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Ian mackaye

Musician, Teen Idles / Minor Threat / Embrace / Fugazi / The Evens / Dischord Records

Fi - Hi Podcast Ep 50 : Ian MacKaye on Group Sex by Circle Jerks.

Ian MacKaye is a musician, label owner, producer, and legendary punk rock icon. He was the frontman of the seminal early 80s hardcore band Minor Threat as well as the co-frontman of the influential post-hardcore band Fugazi. He was also a member of the short lived bands The Teen Idles and Embrace, as well as the recording projects Egg Hunt and Pailhead alongside members of the band Ministry.  Since its foundation in 1980, Ian has been the co-owner of the Washington D.C. record label Dischord Records alongside Minor Threat’s Jeff Nelson. He is a key figure and pioneer of the Do It Yourself movement and since 2001, has been one half of The Evens, a musical duo with his wife Amy Farina.

Originally aired during Fidelity High Radio on WXNA 101.5 FM Nashville - Sunday, August 13th 2017.

Music Featured in this episode...

Circle Jerks - Behind The Door 

Minor Threat - In My Eyes

Fugazi - Waiting Room 

The Evens - King of Kings



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