Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Completely Conspicuous 461: Reeling in the Years, 1991 (Part 3)

Part 3 of my conversation with guest Brian Salvatore as we look back at the music of 1991. Listen to the episode below or download directly.

Show notes:
- Check out Brian's podcast Input/Output
- Brian's #3
- The final Pixies album with original lineup
- Jay's #2
- Do we need to hear Nevermind again?
- Symbolically historic
- Raw vs. polished
- Brian's #2
- Tribe Called Quest brought a serious jazz feel to their sound
- Focused on the groove, not samples
- Jay's #1
- Matthew Sweet swings for the fences
- Sick guitar work from Lloyd and Quine
- Susanna Hoffs doesn't age
- Brian's #1
- Mike Mills gets his due
- Peter Buck's mandolin phase
- Still plenty of great records we didn't discuss
- The Costello-McCartney experiment
- School of Fish had the song of the summer of '91
- What's next?
- The early '90s were chock full of good stuff

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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