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premiere: new D.C. “Punk the Capital” doc has a trailer, and screening dates (watch!)

"From the perspective of that family-sized row house, this film dives back into an array of D.C. area bands of the late 1970’s (Slickee Boys, White Boy...) and looks forward into the growth of DC’s hardcore punk scene of the early 1980’s (Bad Brains, Minor Threat, Faith...)"

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Inner Ear (via their website)
Inner Ear (via their website)
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famed DC punk recording studio Inner Ear broken into; valuable equipment stolen

Inner Ear's client list reads like a history of DC punk and indie rock. "You just have to keep on going,” said studio founder Don Zientara.

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Dischord
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Dischord is now on Bandcamp

You can now easily stream records like Minor Threat's Out of Step, Fugazi's Repeater, Rites of Spring's End on End, Autoclave's S/T, Dag Nasty's Can I Say, Government Issue's Legless Bull, Slant 6's Soda Pop​*​Rip Off, and more.

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Get Up Kids
Jim Suptic w/ The Get Up Kids (photo by Mimi Hong)
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Rolling Stone lists the best emo albums; Chris Carrabba/Mike Kinsella/Get Up Kids/Saves the Day supergroup opening for The Promise Ring

Rolling Stone picked the 40 greatest emo albums of all time. Plus, an exciting NYC show was announced.

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Kurt Cobain’s 50 favorite albums

Via Buzzfeed & Laughing Squid, comes this handwritten list Kurt Cobain made, as published in Journals in 2002. Read the whole thing typed, below...

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Rites of Spring demo gets official release (stream a song)

Rites of Spring was an American post-hardcore band from Washington, D.C. in the mid-1980s, known for their energetic live performances. A part of the D...

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an interview w/ Tonie Joy of Moss Icon, on the reunion and discography release (win a TEST PRESSING)

DOWNLOAD: Moss Icon - "I'm Back Sleeping, Or Fucking, Or Something" (MP3)

If you can only see one band at Chaos in Tejas year, bets are that you'll probably try and catch Moss Icon...

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