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SMASH opens at 1130 on Black Friday.

26 November 2014

if you wanna see what we got in, check out our FB page. see ya.

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This Just In

15 November 2014

This band from DC released this recording on LP and CD. Smash stocks it.fugazi_first_demo_cover.jpg

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SALE

11 November 2014

Veterans Day Sale. 10% off everything. for the troops.

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New Records

SMASH’s current store hours.

 

effective Jan 1st,2014

Mon-Thu: 12-9

Fri-Sat: 12-930

Sun: 12-7

(disregard the old store hours at bottom right. this website is so old that when i tried to change it the whole site got F’d up.)

SOA First Demo 7″ is in

get your butt into town and pick this up.soa_3cover.jpg

The Shirks S/T Lp

NOW AVAILABLE AT SMASH! The Shirks S/T Lp

RITES OF SPRING demo 10″

dis176v365.jpgthe 1984 demo is available NOW at Smash, dude.

FAITH Subject To Change+First Demo LP/CD is in.

be the first on your block to get it… and just so you know the Void reissue will soon be upon us too.faith-subject-to-change-first-demo.jpg

SCREAM This Side Up rissue now available!

After being out of print for many years this 12″ LP has been re-cut and re-issued (on clear vinyl) and includes a free MP3 download and updated cover art015-5-new.jpg

Government Issue Joyride LP reissue!

Another DC classic has been reissued by Dr. Strange.gi_joyride.jpg Get it… again!

united mutation: 1st 2 7″s on a cd

images-21.jpegDSI Archives (finally) reissues both United Mutation 7″s on a handy dandy CD. FLEX says “Like most DSI releases, this is a bit different from the typical DC hardcore. Wild & ultrafast hardcore with some really weird guitar riffs and a crazy singer. Strange, intense, unique. The Rainbow Person 7″ is a lot more experimental than the debut, screaming singer, weird guitar sounds, lots of reverb. It’s still hardcore, but then again.. it’s not. Interesting.” An argument could be made that the first use of “crust” vocals was by U.M.

title tracks: it was easy cd/lp

images-13.jpegIn early 2008, after several years spent in Washington D.C. bands like Q And Not U and Georgie James, John Davis decided he was ready to go out and start writing and recording albums on his own. John began work on the songs that were to become the first Title Tracks album in January 2008, as the unhappy fate of Georgie James became clear. By the time that Georgie James officially split up in the summer of 2008, John had an album’s worth of songs ready to go and began playing shows with a new group behind him by the end of that summer.“It Was Easy” is the debut full-length from Title Tracks, John’s solo project. It contains nine original songs and two covers (Bruce Springsteen’s “Tougher Than The Rest” and The Byrds’ “She Don’t Care About Time”). The originals run the spectrum from the taut, angry “Every Little Bit Hurts,” “Found Out” (both of which, in different recordings, were released as a single on Dischord Records in April 2009) and “Piles Of Paper” to the sunnier “Hello There” and “Steady Love” to the melancholy “At Fifteen,” “No, Girl” and the title track.