Posts tagged "fugazi"

Fugazi Are Streaming Their ‘First Demo’

Fugazi, at this point nearly 30-year veterans of the post-hardcore scene, are streaming their first ever demo tape, fittingly named First Demo.
By: James Grebey / November 14, 2014

Listen to the Original Demo of Fugazi’s ‘Merchandise’

Fugazi's First Demo, the D.C. punk quartet's debut recording for Dischord at Inner Ear Studio back in 1988, is finally seeing the light of…
By: Andrew Unterberger / October 27, 2014

Our Typo Could Be Your Meme: #Fugazi1888

You know what they say: We're all always just a slip of the keyboard finger away from genius. Just kidding. No one says that because…
By: Chris Martins / September 19, 2014

Fugazi Are Releasing a Lost Album of Songs From 1988

D.C. post-hardcore greats Fugazi remain culturally relevant nearly 30 years after their formation. Aside from being the gold standard for Dischord-ant DIY badassery, favorite indie…
By: Brennan Carley / September 18, 2014

Dead Girlfriends’ ‘On Fraternity': A Roundtable

On Monday, James Brooks, formerly of the electronic-minded duo-turned-solo-project Elite Gymnastics, debuted his new alias, Dead Girlfriends, with a four-song EP called Stop Pretending. One…
By: Jessica Hopper / August 2, 2013

13 Quotes: Highlights From Ian MacKaye’s Library of Congress Lecture

Ian MacKaye has been diligently slaving over a massive archive of nearly all of Fugazi's 1,000-plus live shows over the past four years.
By: Matt Cohen / May 8, 2013

See Jeff Mangum and Fugazi’s Guy Picciotto Play ‘Occupy’ Telethon

It took years for Neutral Milk Hotel's magical Jeff Mangum to shake his Salinger mode and get back out on the road, and eve…
By: Chris Martins / November 16, 2012

Sisters Outsiders: The Oral History of the ‘Bikini Kill’ EP

Bikini Kill were more than a band — and intentionally so. They were a beacon and a call to arms. They were "Girl you ca…
By: Jessica Hopper / November 15, 2012

’80s D.C. Punk Scene’s Story Will Be Told in ‘Salad Days’ Doc

The upcoming Salad Days documentary offers much more than a Steady Diet of Nothing. It aims to make The Argument that Washington, D.C.'s '80s punk…
By: Chris Martins / September 24, 2012

Arcade Fire Signed to Merge Records for the Food

As a company, we here at SPIN are particularly fond of music. As human beings, we are also particularly fond of food. When those two…
By: Devon Maloney / June 21, 2012

SPIN’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time

To celebrate the new generation of shredders profiled in our May/June "Loud Issue," the SPIN staff decided to find some wheedle in a haystack, taking…
By: SPIN Staff / May 3, 2012

A Suggestion: Dive Into Fugazi’s Live Archive Now

"When we play, the challenge is there: Can we throw down? Can we return the favor? Because so many bands have blown our minds over…
By: Joe Gross / December 12, 2011

Fugazi Ready Massive Online Live Archive

Fugazi's obsessive focus is the stuff of do-it-yourself music legend. Led by Dischord Records founder Ian MacKaye, formerly of hugely influential Washington, D.C., hardcore band…
By: Marc Hogan / November 28, 2011

Hear the Wu-Tang Clan, Fugazi Mash-Up Album

From The Grey Album to Girl Talk to The Brothers of Chico Dusty, there's been no shortage of musicians mashing together unlikely musical pairs.
By: Nate Brennan / July 13, 2011

Punk Icons Fugazi Finalizing Huge Concert Archive

It's been almost a decade since Fugazi announced an indefinite hiatus, but the veteran D.C. punks are in the homestretch of archiving every single live…
By: Kevin O'Donnell / April 27, 2011