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Records from Other Labels Available through Our Web Store

10.29.11

Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve acquired many new releases from other labels. To see images of each record, take a look at the "Featured DC Bands/Labels" section on our store page (click on the Stuff We Sell tab). For a quick run down of what we picked up and what’s available through our web store, read on...

The GiftMostly in Sickness
This is an eight-song 12 inch released on Amor y Lucha, and it’s a dark and intense rocker throughout. This is the type of record that won’t work as background music. I suggest listening loudly while actually engaging with it: read the lyrics and spend some time with front and back cover art (I’m a sucker for good hand lettering). Songs to obsess over… "Corpse Reviver," "No Nothing," and "Quitter."

The FordistsWatch You
The first thing that should grab you about this record is the cover art (if the tiny jpeg doesn’t appear too impressive, trust me, the 12 inch version looks incredible). A lot of love went into both front and back covers. This is a ten-song LP released from Amor y Lucha. The songs are up-tempo and played with serious precision. Fans of Hoover, Louisville’s Crane, and the mighty Minutemen might be interested in this one. I’m not saying that the Fordists sound like any of those bands… they really have their own sound… I’m just saying that there’s a similar vibe when it comes to song-writing approach. The jam on this record is the second song on Side B, possibly known as “Killed Your Dog.”

More HumansDemon Station
Five-song 10 inch record released on Cricket Cemetery, featuring the work of Clinton Doggett, Andrew Fishbein, and Marko Sonevytsky. The songs are thoughtful and wonderfully produced (the drums sound exactly the way drums should sound – great job, Nick!). Each track is heavily vocal-driven with a focus on a sort of classic rock approach to harmonies. This record is TOTALLY worth it for the songs “Mason-Dixon” and “You’re a Liar” (the latter of which is a particular highlight of the record).

The Bam Bamss/t 7 inch
A three-song 45 with tons of lo-fi pop/garage appeal. I like this record a lot. It’s a return to the hook! Great cover art, too. If you look carefully at the front cover collage, you’ll see there’s a tiny illustrated body builder peeking out from the bottom of Mickey Mouse’s red shorts. The back cover appears to be screen-printed and hand numbered (in crayon).

Hollywood/Mean Jeanssplit 7 inch
This is a two-song split 45 released on Big Neck Records. For those of you who like riffs and hooks akin to the Ramones (should be anyone with a pulse), this record is for you. A perfectly matched split single – it’s tough to pick which side I like better.

The ShondesSearchlights (CD only)
This is a ten-song CD released by Exotic Fever. The Shondes have been around since 2006, and this is their third album. Their sound (bass, guitar, drums, and violin) is polished and super-produced, mixing elements of charged pop, punk, and rock.

-Ryan



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Void "Sessions 1981-83" In Stock & Going Out the Door!

10.28.11

The new Void collection Sessions 1981-83 is in-stock and orders are going out the door today. We apologize for the delay in getting all the vinyl orders out the door immediately but demand was overwhelming (and that's a GOOD thing!).



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By: Skyler Miller - about 3 years ago - permalink - flag

Fuck yes Void! I'm so pumped for this!

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Temporarily Back in Stock

10.27.11

We've got a handful of records in stock right now that have been missing for quite a while. However, there are only a few available of each, so it's first come/first serve.

Lungfish, Sound in Time (CD only) – 3 copies remaining
Government Issue, Boycott Stabb Complete Session (12" vinyl only) – 1 copy remaining




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Shipping Delay on Void LPs

10.24.11

Due to the amazing demand for the new Void collection Sessions 1981-83 album we have run out of our initial stock of LPs and are waiting for a new shipment from the plant. If your order has been marked "shipped" then you are good to go, but if it's is still marked "approved to ship" then it will ship later this week (probably Wednesday or Thursday). We apologize for this delay. We thought that we had ordered enough LPs for the release week, but we absolutely blew through our initial stock. If you have any questions or concerns, or would like to cancel your order please get in touch at 703-351-7507 or at orders[at]dischord.com



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We Are Now Shipping Void "Sessions 1981-83" CD/LP/MP3

10.19.11

We are now shipping all pre-orders and regulars orders for the new Void collection, Sessions 1981-83. The official release date is October 24 and you should be able to find it in your local record shop then.



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Edie Sedgwick Begins European Tour

10.06.11

Edie Sedgwick begins a three week European tour beginning tonight in Torino, Italy. Edie will be playing shows in Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Poland, Austria, Croatia and Slovakia.



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