RADICAL DADS ON MEGA RAMA: A SHORT INTERVIEW
What’s the album about?
What does Mega Rama mean?
First, it was the new name of a ship taken over by pirates. Secondly, it is a prefix and a suffix without a root word, enabling any human to fill in the blank. Go ahead, try it. Finally, it is a type of rarely achieved ecstatic state.
Who or what influenced this album?
The Lilys, Herman Melville, Pixies, Thomas Bernhard, Buckminster Fuller, Wer- ner Herzog, Superchunk, David Foster Wallace, Don Caballero, Steve Caballero, Built to Spill, David Berman, Yo La Tengo, Bela Tarr, the Gowanus Canal, Donald Barthelme, skateboarding bulldogs, and The Clean.