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Part 1 of my conversation with guests Jay Breitling and Mike Piantigini as we review our favorite music of 2012. I've also got the Bonehead of the Week and music from Sloan, Infinity Girl and Guided By Voices.

Show notes:

- Recorded at Clicky Clicky world HQ

- Brought to you (not really) by Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale

- MP: Saw a lot of older bands this year

- JK: First full album show I saw was Cheap Trick doing "In Color" in '97

- Chloe B. talks about Rudolph

- JB: Most of my favorite albums this year were self-released

- The 12/12/12 benefit had some good performances, especially by The Who

- MP: The Who's Quadrophenia concert was great

- The McCartney-"Nirvana" song was decent

- Praising the Low Times podcast

- JK: "I Want My MTV" is an excellent book

- MP: Favorite live shows included Scud Mountain Boys, New Multitudes, Archers of Loaf

- MP: Also reunions of Small Factory, Human Sexual Response, Fuzzy

- JB: Fave live shows were Johnny Foreigner, Infinity Girl, Autochrome, Midriff Records 10th Anniversary show

- JK: Fave live shows included Afghan Whigs, Bob Mould, Mark Lanegan, Matthew Sweet, Sloan

- The glory days of getting free stuff at college radio stations

- Breitling's #10 album of 2012

- Piantigini's #10

- Kumar's #10

- Bonehead of the Week

Music:
Sloan - Merry Xmas Everybody

Infinity Girl - Taking Nothing

Guided By Voices - Class Clown Spots a UFO

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The Sloan song is available for free download (in return for your email address) from Topspin.

The Infinity Girl song is on the EP Just Like Lovers, which is available for free download at Bandcamp

The Guided By Voices song is on the album Class Clown Spots a UFO on Guided By Voices/Fire Records. Download the song for free at Stereogum.

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

Direct download: CompCon_258_122412.mp3
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