Interview with Ramona Gonzalez of NITE JEWEL

Ramona Gonzalez is the loud one in NITE JEWEL.

She also does time in philosophy (the study not some dumb band.)

What’s up Ramona:

wdup dogs

Where are you from:

i grew up on a dead end street in oakland near a gas station that sold ice cream cones thru bullet proof glass

Where are you now:

similar, but streets goes through

How long have you been at it:

my whole lifes

What got you started:

hot cross buns

What else do you do:

made myself some coffee just now

How do you keep it together:

drugs, yoga, jujitsu, coconut water, alkaline fasting

What are you reading:

american pastoral by phillip roth

What comedy and/or comedians are you into:

longmont potion castle

What are you listening to, lately:


What art, if any, you seen worth talking about:

hacker web based art

Worked any fucked-up jobs? Do tell:

i currently work at a place that waxes celebrity vaginas.

Played any fucked-up shows:

the one where i threw up on the mic (LA), the one where emily threw up on her sleeve (Tampa)

With whom, if anyone, do you roll:

my number one and only cole marsden greif-neill

Where are you headed:

the west side, maybe

Where is the rest of it headed:

down the tubes

What can you do about it:

write music about it

Are there any people you’d like to mention who’ve helped you work it out:

ludwig wittgenstein

People to look for:

ones without M/S or F/B or who write it that way (i.e. tom recchion)

People to look out for, because they are bad news:

people who talk about their “manager” or “lawyer”

Anything you have in the works, on the ready, or on the horizon:

over the horizon

Anything else you want to pass on:

expect a new EP very soon through gloriette records

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