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Sun Zoom Spark zine - issue 1 sampler online

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In the mid 90s a few pals and I ran a zine from where we lived in the Scottish Borders, named Sun Zoom Spark (after a Captain Beefheart song). We ended up getting it distributed throughout the uk. It was full of absurdist humour, trashy artwork and photography, bizarre stories, stuff about female sexuality + interviews with old time punkers like The Ramones & Jonathan Richman, the up 'n' coming Brit Pop whippersnappers (Blur, Radiohead, Pulp, Manic Street Preachers etc), noisy Americans (Sonic Youth, Beck, Pavement etc) and many riot grrrl influenced female-powered acts (from Sleeper and Elastica to Hole and L7).

I've recently been building a website, Sparks From The Mothership, to act as a kind of sequel to Sun Zoom Spark and I'm planning to upload samplers of each issue (maybe one every month or two). Issue 1's sampler is now uploaded. Just click on the appropriate cover:


A few of us went on to form the band Dawn Of The Replicants and now co-run Shark Batter Records.


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