Tue, 13 January 2015
Part 3 of my conversation with guest Brian Salvatore as we look back at the music of 1988. I've also got music from Restorations, The Shivas and Nai Harvest.
- Recorded before Thanksgiving via Skype
- Check out Brian's radio show Unsolicited Mixtape
- Jay's #4
- The Pursuit of Happiness combined hard rock crunch with girl group harmonies
- Brian's #3
- Skipping a day of college to see TMBG in Cleveland
- Jay's #3
- Public Enemy scared white people
- Brian's #2
- The Lounge Lizards were punk rockers who played weird jazz
- Jay's #2 and Brian's #1
- First full-length from the Pixies
- Jay's #1
- Jane's Addiction straddled the line between hard rock and alternative
- Brian: Able to look back at these years without emotion
- Next up: 1993
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Restorations - Separate Songs
The Shivas - Stalking Legs
Nai Harvest - Buttercups
The Restorations song is on the album LP3 on SideOne Dummy Records. Download the song for free at KEXP.
The Shivas song is on the album You Know What to Do on K Records. Download the song for free at KEXP.
The Nai Harvest song is a single available for free download at Bandcamp.