NOW AVAILABLE - the paperback edition of 'Ripped, Torn and Cut -
Pop, politics and punk fanzines from 1976' 344pgs, £ 16.99
Jess Baines, Tony Credland and I collaborated on the first chapter:-
'Doing it ourselves: Countercultural and alternative radical publishing in
the decade before punk.', looking at a range of grass roots and DIY
publications and how they were created, collective editorship, rotating
production, Dutch Provo magazines, Hapt, Women's Liberation
Movement publications such as Shrew, the Suburban Press,
the Survival Scrapbooks, assembling magazines, mail art zines,
Community Printshops, Printing techniques, distribution & selling methods.
We squeezed a lot in!
Other contributors include Russ Bestley, Rebecca Binns, Matt Worley,
Tom Vague, Mike Diboll (Toxic Graffitti), Tony Drayton (Ripped &
Torn, Kill Your Pet Puppy) and Richard Cabut (Kick fanzine)
Available directly from Manchester University Press,
and book shops and online...
Better Badges Catalogue This reprint of the 'bogalogue' catalogue from 1981(?) lists a couple of hundred
badge designs, details of the D.I.Y. badge service, a whole page of Adam & the Ants badges and 4 pages of T-shirts.
21 x 7.5cm, 16 pages.
Rough Trade Fanzines List Reprint of a mail-order list from 1981, listing approx. 200 fanzines from across the UK and around the world. A4, 8 pages, stapled.
thirty, forty, fifty thousand photocopies Matthew Higgs talks about music, Joy Division/New Order, Fanzines,
publishing the 'imprint 93' series of artists books & multiples and curating.
Higgs is a British curator and artist, since 2005 he's been the curator
of White Columns, New York's oldest alternative art space, founded in 1970
A5, 16 pages with translucent paper dustjacket.
Design For Dreaming ...................
19 x 13 cm, 32 pgs
Complete set of Issues 0-11
Why Publish Noise? This booklet reprints a succinct text by Mikeal And, which was first published
in the early 1990s and is
equally pertinent today.
read it online. 10 x 10.5 cm, 12 pgs, on various different coloured/patterned papers.