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Egg Hunt "Me And You" and "We All Fall Down"

I grew up on Dischord.

I started with Minor Threat, then ordered a lot through their mail order. I ordered this when I was 15. I had to get my mom to write a check for the record. 40 more words

Instrument (2003)

Directed by: Jem Cohen

Woven together with classic live footage ‘Instrument’ is a fine introduction as to why Fugazi were another one of those “only bands that mattered”. 634 more words


Transcript of Michael Stipe's Nirvana Induction Speech at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Good evening. I’m Michael Stipe and I’m here to induct Nirvana into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

When an artist offers an idea, a perspective, it helps us all to see who we are.

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Teen Idles

The Teen Idles was a band composed of Ian Mackaye, Jeff Nelson, Nathan Strejcek, and Geordie Grindle. Henry Rollins was also involved due to his close friendship with Mackaye. 98 more words

DC Hardcore


I am a patient boy
I wait, I wait, I wait, I wait
My time is like water down a drain
Everybody’s moving,
Everybody’s moving, 699 more words

Record Collecting

Minor Threat

Ian Mackaye’s vocals are easily recognizable. He sings in a slightly higher pitch than other DC hardcore bands, but the music is incredibly angry. The guitar is heavily distorted and has an open sort of quality to it.  31 more words

DC Hardcore

FUGAZI // 13 Songs (Dischord)

I read a ‘fact’ on Wikipedia that I just cannot in anyway believe about 13 Songs. You ready for this? And I quote “13 Songs is Fugazi’s most successful release, with total worldwide sales over three million”. 667 more words

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