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Discords fanzine, September 1981


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Summary:The September 1981 issue of Discords, a tabloid fanzine that focused on the punk and underground music cultures in the Washington, D.C. area and beyond. Discords editor Howard Wuelfing was an important early participant in the D.C. underground music scene, both as a musician (Slickee Boys, Nurses, Half Japanese) and as a fanzine creator (Descenes, Discords). This issue of Discords includes interviews with Circle Jerks and Vivien Goldman. It also includes scene reports and articles from several notable people like Calvin Johnson (K Records, Beat Happening), Jim Testa (Jersey Beat fanzine), Gerard Cosloy (Conflict fanzine, Matador Records), Terry Katzman, and Dave Stimson (Touch and Go fanzine).
Creator:Wuelfing, Howard
Wuelfing, Tina
Contributor:Stimson, Dave
Morris, Keith (Vocalist)
Circle Jerks (Musical group)
Goldman, Vivien
Johnson, Calvin, 1962-
Testa, Jim
Cosloy, Gerard
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Arlington
Temporal subject: 1981-1990
Topical subjects:Punk culture--Washington (D.C.)
Punk rock music Washington (D.C.) History and criticism.
Circle Jerks (Musical group)
Goldman, Vivien
Fan magazines--United States.
Genre:Fanzines
ArchivesUM location:D.C. Punk and Indie Fanzine Collection
  • series 1: Washington D.C.-area Fanzines
Repository:Special Collections in Performing Arts
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Copyright holder:Wuelfing, Howard
Collection:Digital Collections