Category Archives: Glossy Or Not

Glossy Or Not: The Fretboard Journal

Glossy Or Not is a column about worthy magazines and booklets and zines, as opposed to the authors, books, and events I usually cover in my Scribes Sounding Off column, or the reviews/interviews about Continuum’s 33 1/3 series in its own Odyssey. The basic premise comes from the idea that there are only a handfulRead more…

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Glossy Or Not: The Year In Fan-, Maga-, And Damn-The-Man Zines

“Among those far-fetched alibis There live some far-fetched lies What wouldn’t be lost if loud men died.” — John Cale, “Magazines” All apologies for the lateness in preparing for you a tipple of the buzzy DIY this and the thick-fan-journal-with-a-slick cover that, to not tempt to intoxicate with a semi-covered flask-shot of the current inRead more…

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Glossy Or Not: The Word

This is the second installment in a regular KEXP Blog column about worthwhile periodicals. Popular magazines and specialty fanzines have arguably been even more essential to the awareness and interest in popular music and semi-popular music for more of its history than either books or the Internet; that has been changing over time, with theRead more…

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Glossy Or Not: Dodgem Logic #1 & Waxpoetics

Glossy Or Not is a new column about worthy magazines and booklets and zines, as opposed to the authors, books, and events I usually cover in my Scribes Sounding Off column, or the reviews/interviews about Continuum’s 33 1/3 series in its own Odyssey. The basic premise comes from the idea that there are only aRead more…

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