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Catching Up With No Kill No Beep Beep, Day 9: Black Eyes

On Oct. 24, 2000, Dischord Records released No Kill No Beep Beep, the classic debut by Q and Not U. The cover is an arresting, whimsical snapshot of the punk-rock community that spawned the record—the band asked its friends and peers, most of them under 25 at the time, to pose for a portrait that [...]

Catching Up With No Kill No Beep Beep, Day 8: No Lie Relaxer

On Oct. 24, 2000, Dischord Records released No Kill No Beep Beep, the classic debut by Q and Not U. The cover is an arresting, whimsical snapshot of the punk-rock community that spawned the record—the band asked its friends and peers, most of them under 25 at the time, to pose for a portrait that [...]

Catching Up With No Kill No Beep Beep, Day 7: Housemates

On Oct. 24, 2000, Dischord Records released No Kill No Beep Beep, the classic debut by Q and Not U. The cover is an arresting, whimsical snapshot of the punk-rock community that spawned the record—the band asked its friends and peers, most of them under 25 at the time, to pose for a [...]

Catching Up With No Kill No Beep Beep, Day 5: More in the Scene

On Oct. 24, 2000, Dischord Records released No Kill No Beep Beep, the classic debut by Q and Not U. The cover is an arresting, whimsical snapshot of the punk-rock community that spawned the record—the band asked its friends and peers, most of them under 25 at the time, to pose for a portrait [...]

Far Out vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 10

This weekly assemblage is now a decagon in the aggregate, yet it retains the general shape of Week 1, in which we told you that on one side are "the deep thoughts, the innovations, the reflections, the revelations, the oddballs and the acid trips" and on the other side are "the conflicts, the punchlines, the [...]

Catching Up With No Kill No Beep Beep, Day 4: Also in the Scene

On Oct. 24, 2000, Dischord Records released No Kill No Beep Beep, the classic debut by Q and Not U. The cover is an arresting, whimsical snapshot of the punk-rock community that spawned the record—the band asked its friends and peers, most of them under 25 at the time, to pose for a portrait [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: Philippa Hughes, Q and Not U, Henry VIII

On the cover of this week's dead-tree City Paper, Kriston Capps profiles Philippa Hughes, art-scene doyenne who runs the Pink Line Project and organizes its massive parties. I wrote a bridge-burning sidebar to the story, in which I argue that said parties are kind of, well, boring.
Ryan Little leads the arts section with a look [...]

Beep Happening: How Q and Not U Made a Classic Album and Its Cover

The e-mail went out on a Sunday: “Wear red, yellow, and blue, and bring a change of clothes because we’ll also need to have you set your clothes on the floor.”
It was an afternoon in August 2000, and soon, 31 brightly dressed co-conspirators assembled at a parking lot on the George Washington University campus, just [...]

Catching Up With No Kill No Beep Beep, Day 3: In the Scene

On Oct. 24, 2000, Dischord Records released No Kill No Beep Beep, the debut album by Q and Not U. Ten years later, the album stands out as an apex of Washington, D.C.’s post-punk narrative. The cover is an arresting, whimsical snapshot of the punk-rock community that spawned the record—the band asked its friends and [...]

Catching Up With No Kill No Beep Beep, Day 2: Resin Records

On Oct. 24, 2000, Dischord Records released No Kill No Beep Beep, the debut album by Q and Not U. Ten years later, the album stands out as an apex of Washington, D.C.’s post-punk narrative. The cover is an arresting, whimsical snapshot of the punk-rock community that spawned the record—the band asked its friends and [...]

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