Soccer Team’s Real Lessons in Cynicism is now available for pre-order. As a bonus, we have 50 copies of the band’s 3 Songs 7" to give away with pre-orders. If you would like one, please leave a note in the comments section on your order.
Records will ship on or near the official 10/27 release date. Any additional items ordered will be held and shipped in the same box.
Originally a duo featuring Ryan Nelson (Most Secret Method, Beauty Pill) and Melissa Quinley, the band has since expanded to include drummer Dennis Kane and multi-instrumentalist, Jason Hutto (The Aquarium). The record includes 14 songs that were recorded live in a basement to a Tascam 388 tape machine and then mixed using a computer.
Listen to “Friends Who Know” here.
On September 22nd, Bikini Kill Records will reissue Bikini Kill’s original demo tape, Revolution Girl Style Now on CD and LP. This reissue -- which was mixed by Guy Picciotto and mastered by John Golden -- includes the unreleased tracks, "Ocean Song", "Just Once", and "Playground."
The band has made a trailer for the record featuring footage from its first Olympia, WA show, which was shot by Brian Ruff and edited by Kathleen Hanna & Kathi Wilcox. Watch the video here.
This fall, Dischord and DeSoto Records will reissue Jawbox’ S/T album on LP/Mp3 and CD. Originally released in 1996 and long out of print, this was the band’s fourth and final album. The LP has been remastered by Dan Coutant at Sunroom Audio and will include revised cover art by Jason Farrell.
Soul Side has announced a week’s worth of dates in November, including shows in Philadelphia, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Last year, the band reunited for the first time in 25 years, performing shows in Brooklyn and Washington, DC in conjunction with the premiere of the documentary film, Salad Days.
Find the complete list of dates and venues here.
Last fall, Soul Side’s Trigger and Bass·103 were reissued on a single LP, which is available here.
We are pleased to announce that Lungfish’s third album, Pass and Stow, is now back in print on LP. First released in 1994, the record has been remastered and recut from the source files by Bob Weston at Chicago Mastering Service.
Zomes’ Near Unison LP, Bikini Kill’s The First Two Records CD, and the new printing of Banned in DC are all now available for pre-order. Records and books will ship on or before the official June 23rd release date. Any additional items ordered will be held and mailed in the same package.
On June 23, Baltimore/Stockholm duo Zomes will release a new album, Near Unison, via their own label (also called Near Unison). The LP will be distributed exclusively through Dischord Direct.
From the band: “These visceral and gently imaginative songs come from a year long musical sketch-sharing practice that led the band towards simple compositions inspired by the melodies and intimate storytelling of Swedish and American folk music.”
You can watch a video for the song "Beckoning Breeze" here.
After nearly 10 years out of production, Banned In DC is finally coming back into print.
Assembled by Cynthia Connolly, Leslie Clague, and Sharon Cheslow and originally released in December of 1988, Banned in DC collects hundreds of photos, flyers, and stories documenting the DC punk scene of the mid-’80s.
The intention of the book — one of the first to be published on punk in the US — was to capture the feeling and energy of the movement using stories from the people who were involved. It features images of a number of bands from that time, including Minor Threat, Faith, Marginal Man, Scream, Red C, Bad Brains, Rites of Spring, Nuclear Crayons, Insurrection, Hate from Ignorance, G.I., Void, and Second Wind.
About Dischord Records
Dischord Records was created in 1980 to document the music coming out of the Washington, D.C. punk community. The label has put out the work of over 60 bands, and has distributed hundreds of other releases connected to the D.C. area. We will continue our work as long as this community continues to create music that speaks to us. Thanks.
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