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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

Sowing and Dawning

After a year spent getting to grips with Brooklyn, 24 year old Rick finds himself overcome by nervous energy and the need to break out of the city cycle. Sowing … Continue reading

November 21, 2011 · Leave a comment


Sheffield-based artist Jim Connolly got in touch with us about Moronoid, a collection of seven short stories distinguished by their lively tone and lightly macabre touch. The comic comes with … Continue reading

October 25, 2011 · Leave a comment

Drunken Werewolf

Drunken Werewolf is a pleasingly in-depth music paper focusing on bands who are just that little bit off the beaten track. Issue 17 [pictured] will warm the cockles of any Thermals fans, … Continue reading

October 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Sheffield Zine Fair

  The long-awaited Sheffield Zine Fair was last month, and turned out to be a pretty nice way to pass a Sunday afternoon. I had pictured a clamorous, cattle yard … Continue reading

October 18, 2011 · Leave a comment