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"Dischord Records was created in 1980 to document the music coming out of the Washington, D.C. punk community. The label has put out the work of over 40 bands, and has distributed hundreds of other releases connected to the D.C. area. We will continue our work as long as this community continues to create music that speaks to us. Thanks."

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Dischord to reissue demo from Henry Rollins' first band, S.O.A.
Dischord Records will be releasing the demo from Henry Rollins' first band, S.O.A. on March 11, 2014. Rollins joined Black Flag the next year in 1981. The release collects the eight songs that were recorded with Skip Groff at Inner Ear Studio in December of 1980 during their first-ever recording…
2014-01-16 11:00:01

Kathleen Hanna on 'Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell'
Kathleen Hanna was a guest on last night's Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell which on an unrelated note was just canceled by FXX discussing the intersection of feminism and punk rock during the riot grrrl movement, Bikini Kill's misrepresentation in the media and other topics.…
2013-11-13 17:00:01

Alarms and Controls to release 'Clovis Points'
Dischord Records has set a release date of November 19, 2013 for the upcoming album from Alarms and Controls. The band was formed in Washington, D.C. during the fall of 2010. Their roots go back further, though, to 2003, when guitarist Chris Hamley (Antimony, Circus Lupus) and drummer Vin Novara (The Crownhate Ruin, 1.6 Band) were performing in an ensemble…
2013-10-02 10:00:01

The Julie Ruin: 'Run Fast'
The Julie Ruin, the current project from Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill and Le Tigre, are streaming their new full length in conjunction with online radio station Pandora. The record in question - Run Fast - is due out September 3, 2013 via TJR Records / Dischord. They'll…
2013-08-27 18:00:01

Ian MacKaye talks about smartphone use at shows
Perhaps you've noticed the proliferation of smartphone usage at shows, or, if you're like me, have on more than a few occasions been stuck standing behind a concertgoer recording entire songs of grainy, inaudible and wholly unintelligible video to show to no one in particular. WTOP published an article today about the practice, and the manner in which…
2013-08-26 15:00:02

The Julie Ruin: "Ha Ha Ha"
The Julie Ruin, the current project from Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill and Le Tigre, have released their second single, "Ha Ha Ha." The song will appear on the band's upcoming debut full-length Run Fast, due out September 3, 2013 via TJR Records / Dischord. They'll be…
2013-08-07 13:00:01

The Evens (Northeast)
The Evens have announced their second block of summer tour dates, this time in the Northeast with stops in Providence, Easthampton, New Haven, and a handful of other cities. The band is the current project from Ian MacKaye (Fugazi, Dischord Records,…
2013-07-25 14:30:01

The Julie Ruin: "Oh Come On"
The Julie Ruin, the current project from Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill and Le Tigre, have released a new video for "Oh Come On." Check it out below. The song will appear on the band's upcoming debut full-length Run Fast, due out September 3, 2013 via TJR Records / Dischord. They'll be…
2013-07-11 11:00:01

The Evens
Starting tonight, The Evens Ian MacKaye (Fugazi, Minor Threat) and Amy Farina (The Warmers) will head out on a tour of the Midwest, including stops in Pittsburgh, Detroit, Chicago, and a handful of other cities. Late last year, the duo released…
2013-06-27 16:30:01

The Julie Ruin (Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill)
The Julie Ruin, which was founded by Kathleen Hanna (Bikini Kill, Le Tigre), has announced a first ever national tour as they travel to Fun Fun Fun in Austin, Texas. The band is planning a new full-length for release on September 3, 2013. It's called Run Fast and follows up the self-titled debut released in 1998 via…
2013-06-27 15:30:01

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