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First post of this year! So, here I come with something for those who have been ordering or  writing about how to order those BABY ONESIES with the MINOR THREAT´s rip-off. 50 more words


Ian MacKaye Prepares For Another Long Day of Documentary Interviews

DISCHORD HOUSE — Only hours after getting off of his last shift, Ian Mackaye is already preparing for another long day at the office. At 52, the hardcore pioneer hasn’t slowed down one bit and currently works a back-breaking 60 hours a week getting interviewed by various documentary crews. 293 more words

How Punk Rock and Hardcore Music Shaped My Teaching Philosophy

The year was 1995. I was a sophomore in high school.  At the time I was really into bands like Rage Against the Machine and Metallica.   1,265 more words


Teen Threat or Minor Idles

Two great records arrived this week. First up the Minor Threat live EP, this turned out to be a first press with the paper sleeve and artwork on only the A-side label. 76 more words


Glen E Friedman: A photographic life in three acts

(This piece was originally written for BBC Culture)

Glen E Friedman turned his teenage years as a skateboarder in 1970s California into a lifelong career. 1,120 more words


'The X. It’s more than a fashion'

The term ‘Straight Edge’ was coined in the early 1980’s by then Minor Threat vocalist Ian Mackaye. The song ‘Straight Edge’ became a platform for Mackaye’s philosophy about abstaining from substances, such as alcohol, tobacco and drugs, even abstaining from promiscuous sex.   441 more words


Don't pay more

Another Minor Threat record for the collection, I found it cheap, so I couldn’t say no, despite already having a copy. I was hoping for an upgrade but it wasn’t as mint as expected. 12 more words