Red Hare’s debut record, Nites of Midnite, is out now and available through our webstore on CD and LP+MP3. You can also pick it up from the band, who will kick off a handful of east coast dates tonight in Brooklyn. If you like, you can listen to their song “Be Half” here.
Also, Hard Art, D.C. 1979 is out now and available through our webstore. The book provides a glimpse into the early days of the Washington, D.C. punk scene via a series of photographs shot by Washington Post photojournalist Lucian Perkins.
We now have an official release date for Red Hare’s debut LP, Nites of Midnite. The record – which includes eight songs mixed by J. Robbins (Jawbox, Office of Future Plans) – will be out May 21st as a split between Dischord and the band’s own recently resurrected imprint, Hellfire Records.
Red Hare is a new group featuring Shawn Brown, Jason Farrell, and Dave Eight — all formerly of Swiz and Sweetbelly Freakdown — and drummer Joe Gorelick (Garden Variety, Bluetip, Retisonic). You can check out their song “Horace” here.
The Evens will head to California in April to perform a handful of shows, including stops in San Diego, Los Angeles and Riverside. Find a full list of the dates below.
In April, E.D. Sedgwick is heading out on a two-week tour of the west coast, stopping in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, and a few spots in between. They'll be playing songs from their latest LP, We Wear White , along with some brand new material. Full list tour dates below.
It's time. Fort Reno is now accepting submissions for the 2013 summer concert season. Bands must be from the Washington, D.C. area and you can find further submission guidelines at the Fort Reno website. Demo packages will be accepted for consideration until Saturday, March 23rd.
We’ve added 10 new shows to the Fugazi Live Series website, including concerts from Brasilia, Brisbane, Pittsburgh and Poughkeepsie. On the site, you’ll find the recent additions listed on the left side bar and also on the main itinerary marked in green.
Full list of this week’s additions after the jump.
Starting today, we’re planning to resume regular updates to the Fugazi Live Series website, adding 10 new shows for download each week. Hopefully, this pace will continue until we have uploaded our complete collection of 800+ concert recordings to the site.
This week’s additions are listed after the jump.
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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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