Stream: Fugazi’s First Demo Tape

Consequence of Sound

On November 18th, Dischord Records will release Fugazi’s First Demo, a compilation of the hardcore outfit’s early recordings. In anticipation, the collection is streaming in full below.

First Demo features 10 songs from the band’s original demo tape, which was originally distributed as a free cassette to fans attending the band’s concerts. This new compilation also includes the bonus track “Turn Off You Guns”, recorded during the same January 1988 session at Virginia’s Inner Ear Studios. According to a press release, “The only song from the session that has been formally released was ‘In Defense of Humans’ which appeared on the State of the Union compilation in 1989.”

Fugazi Demo is available in digital, CD, and LP formats. The release is part of the Fugazi Live Series, an archival project which documents all of Fugazi’s concerts and already features over 750 live recordings.

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