Mon, 16 July 2012
Part 1 of my conversation with guest Jay Breitling as we discuss our favorite music of the first half of 2012. I've also got the Bonehead of the Week and music from Golden Gurls, Cloud Nothings, Autochrome, Torche, Karl Hendricks Trio and Guided By Voices.
- Recorded at Clicky Clicky World HQ
- Kumar: New Smashing Pumpkins ain't bad
- Breitling: Golden Gurls do not feature Bea Arthur but do rock
- Kumar: High on Fire brings metallic fury
- Kumar: Check out Henry Rollins' great radio show
- Breitling: Former Books leader Zammuto released terrific album
- Kumar: Cloud Nothings are young and really good
- Breitling: Boston act Autochrome brings the post-punk
- WFNX's demise will result in two streaming stations
- Kumar: Torche is heavy and poppy
- Breitling: Check out Big Science
- Dumb band name: The Internet
- Kumar: Japandroids unleash unbridled fury
- Breitling: Karl Hendricks Trio back with another great record
- Kumar: GBV returns with the classic lineup
- Breitling: Infinity Girl debut features quality shoegaze
- Bonehead of the Week
Cloud Nothings - No Future/No Past
Autochrome - We Are the System
Torche - Kicking
Karl Hendricks Trio - The Men's Room at the Airport
Guided By Voices - The Unsinkable Fats Domino
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The Golden Gurls song is from the album Typo Magic. Download the song and the album for free at GoldenGurls.Bandcamp.com.
The Cloud Nothings song is on the album Attack on Memory on Carpark Records. Download the song for free at Epitonic.
The Autochrome song is on the album Separation Realms. Download the song for free (in exchange for your email address) at Bandcamp.
The Torche song is from the album Harmonicraft on Volcom Entertainment. Download the song for free (in exchange for your email address) at TorcheMusic.
The Karl Hendricks Trio song is on the album The Adult Section on Comedy Minus One Records. Download the song for free from Comedy Minus One.
The Guided By Voices song is on the album Let's Go Eat the Factory on Guided By Voices Records. Download the song for free at GBVDigital.com.
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.