Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Completely Conspicuous 454: Top of the Pops

Part 3 of my conversation with guest Jay Breitling about our favorite indie rock of 2016. Listen to the episode below or download directly.
 

Show notes:
- Breitling's #4
- Frankie Cosmos is fronted by Kevin Kline's daughter
- Engaging pop record
- Kumar's #4
- Very political album from Drive-By Truckers
- Breitling's #3
- Classic C86-style guitar pop
- Good advice: Don't pay the ferryman
- Kumar's #3
- Another outstanding release from Jeff Rosenstock
- Digs into Millennial angst
- Breitling's #2
- Lambchop's new album isn't about the First Lady
- First single is 18 minutes long
- Kumar's #2
- Iggy's last hurrah?
- Josh Homme and friends provide backup
- Breitling's #1
- Johnny Foreigner explore life's beauty and disappointments
- Album came with a script
- Kumar's #1 and Breitling's #6
- Bowie goes out on a high note
- Put a lot of effort into the packaging
- Explorations of mortality from a man who knew he was about to die
- Looking forward to new albums in 2017: Cloud Nothings, Los Campesinos, Feelies, LCD Soundsystem, Jesus and Mary Chain, Ty Segall, Run the Jewels

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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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