Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Completely Conspicuous 393: Reeling in the Years, 1994 (Part 2)

Part 2 of my conversation with guest Brian Salvatore as we look back at the music of 1994. Listen to the episode below or download directly (right click and "save as").
Show notes:
- Recorded via Skype
- Brian:  Enjoyed albums from Tom Petty, Rancid, Sea and Cake
- Beasties were all over the place on Ill Communication--in a good way
- Sunny Day Real Estate's epic album
- Halo Benders teamed Doug Martsch and Calvin Johnson
- The Toadies break through
- Jay: Sebadoh's Bakesale was a good combo of punk and melodic songs
- Jeff Buckley went from hard rock to cabaret on Grace
- Sugar's 2nd full-length was punchy and fun...for Bob Mould
- Green Day's Dookie was a monster hit that nobody needs to hear anymore
- Jay: Foolish was my intro to Superchunk
- Brian's #5
- Nirvana's best album was Unplugged in New York
- Jay saw Nirvana in Springfield, Mass., about a week before the Unplugged show
- Jay's #5
- Bee Thousand is probably the perfect distillation of Guided By Voices
- Brian's #4
- Alice in Chains' Jar of Flies was the first EP to top the album charts
- Jay: "No Excuses" got me through a tough time
- Brian: Jerry Cantrell looks like an uncle now
- 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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