Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Completely Conspicuous 422: Everything Changes

Part 1 of my conversation with guest Phil Stacey as we discuss how our musical tastes have changed over the years. Listen to the episode below or download directly (right click and "save as").

Show notes:
- Revisionist band history
- Bands we once loved but now dislike
- Phil's #3
- Liz Phair got off to a strong start, disappointed afterward
- Jay's #3
- Huge artist I enjoyed as a kid
- Billy Joel stopped releasing new pop music in the '90s
- Phil's #2
- Love his first band, hate the solo stuff
- Sting's elevated the art of pretentious douchiness
- Jay's #2
- It's trendy to hate this band now
- Used to dig the Eagles
- Henley's personality turned me off the band
- Phil's #1
- Coldplay lost their way
- Jay's #1
- Red Hot Chili Peppers haven't aged well
- Liked them in my 20s, "but now they're just stupid"
- Bands you just stopped listening to
- Phil's #3
- Lenny Kravitz got too slick and repetitive
- Jay's #3
- Big fan of hard rock as a kid, but hair metal lost its appeal
- Phil's #2
- Boston-area rock fans grew up on Aerosmith
- After they reunited in mid-80s, quality went downhill
- Jay's #2
- Liked the band Live for a few years but just lost interest
- Singer got too full of himself
- 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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