Category Archives: 1988

M.D.C. (Mere Pseud Mag #2)

Gareth Gordon, editor of this zine (originally from Belfast but relocated to Cardiff for a few years), was embedded in the scene around the Warzone (gig) collective and Giro’s (vegetarian/vegan) café so I most probably got this zine from my … Continue reading

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H.D.Q. (Crisispoint #3)

Crisispoint was the fanzine done by Steve Cotton (from Surbiton, Surrey). I only got this one issue (probably traded it with my own zine, or distributed it?). We also met when he was on tour with ‘Decadence Within’; see 90-03-91). … Continue reading

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Generic (Kaboem #26)

I bet ‘Generic’ (from Newcastle/Leeds, UK) was the first of ‘Sned’s many bands I saw live (I don’t think ‘Blood Robots’ ever played outside the UK). My band played with them the first time they toured (with ‘Electro Hippies’; 87-06-28). … Continue reading

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Final Conflict (Bonzen #8)

Florian Helmchen (‘Squandered Message’ bassist) introduced me to his housemate’s – ‘Zündi’ Michael Laszlo, in Kreuzberg, Berlin – The Bonzen fanzine. Actually Flo contributed also quite a bit (together with ‘Onkel’ Ahmad Riedewald, Knut Neundorf, etc.) and took care of … Continue reading

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Crowd Of Isolated (Hustensaft #11)

Touring through Germany in the summer of 1988, I met someone (probably the editor of this zine, Holger Schmidt) at the In Der Au squat in Frankfurt, who sold me this zine Hustensaft #11 (‘cough-syrup’). Holger (who also ran Missing … Continue reading

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Yeastie Girlz (Maximum RocknRoll #61)

The ‘Yeastie Girlz’ started in Berkeley, California, in 1987 as an all-female punk ‘band’ and rap/spoken-word group that expressed themselves in radical, explicit and humorous accounts of sexism, celebrations of women’s (sexual) experience and demystification of female sexuality. They were … Continue reading

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President Fetch (Rise Or Fall? #2)

I have the first 2 copies of Rise Or Fall? Can ‘t remember how I obtained them; I do recall I went on a search to find the editor when I passed through Santa Cruz in ’89. Turned out that … Continue reading

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