Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Completely Conspicuous 365: Reeling in the Years, 1993 (Part 2)

Part 2 of my conversation with guest Brian Salvatore as we look back at the music of 1993. Listen to the episode below or download directly (right click and "save as").

Show notes:
- Recorded via Skype
- Check out Brian's radio show Unsolicited Mixtape
- Brian saw his first concert in '93, Paul McCartney
- Sir Paul dropped f-bombs galore on "Big Boys Bickering"
- Billy Joel hasn't released a new album since '93
- Jay: Saw Dino Jr., Mudhoney, Nirvana, Tragically Hip, Living Colour, Urge Overkill
- Saw Lollapalooza '93 in Rhode Island with Primus, Alice in Chains, Fishbone
- Jay: Became aware that 8-year-olds liked the same music I did
- Brian helped out at a record store as an 11-year-old
- Flaming Lips showed up on Beverly Hills 90210
- Jay: Saw Buffalo Tom on MTV's 120 Minutes
- Matthew Sweet's Altered Beast was underrated and depressing
- Brian: Got into Tribe Called Quest years later
- Morphine had a completely different sound
- Cracker had a quintessential '90s song in "Low"
- Radiohead's big rock debut
- Brian's #5
- Primus hit #7 on the charts with Pork Soda
- Jay's #5
- Urge Overkill got a lot of listens
- Brian's #4
- The Breeders broke through in '93
- "Cannonball" was another classic '90s tune
- Jay's #4
- Siamese Dream is a massive-sounding album
- Billy Corgan went for broke with guitar army sound
- To be continued

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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 blog Clicky Clicky. Voiceover work is courtesy of James Gralian.

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