Vivian Girls

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Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Vivian Girls Memory

In a scene where it was cool not to give a shit, Vivian Girls always gave a shit. A lot of different people give a…
James Rettig | September 17, 2019 - 11:38 am

The Anniversary

Vivian Girls Turns 10

The indie rock subgenre known as "noise-pop," which distorts candy-sweet melodies with blown-out guitars and echo, had something of a renaissance in the late 2000s.
Patrick D. McDermott | October 1, 2018 - 10:00 am

In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2014

Since 2008 I've put together a holiday-time video tribute to the year's band breakups. It's a sad endeavor really, but there is a bright side.
Scott Lapatine | December 29, 2014 - 12:41 pm

More Vivian Girls stories

Watch Vivian Girls Cover Jay Reatard’s “My Shadow” At Tour Opener In LA

Vivian Girls released their great comeback album, Memory, a few weeks ago -- it was our Album of The Week -- and over the weekend…
James Rettig | October 7, 2019 - 9:57 am

Vivian Girls – “Sludge” Video

It’s been eight years since the release of Vivian Girls' last album, 2011’s Share The Joy. But back in July, NYC-to-LA transplants Cassie Ramone, Katy…
Julia Gray | September 10, 2019 - 10:00 am

Vivian Girls – “Something To Do” Video

It’s been eight years since the release of 2011’s Share The Joy, the most recent album from Vivian Girls. Last month, the band announced they'd be releasing a…
Keely Quinlan | August 14, 2019 - 11:01 am

Vivian Girls Announce Reunion Album Memory: Hear “Sick”

It's been a little over a decade since Vivian Girls got started -- we reflected on the 10-year anniversary of their debut album last fall…
James Rettig | July 17, 2019 - 10:00 am

Read Bleached’s Can You Deal? Zine Feat. Liz Phair, Hayley Williams, Tegan Quin, & More

Bleached's recent Can You Deal? EP was released alongside a zine of the same name that features essays, art, and poetry from a stacked list…
James Rettig | April 10, 2017 - 2:57 pm

Stream The Polyvinyl Plays Polyvinyl Comp

Illinois indie rock label Polyvinyl Records is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a neat bit of self-referential reflection. On the 20-track compilation Polyvinyl Plays Polyvinyl,…
Chris DeVille | November 22, 2016 - 10:06 am

SNL’s Aidy Bryant Releases Short Film Featuring Former Vivian Girls

Saturday Night Live cast member Aidy Bryant has released a new short film called Darby Forever. Former Vivian Girls Katy Goodman and Ali Koehler appear…
James Rettig | February 18, 2016 - 11:18 am

Cassie Ramone – “Run Run Rudolph” (Chuck Berry Cover)

Last year, the Vivian Girls broke up, and former member Cassie Ramone released The Time Has Come, her first-ever solo album. Next month, she'll follow…
Tom Breihan | November 13, 2015 - 11:16 am

Cassie Ramone – “Hangin On”

Earlier this year, Vivian Girls broke up, something that seemed to be looming as the years passed and the members moved on to other great…
Miles Bowe | July 10, 2014 - 1:10 pm

La Sera – “Losing To The Dark”

The Vivian Girls played their last show ever just a few nights ago, and now that band's former bassist Katy Goodman is already moving on.
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2014 - 3:45 pm

Watch Video From Vivian Girls’ Goodbye Concert

The Brooklyn indie-pop trio Vivian Girls announced their breakup earlier this year, and they found a nice way to send the band off: Reuniting with…
Tom Breihan | March 3, 2014 - 9:11 am

Vivian Girls Break Up

Over the course of seven years and three albums, the New York trio Vivian Girls developed a certain strain of Phil Spector-influenced DIY pop-punk, played…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2014 - 12:55 pm
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