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Links We Like: Zines

» 15 MINUTES TO LIVE – Music, movies and news with mp3s and clips
» 75 OR LESS – Record reviews, and lots of them – each under 75 words.
» ACID LOGIC – Excellent webzine run by the amusing and entertaining Wil Forbis
» AQUAMARINE – Alternative, underground and indie music zine
» BEARD – Blog for the Scottish music, arts and facial hair zine
» BRAINWASHED – Fantastic, fiercely independent music resource
» BUDDYHEAD – Indie rock and gossip from the website that thinks it’s above the law
» COMES WITH A SMILE – Online companion to the fancy zine. Reviews and interviews
» DELUSIONS OF ADEQUACY – Top notch webzine from New York.
» DO SOMETHING PRETTY – Nice UK indie zine with news, reviews and interviews
» ELECTRIC BIG-BANG SWING MACHINE – 13 issues of articles, stories and stupidity
» EMOTION LOTION – The lovely April’s weblog plus zines, stickers and badges
» FAKE JAZZ – Cool US zine with plenty of interesting reviews
» FRAMLEY EXAMINER – Excellent stoopid made-up local newspaper
» FREAKY TRIGGER – 7 group blogs on everything from pop music to food to science
» INDIE PAGES – US resource for bands, record labels and distros plus a zine
» INDIEHORSE – Basic but amusing comic strips involving your favourite indie bands
» IS THIS MUSIC? – Scottish music magazine by the people behind Jockrock
» JIJI~PUNCH – A jelly and icecream castle of Nintendo, idiocy, biscuits and more
» JOCKROCK – Scottish zine and resource full of news, reviews and gig guides
» KITTEN PAINTING – Ace webzine with indie gig reviews, drawings and mewsings
» LOGO MAGAZINE – Online arm of the independent music publication for cool new music
» LOOSE LIPS SINK SHIPS – Steve Gullick and Stevie Chick’s zine and label
» MOGWAI ARTZINE – Writing and art by people describing what Mogwai means to them
» THE MORNING NEWS – Awesome New York ‘web-based periodical’ updated daily
» NO PICTURES – A high powered mutant rant not intended for mass production
» NO ROCK’N’ ROLL FUN – Up to date music news, reported with humour and wit
» NUDE MAGAZINE – Excellent independent arts and culture magazine
» PANDER ZINE DISTRO – Ericka’s catalogue of fanzines that she distros worldwide
» PAPER RAD – A super-concentrated community with comics, band sites and videos
» PINK NOISES – Electronic music resource for GURLS with interviews, advice, forums.
» PITCHFORK – Daily music news and reviews plus interviews and columns
» PLAN B – New magazine by the Careless Talk Costs Lives folks with blogs and reviews
» POPJUSTICE – Genius pop zine with all the gossip and hilarity you need
» PUNK PLANET – All the information about this excellent US magazine
» ROBOTS AND ELECTRONIC BRAINS – Intelligent underground music fanzine
» SPEEDER – Archive of the fun fanzine run by our own Joe Morris
» THE STEREO EFFECT – Great zine with lots of good reviews
» STEREO SANCTITY – Reliably good writing on the obscure end of music and film
» TANGENTS – Intelligent f anzine with articles on music, fiction, art and culture
» TASTY – Interviews, articles and reviews on music and politics
» THINGS – Links and links and links to random articles, news and stuff on the internet
» THUMPED – Underground Irish music resource with news, listings, articles and reviews