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Crime Scenes

As well as running his own distro, Peter Willis is pretty prolific when it comes to making zines. Crime Scenes is one example, featuring a varied assortment of topics — … Continue reading

December 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

The La-La Theory

The La-La Theory is a lively appraisal of the ways we use language today — and all of the surprises it can throw at us. Issue 6 looks at the … Continue reading

December 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

Site Gallery – Frost Fair

This weekend Site Gallery will be holding their very first Christmas Frost Fair.  Local artists and craft makers will be putting up stalls and offering some special Christmas gifts that … Continue reading

December 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

£3 Christmas Bazaar

CALLING ALL ZINE-MAKERS! After a two year stint at the Barbican, The £3 Christmas Bazaar is coming to Sheffield for the very first time — and there’s room for some … Continue reading

November 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

BBC Radio Sheffield

We were invited onto BBC Radio Sheffield on Tuesday to talk about the somewhereto_ scheme, which is helping us find a new venue to host the Zine Library. The initiative … Continue reading

November 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

Time Consuming Analogue Practices

This is the first issue of Time Consuming Analogue Practices, a vibrantly-decorated personal scrapbook with a gooey indie-pop centre. To look at, it’s a cut’n’paste in the traditional mould, put … Continue reading

November 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

No Pop/No Managers

We got talking to Jonathan at Sheffield Zine Fair after he donated some copies to our collection. A photography graduate, Jonathan specialises in documenting live acts, particularly hardcore bands, and … Continue reading

November 21, 2011 · Leave a comment