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Chain & the Gang's "Experimental Music" out 9/29 on Radical Elite

08.10.17

Ian Svenonius' Chain & the Gang will release a new album, Experimental Music, this fall on Radical Elite Records. The session was recorded live to four track at World Class Tapes in Ann Arbor, MI and features contributions from members of Tyvek and the Gories.

You can pre-order it now through the Dischord website and also via Bandcamp


The EFFECTS' debut LP "Eyes to the Light" out September 29th on LP/CD/Digital

08.09.17

This fall, Dischord will release Eyes to the Light, the debut album by Washington, D.C. trio, the EFFECTS. Formed in 2014, the EFFECTS are Devin Ocampo (Faraquet, Medications), Matthew Dowling, and David Rich. The record includes 9 songs recorded and mixed last year with J. Robbins at Magpie Cage in Baltimore, Maryland and will be out on CD/LP/Digital September 29th. You can pre-order it now via the Dischord website and also through Bandcamp. The band will be playing dates throughout the East Coast and Midwest this fall.


Scream to tour UK in August

07.10.17

In August, Scream will travel to the UK for a handful of shows, including stops in London, Leeds, and Blackpool. This will be the classic lineup featuring Pete Stahl, Franz Stahl, Skeeter Thompson, and Kent Stax with additional guitarist Clint Walsh. You can find the complete date and venue information on our tours page. It's also worth noting that the band's final full length, Fumble, is back in stock on LP. This current pressing is on black vinyl.


The Make-Up to Reunite for Shows This Spring

03.06.17

This spring, The Make-Up will reunite for a series of performances at the Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona, Spain and Porto, Portugal. Before the band heads overseas, they'll also perform a warm up gig at the Black Cat in Washington, DC. These will be The Make-Up's first shows since 2013.


Channels’ “Backpfeifengesicht” b/w “Airstrip 1” out 1/20

01.04.17

Channels – J. Robbins, Janet Morgan, and Darren Zentek -- have recently reactivated and will release a new two-song digital single on January 20th. Formed in 2003, the trio completed an EP and a full-length record before going on indefinite hiatus. “Backpfeifengesicht” and “Airstrip 1” are the first new music recorded by the band in nearly 10 years. The single will be available via Bandcamp, iTunes, and directly from the Dischord website. Artwork comes courtesy of Ryan Nelson.


Lungfish’s “Rainbows From Atoms” Back on LP 11/18

10.26.16

On November 18th, we will reissue Lungfish's second full-length, Rainbows From, on LP. Originally released in 1993, the album was recorded at Inner Ear Studios in Arlington, VA by Ian MacKaye and Don Zientara. Long out of print, this version has been remastered for vinyl by TJ Lipple. At the time of this recording, Lungfish was Daniel Higgs, Asa Osborne, John Chriest, and Mitchell Feldstein. You can pre-order the record here and also through the Dischord Bandcamp page.


Internship Opportunity at The Dischord Records Archive Project

09.14.16

The Dischord Records Archive Project is looking for an intern for assistance in preserving, cataloguing and creating finding aids for manuscript collections. The collections include manuscript, photographic and audio-visual material that document the work of Dischord Records and punk in the D.C. area. Recent graduates in library science, archival studies and students who need to complete a practicum as part of their degree program are especially encouraged to apply. All work will be completed in collaboration with a professional archivist and you must live in the D.C. area, and be available on weekdays to be considered. Applicants should have knowledge or interest in punk and the work of Dischord Records. For details on how to apply, please send us a little information about yourself to archive@dischord.com.


Dischord on Bandcamp

09.12.16

The Dischord Records catalog is now available to purchase on Bandcamp. The majority of our titles have now been posted, but we'll continue to update and fine-tune the site in the coming months. While we will continue to offer digital files for sale on our website in MP3 format, the Bandcamp page will now make it possible to download our releases in lossless formats (WAV, FLAC, etc). Find Dischord on Bandcamp here.


Lungfish’s “Sound in Time” Back on LP 6/24

05.11.16

In June, we will reissue Lungfish's fourth full-length, Sound In Time, on LP. Originally released in 1996, the album was recorded at Inner Ear Studios in Arlington, Virginia by Don Zientara. Long out of print, this version has been remastered for vinyl by TJ Lipple.


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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