Alec MacKaye

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Alec MacKaye (born 1966) is an American singer and musician best known as a member of the Washington, DC Hardcore bands Untouchables, The Faith, and Ignition.[1][2] In the mid-1990s Alec joined the band The Warmers as a vocalist and guitarist. In more recent years MacKaye has focused on other artistic pursuits such as writing and painting. Mondo James Dean, an anthology of poetry and short-fiction edited by Richard Peabody and Lucinda Ebersole, was dedicated to MacKaye.[3]

Personal life[edit]

MacKaye is the younger brother of Minor Threat & Fugazi singer and guitarist Ian MacKaye.[4] He is shown on the cover of Minor Threat's self-titled EP, Minor Threat, and later the Complete Discography. He is also featured on the cover of The Teen Idles' Minor Disturbance EP.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andersen, Mark (2003). Dance of Days: Two Decades of Punk in the Nation's Capital. Akashic Books. p. 44. ISBN 1-888451-44-0. 
  2. ^ Cogan, Brian (2008). The Encyclopedia of Punk. Sterling. p. 103. ISBN 978-1-4027-5960-4. 
  3. ^ Peabody, Richard (1996). Mondo James Dean: A Collection of Stories and Poems About James Dean. New York: St. Martin's Press. ISBN 0-312-14121-1. 
  4. ^ Cogan, Brian (2008). The Encyclopedia of Punk. Sterling. p. 177. ISBN 978-1-4027-5960-4. 

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