Let’s start with a bit of background. What is the musical path that got you both where you are today? How and when did you come to start working together?

Scott: I started out as a bass player in Westfield, MA. I bought my first bass in 1980 after hearing The Ramones and formed my first hardcore punk band, Deep Wound, with Lou Barlow and J Mascis in 1983. Soon after, I formed the hardcore/crossover trio Outpatients with my older brother and played in both bands for several years. We shared the stage with some of the great bands from that period, like Hüsker Dü, Black Flag, The Melvins, Cro-Mags, GBH. In DW, we wanted to be the fastest band and played at blistering speeds, almost to the point of noise…

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