Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Completely Conspicuous 360: Reeling in the Years, 1988 (Part 3)

Part 3 of my conversation with guest Brian Salvatore as we look back at the music of 1988. Listen to the episode below or download directly (right click and "save as").

Show notes:
- Recorded before Thanksgiving via Skype
- Check out Brian's radio show Unsolicited Mixtape
- Jay's #4
- The Pursuit of Happiness combined hard rock crunch with girl group harmonies
- Brian's #3
- Skipping a day of college to see TMBG in Cleveland
- Jay's #3
- Public Enemy scared white people
- Brian's #2
- The Lounge Lizards were punk rockers who played weird jazz
- Jay's #2 and Brian's #1
- First full-length from the Pixies
- Jay's #1
- Jane's Addiction straddled the line between hard rock and alternative
- Brian: Able to look back at these years without emotion
- Next up: 1993

Completely Conspicuous is available through the iTunes podcast directory. Subscribe and write a review!

Restorations - Separate Songs
The Shivas - Stalking Legs
Nai Harvest - Buttercups

The Restorations song is on the album LP3 on SideOne Dummy Records. Download the song for free at KEXP.
The Shivas song is on the album You Know What to Do on K Records. Download the song for free at KEXP.

The Nai Harvest song is a single available for free download at Bandcamp.

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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