This weekend, The Vivian Girls play their very last shows ever. Their band was born in Brooklyn, so it's fitting that they're going to wrapping things up, there, too, with a pair of shows: one Saturday at Death By Audio and one Sunday at Baby's All Right. The Vivian Girls: Katy "Kickball Katy" Goo ... More >>
Although East is still better, amirite?
After ditching three rising fuzz-pop bands, a Brooklyn fixture finds solace with her fourth
Let the Spinal Tap jokes begin: the Vivian Girls seem to have shed another drummer. It's their second after O.G. skinslady Frankie Rose, who split a couple summers back; since then, the band's drummer has been the capable Ali Koehler. Now, evidently, it is not. The band's publicist confirms the pe ... More >>
(Clockwise): Drummer Ali Koehler, singer-guitarist Cassie Ramone, bassist Kickball Katy This Tuesday, dirty-guitar-punk trio Vivian Girls released their sophomore album Everything Goes Wrong. Last spring, a day before they were to go on tour, as well as move out of their shared apartment, singer-gu ... More >>
The Applebee's-loving reverb queens triumphantly return with more of the same
Because we are juvenile and uncouth and easily amused, we generally prefer blogging about music videos that star naked people, but we'll make an exception for the Vivian Girls, since we always do. This one's called "Moped Girls," a breezy, under-two-minute tune that's from a Rough Trade seven-inch ... More >>
Vivian Girls Awesome Color Friday September 21 Cake Shop Photos by Rebecca Smeyne Local soft-focus punk rockers Vivian Girls channel distant cousins No Age as much as they do C86, Heavenly, Shop Assistants, et al: Something about the gorgeous way they leave their songs so unpolished. In a way, it ... More >>