Episode 5 - Gerard Cosloy (Matador Records)

Join in this week as Damian chats with his friend and “record-puter-outer”; Matador Records boss, Gerard Cosloy. The two discuss Gerard's adolescents in the nascent days of Boston punk, and hardcore.

Also covered in this episode:

-The Dead Kennedys bringing the 'core to Boston

-The importance of the institution of WBCN

-Almost being in SSD

-The superior "Radio Cart" versions of songs

-Being at the Negative FX Riot at the Mission To Burma show

-The spectacle that was the only Last Rights show

-The burden of nostalgia

-Managing the unbelievable talent of Deep Wound (pre Dinosaur Jr. and Sebadoh)

-Vile: the most hated band in Boston.

-The victories and regrets of Homestead Records.

-Why is Breaking Circus so overlooked?

-Taking pride in having put out The Frogs.

-Conflict Zine: pride and shame

-The wisdom of the "asshole record store clerk"

- Patrick Amory's Too Fun Too Huge

-The perils of ridding in van's with Keith Morris in the early 80's

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