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Fugazi – Repeater + 3 Songs (1990)

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Fugazi – Repeater + 3 Songs (1990)
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What could a businessman ever want more than to have us sucking in his store?

With its righteous disdain for capitalism and the almighty dollar, Repeater’s themes update Gang of Four’s Solid Gold. Lines/slogans like “When I need something, I reach out and grab it,” and “You are not what you own,” bear this out.

Repeater honestly gets a little stifling in its unrelenting conviction and grandstanding. It’s not too difficult to see why the band was allegedly lacking a sense of humor at this stage; they could have been yelling about filing their taxes, after all.

The title makes sense, if only by mistake. But — and that’s a big but — Repeater nearly matches the early EPs with its musical invention and skill, spitting out another serving of excellence, making the finger-pointing a little easier to digest.

Few rhythm sections of the time had the great interplay of Joe Lally and Brendan Canty. Likewise, the guitar playing and interaction of Ian MacKaye and Guy Picciotto almost always get overlooked, thanks to all the other subjects brought up when the band is talked about. A guitar magazine even rated Repeater as one of the best guitar records of the ’90s, and rightfully so. Anemic revs spiked by pig squeals (or is it a screeching train?) highlight the title track, one of the band’s finest moments.

As always, MacKaye and Picciotto’s noise-terrorism-as-guitar-joust avoids flashiness, used as much as rhythm as punctuation device. Sharp, angular, jagged, and precise. Other gnarling highlights include the preachy “Styrofoam,” the late-breaking “Sieve-Fisted Find,” and the somewhat ironic “Merchandise,” which skewers Mr. Business Owner by asking, “What could a businessman ever want more than to have us sucking in his store?” Not everyone can do mail order, guys.

[The CD version adds the 3 Songs 7″ as a bonus, titled Repeater + 3 Songs.]

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Tracklisting

1. Turnover
2. Repeater
3. Brendan #1
4. Merchandise
5. Blueprint
6. Sieve-Fisted Find
7. Greed
8. Two Beats Off
9. Styrofoam
10. Reprovisional
11. Shut the Door
12. Song #1
13. Joe #1
14. Break-In

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September 4, 2008 Posted by | Fugazi, Music_Punk, _MUSIC | Leave a comment

VA : 20 YEARS OF DISCHORD – BOX SET (3 CDs – 73 songs (21 unreleased))

VA : 20 YEARS OF DISCHORD – BOX SET
3 CDs – 73 songs (21 unreleased)
Mp3 / Punk
Initially the release was going to be a double CD featuring one song from every band (50) on the label, but that idea grew to include a 100+ page booklet that would include photos and text about the bands and the history of the label. Later a third CD was added, this one featuring unreleased or rare material from the Dischord vaults, as well as some CD-ROM video files of archival footage of performances from some of the early bands.

A whopping 73 songs here from various artists including The Teen Idols, Minor Threat, Gray Matter, Beefeater, The Snakes, Slant 6, Shudder To Think, Ignition and many more.

TRACKS:

Disc: 1

1. Get Up and Go – Teen Idles
2. Nic Fit – The Untouchables
3. Public Defender – State of Alert
4. Screaming at a Wall – Minor Threat
5. Dehumanized – Void
6. Barbed Wire – Youth Brigade
7. Rock ‘n’ Roll Bullshit – Government Issue
8. Fight/American Justice – Scream
9. Live for Now – Iron Cross
10. Pressure’s On – Red C
11. Stolen Youth – Deadline
12. Suburban Wasteland – Artificial Peace
13. Subject to Change – Faith
14. Sorry/Change for the Same – Skewbald
15. Missing Rungs – Marginal Man
16. Oscar’s Eye – Gray Matter
17. Drink Deep – Rites of Spring
18. Just Things – Beefeater
19. Snake Rap – The Snakes
20. Circles – Dag Nasty
21. Money – Embrace
22. Punch the Geek – Soulside
23. We All Fall Down – Egg Hunt
24. This Time – One Last Wish
25. Cake – Fire Party
26. Rebuilding – Ignition
27. Domino Days – Three
28. Red House – Shudder to Think
29. Twist and Shout – Happy Go Licky

Disc: 2

1. Blueprint – Fugazi
2. Friend to Friend in Endtime – Lungfish
3. Destructor ( Fidelity Jones
4. Spectra Sonic Sound – The Nation of Ulysses
5. Perfect Sleeper – Holy Rollers
6. Motorist – Jawbox
7. People are Wrong – Severin
8. Summer – The High-Back Chairs
9. I’ll Take You Down – Autoclave
10. Pop Man – Circus Lupus
11. Mr. Weekend – Branch Manager
12. What Kind of Monster Are You? – Slant 6
13. Cable – Hoover
14. Goodbye, Dr. Fate – Trusty
15. A Good Day – Smart Went Crazy
16. Ruin Piss Alley – The Crownhate
17. Poked it With a Stick – The Warmers
18. They Live By Night – The Make-Up
19. Castanet – Bluetip
20. Cut Self Not – Faraquet
21. Hooray for Humans – Q and Not U

Disc: 3

1. Get Up and Go – Teen Idles
2. Deadhead – Teen Idles
3. Stepping Stone – Untouchables
4. Draw Blank – State Of Alert
5. Straight Edge (live) – Minor Threat
6. Understand – Minor Threat
7. Snubbing – Government Issue
8. Asshole (with Ian) – Government Issue
9. Asshole Dub – Minor Threat
10. I Object – Youth Brigade
11. Rozzlyn Rangers – Rozzlyn Rangers
12. Black, Jewish and Poor – Void
13. Authority (take 1 and 2) – Void
14. Search for Employment – Scream
15. No Revolution – Deadline
16. No Choice – Faith
17. Manipulator – Marginal Man
18. All Ages Show – Dag Nasty
19. The Word – Fugazi
20. Burning (live) – Fugazi
21. Drop Dead Don’t Blink – Shudder to Think
22. We Are The One – Circus Lupus
23. Are You Human? – Slant 6
24. Interview – Interview

Disc One Part 1 – http://sharebee.com/7fee324d
Disc One Part 2 – http://sharebee.com/94f93589

Disc Two Part 1 – http://sharebee.com/048bd0f7
Disc Two part 2 – http://sharebee.com/a1fd032a

Disc 3 – http://sharebee.com/c4b52d73

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August 22, 2008 Posted by | Fugazi, Ignition, Minor Threat, Music_Punk, _MUSIC | Leave a comment

Embrace (Ian MacKaye et al) – Embrace (1987)

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Embrace (Ian MacKaye et al) – Embrace (1987)
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A hard to find album from Embrace. Don’t worry it’s not the whinging Oasis-like Britpop band Embrace, but the Washington, D.C punk band Ian MacKaye was in after Minor Threat and before Fugazi.

Embrace was a short-lived post-hardcore band from Washington, D.C., which lasted from the summer of 1985 to the spring of 1986 and was one of the first bands to be dubbed in the press as emotive hardcore, though the members had rejected the term since its creation.

The band included Ian MacKaye of Minor Threat with three former members of his brother Alec’s band The Faith: guitarist Michael Hampton, drummer Ivor Hanson, and bassist Chris Bald. The only recording released by the quartet was their self-titled album Embrace.

Following the breakup of Embrace, MacKaye rejoined former Minor Threat drummer Jeff Nelson to form Egg Hunt. Bald moved on to the band Ignition, and drummer Ivor Hanson paired up with Hampton again in 1992 for Manifesto.

During the band’s formative years, some fans started referring to their and fellow innovators Rites of Spring’s music as emocore, a term vocalist Ian MacKaye publicly disagreed with

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The LP Embrace was their only album and was released in 1987.

The LP was compiled from the only two studio sessions the band recorded. The first eleven tracks were laid down in November 1985, and the other three were done in February 1986. All of the songs were recorded at Inner Ear Studios and featured the same lineup.

Originally released on cassette tape and vinyl, it was released on CD in 1992 as Dischord number 24CD. In May 2002, the CD was re-mastered with two extra tracks, previously unreleased alternate versions of “Money” and “Dance of Days” taken from the first recording session.

Tracklisting

1. “Give Me Back” – 2:32
2. “Dance of Days” – 2:16
3. “Building” – 1:58
4. “Past” – 1:53
5. “Spoke'” – 2:00
6. “Do Not Consider Yourself Free” – 2:23
7. “No More Pain” – 3:11
8. “I Wish I” – 2:11
9. “Said Gun” – 2:11
10. “Can’t Forgive” – 2:31
11. “Money” – 2:37
12. “If I Never Thought About It” – 2:32
13. “End of a Year” – 2:36
14. “Last Song” – 2:27

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Embrace this, motherfuckers!

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August 19, 2008 Posted by | Embrace, Fugazi, Ian MacKaye, Minor Threat, Music_Punk, _MUSIC | 3 Comments

Fugazi Discography

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Some amazing albums from the relentless punk force that is Fugazi!

Let’s hope we see them get their asses back into the studio sometime soon!

Fugazi formed in Washington, D.C. in 1987 and the band’s continual members were guitarists and vocalists Ian MacKaye and Guy Picciotto, bassist Joe Lally and drummer Brendan Canty. Noted for their ethical stance and manner of business practice, the band experienced commercial success during the 1990s while remaining on their independent record label, Dischord Records.

Fugazi have been on hiatus since 2002.

Check their myspace here; MYSpace.com

Here be music:

Fugazi-13_Songs-Retail-1990-FTS
Fugazi-End_Hits-1998-LiT_iNT
Fugazi-Furniture-(EP)-2001-LiT_iNT
Fugazi-In_on_the_Kill_Taker-1993-FTS
Fugazi-Instrument-1999-FTS
Fugazi-Live_Melkweg_Amsterdam-12.09.89-1989-UpQ
Fugazi-Live_Radio_Broadcast_form_Holland-7_Inch-Bootleg-199X-UpQ
Fugazi-Red_Medicine-1995-FTS
Fugazi-Repeater_And_3_Songs-1990-FTS
Fugazi-Steady_Diet_Of_Nothing-(Remastered)-2004-FNT
Fugazi-Steady_Diet_Of_Nothing-1991-FTS
Fugazi-The_Argument-2001-FTS

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August 19, 2008 Posted by | Fugazi, Music_Punk, _MUSIC | Leave a comment