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Episode 156 - Patty Schemel ( HOLE,HOLEZ, KILL SYBILL, DEATH VALLEY GIRLS, JULIETTE & THE LICKS, CONSTANT COMMENT, THE CIRCUIT SIDE, UPSET)

What a show!!!!! This week, Hits So Hard author and Hole/Upset drummer, Patty Schemel sits down with Damian to talk about growing up punk in small town Washington and how her hometown scene would change the world. This is one of the best ones yet! Also discussed:

Mutual Love and Respect

Patti Smith on SNL as first contact

Nowhere to buy punk records

Canada has SCTV and SCTV has the Plasmatics and Rough Trade

Time Square’s amazing soundtrack

Going to the comic book store to buy Rock Scene

Buying Leave Home on 8 track

The Pacific Northwest obsession with Kiss

Being cursed for life 

Carol Pope is a pioneer

Brave New Waves was the BEST!!!

Asexuals invented poppunk 

Early 54-40 is super underrated

The secret punk history of Platinum Blonde

Pointed Sticks

Moral Lepers

Seeing the Ramones at the Hippodrome

Footloose in real life 

Circle Jerks’ terrible fanbase

Duff comes back to town… with his new friends but the Violent Femmes were playing in the other room

Soundgarden, Melvins, and Husker Du all on one show

The Fastbacks and DOA at Gorilla Gardens… but getting arrested before DOA played

Forming the Milkbones and playing with the Accused

The Deep Six comp

Bruce Pavitt’s record collection

And dropping acid and listening to Spaceman 3

The Archetype of 90’s indie record label ownership

Sybill

And much more!!!

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