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