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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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Ian MacKaye to speak at Library of Congress
Legendary hardcore icon Ian MacKaye has been asked to speak at The Library of Congress on May 7th, 2013. The event will take place in the Mumford Room of the James Madison Memorial Building, located at 101 Independence Ave in Washington DC. The free event is open to the public and no tickets are required. MacKaye is scheduled to talk about "personal digital archiving and the need to…
Brian Baker rules out Minor Threat reunion
In light of recent reunions, of contemporaries like Black Flag, and even his own band,…
Deathfix (Fugazi, Medications) to release debut
Washington DC's Deathfix-- featuring Fugazi's Brendan Canty along with Blowoff's Rich Morel, and Devin Ocampo and Mark Cisneros from Medications-- will be releasing their self-titled debut on February 19, 2013 via Dischord Records. The band is streaming a song from the record, titled "Transmission,"…
Chris Lawhorn: 'Fugazi Edits'
DJ and former Cataract Falls member Chris Lawhorn has posted a stream of his forthcoming album, Fugazi Edits. The record was made with the permission of Fugazi and combines more than a hundred Fugazi samples with a variety of effects on an instrumental record. Lawhorn promises that every Fugazi song will be represented on the 22-track album. Profits will be donated to a pair of charities…
Chris Lawhorn to release 'Fugazi Edits'
DJ and former Cataract Falls member Chris Lawhorn has posted two songs from his forthcoming album, Fugazi Edits. The record was made with the permission of Fugazi and combines more than a hundred Fugazi samples with a variety of effects on an instrumental record. Lawhorn promises that every Fugazi song will be represented on the 22-track album which is due out…
The Evens detail new album, 'The Odds'
The Evens, the latest project from Ian MacKaye and his wife Amy Farina, have unveiled details about their upcoming full-length. The record will be titled The Odds, and will be released on November 20, 2012 via MacKaye's Dischord Records. It will be the band's first album since 2006's…
Dischord to release 'Six Song Demo' from Rites of Spring
Dischord Records has announced plans to release some previously unavailable material from legendary hardcore/emo pioneers Rites of Spring. Two members of the band - vocalist/guitarist Guy Picciotto and drummer Brendan Canty - went on to Fugazi after the band split up in 1986. The…
Dischord Records have announced that Virginia veterans Scream will be performing a string of dates on the European mainland this winter. The tour will kick off in Amsterdam on January 19th and will wrap in Hamburg, Germany on the 5th of…
Fugazi live archive is officially available
As promised, Dischord Records have opened up their soon-to-be-massive live show archive for download. The site will eventually have tracks from 800 performances from their formation in 1987 through the indefinite hiatus in 2003/2004. The significant undertaking includes $5 downloads of each show, but offers people the opportunity to…
Fugazi to release archived live tracks online
According to The New York Times, semi-defunct punk band Fugazi will be releasing tracks of their 800 live shows online, with the first batch of 130 going up next Thursday, December 1st. Vocalist/guitarist Ian MacKaye explained: “I’d say it was for…
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