Wed, 21 December 2022
Part 2 of my conversation with guest Phil Stacey about the music of 1995.
- Jay's non-top 5s: Mike Watt, Bjork, Guided By Voices, Boss Hog, Rancid, The Amps
- Phil's #5: Bjork's second album embraces the quirkiness
- Jay's #4: Jawbreaker's major label debut was a total bust, but it's really good
- "Selling out" was a big deal back then
- Phil's #3: The debut of Elastica was fully formed, but band disappeared a few years later
- Jay's #3: Pavement's followup to their big break was dismissed as too weird, but now is considered a classic
- Phil's #2: Neil Young teams up with Pearl Jam for strong release at the peak of PJ's fame
- Jay's #2: Horn-powered kickass blast of an album from Rocket From the Crypt
- Phil's #1 and Jay's #5: Dave Grohl emerges from Nirvana's shadow with first Foo Fighters album
- Jay's #1 and Phil's #4: PJ Harvey changes up her sound and goes theatrical and atmospheric
- Favorite songs: "Meet Ze Monsta" (Jay), "Alone + Easy Target" (Jay)
- Next: Best of 2022 with Jay Breitling
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