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7 Minutes in Heaven (Zine) ($2)- two interesting and strikingly different stories of growing up queer within Christianity.
Degrassi Digest (Book) ($10)- "the musings of a young man whose principal interests include Cat Fancying and Canadian teen dramas."
Dum Thumbz (Zine) ($3)- an intro to hitchhiking, a history of hobo culture and more.
Foxdye & Baron- Chopped and Screwed Vol 3 (Tape) ($5)- the newest mixtape in this series of ridiculous, slowed down, stuttering music. Lots of fun!
Foxdye & The Baron- The Best (um...) of Foxed n' Screwed (Mp3's...- tongue-in-cheek chopped and screwed anthems.
Grenada Gazelle (Zine) ($1.50)- from AA meetings to the sexiness of beets, the punk of gardening to a girl that keeps freezer pets.
Hippie Watching in North America #2 (Zine) ($4)- the second volume of everyone's favorite humorous field guide to the modern incarnations of the hippie.
Truckface #14 (Zine) ($3)- this month's feature! This issue starts in Warsaw and ends in a Girls Rock Camp. It's that good.
VA- Mix it Up Fuck it Up (Tape) ($5)- an awesome Portland punk compilation.
Cock and Swan- Unrecognize (LP&CD) ($10)
DIY or Don't We? A Zine About Community (Zine) ($3)
DIY or Don't We? Volume Two (Zine) ($3)
Graz- Bootleg Babylon (CD) ($10)
Horehound (Zine) ($1.50)
Loose Lips Sink Ships (Zine) ($2)
Miami, You've Got Style: A Littel Golden Girls Book (Book) ($10)
Radical Mycology (Zine) ($5)
Resume of Charm #9 (Zine) ($3)
Shortandqueer #8 (Zine) ($2)
Shortandqueer #15 (Zine) ($2)
Signals #3: A Radio Zine (Zine) ($3)
Sugar and Heartstrings #3 (Zine) ($3)
Sugar and Heartstrings #4 (Zine) ($3)
Cock and Swan- One Hundred (off Unrecognize)
Doug Martsch- Dream (Live in Olympia)
Eleanor Murray- Teach Me (Live in Silver City) (original version off Little Warrior)
Foxdye & The Baron- Paper Screws (M.I.A. Chopped and Screwed) (off The Best (um...) of Foxed and Screwed)
Foxdye & The Baron- Thank You for Being a Friend (Golden Girls ... (off Chopped and Screwed Vol 3)
Graz- Total Request Mashup (off Bootleg Babyon)
*December 11th brings the third annual Hollow Earth Holiday Sale and you will find us there. Seattle. Vera Project. 11-5. Come say hi if you're in the area.
*Ilse Content Vol 9 is zine of the month for December at the Portland Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC).
*Distro friend Gianni wrote a cool piece about the zine scene in Japan.
*In a poll that will be printed in Bust Magazine next month, three of the top four female led pop punk bands are from Olympia! Heck yeah.
*Sugar and Heartstrings #4 made Maximum Rocknroll's top ten zines this month.
*There's a one minute podcast for Basic Paper Airplane #3 by DJ Frederick as part of his One Minute
Zine Reviews series. Currently, this series is running regularly on eight different radio stations and he's always looking for submissions: Seldom Heard Radio Productions 36 West Main Warner NH 03278
*For those of you who use Last.fm, we just started a Last.fm label page and a Last.fm group.
*Eleanor Murray's latest album, Oh Thunder, was reviewed on Review Stalker this month.
*Letters Plays Selections from the Tapestry Songbook was reviewed on Foxy Digitalis.
*Our dear friend and Seattle musician Jon Pontrello (of Gene Pool fame) was featured in a CBC story about getting lost in the woods. He also sings a song about his experience being lost in the woods on the show. Totally worth checking out.
Until next month, JJ/MVPD
Ms Valerie Park Distro
Newsletter for November