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Part 1 of my conversation with guest Jay Breitling about our favorite music of 2018.

Show notes:

- Recorded at Clicky Clicky world HQ

- Featuring special guest/studio audience member Ric Dube

- The decline of rock's popularity

- Album sales are way down

- That time the Melvins hit the Top 200 albums chart

- Apple's going to work with the Amazon Echo soon

- Breitling pays for the Amazon Music "Talky Talky"

- The youths don't pay for physical media anymore

- Ric's family has Spotify, he has dedicated streaming of his own collection

- Modern country is doing big business, relatively speaking

- Pop music is doing well

- Most rock acts make money through touring, not albums

- The Stones are still touring

- Mick and Keith were considered "old" in their mid-30s

- Breitling: The year's music really picked up in the second half

- New Mary Lattimore release is enjoyable

- Ric: Enjoying Brian Eno's latest release, which is a $30 app

- Kumar: Honorable mentions include Tony Molina, Slaves, Thin Lips, Arthur Buck, Buffalo Tom, Joyce Manor, Swearin, Stove, Screaming Females

- Breitling: Master System, Palm, Superchunk, Frankie Cosmos, Kurt Vile

- Next: We count down our top 10 albums

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The opening and closing theme of Completely Conspicuous is "Theme to Big F'in Pants" by Jay Breitling. Voiceover work is courtesy of James Gralian.

Direct download: CompCon_500_120418.mp3
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