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Supercontext: Dischord Records: Part I — Flex Your Head

In the first of our two episodes on Dischord Records we look at the punk community of Washington D.C. in the 1980s and its conflicting ethics of politics, violence and drug abuse. Follow along with the story of Ian MacKaye and Jeff Nelson’s label until its redefining summer of 1985.

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Supercontext: Girls To The Front: Kathleen Hanna’s Activism

Special guest Cristen Conger (Unladylike, Stuff Mom Never Told You) helps us unpack the activism of musician Kathleen Hanna. After the January 2017 Women’s Marches we look at Hanna’s methods of protest, including Riot Grrrl, articulation and disruption.

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