walk the City
Ex-Cult - Mister Fantasy

The Stickers song is on the album Swollen on End of Time Records. Download the song for free at Gimme Tinnitus.
The Cretin Girls song is on the band's self-titled EP on Soft Science Records. Download the song for free from Gimme Tinnitus.
The Ex-Cult song is on the 7-inch Mister Fantasy on Goner Records. Download the song for free from Gimme Tinnitus.

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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