Justin Moyer and Mike Andre – both formerly of Antelope – have formed a new band with Amanda Huron (Caution Curves, Vertebrates) called Puff Pieces. Earlier this year, they recorded a 4-song single with Devin Ocampo (Medications), which is available now via Lovitt Records. You can listen to their song “New Nazis” here.
The vinyl reissue of Jawbox’s second full-length, Novelty, is now available for pre-order. Records will ship slightly in advance of the May 6th release date. Any additional items ordered will be held and shipped in the same package.
Chain & the Gang’s new LP, Minimum Rock ’n’ Roll, is now available for pre-order. The record is due out May 6th via Radical Elite and will be exclusively distributed by Dischord in the US.
Pre-order copies will ship slightly in advance of the official release date. Any items ordered with the record will be held and shipped in the same package. You can preview the song “Devitalize” here.
This spring, we'll be re-pressing Jawbox’s long out-of-print second album, Novelty, on vinyl. Novelty was recorded at Inner Ear Studios in January of 1992 with producer Iain Burgess and was the band's first full-length to feature guitar player Bill Barbot. The record has been remastered and recut by Bob Weston at Chicago Mastering Studios and will be pressed onto clear-colored vinyl with revised artwork.
This spring, Dischord will release S.O.A.’s First Demo 12/29/80. This 7” collects the eight songs that the band recorded with Skip Groff at Inner Ear during its first studio session.
Henry Garfield formed State of Alert (S.O.A.) in October of 1980 with guitarist Michael Hampton, bassist Wendel Blow, and drummer Simon Jacobsen. The band released 13 songs – three on the Flex Your Head sampler and ten on the No Policy EP – and performed a total of nine shows before splitting up in July of 1981.
Dischord Records co-founder Jeff Nelson has created a few new t-shirt designs. They can be purchased through the Pedestrian Press.
In January, Deathfix will join back up with Pinback for a string of shows in California, including visits to San Luis Obispo, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Santa Barbara and two nights in Pinback’s hometown, San Diego. As per usual, complete venue and ticket information can be found over at our tours page.
Alarms & Controls’s debut LP, Clovis Points, is out now via Dischord/Lovitt Records and available through our webstore on CD and LP+MP3. The band will celebrate with a record release show at the Black Cat in Washington, D.C. on December 3 and a performance at Death By Audio in Brooklyn, NY on December 12. Find more info on those dates here.
Pre-order copies will ship slightly in advance of the official release date, November 19th. Any items ordered with the record will be held and shipped in the same package. Listen to "Khmer Avatar" here.
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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