This is freaking amazing, never before seen live footage of My Bloody Valentine from 1989 has been put online from their performance at DC’s the 9:30 with Band of Susans. I must say it’s pretty cool seeing them wrecking shop with their feedback-drenched melodies! The first half of the video features Band of
Label: Dischord Records Growing up in an era that pre-dated the internet meant that sometimes the closest we could get to seeing bands were washed out xerox photos. Me and all my homies had mad love for the DC scene – it didn’t make a difference that it was 3000 miles
This feature is about two things: one, that I love the early DC punk scene; and two, the DC punk flyers. I remember that collecting show posters was a part of the experience of being young and going to shows. These pieces of paper sometimes had really rad art on them that would
All right, OK, check this stellar 1993 full set of BORN AGAINST wrecking shop in DC…Nuff said!
Photographer: Reid Haithcock Site:www.reidhaithcock.com Based in: Boston, MA ONE Thou at WFMU New Jersey I jumped on a short north east tour with Thou in the spring of 2014. In typical Thou style, it was a four shows in two days situation, with a radio appearance thrown in. After a
In 1982, punks hated long hairs – we thought they were all hippies and we wanted nothing to do with them. In D.C. there was one long-haired band that reigned supreme, and they went by the name of The Obsessed. They were fronted by a dude named Wino, who looked
When I think of entertainers flossin’ with their rides, I think of rappers standing in front of their pimped out whips. So when I saw the D.C. Punk Photographer Cynthia Connolly had created a set of postcards that featured the underground musicians of DC posing with their cars during the
Check this out: an 80’s hardcore footage battle royal featuring D.C’s VOID vs. Venice’s SUICIDAL TENDENCIES – both of these bands knew how to work the crowd into a frenzy! I’m a little partial, being that SUICIDAL is my home town band and I was actually at this show. While
So Rad, So Intense…INFEST killing shit in D.C. captured by Hate5six! This is just too freaking cool watching the band and crowd interact! Infest (Full Set) from hate5six on Vimeo.
And, as promised, I have returned once again, with almost the slightest hint of a regular schedule, to bring you visions from beyond to sate your Friday hungers. For those just tuning in, this is the third installment of my series re-animating the frantic amateur video documenting of some of
Welcome to my rejoining of the legion, via a reminiscing of ancient rituals. Several years after I started blogging, I became obsessed with capturing amateur footage of artists that set my mind a blaze. As they were captured on a shoddy flip-vip, with no proppor audio input, no real editing