Youth Of Today (Colt Turkey #1)

Michiel Bakker’s zine Hardcore Globally has received attention here… In 1988-89 he also did Colt Turkey (under the moniker Mr Proper), with the help of ‘Burt’ Bart Griffioen. This first (and only) issue is based on Michiel’s writings (militant/tongue-in-cheek sXe) and Burt’s drawings/comics. It also has an extensive interview with ‘Youth Of Today’, and a feature on ‘Profound’ (their own band). Both were also in ‘Man Lifting Banner’ later but released a 7″ in 1990 as ‘Colt Turkey‘ (a side-project)…

Brob

That wasn’t my starting-point; that came earlier, with Definite Choice and before that De Melkboer Strikes Back (and even before: my school-paper)…

‘Burt’

The whole zine is available on Michael Kopijn’s website (bacteria.nl). Here’s the ‘Y.O.T.’ interview, conducted in the U.S. (summer of ’88, before the band’s first European tour) with guitarist John Porcell (and drummer Sammy Siegler). The one in Definite Choice #3 is an earlier one with Ray Cappo from 1985…

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