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Track of the Week - Week Twenty

Waiting Room’ by Fugazi

From the EP Fugazi (7 Songs) (1988)

My band recorded their debut EP this weekend just gone at the fantastic… 288 more words

Track Of The Week

Musical Fugazi: Politics, Post Punk, and Reevaluating D.C.’s Most Famous Rock Band 25 Years Later

Last December, amidst one of D.C.’s colder and more snow-filled winters, a symbol of the city’s musical past appeared above one of its most travelled corridors. 3,920 more words


'Salad Days' Is the Documentary That Will Make the Mainstream Understand DC Hardcore

If there was ever a testament to punk as an evolving document, forever building on its past, it was the Washington, DC hardcore scene and the growing pains its experienced in the mid-’80s. 780 more words


E is for Egg Hunt

I think one of the most important releases on the legendary Washington, D.C. independent label Dischord Records, one of my all-time music labels period, was the 1986… 301 more words


All-Ages Venue Provides Creative and Healthy Outlets for Kids

If your child said he or she was going to the Smell, you probably would have a lot questions for them. Since 2000, the Smell has been an all-ages music venue promoting punk rock, noise, and experimental music in downtown Los Angeles. 371 more words

Voyeuristic Substitution

I bungie down my saw along with a bag holding with fuel, bar oil and a sandwich to an old, pink, plastic sled and set off through the snow. 1,035 more words


Senior Superlatives: DC Hardcore Edition

Here’s something definitely worth leaving your apartment for: the brand new documentary titled Salad Days: The Birth of Punk Rock in the Nation’s Capital is… 379 more words