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'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

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