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Fugazi is synonymous with the underground D.C. scene, so it makes sense that Arcade Fire would choose to give them the cover treatment. At last night's show at the Verizon Center, Win Butler covered…   Read Story »
The first thing Fugazi ever released was their 1988 self-titled EP, and that EP started with "Waiting Room," one of the most iconic punk rock songs ever written. All of which is to say: Fugazi were…   Read Story »
Last night, New York's Le Poisson Rouge hosted a live-on-the-internet telethon from Strike Debt, an Occupy Wall Street-affiliated nonprofit that's attempting to relieve regular people's insane debt…   Read Story »
Fugazi/Minor Threat frontman Ian MacKaye and wife Amy Farina (of the Warmers and Ted Leo & the Pharmacists, among others) released two terrific albums as the Evens in the mid-aughts before taking a…   Read Story »
In a perfect world, all albums would be self-contained universes. A good album can communicate complex emotions and ideas with the aid of just a little context; a great album can communicate…   Read Story »
Ian MacKaye's status as reluctant punk godfather was well established before Fugazi played a note. Between fronting seminal DC punk band Minor Threat (whose "Straight Edge" became a misunderstood…   Read Story »
On Saturday night in Boston, Wild Flag finished up a show by covering a song from one of the few indie bands who can match them in terms of sheer firepower: The early Fugazi rager "Margin Walker,"…   Read Story »
The sound engineers for DC postpunk heroes Fugazi, one of the greatest live bands on the planet back when they were still a functional live band, did the world a favor by recording most of the shows…   Read Story »
In the middle of the last decade, the former Teen Idles/Minor Threat/Skewbald/Embrace/Egg Hunt/Fugazi frontman Ian MacKaye got together with former Warmers drummer Amy Farina to form a duo called the…   Read Story »
Fugazi's "Waiting Room" is one of my favorite songs, a punk anthem that found me at the right time and led me down a particular path. TV On The Radio covered it at the Pitchfork Festival. This is…   Read Story »