The show notes...
- Check out Amanda's show Radioculars on WMWM Saturdays from 3-6 p.m. Eastern at Salem State University
- Amanda: Music geekery started when she got to WMWM
- Parents played radio for her while she was still in a crib
- Amanda's first musical memory: Manilow's "Copacabana"
- Kumar: Remember hearing War and Eric Burdon's "Spill the Wine" as 3-year-old
- As a kid, Amanda dug ABBA and Muppets albums
- Later she got into showtunes like Les Miserables, Cats
- She also liked NKOTB, Bon Jovi, DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince
- Kumar: Saw Alanis Morisette at the Paradise in '94
- WMWM's sister station is WFNX
- FNX DJ got Amanda into voiceover work
- She recited MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech
- Amanda's geekdom grew as she did radio show each week
- Easier to find more obscure music now
- Music licensing doesn't have same stigma it used to
- Amanda doesn't have too many female friends who are music geeks
- Amanda: Girls don't get as obsessive about music collections
- Guys tend to have much larger music collections
- Amanda won contest to see every concert at Paradise Rock Club in October 2009
- She went to 20 shows, spent 20 to 30 hours a week at the 'Dise that month
- Shows included Bajofondo, Blues Traveler, Bob Mould
- After that month of shows, Amanda took winter off from concertgoing
- Bonehead of the Week
Wintersleep - Trace Decay
Yuck - Georgia
Ringo Deathstarr - Imagine Hearts
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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 blogs Clicky Clicky and Keeping Some Dark Secrets. Additional music used in the show is by Me and Boris the Bull, which is the brainchild of the mighty Mark Campbell. Thanks to Bob Durling for the album art; find out more about his photography at his blog.
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