Discography: Fugazi, Part 4: In on the Killtaker

If there was a darkness about “Steady Diet of Nothing,” “In on the Killtaker” was Fugazi exorcising it.”Killtaker” alternately features the most aggressive and, up until that point, the most beautiful songs Fugazi had recorded.If you were unsure what you were going to get after “Steady Diet of Nothing,” you knew from the first song,…… Continue reading Discography: Fugazi, Part 4: In on the Killtaker

Discography: Fugazi, Part 3: Steady Diet of Nothing

I hadn’t realized until this moment that I associate most Fugazi records with specific seasons. “13 Songs” was a winter album. “Repeater” was a summer album. “Steady Diet of Nothing” took me back to winter.That’s appropriate, given that winters where I grew up were long and boorish, a seemingly infinite slog of depression. “Steady Diet”…… Continue reading Discography: Fugazi, Part 3: Steady Diet of Nothing