Tue, 12 April 2022
Part 2 of my conversation with guest Phil Stacey about our favorite music of 1990.
- Our top 5 albums of '90
- Phil's #5: Jane's Addiction with a sprawling classic
- Jay's #5: Sophomore release from Living Colour explored a lot of different styles
- Phil's #4: Sinead O'Connor blows up with her second album
- Her SNL appearance in '92 caused serious controversy
- Sinead is alive and well
- Jay's #4: Kim Deal goes out on her own with the Breeders
- Phil's #3: Phish comes into their own with second album
- The jammier acts played the Northeast college scene in the late '80s/early '90s
- Jay's #3: Public Enemy blasts through with a strident, political album
- Phil's #2: Sonic Youth streamlines their sound on their major label debut
- Jay's #1: Fugazi continues sticking it to The Man on their first full-length album
- Phil's #1 and Jay's #2: Neil Young and Crazy Horse crank up the amps and embrace feedback
- Phil saw this tour with Sonic Youth and Social Distortion opening
- He might be making the best current music of his peers
- Favorite songs: "Fuckin' Up" (Phil), "Merchandise" (Jay)
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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.