a place for zinesters - writers and readers
My zines are messy; full of drawings and writing, and nothing too deep. Cut & paste style, sometimes a typewriter is involved. I like trading for zines, mix CDs , long letters etc.
rhetoricalzine (at) hotmail (dot) com
My music-babble filled perzine (or personal fanzine?)
#3: Covers my obsession with books about music, thoughts on discovering bands through books such as X-Ray Spex and an interview with bass player from 80s Sydney proto-riot grrl band Matrimony.
Quarter size, 24 pages, October 2010.
#4: Small guide to music genres- includes pages on cow punk, swamp rock, twee/indiepop etc., as well as a small recommendation guide.
Quarter size, 16 pages, early 2011.
#5: Thoughts on getting out of a music slump, being labelled as "living in the past" and what that means, a bit of a rant about modern music and what I've been listening to lately.
Quarter zine, 16 pages plus red cover, June 2011.
#6: Hottest 10 Australian Albums- a response to the recent Triple J (national radio station) poll of 'Hottest 100 Australian Albums of All Time'. Features my own list of 'top 10 Aus. albums' , including bands such as The Saints, Radio Birdman, You Am I, The Meanies, Love Outside Andromeda etc..
1/3 size (square), 24 pages plus fold-out list/poster, June 2011.
#7: Half-baked thoughts on The Slits, sociology, music and sound-bubbles, and a list of why Mark Lanegan and Tex Perkins are musical twins.
Quarter size, 16 pages, February 2012.
#8: Thoughts on Wild Flag, Matt Berry's prog-folk album, consuming music, and a rant on phones/cameras at gigs.
Quarter size, 16 pages, May 2012.
#9: The joys of shouting into a microphone while playing power chords (or, reflecting on my first ever gig), why I like Mary Timony + music-map (fold out), Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks gig review (sorta), etc.
Quarter size, 22 pages plus fold out, October 2012.
They Want To Socialise You: Sociological theories explained through Sleater-Kinney lyrics.
Or how I got through my classical sociologyl theory class.
Mini size, coloured page (green and blue), 20 pages plus fold out.