Episode 88 - Cassie Ramone (Vivian Girls, Bossy, The Babies)
It may not be a long episode but it is packed with awesome! Damian sits down with his friend and indie royalty Cassie Ramone to talk Weezer in NJ, The Killed By Ridgewood High lp and bad bands being good for the scene..
Also touched on:
The hot guy with the Op Ivy shirt and NoFX at Camp
NoFX CDs at Hot Topis
Lovin’ the soft rock till you found out it wasn’t cool
Losing your Baby-backpack in the moshpit for No Doubt
On the Kung Fu Records Street Name
“Even the Skaband was good”: The Real Estate’s Ska past (again)
The popularity of Weezer in suburban NJ high schools
The Carpenters are awesome!
Paul Williams runs my union
Killed By Ridgewood
Matt and Kim got big!
The bliss of the DIY boom of the early-mid-2000’s Brooklyn
The better the bands, the worse the scene
Bossy breaks up
Vivian Girls were born
Touring with Punkinpie