Tue, 7 February 2012
Part 2 of my conversation with special guest Brad Searles as we discuss band reunions, among other rock topics. I've also got the Bonehead of the Week and music from Cloud Nothings, Joseph Arthur and The Cult.
- Check out Brad's excellent blog, Bradley's Almanac (http://www.bradleysalmanac.com/)
- Recorded at the Sunset Grill in Allston, Mass.
- Brad's bad memories of seeing Pixies open for U2
- Praise for Stewart Copeland
- The massive influence of the Pixies
- Brad: Recording at Fort Apache was daunting
- Possible Stone Roses reunion in the works
- Codeine's doing reunion shows and releasing box set
- Chickfactor is bringing a bunch of bands back together: Lilys, Small Factory
- Guided By Voices reunites classic lineup
- The power of Janet Weiss
- Great music blogs: Chromewaves, Clicky Clicky, Largehearted Boy
- Brad recommends Soma.fm streaming radio
- Brad does a DJ night with Jay Breitling at River Gods in Cambridge, Mass.
- Making time to do things your way
- A lot of blogs died after chasing the big payout
- Bonehead of the Week
Joseph Arthur - Travel As Equals
The Cult - Lucifer
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The Cloud Nothings song is on the album Attack on Memory on Carpark Records. Download the song for free at http://www.brooklynvegan.com/archives/2012/01/cloud_nothings_2.html.
The Cult song is on the forthcoming album Choice of Weapon on Cooking Vinyl. Download the song for free (in exchange for your email address) at http://thecult.us.
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 http://clickyclickymusic.com and http://www.keepingsomedarksecrets.net. Thanks to Bob Durling for the album art; find out more about his photography at http://bobdurling.blogspot.com/. Voiceover work is courtesy of James Gralian; check out his site http://www.podgeek.com.
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