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Salad Days (film)

Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, DC (1980-90) is a documentary written and directed by Scott Crawford.[1] Released on December 19, 2014,[2] the Kickstarter-funded[3][4] film features early pioneers of the Washington, DC hardcore punk music scene over a decade (1980-1990) including Minor Threat, Fugazi, Bad Brains, Government Issue, Youth Brigade, Teen Idles, Rites of Spring, and others.

Salad Days
Salad Days (film).jpg
The movie poster for Salad Days.
Directed byScott Crawford
Produced byJim Saah, Director of Photography, Editor
Written byScott Crawford
StarringJohn Stabb, Ian MacKaye, Henry Rollins, Dave Grohl, Alec MacKaye, Fred Armisen and many more musicians, entertainment executives, etc.
Music byMichael Hampton
Distributed byMVD Entertainment Group
Release date
December 19, 2014
Running time
103 min.
LanguageEnglish

PlotEdit

This documentary film addresses the growth[5] and the social, cultural and political aspects that influenced the hardcore punk music scene in Washington, DC. The film features numerous footage shot and photos of the hardcore movement. It features interviews with early hardcore punk music artists from bands and many more.

IntervieweesEdit

The interviewees are (in order of appearance):

SoundtrackEdit

  • Me and You - Egghunt
  • What a Boy Can't Do - Slickee Boys
  • Don't Bother Me - Bad Brains
  • Kill the Kids - Slinkees
  • Never Mind - White Boy
  • Pressure's On - Red C
  • Banned in DC - Bad Brains
  • Nic Fit - Untouchables
  • Its About Time We Had A Change - Youth Brigade
  • Teen Idles - Teen Idles
  • Teen Love - No Trend
  • Public Defender - SOA
  • Who Cares - Slinkees
  • All Ages Show - Dag Nasty
  • Gotta Tell Me Why - Slickee Boys
  • Repulsion - Madhouse
  • Death of a Friend - Double-O
  • Teenage Rebel - The Avengers
  • Suburban Wasteland - Artificial Peace
  • Building - Embrace
  • Bet You Never Thought - Scream
  • Came Without Warning - Scream
  • Baby - Soulside
  • DC Groove - Static Disruptors
  • Bang on the Drum - Scream
  • Throttle - Ignition
  • Flannery - Dain Bramage
  • Crawl - Kingface
  • Lie - Swiz
  • Summertime Train - Shudder to Think
  • Take it Back - Gray Matter
  • Straight Edge - Minor Threat
  • Who Are You - Void
  • Torn Apart - Marginal Man
  • Double Image - Marginal Man
  • Forever Gone - Marginal Man
  • Bulldog Front - Fugazi
  • Waiting Room - Fugazi
  • Into Your Shell - Mission Impossible
  • Aware - Faith
  • World at War - Black Market Baby
  • Youth Crimes - Black Market Baby
  • Caring Line - Government Issue
  • Jaded Eyes - Government Issue
  • Swann Street - 3
  • Freezer Burn - Jawbox
  • Funk Off - Big Boys
  • Salad Days - Minor Threat
  • I Could Puke - White Boy

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Scott Crawford". IMDb.
  2. ^ Gensler, Andy. "'Salad Days,' Washington D.C. Hardcore Doc, Gets Hometown Premiere". Billboard. Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Salad Days: The Birth of Punk Rock in the Nation's Capital". Kickstarter. Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  4. ^ Martins, Chris. "'80s D.C. Punk Scene's Story Will Be Told in 'Salad Days' Doc". Spin. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  5. ^ Plitt, Amy. "'Salad Days': The Story Behind the D.C. Hardcore Doc". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 10 May 2016.

BibliographyEdit

  • Crawford, Scott (2017). Spoke: Anecdotes and Images from the Film Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, DC, 1980–1990. Akashic Books. ISBN 9781617755002.

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