Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Completely Conspicuous 433: Reeling in the Years, 1995 (Part 1)

Part 1 of my conversation with guest Brian Salvatore as we look back at the music of 1995. Listen to the episode below or download directly.

 

Show notes:
- Recorded live from Brian's back porch in Ringwood, NJ
- Check out Brian's podcast Input/Output
- Baby Ben hanging out
- In 1995, we were on to the second-generation grunge bands
- Bands were copying Bush and Stone Temple Pilots
- Brian was 12-13, Jay was 27-28
- Jerry Garcia died
- More '95 deaths: Eazy E, Shannon Hoon
- Back then, you checked out music based on a review
- Blind Melon's rise and fall
- Beatles released new song
- Bill Berry had a brain aneurysm during an R.E.M. show
- Van Halen released their last Hagar album
- Superhero movies in the '90s
- Singles charts had a lot of R&B, some jam rock
- Jay tells his Trey Anastasio story again
- Cursing Greg Ginn
- Jay: Listened to Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness for first time in 20 years
- Formed in '95: Blonde Redhead, N SYNC, Pedro the Lion, Eels, Sleater-Kinney
- Broke up in '95: Grateful Dead, Bronski Beat, Dire Straits, Drive Like Jehu, Oingo Boingo, Kyuss, Sugar
- To be continued

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

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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