Episode #96: Spotlight On Teen Beat Records

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In 1985, Mark Robinson sent a letter to Ian MacKaye asking about how to press vinyl records. The year earlier, he founded Teen-Beat Records in Arlington, Virginia. Initially, only one copy of each release existed. Now, the label has over 200 releases under its belt and has shaped the D.C. independent music scene alongside MacKaye’s punk label Dischord. Both Mark and Ian join us on this episode to talk Teen-Beat, D.C., and more.


Ian MacKaye (Dischord, Fugazi, Minor Threat)
Mark Robinson (TeenBeat, Unrest, Air Miami)

Unrest “Cherry Cream On”
Air Miami “Airplane Ride”
Flin Flon “Floods”
Delta 5 “Mind Your Own Business”


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