Mon, 2 April 2012
Part 2 of my conversation with special guest Jay Breitling as we discuss earworms. I've also got the Bonehead of the Week and music from Best Coast, The Dandy Warhols, OFF! and The Melvins.
- Recorded on St. Patrick's Day at Chez Breitling
- Kids' music can implant evil melodies in your brain
- Pop music is a good gateway for music fans
- Hall and Oates wrote the catchiest damn songs
- We are in the post-ironic age
- Breitling buys a Daryl Hall song
- Good rock showing up on late night talk shows
- Parents' easy-listening music ends up living in your head: Neil Diamond, Sinatra, Neil Sedaka
- Tracing the roots of Charlie Rich's hit "The Most Beautiful Girl"
- Kumar: Supertramp's Breakfast in America lives on in my mind'
- The Who's Face Dances was more like a Townshend solo album
- Watching an awesome Mclusky video featuring cats
- Bonehead of the Week
The Dandy Warhols - Sad Vacation
OFF! - King Kong Brigade
The Melvins - The War on Wisdom
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The Best Coast song is from the forthcoming album of the same name on Mexican Summer. Download the song for free (in exchange for your email address) from Best Coast.
The OFF! song is on the band's self-titled album on Vice. Download the song for free at Pitchfork.
The Melvins song is on the EP The Bulls and the Bees courtesy of Scion AV. Download the EP for free from Scion AV.
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; check out his site PodGeek.