Category: Zines

  • Telephone #5 –  (Zine, 2020)

    Telephone #5 –  (Zine, 2020)

    No.5213 GAJOOB Review by Bryan Baker: “Telephone #5”, the brainchild of Andrew Shaw and a group of global collaborators, is a fascinating experiment in visual translation. Akin to a game of Telephone, each participant was tasked with interpreting a photograph using their phone’s camera, resulting in a series of images that are as diverse as…

  • 8-Track Mind #92 (Zine, 1997)

    8-Track Mind #92 (Zine, 1997)

    GAJOOB Review by Bryan Baker: 8-Track Mind was a publication dedicated to the nostalgic charm and underestimated complexity of 8-track tapes. This issue was unique in its format, labelled as “The All-Letters Issue”, it featured 40 letters from readers and contributors, including notable names like Lynn Peril, Creepy Mike, and Dan Kroha. Each letter was…

  • Hit the Decks – #1 (Zine, 2021)

    Hit the Decks – #1 (Zine, 2021)

    No.5171 ARTIST/LABEL NOTES: In the inaugural issue of Hit the Decks released in May of 2021, I focused on bands on my own roster, contributions from the community surrounding the label, and friends of the artists. Included within are interviews with Spencer Moody, Joe Jack Talcum, and lauren.napier, art from those three as well as…

  • Things Not to Do –  (Zine, 2022)

    Things Not to Do –  (Zine, 2022)

    GAJOOB Review by Bryan Baker: $2 from Displaced Snail. Things Not to Do is a 4×3 (approx), 36-page, saddle-stitched zine published by the wonderful Joe Carlough’s Displaced Snail from Philadelphia, PA. Each page of the zine is a numbered listing of things not to do and there are thirty-four of them. #12 is “Don’t look…

  • You Are a Robot

    You Are a Robot

    A5099 This black and white comic zine by Angela Sandberg is based on the song “You Are a Robot” by Putty who is “… the greatest Electronic duo in the history of Music. Except maybe for Yazoo, Erasure, Postal Service, Pet Shop boys, Eurythmics, Chromeo, Soft Cell, Yello, Blancmange, Data, Chemical Brothers, Fluke, Chris & Cosey…”…

  • Mail Art 365

    Mail Art 365

    I happened upon the Mail Art 365 project while reviewing one side of a split album occupied by C. Merhl Bennett. The idea is to create one piece of mail art per day for one full year, however, the site’s organizers appear to be lenient on that particular requirement as some artists make more or less on…

  • Mara Gervais – I Made You a Mix CD Because I Have a Crush On You

    Mara Gervais – I Made You a Mix CD Because I Have a Crush On You

    Zine Review 5102 I met Mara Gervais at 2022’s Grid Zine Fest. Here you can see the artist’s table filled with lots of items, including the mix CD that caught my eye. The CD was originally crafted in September 2020 and mine was edited, reprinted, assembled and burned in June 2022, evidently for the round…

  • The Chain

    The Chain

    zine Review 5087 From electrichaos Amanda started this chain zine project in 2009, posting in zine communities at livejournal and ning. She put together a booklet of blank paper with instructions and list of participants. This was sent to person #1 who was given a theme for their page, which could be anything – collage, drawing,…

  • Things Not To Do

    Things Not To Do

    $2 from Displaced Snail Things Not to Do is a 4×3 (approx), 36-page, saddle-stitched zine published by the wonderful Joe Carlough’s Displaced Snail from Philadelphia, PA. Each page of the zine is a numbered listing of things not to do and there are thirty-four of them. #12 is “Don’t look down on people who are not…

  • Antiquated Future Zine Grab Bag

    Antiquated Future Zine Grab Bag

    Zine Review 5084 $10 from Antiquated Future Antiquated Future is a zine, tape and print boutique label out of Portland, Oregon, USA. Their zine grab bag offers a random selection of zines and the selection is joyously random and a great way to get a good handful of zines to quench your zine urges (at least…

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