Mon, 2 January 2023
Part 2 of my conversation with guest Jay Breitling as we count down our favorite music of 2022.
- On to our top 10
- Breitling's #10: Archers of Loaf returns with a different sounding release
- Kumar's #10: Fontaines D.C. evolves its sound
- Breitling's and Kumar's #9: Radiohead offshoot The Smile with an interesting return to early '00s sound
- Breitling's #8: Pleasant surprise album from Palm
- Breitling's #7: First Sub Pop album from Frankie Cosmos
- Bernice taking over the couch
- Breitling's #6: Shimmering pop brilliance from The Beths
- Kumar's #6: A nostalgic rocker from Oceanator
- Breitling's #5 and Kumar's #7: Horsegirl bursts out of nowhere with a lo-fi banger of a debut
- Kumar's #5: Another strong release from Toronto's Kiwi Jr.
- Breitling's #4 and Kumar's #8: Harking back to '85, band full of DC punk vets lands a massive post-hardcore statement
- Kumar's #4: Triumphant return by Titus Andronicus overcoming setbacks
- Breitling's #3: METZ side project Weird Nightmare is "peak Jay (Breitling)"
- Kumar's #3: Afghan Whigs combines old collaborations with new sounds
- Breitling's #2: A "modern shoegaze classic" from Helens
- Kumar's #2: Sloan delivers another classic power pop album that they developed during the pandemic
- Breitling's #1: Side project from Johnny Foreigner principals as Yr Poetry
- Kumar's #1: Smart-ass and cynical look at being in an band from PUP
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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.
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