CJ Ramone, formerly of The Ramones, joins today’s Kyle Meredith With… to discuss his new album, The Holy Spell, and how it pays tribute to a musician he’s worked with on previous records. He also discusses Starcrawler’s cover of “Pet Sematary”, Kanye West and Justin Timberlake’s fandom of The Ramones, the political environment of The Ramones, and the possibility of retirement.
Kyle Meredith With… is an interview series in which WFPK’s Kyle Meredith speaks to a wide breadth of musicians. Each episode, Meredith digs deep into an artist’s work to find out how the music is made and where their journey is going, from legendary artists like Robert Plant, Paul McCartney, U2 and Bryan Ferry, to the newer class of The National, St. Vincent, Arctic Monkeys, Haim, and Father John Misty. Check back Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for new episodes. Rate the series now via Apple Podcasts.