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Ian MacKaye Interview

THE MUCH ANTICIPATED interview with Ian MacKaye is ready, and he’s got a lot to say about mp3s, the music industry, and how he runs his record label:

“So the idea that somebody in wherever, whether they’re in a small town somewhere in the middle of america or in Pakistan or whatever, if they’re interested, and they want to check out Fugazi, I want it out there. I don’t want them to have to pay some service to get to it and listen to it and hopefully that would compel them to do further research. I mean, how cool would it be to know that there’s some kid in Pakistan who downloaded all our records and listens to them all the time– I’m happy, I don’t give a damn. I mean the argument against it is always just monetary, and again, that’s the least interesting aspect of music for me.”

We are very excited about this interview, and we’ve even put up audio clips so you can listen to some of the best parts. If you don’t know who Ian MacKaye is, we really recommend checking it out. The interview.

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