Vol. 1 Issue 1, December 1980. Tabloid format on newsprint, 29 by 43.5 cm them folded, 20 pp., illus. Light yellowing and edge wear with a 40 cent stamp, Ace Records (Ellenburgs, WA) mailing label, and large postal cancel on the top half of the front cover. “…A new monthly magazine, written by and for people who have a professional stake--and a personal interest--in new wave music.” Includes regional radio playlists, radio and retail analysis, “what the experts like” and “what D.I.Y. likes,” lists of record shops’ top sellers, and top club acts, as well as the standard zine fare of letters, show and record reviews – lots of reviews including The Motels, Police, Busboys, Iggy Pop, etc. A fascinating look at 1980s rock ‘n’ roll from an industry perspective. First Edition.
Title: D.I.Y. The Do-It-Yourself Music Magazine, Issue 11980 [California New Wave Zine]
Author: Taylor, Jonathan, ed.
Categories: Music, General,
Publisher: Manhattan Beach, CA, Poverty Publications: 1980
Book Condition: Good +
Seller ID: 2266
Keywords: New Wave