Ian MacKaye of Fugazi at Library of Congress

Ian MacKaye of Fugazi (and more) fame spoke earlier this month at the Library of Congress in D.C. about digital archiving, Matt Cohen reported over at SPIN.com. Cohen highlighted some subject areas of MacKaye’s talk:

Discovering Punk and His Straight-Edge Mentality
How Skateboarding Shaped His Musical Sensibilities
Playing in the Short-Lived Teen Idles
The Early Days of Dischord Records and Going DIY
The Beginnings of Dischord Records’ Massive Archive
His Obsession With Archiving Things
Smartphones and Oversharing
The Role of Record Labels
How the Internet Has Impacted the Record Industry
The Fugazi Live Series
The Problems of Rock Docs
File Sharing
The Definition of Punk

Read quotes from these subjects at SPIN.com.

Update: the speech is on YouTube:


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