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Ian MacKaye: "Never in the history of the world have people worked ten hours and nothing has moved."

This is one of the best interviews with Ian MacKaye that I’ve read. So much food for thought. The full interview is linked below.

You got me thinking.

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FILM REVIEW: "SALAD DAYS: A DECADE OF PUNK IN WASHINGTON, DC (1980-1990)"

The icons of American punk rock have largely been identified as hailing from New York City (Ramones, Television), Detroit (MC5, Iggy Pop), or California (Germs, Dead Kennedys, Black Flag). 876 more words

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In My Eyes

“Ian MacKaye knows that I cannot look him in the eye. He shows me around a cluttered corner of Dischord House – the storied home of his record label since 1981 – and lets me peek inside the kitchen. 65 more words

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Salad Days (update)

Well, the digital screeners of Scott Crawford and Jim Saah‘s Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, DC (1980-90) has been sent out to all  243 more words

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“An unlocked door means that, occasionally, you might get a devil come in, but a locked door means you have thousands of angels just walk by.”
(Ian MacKaye)

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One Of The Best

“Minor Threat’s 1983 LP Out of Step is arguably one of the ten most important American hardcore albums, both in terms of its musical power and overall lasting influence. 62 more words

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Rites of Spring and the Political Without Politics

Music can be political without being expressly political.  Sometimes the sheer vitality of it can be a force for change.  It can shake you, wake you up, make you want to do something different than you were doing before you heard it.   274 more words

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