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Part 2 of my conversation with guest Phil Stacey about the music of 2000.

Show notes:

  • Jay's non-top 5 picks: Hot Snakes, Rollins Band, Fu Manchu, Pearl Jam
  • Phil's and Jay's #5: Diverse offering from the Tragically Hip
  • Phil's and Jay's #4: More accessible effort about living in NYC by PJ Harvey
  • Phil's #3: Bluesy debut album from North Mississippi All-Stars
  • Jay's #3: Electrifying major-label debut from At the Drive-In
  • Featured in Dan Ozzi's book Sellout about indie acts who sign with majors
  • Phil's #2: Phish blends some different styles into their jam band formula
  • Jay's #2: Queens of the Stone Age's second album takes a big leap onto the rock scene
  • Phil's #1: U2 bounces back with a back-to-basics release
  • Phil: Feeling down about what was once his favorite band
  • How bands age 
  • The last really good U2 album
  • Jay's #1: Radiohead totally reinvents their sound, embracing electronics
  • Phil's not feeling it
  • Favorite songs: "Optimistic" (Jay), "Stuck In a Moment You Can't Get Out Of" (Phil) 

 

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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.

Direct download: CompCon_613_061323.mp3
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Part 1 of my conversation with guest Phil Stacey about the music of 2000.

Show notes:

  • In 2000, Jay got married
  • Jay turned 33, Phil turned 31
  • Jay: Went to SXSW, saw Modest Mouse, Fu Manchu, Bevis Frond
  • Pivotal year for the dotcom boom
  • Albums were leaking on Napster before they came out
  • A better year than '99 in terms of stuff we liked
  • Top 100 songs were predominantly pop
  • Phil's non-top 5s: Ween, Sleater-Kinney, Outkast, White Stripes, Rage Against the Machine, Ryan Adams, New Pornographers, Doves, Neil Young, Steely Dan, the Hives 
  • Phil's out on runs scaring old ladies 
  • To be continued

Completely Conspicuous is available through Apple Podcasts. Subscribe and write a review!

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.

Direct download: CompCon_612_060523.mp3
Category:Completely Conspicuous -- posted at: 5:58pm EDT

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