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raro più (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian collectors- bimonthly covering a wide variety of both italian & international popular music & rock. quality articles, discographies & record reviews make this one easy to recommend. possibly a rebirth of the former magazine, raro!

5/4 magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: monthly jazz newspaper covering various shades of jazz in the north-west corner of the u.s.a. (& elsewhere). valuable focus on the local scene. interesting interviews & live/record reviews. now incorporates blues & world music.

50 miles of elbow room (usa/english)
RJRPRES: very interesting new zine covering improv, jazz, blues, dub & experimental music. long thorough articles . absolutely recommended.

7 gates (poland/polish)
RJRPRES: polish zine covering death & balck metal. easy to recommend if you read the language.

78 quarterly (usa/english)
RJRPRES: very thorough articles on 78-records and related themes/artists. absolutely worth your attention.

8-track mind (usa/english)
RJRPRES: fanzine for 8-track cartridge enthusiasts.

aardschok (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: dutch rock & metal monthly covering both the national & international scene.

ablaze (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british rock fanzine covering mostly new indie acts. excellent articles and lots of record reviews. comes with exclusive flexis/vinyl records.

*abs magazine (france/french)
RJRPRES: french quarterly covering blues, soul, gospel, funk and other shades of the black-american music tradition (+ related). excellent magazine, easy to recommend. printed edition discontinued. private pagination of digital issues.

abus dangereux (france/french)
RJRPRES: excellent french bimonthly on underground rock, both french & international. comes with a cd with some unreleased material. always interesting and recommended.

access musik-magazin (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german monthly magazine covering various shades of rock & pop. current status unknown.

ache (canada/english)
RJRPRES: canadian zine covering rock, hardcore & jazz artists/groups + interviews with other zine publishers, cartoonists etc. already very interesting and still growing. easy to recommend.

*acid dragon (france/english)
RJRPRES: french progressive rock mag written in english. very international in scope, and a valuable source of information.

acid jazz (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: impressive italian monthly covering acid jazz & related musics. comes with a cd. recommended.

acid jazz news (uk/english)
RJRPRES: newsletter from the label acid jazz. some live/record reviews.

acoustic guitar (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american monthly on all aspects of acoustic guitar playing. excellent interviews, instructional articles & reviews. can easily be recommended to general music fans too.

acoustic musician (usa/english)
RJRPRES: monthly covering acoustic music & musicianship through articles, reviews & workshops. content mostly related to folk, country, blues etc. quite interesting & informative.

adventure (denmark/danish)
RJRPRES: danish alternative rock fanzine covering both danish & international acts through articles, discographies, reviews plus exclusive records. the small giant of the danish music press & recommended.

aegri somnia vana (usa/english)
RJRPRES: promising new zine covering mostly experimental rock & noise. extensive interviews & interesting record reviews.

affiche (l-) (france/french)
RJRPRES: french monthly covering a wide variety of popular musics like rap, soul, r&b, techno, dance etc. one of the most interesting mags within its field and recommended.

ain-t nothin- like f.moonshine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: full title: ain-t nothin- like fuckin- moonshine, which was too long for my title field, so... it covers mostly indie rock (+ comics etc). quite interesting.

akustik gitarre (germany/german)
RJRPRES: quality bimonthly german magazine covering various aspects & styles of acoustic guitar playing. covers folk, rock, jazz, blues, world music etc (+ classical music) articles & reviews of general interest. recommended.

alarm (usa/english)
RJRPRES: this music & arts zine, now comes as book editions (from issue 34). music coverage focuses mostly on punk, hardcore, indie rock, rap etc. with interesting articles/interviews + some extensive record reviews. printed edition is back.

all about jazz-los angeles (usa/english)
RJRPRES: monthly magazine covering the jazz scene in los angeles. articles, interviews & live-/record reviews + lots of info like event callendar, club directory etc. free locally & on the website.

all about jazz-new york (usa/english)
RJRPRES: monthly magazine covering the jazz scene in new york. articles, interviews & live-/record reviews + lots of info like event callendar, club directory etc. free locally & on the web. continues as: new york city jazz record.

all about jazz-philadelphia (usa/english)
RJRPRES: monthly magazine covering the jazz scene in philadelphia. articles, interviews & live-/record reviews + lots of info like event callendar, club directory etc.

all about jazz-seattle (usa/english)
RJRPRES: monthly magazine covering the jazz scene in seattle. articles, interviews & live-/record reviews + lots of info like event callendar, club directory etc. free locally & on the website.

all that (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american fanzine covering mostly punk, hardcore and some indie rock. quite interesting interviews & reviews. continued as: chord.

alphane moon (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new zine covering mostly underground psychedelic rock plus some folk & welch bands. interesting, but copying combined with cut-and-paste layout made it quite difficult to read (1st issue). worth checking out.

alright (usa/english)
RJRPRES: small but quite interesting fanzine covering mostly indie rock. worth seeking out for the interviews.

alternative press (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american rock monthly covering mostly indie acts plus regular features on industrial and techno. gives a lot of space to new acts through articles & tons of reviews. now more commercial & less interesting.

amazezine! (canada/english)
RJRPRES: very interesting canadian zine covering mostly experimental & avant-garde shades of rock (+ other culture such as film, fiction etc). irregular with exclusive sound supplements. highly recommended.

amazing (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: new fanzine covering alternative rock & literture.

american harmonica newsletter (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american monthly magazine covering various aspects of harmonica playing & players through long informative interviews, record reviews & workshops.

american mod (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new zine covering indie rock, punk etc + some non-music coverage. mainly interesting due to the interviews.

american music magazine (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish quarterly on american music, mostly rock-n-roll & country. informative articles often with discographies. record-/live reviews. mostly in swedish, but some articles in english.

american songwriter (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american bi-monthly magazine covering various aspects of songwriting. mostly lots of news, but also some artist features and book-/record reviews etc. a valuable source of information within its field.

amp magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american bimonthly subtitled: american music press. covers the alternative rock, punk & hardcore scene through numerous articles/interviews & reviews. recommended.

amplifier (usa/english)
RJRPRES: quality bi-monthly covering the pop end of rock, powerpop & related, subtitled: 50.000 watts of nonstop pop. interesting articles & record reviews make this highly recommended.

another view (france/french)
RJRPRES: interesting french general rock mag, some film/litterature.

anti-matter (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent fanzine covering most shades of punk rock. both the interviews & record review section, make this worth your time. some issues with free vinyl 7".

armageddon times (switzerland/german)
RJRPRES: long-running swiss zine covering reggae & rasta culture. most articles in german, but some written in english. a great publication, and highly recommended.

arthur (usa/english)
RJRPRES: bimonthly magazine given away free locally. covers a wide variety of topics, but music content alone make this absolutely worth your attention. once again suspended.

artrocker (uk/english)
RJRPRES: monthtly (previous weekly etc) british zine covering mostly art rock as the name implies. focuses on new artists/bands, but touches on well-established artists too. keeps you updated and is fun to read. from march 13 digital only.

asbestosis (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british zine covering music (noise rock etc), films & television.

asker og bærums budstikke (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: small norwegian newspaper not relevant to the project. one article indexed as a favour to a close friend.

asterism (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new magazine covering science fiction, fantasy & space music ranging from synth & ethnic-trance to prog-rock & film-music. mostly record reviews, plus some interviews & live reviews. lots of obscure music covered.

au/alternative ulster (uk/english)
RJRPRES: northern irish bimonthly zine covering both local & international rock & popular music. focus on new & upcoming artists/groups. subscribers get free cds.

audio (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: glossy norwegian hi-fi bimonthly. all issues includes some articles/interviews of general high quality with rock & jazz musicians/groups plus record reviews. became part of eye-fi.

*audion (uk/english)
RJRPRES: very interesting british quarterly on all kinds of experimental music. rock, jazz, electronic & contemporary. background articles, interviews & lots of reviews. really worth you support.

audioview (belgium/english)
RJRPRES: new fanzine covering experimental, industrial, electronic, ambient and related musics. sadly this only lasted 2 issues. now runs the label; spectre.

auditorium (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian mag covering different aspects of avant-garde music, both jazz, contemporary & rock. excellent articles and thorough reviews. some issues are book. new title: the auditorium reviews.

aural innovations (usa/english)
RJRPRES: this new zine is subtitled "the global source for space rock exploration" and covers progressive, krautrock & psychedelic rock, old & new. both interviews & record/live reviews are well worth your time.

avant (uk/english)
RJRPRES: excellent british magazine covering a wide variety of avant musics from improvised & jazz to contemporary notated music. both articles, interviews & reviews of interest to the openminded. comes with a free cd to subscribers

azzurra è la musica italiana (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: new italian magazine covering the national pop & rock scene. a welcome source of information. worth checking out.

b-side (us) (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american alternative rock bimonthly with good coverage of the indie and industrial scene. last issue received #57.

backspin hip hop magazine (germany/german)
RJRPRES: excellent glossy german rap bimonthly. both articles & reviews of high quality. now quarterly.

backstage (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: magazine specializing in swedish rock.

backstage (norway) (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: bimonthly norwegian music newspaper covering mostly rock (+ some blues, jazz etc) on the regional, norwegian & international scene. important for regional & national contents.

bad (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german monthly covering various aspects of dance music & "black music"; soul, techno, rap, reggae, jazz etc.

bad alchemy (germany/german)
RJRPRES: semi-annual german publication on alternative, experimental & improvised musics. comes with compilation cassettes, 7"s, cdr-s, art cards etc. well worth your attention. some issues available free as pdfs on website.

bad karmag (france/french)
RJRPRES: new french fanzine covering mostly the local rock scene + some video etc.

bad trip (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent fanzine covering garage rock old and new. well worth trying to get hold of.

bad vibe (usa/english)
RJRPRES: another new american zine covering mostly rock with a garage/punk connection. good interviews and some record reviews on top, make this one worth investigating.

badaboom gramophone (usa/english)
RJRPRES: great new zine covering lots of ground from gamelan music to progressive filmmusic, indie rock to no wave. absolutely to my taste and highly recommended.

baffler (the) (usa/english)
RJRPRES: amazing fat american magazine covering various aspects of contemporary cultural phenomenons (incl.some rock) in an intellectual way without being highbrow. mostly long article + fiction/poetry/art. get it and see for yourself.

ballyhoo (uk/english)
RJRPRES: small xeroxed fanzine closely related to the interests of the writer/editor. covers a wide variety of artists mostly within the field of popular music, from yoko ono to serge gainsborough. formerly titled: hullabaloo.

bam! (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian zine subtitled: hi-speed rock-n-roll. covers garage to punk to power pop & some metal through a wide variety of national & international artists/groups + free cds. worth checking out. some english editions.

bananafish (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american fanzine covering music on the "dark side" and a lot more. you even get a chance to keep up with the japanese noise scene. recommended to the open minded. comes with a free vinyl ep. probably discontinued after issue 18.

*bands of dixie (france/french)
RJRPRES: french bimonthly covering both french & international southern rock (old/new & related) + some blues. some excellent features make this worth your attention.

bang (usa/english)
RJRPRES: i was very uncertain about including this due to its focus on big-breasted women etc, but the music interviews/reviews are often interesting.

bang (uk) (uk/english)
RJRPRES: very promising new uk monthly subtitled it-s only rock-n-roll. high quality writing and a healthy dose of new artists/groups to cover make this a valuable addition to the rock press and a fun mag to read.

banzai! (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german zine covering surf, rockabilly, psycho, garage & rock-n-roll both local & international. covers lots of fairly unknown artists/groups. absolutely worth checking out.

barnabé aime le rock-n-roll (france/french)
RJRPRES: french zine covering lots of french alternative rock groups. nice.

bass player (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy instructional magazines with articles of interest also to the general music fan. covers a variety of styles incl. rock, jazz, funk, etc. recommended.

bassics (usa/english)
RJRPRES: formerly canadian mag on bass players/playing. excellent articles. comes with a free cd. recommended.

bassist & bass techniques (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new british magazine for bass players. interviews, articles, workshops & equipment info.

batera & percussao (brazil/portuguese)
RJRPRES: brazilian drum & percussion monthly covering rock, jazz & world music on both the national & international scene. very valuable for coverage of brazilian musicians.

bb gun (usa/english)
RJRPRES: zine from the former drummer of sonic youth. covers mostly indie rock. nice interviews, reviews etc. worth seeking out.

bcr; la revue (france/french)
RJRPRES: french bimonthly covering bcr: blues, country, rock-n-roll. some interesting articles plus an extensive reviews section make this worth checking out.

beard (uk/english)
RJRPRES: interesting zine from scotland covering both the local & international indie music scene from rock and pop to freak folk (+ some cinema etc). discontinued. blog not updated.

beat (no) (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian rock (& movie) magazine which comes & goes in various formats. irregular, but back to high quality coverage of various shades of the popular music scene both national & international. now probably discontinued for good.

beat (the) (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american bimonthly covering world music with special attention to reggae. very valuable as an information source due to news/reviews columns on music from different areas.

beat generation (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: new spanish magazine covering rock, punk, garage etc through informative interviews & reviews. good coverage of the spanish national scene. recommended.

beat scene (uk/english)
RJRPRES: mag focusing on the beat culture of the 50s, literature, music, art etc. very interesting.

beat-down (usa/english)
RJRPRES: rap monthly that-s changed from a newspaper to a glossy magazine. worth investigating.

beat.magazine (australia/english)
RJRPRES: australian weekly covering what-s happening on the melbourne music & arts scene. lots of listings with some articles & live-/record reviews. free locally.

beatleg (japan/japanese)
RJRPRES: japanese monthly focusing mostly on underground & bootleg recordings of rock, pop, metal, prog, folk etc. an invaluable source of information, but the japanese language might be a problem.

ben is dead (usa/english)
RJRPRES: very special american fanzine concentrating on a selected theme in each issue. covers both music (mostly indie-rock), art & communication. valuable interviews & reviews. worth checking out. discontinued after issue 30.

benno (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: high quality printed edition of the previous e-zine only. thorough articles & reviews on various shades of indie rock & pop, plus columns. very promising.

bent (usa/english)
RJRPRES: promising new mag featuring mostly indie/alternative rock through interviews & reviews. worthy of your attention. somewhat irregular.

best (france/french)
RJRPRES: glossy french music monthly covering rock & other popular musics + cinema. discontinued, but now in a new incarnation with a new issn-no. discontinued again.

big band (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: interesting dutch bi-monthly focusing on big band jazz and related topics both on the national & international scene. a wide variety of styles covered from swing to contemporary. folded after about 2 years of existence.

big beat (finland/finnish)
RJRPRES: impressive finnish quarterly tabloid covering various shades of traditional rock-n-roll & rockabilly both old & new from the national & international scene. essential if you read the language.

big cheese (uk/english)
RJRPRES: glossy british monthly covering rock, punk, metal & alternative. mostly short articles & reviews, but a fairly good source of information due to the broad range of musics covered.

big city blues (usa/english)
RJRPRES: blues bimonthly. formerly titled, detroit blues (vol1#1-vol.3#3). covers blues and rhythm & blues on both the local & national scene.

big shot (german/german)
RJRPRES: short-lived german zine covering reggae, soul & skinhead culture. always interesting, so well worth checking out.

*big takeover (the) (usa/english)
RJRPRES: very important american fanzine always full of interesting interviews and tons of reviews. covers mainly indie rock. a magnum opus from drummer jack rabid (& staff). highly recommended.

bizz (brazil/portuguese)
RJRPRES: brazilian rock monthly. quite commercial.

black mass (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german magazine covering the extreme metal scene of the 90s. focus on black metal & death metal. came with posters.

black music research journal (usa/english)
RJRPRES: academic journal covering all aspects of "black" music from classical composers to blues artist. long informative articles and reviews. strongly recommended to the more scholarly minded. biannual. now only online.

black news (france/french)
RJRPRES: new french black music monthly. worth investigating.

black to comm (usa/english)
RJRPRES: an enormous amount of work and dedication goes into every issue of this american fanzine covering rock old and new (+ film/television etc). started out as: phfudd. important both for the articles & obscure records reviewed.

black velvet (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british quarterly zine covering all things rock, sleaze glam punk metal etc. a focus on the underground & fairly unknown artists/groups make this one a very valuable source of information. check it out. now online only.

*blackmoon (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: new norwegian zine covering rock & prog with a healthy dose of local and national coverage. off to a promising start.

blah blah blah (uk/english)
RJRPRES: mtv-s glossy monthly covering the current music scene from rock to techno.

blast (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: another excellent italian alternative rock monthly.

blast! (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german publication from the nuclear blast distribution covering metal. mainly a mail-order catalogue, but with some articles & reviews. current status unknown.

bleu banane (belgium/french)
RJRPRES: interesting new jazz & blues publication from some of the same people that published the excellent "jazz in time" some years ago. this one features special themes in each issue and has already got its own identity.

blitz (portugal/portuguese)
RJRPRES: portuguese monthly (previous weekly) newspaper covering all kinds of music along with some fashion, cinema etc. valuable for the coverage of portuguese artists and the general diversity of the music covered.

block (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: excellent dutch blues mag with long articles (often incl.discographies) plus live/record reviews. quarterly. current status unknown, but probably discontinued.

blow up (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: fantastic italian music monthly covering most shades of popular music from rock to avant garde, techno to punk & some jazz etc. very high quality articles, interviews & reviews. a must if you read italian.

blu (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian magazine covering national popular music.

blu jazz (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: bi-monthly italian jazz magazine.

blue juice (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new english indie-roots-rock mag, incorporating zip code.

blue rhythm (germany/german)
RJRPRES: quarterly supplement mag to jazz thing covering world music, blues etc in an excellent way. recommended. now part of its mother publication.

blue suede news (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american rock-n-roll fanzine also covering some blues. nice review section covering books/videos/records. recommended.

*bluegrass unlimited (usa/english)
RJRPRES: oldest & most respected bluegrass monthly. excellent reviews & articles. recommended.

*blues & rhythm (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british blues, rhythm&blues & soul magazine also covering some gospel music. general high quality articles and reviews. recommended.

blues & soul (uk/english)
RJRPRES: quite commercial british mag covering various forms of black music including soul, blues & rap. published fortnightly. important due to reviews of soul singles and the amount of information about the musics covered. now back in print + online.

blues access (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american blues quarterly covering blues artists old & new through articles/interviews and informative record reviews.

blues life journal (austria/german)
RJRPRES: austrian blues quarterly covering the international blues scene through regional news columns in addition to articles & reviews. bilingual.

blues magazine (france/french)
RJRPRES: french blues quarterly with some interesting articles & reviews.

blues magazine (the) (uk/english)
RJRPRES: the latest addition to classic rock-s family. previously called: classic rock presents the blues. this one covers blues and blues rock, old & new. as usual the quality is excellent.

*blues matters (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british bimonthly covering the contemporary national & international blues scene. a valuable source of information. check it out.

*blues music magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: this american blues bimonthly seems like a direct continuation of the discontinued publication, blues revue. same scope, quality & staff (mostly). worth checking out.

blues news (germany/german)
RJRPRES: long-running german blues quarterly. covers mostly the international blues scene + some german artists through articles & record reviews. well worth seeking out.

blues notes (belgium/french)
RJRPRES: blues supplement that came with the belgian jazz mag, jazz in time. from sept.93 integrated into the pages of the mother publication. some articles/interviews plus record reviews.

blues revue (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american monthly blues magazine concentrating on various shades of blues, incl.acoustic & traditional. articles, transcriptions and lots of reviews. formerly named: blues review quarterly. recommended.

*bluesnews (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian blues magazine published in association with the norwegian blues union covering both the national & international blues scene (+ related soul & rock). lots of regional reports from around norway. recommended.

blurt (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new u.s. quarterly continuing where the discontinued harp magazine left off. covers mostly the independent music rock scene along with some country, americana etc.

blå (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: monthly concert guide for the oslo jazz & experimental music club, blå. a couple of valuable interviews/articles in every issue.

bmr; black music review (japan/japanese)
RJRPRES: japanese monthly covering contemporary & classic black music from soul & disco to rap & r'n'b. lots of record reviews & other info. check it out if you read japanese. current status unknown.

bn/ blues news (finland/finnish)
RJRPRES: excellent long-running finnish blues bimonthly covering both the national & international scene including some rhythm-n-blues. highly recommended if you read the language.

bob (the) (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american rock tabloid that comes with a flexi of unreleased material by well-know rock acts. interesting articles/interviews and record reviews makes this easy to recommend.

bonafide (uk/english)
RJRPRES: excellent british magazine covering electronica, dance, rap & dub etc (along with some art & fashion). feels like wax poetic's british sister... irregular. absolutely recommended. current status of print edition uncertain, probably discontinued.

boo boo (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new xeroxed fanzine covering rock & politics. valuable for reprints of extensive hard to get interviews & articles. off to a nice start.

boston rock (usa/english)
RJRPRES: monthly alternative rock tabloid.

bourdonske (-t) (belgium/dutch)
RJRPRES: folk & world music magazine from belgium mostly consisting of live/record reviews + some feature articles & news. worth checking out for the extensive record review section.

brain damage (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent pink floyd fanzine covering all aspects related to the group including boot reviews. current status unknown.

brain lapse (usa/english)
RJRPRES: impressive new zine covering punk, rock & pop music mostly from the 60s & 70s. extensive articles/interviews along with reviews of rare records & zines make this a winner. probably a one-off.

*bransjevelter (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: this norwegian zine started up as a promotional cassettes/cds series, but from issue 9 it comes as a quartertly zine/cd package. covers indie rock, hardcore & punk etc. interesting interviews/articles + good music make this easy to recommend.

broken arrow (uk/english)
RJRPRES: neil young & related covered through interviews, discographies, reviews, transcriptions etc. excellent and a must for neil fans. probably discontinued with issue 133 (march 2014)

broken face (the) (sweden/english)
RJRPRES: this swedish zine was one of the absolute best covering mostly independent & experimental rock and other musics. extensive articles/interviews & informative record reviews. continued as blog until patrik lundborg's untimely death.

bronx cheer (usa/english)
RJRPRES: u.s.zine covering mostly alternative/experimental rock, noise & some avant-garde jazz/improvised music. worth your attention for some interesting interviews & reviews.

browbeat (usa/english)
RJRPRES: a personal favourite among the new fanzines covering various kinds of dissonance (rock experimental improvisation jazz etc). 2nd issue just as nice. a must.

bubblegum slut fanzine (uk/english)
RJRPRES: impressive long-running zine covering various shades of the rock & punk underground (+ some fashion). always a good read so it-s well worth checking out. now includes a free cd.

bucketfull of brains (uk/english)
RJRPRES: long-lived british rock fanzine focusing mainly on guitar bands from garage, power pop & psych to folk-rock, country & punk. writing is generally excellent and the reviews well founded. recommended. buy back-issues while you still can...

bulletin du hcf (france/french)
RJRPRES: french monthly covering traditional jazz through well-researched articles and reviews.

bunnyhop (usa/english)
RJRPRES: quite interesting u.s.mag covering alternative rock along with other topics through issues with special themes. formerly known as waffle. well worth checking out.

burning ambulance (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent new magazine covering mostly jazz (so far), but touching on world music, rock, metal, contemporary music etc. extensive interviews & articles. published in digital & printed editions. absolutely worth your attention.

burrn! (japan/japanese)
RJRPRES: japanese monthly covering all shades of the metal scene from heavy to glam to extreme to prog etc. japanese may be a problem for many metalheads though.

*buscadero (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian monthly covering a wide variety of rock & roots related music including blues, folk, jazz, country etc. lots of high quality articles and reviews. highly recommended.

bust (usa/english)
RJRPRES: feminist bimonthly covering music, arts, lifestyle, politics, fashion etc. music content alone makes this easy to recommend, but read it all. problem: my subscriptions copies never arrived after payment.

buttrag (usa/english)
RJRPRES: first-class american fanzine with an amazing diversity in the music covered from free jazz to rock & grunge. tons of interesting reviews make this another mag to buy and treasure.

*cadence (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american jazz magazine known for it-s integrity. high quality oral history interviews and an extensive record review section make this a must. absolutely worth your support! new publisher & new online+print format from jan.2012.

cake (usa/english)
RJRPRES: rock tabloid supporting the indie scene.

canterbury-nachrichten (germany/german)
RJRPRES: very informative xeroxed fanzine related to the canterbury scene & progressive rock & jazz. consists mostly of very well researched reviews of a lot of records within its field. highly recommended.

caramba (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: dutch alternative rock fanzine.

carbon 14 (usa/english)
RJRPRES: interesting magazine now in it-s second year covering mostly indie rock, but also some jazz, fiction, poetry etc. now comes with a free vinyl ep (or cd) of exclusive material. recommended.

careless talk costs lives (uk/english)
RJRPRES: fantastic uk zine edited by the veteran everett true. covers various shades of the indie/alternative rock scene & related popular musics. counting down from 12 to 1 & full of interesting stuff. discontinued after issue #1, but there was a Plan B...

caught in flux (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new indie rock zine from new york with nice interviews and reviews. important for coverage of often relatively obscure bands/artists.

ccm (usa/english)
RJRPRES: u.s. monthly covering the contemporary christian music scene (+ non-music christian themes). covers artists/groups not written about in the music press. supplements: worship now(wn), new releases(ns), urban music(um). now digital.

celtics (france/french)
RJRPRES: french magazine covering various shades of celtic music & culture both national & international. very valuable within its field. free cd with every issue. sadly discontinued after just seven issues.

chairs missing (usa/english)
RJRPRES: don-t let the look fool you. these xeroxed pages from mr munroe always contains some interesting interviews with alternative rock acts of his choice plus record reviews.

change zine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: punk & hardcore zine. quite good and worth your attention. some issues comes with 7-inch records.

cheeseball (usa/english)
RJRPRES: nice mag covering mostly alternative indie rock of various shades from lounge to lo-fi through interviews & reviews. i enjoy it and so might you.

chemical imbalance (usa/english)
RJRPRES: very interesting fanzine covering a wide range of music (mostly on the experimental side) from john cage to boredoms plus literature, cinema & art. both articles and reviews keep a high standard. recommended.

chéribibi (france/french)
RJRPRES: french popular culture zine covering a variety of popular musics from rock to rap to reggae along with cinema, comics, literature etc etc. each issue has some amazing articles. a personal favourite. current status uncertain.

chickfactor (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american indie music fanzine with good coverage of female musicians. interesting interviews & reviews + artists- surveys on various topics. now web only. recommended. back in print (at least once)

chinmusic (usa/english)
RJRPRES: zine covering the unlikely(?) combination of music (indie rock etc) and baseball. the music related content is interesting enough to warrent you support, so you may take the baseball as a bonus.

chitarre (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian guitar instruction monthly.

chunklet (usa/english)
RJRPRES: this zine covers among other things alternative & indie rock, punk etc. growing both in quality and size, and currently comes with a free cd of very interesting exclusive material. recommended. now online.

chyme flys (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new american underground rock fanzine off to a nice start, lots of record reviews and some fairly interesting interviews.

ciao 2001 (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian pop/rock glossy weekly. also cinema/youth culture etc.

cinema musica (germany/german)
RJRPRES: quality german quarterly covering film music. thorough article & interviews combined with lots of soundtrack reviews. one of the best within its field. highly recommended.

cipher (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new british mag covering soul, rap, acid jazz, dance music etc. off to a promising start, and worth seeking out.

citizine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: punk rock commentary zine covering music, politics, poetry etc. some extensive interviews/articles & an interesting reviews section make this of lasting value.

city slangzine (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian zine covering mostly punk & garage rock on the local & international scene. a welcome addition to the national music press.

classic jazz (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: another member of the classic rock italy family focusing on jazz, old and new. general high quality, but it seems to have folded after just two issues.

*classic pop (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british glossy bimonthly covering various shades of classic 80s pop & rock. subtitled: eighties electronic eclectic. a valuable source of information due to its specialized focus. recommended.

*classic rock (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british monthly covering various shades of classic rock old & new incl.progressive, metal etc. high quality long articles + extensive reviews section. well worth checking out.

classic rock (germany) (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german sister publication of the british rock monthly with some locally produced articles & reviews. recommended.

classic rock (italy) (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian edition of the british monthly of the same name. includes both locally produced contents in addition to translated articles from the british edition. generally high quality, and easy to recommend.

classic rock presents aor (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british magazine covering as the name implies, melodic album-oriented rock, both classic & new. well worth your attention if the genre interests you. probably disonctinued.

classic rock presents country (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new magazine in the expanding classic rock family, and the time has come to cover country music, old and new. as usual, the general quality is excellent, so this one is worth checking out. probably folded after two issues.

classix! (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian bimonthly covering both italian & international classic rock old & new. includes interesting articles & an extensive record reviews section. well worth checking out.

cle magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: fanzine covering the local cleveland rock scene. issue no 3x comes with a free cd. well worth trying to get hold of.

*close-up magazine (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish bi-monthly covering all shades of metal & rock music etc. quality article & lots of record reviews make this one of the best metal mags. subscribers get free cds with every issue. recommended.

club des années 60 (france/french)
RJRPRES: french magazine covering the popular music & rock scene of the 1960s in france & internationally. quite interesting.

cmj new music monthly (usa/english)
RJRPRES: informative glossy monthly covering mostly rock (indie & major) plus other shades of popular musics from rap & dance to folk & metal. a valuable source of information to keep track of new & coming artists. free cds. now digital only.

cock displacement (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new zine covering noise, punk, rock, experimental, improvised etc. #1 came with a free 7".

coda magazine (canada/english)
RJRPRES: canadian jazz bimonthly important for the coverage of canadian musicians and the international avantgarde. record reviews often grouped thematically.

coda; nouvelles cultures (france/french)
RJRPRES: french techno & dance culture monthly.

combo (france/french)
RJRPRES: very interesting french a-5 fanzine covering rock plus literature & cinema.

comes with a smile (uk/english)
RJRPRES: very interesting zine covering rock, post-rock etc. informative interviews, a seperate record review section plus striking lay-out make this one highly recommended. came with a free cds of exclusive material.

compulsion (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new british industrial (mostly) fanzine with excellent interviews & a good reviews section. worth tracking down.

concertina & squeezebox (usa/english)
RJRPRES: small american publication covering all aspects related to these instruments through articles, interviews and reviews. a valuable source of information due to it-s special scope.

conflict (usa/english)
RJRPRES: gerald cosloy-s fanzine dealing mostly with rock through the usual dose of interviews, articles & record reviews. always something of interest.

constant wonder (usa/english)
RJRPRES: usual diet of indie rock reviews + interesting interviews.

control (canada/english)
RJRPRES: new canadian industrial fanzine. quite interesting.

convulsion (uk/english)
RJRPRES: fanzine covering indie rock & industrial.

cool and strange music (usa/english)
RJRPRES: very interesting zine subtitled: dedicated to unusual sounds. covering a wide range of popular musics with a focus on exotica & easy listening. highly recommendable due both to specialized scope & the quality of the writing.

cool beans (usa/english)
RJRPRES: this mag covers mostly rock (alternative indie to lo-fi) etc and chooses a basic theme for each issue. now comes with exclusive sound supplements (7-inch/cd/flexi). absolutely recommended.

cool culture (usa/english)
RJRPRES: this zine is a continuation of the excellent mag "lo-fi". in addition to covering rock, surf & garage music, this one seema to have expanded the movie coverage. off to a nice start & worth your attention.

copper press (usa/english)
RJRPRES: important zine covering a wide variety of popular musics from indie rock & punk to free jazz & experimental (along with a dose of skatestuff, art & photography etc). both print edition & web-supplements discontinued.

cornfed (usa/english)
RJRPRES: quarterly mag covering country & rock-n-roll old & new (+ various kinds of non-musical americana). one long interview & record reviews in each issue.

corporate rock knockout (germany/german)
RJRPRES: excellent german punk fanzine covering both the german & international scene. well worth seeking out. now online only.

country music (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american glossy bimonthly covering country music. general high quality in both articles and reviews. my personal favourite of the american country publications.

country music (uk) (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new british country music bimonthly covering various shades of country music, americana, bluesgrass etc. off to a promising start, so check it out.

country music international (uk/english)
RJRPRES: glossy british country music monthly. worth checking out.

country music news & routes (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british country music monthly. quite interesting.

country music people (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british country music monthly with quality artist features and reviews. not as commercial as the american counterparts and a valuable source of information. recommended.

country music round-up (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british country music paper covering both the national & international scene (incl.bluegrass). lots of info. monthly.

country standard time (usa/english)
RJRPRES: long-running country bimonthly zine. slim, but absolutely interesting. easy to reccomend. now only online.

crank (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new interesting alternative rock fanzine with excellent interviews & some pretty nice record reviews too. get a copy & see for yourself.

crawdaddy (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent reborn zine from paul williams consisting mostly long reviews of various records + some interviews & live reviews. absolutely recommended. discontinued, and will be missed. now on-line edition as blog in Paste magazine.

crazy news (france/french)
RJRPRES: 50s rockabilly,r&b,blues etc.

cream puff war (usa/english)
RJRPRES: yet another fantastic american fanzine and a must for people interested in 60s rock from the bay area. well-researched articles and interviews.

creem (usa/english)
RJRPRES: this american glossy rock monthly is now in it-s third generation. still interesting but a far cry from the legendary early 70s standard. dead again, but runours of a resurrection continues...

crew zine (slovakia/english)
RJRPRES: slovakian industrial & electronic fanzine written in english. very international in scope, and well worth seeking out. lots of information.

cri du coyote (le) (france/french)
RJRPRES: french bimonthly zine covering american music like bluegrass, country, blues, cajun, rockabilly etc. not bad at all.

crohinga well (belgium/english)
RJRPRES: excellent belgian progressive/psychedelic rock fanzine. thorough articles & reviews make this easy to recommend

crossbeat (japan/japanese)
RJRPRES: japanese rock monthly.

crossroads (france/french)
RJRPRES: french monthly covering americana, rock, folk, country, blues etc. some french artists included. general high quality articles & reviews. last issues included the cinema mag brazil. continues as the music only xroads.

cryptic tymes (usa/english)
RJRPRES: first class fanzine covering the international garage rock scene and more through interviews/articles and lots of record reviews. always interesting to read and strongly recommended.

cuadernos de jazz (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: high quality spanish bimonthly covering both the spanish & international jazz (& blues) scene. among the articles comparative studies related to certain compositions in addition to features on musicians and reviews. now online only.

cut (usa/english)
RJRPRES: indie rock, mostly reviews, but also some nice interviews.

cut; musik und scene (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german black music monthly. quite interesting.

dagger (usa/english)
RJRPRES: alternative rock fanzine with some articles going back in rock history. nice articles + lots of reviews. recommended. now only online.

damp (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american fanzine covering music from free jazz to rock. always interesting interviews plus lots of record reviews. recommended. irregular.

dancehall (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new british reggae newspaper covering both the national & international reggae scene plus some world music. mostly short news articles & reviews + interviews. issued monthly.

dangerous rhythms (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american zine covering the dark side of rock through interviews and live reviews. worth checking out.

daphne-s dog (uk/english)
RJRPRES: pj harvey (+ related) fanzine growing with every issue. highly recommended both to fans & others interested.

de danseglade/ dd country (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: double magazine with one part covering scandinavian popular dance music (old school) and the other part covering country. quite unique in scope

de/create (new zealand/english)
RJRPRES: interesting new fanzine from new zealand covering both regional and other experimental rock acts through long interviews and the usual record review section.

de:bug (german/german)
RJRPRES: interesting german magazine covering electronic aspects of various shades of dance music & electronica (+ media & culture etc). some back-issues available free as pdfs on the website.

deadline (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british monthly with lots of comix covering some indie-rock.

dear jesus (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american punk/underground rock fanzine. comes with free 7"ers. worth investigating.

death + taxes (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy u.s. bimonthly covering the current alternative rock & popular music scene. always some interesting articles. worth checking out. now online only.

decibel magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: u.s. monthly covering the more extreme side of the metal scene. interesting articles & thorough reviews make this one to check out.

deep listenings (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian magazine covering mostly new age, various forms of avant-garde and other related musics. interesting record reviews and the variety of music covered, makes this well worth seeking out.

delirium (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new gothic/dark rock etc fanzine covering music and more. not bad.

detroit blues (usa/english)
RJRPRES: blues quarterly covering the local blues scene old & new + more general blues coverage. well worth your attention. continued as big city blues.

detroit jazz (usa/english)
RJRPRES: bi-monthly covering mostly the local jazz scene in and around detroit. articles & some long record reviews make this worth your attention.

dig (the) (japan/japanese)
RJRPRES: another excellent japanese rock monthly. long articles and lots of record reviews. issues a special disc guide series too. written completely in japanese.

dig it (france/french)
RJRPRES: french zine covering garage rock & punk. takes up the heritage from nineteen. recommended.

dirty linen (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american bimonthly covering folk & roots music. one of the best internationally in this field with excellent articles/interviews and lots of record reviews. highly recommended. last issue only available digitally.

disco dance (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: dutch black music monthly with lots of record reviews & columns.

discorder (canada/english)
RJRPRES: excellent monthly newspaper from canada-s citr radio station. important coverage of new indie rock acts along with columns on the vancouver scene, rap, industrial etc (+ literature, food...). recommended.

discoveries (usa/english)
RJRPRES: this american monthly record collectors mag keeps getting better with interesting features about more or less obscure artists plus discographies and reviews. lots of record auction/set sale lists.

diw (devil in the woods) (usa/english)
RJRPRES: zine covering mostly indie rock. first few copies of each issue previously came with an exclusive 7". check it out. about to turn bi-monthly.

dj mag (netherlands) (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: dutch magazine covering contemporary dance music and culture (+ some equipment reviews etc).

dj magazine (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british dance music fortnightly covering techno, house, rap, jungle etc. recommended.

dj magazine (italy) (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian bimonthly edition of the british magazine of the same name with both translated and locally produced contents. focuses on the international dance music & dj scene.

dj times (usa/english)
RJRPRES: large format glossy u.s. monthly covering most aspects of dance music, techno, house etc. artist features, record reviews & technical articles. some extensive interviews make this worth your time.

dna (australia/english)
RJRPRES: small xeroxed magazine with valuable info on australian indie bands, often incl.family trees,members,discographies etc. back after a 3-year hiatus, but probably discontinued again.

doobop (usa/english)
RJRPRES: shortlived jazz zine distributed free on the internet as a pdf-file. some interesting articles & extensive reviews.

*doom metal front (germany/german)
RJRPRES: excellent german bi-annual magazine subtitled: doom, sludge, drone, stoner & psychedelic rock. some articles/interviews in english or bilingual. printed edition discontinued after issue 12. well worth your attention.

double down (usa/english)
RJRPRES: irregular zine covering various shades of indie & garage rock (plus poster art, films etc). after a steady growth from issue to issue, it now includes some extensive & interesting interviews & articles. well worth checking out.

dovp magazine (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: spanish zine covering contemporary dance music & electronica. valuable source of information on the national spanish scene. check it out.

*down beat (usa/english)
RJRPRES: america-s most well-known jazz monthly. quite commercial, but still very valuable for jazz information through articles, interviews, reviews and the occasional solo transcription. recommended.

*down for life (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new quarterly (?) magazine taking over from big cheese. covers all things punk & hardcore (+ some metal & rock), both new and old, off to a promising start, so check it out.

downlow (the) (uk/english)
RJRPRES: one of the most interesting new magazines covering rap music. informative articles, interviews & reviews. strongly recommended.

dream magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new american zine with excellent coverage of the more experimental/alternative varieties of rock & other popular musics (+ fiction/art/etc). irregular. includes cds with exclusive material. highly recommended.

dream west (france/french)
RJRPRES: french country music magazine including some related articles on history etc. worth checking out.

drone technozine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: small american techno-zine. some interviews, but mostly record reviews. looks promising.

drop dead magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: interesting short-lived u.s.zine covering old & new deathrock, goth, punk, psychobilly, wave, post-punk etc artists/groups both well known & fairly unknown.

dropout (ireland/english)
RJRPRES: irish alternative rock paper. free locally. current status unknown.

drum club (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian drum magazine with articles on artist, equipment plus numerous workshops. if your a drummer, check it out.

drum! (usa/english)
RJRPRES: another u.s.magazine for both drummers & general music fans. lots of interesting interviews, reviews & workshops covering mostly rock, but also jazz, world music etc. publishes special editions on specific topics. recommended.

drums & percussion (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german bimonthly drum magazine. some feature articles + reviews & workshops (along with a lot of info on equipment). always something of interest also to the general reader.

dub catcher (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american tabloid covering jamaican roots, reggae & ska. steadily growing.

dub missive (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american bimonthly/quarterly covering reggae & soca. worth checking out.

dummy (uk/english)
RJRPRES: promising new uk quarterly covering various shades of popular music from indie rock to grime. interesting articles & extensive record reviews make this easy to recommend.

dupree-s diamond (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american quarterly covering various aspects of the deadhead experience.

dynamite (germany/german)
RJRPRES: excellent german bimonthly covering traditional rock-n-roll, rockabilly, psychobilly, country, soul & ska. features both german and international acts. highly recommended.

*dynamite hemorrhage (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new quality zine from the people behind superdope. covers mostly rock, punk & garage with a little reggae & dub thrown in (+ book reviews, both fiction & non-fiction). highly recommended.

dz/denimzine (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: excellent swedish zine covering alternative rock, punk & related. always interesting articles & reviews.

(sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: supplement to the new swedish publication pop. deals with reissues and old artists/groups.

e.s.t. (uk/english)
RJRPRES: very interesting british fanzine covering experimental music from industrial pop to improvised music. excellent articles & an extensive review section. strongly recommended. discontinued, but check out the excellent web-version.

eartrip (uk/english)
RJRPRES: excellent free online magazine covering various shades of jazz, free improv & related. lots of interesting articles/interviews & long throrough reviews. some issues without pagination. check it out, print it out & read it.

eb/metronom (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german bimonthly alternative rock mag. important coverage of new german acts + reviews of the international cassette scene.

*echoes (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british black music weekly paper (formerly black echoes). now a monthly covering a wide range of genres from r&b and rap to jazz and reggae. a valuable source of information.

*eclipsed (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german magazine subtitled: art progressive psychedelic classic hard rock. interesting articles on both well & lesser known artists, lots of reviews + a free cd supplement. a valuable source for info. began as a pink floyd fanzine.

ego trip (usa/english)
RJRPRES: very promising mag covering both rock & rap plus other shades of popular musics.

eldorado (france/french)
RJRPRES: new french magazine covering rock, rootsmusic, americana, new folk etc. comes with a free download sampler. off to a promising start. now probably discontinued.

electric annihilation (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new folded newspaper/zine focusing on underground experimental music/rock. consists of mostly interviews & some scene reports. good enough to warrent your interest and support.

electronic (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new magazine in the classic rock family covering electronic music from experimental rock & pop to electronica, both old & new. some extensive articles and the general high quality make this one to check out. possibly a one-off.

electronic musician (usa/english)
RJRPRES: educational articles on equipment and technique in contemporary electronic music making. lately including some artist festures.

electronic sound (uk/english)
RJRPRES: interesting british magazine coreing various shades of electronic music. started off as a digital publication, but added a printed edition starting with issue 20. general high quality, and always some interesting articles & reviews, so check it out.

elegy (france/french)
RJRPRES: french bimonthly covering music, cinema & culture with a leaning towards the dark, goth & industrial rock. interesting articles & reviews. recommended.

elementary magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new u.s.rap quarterly off to a interesting start.

enderrock (spain/catalan)
RJRPRES: long-running magazine from catalunia covering rock & other popular musics both local and international. a valuable source of information and highly recommended if you read catalan.

enguard (canada/english)
RJRPRES: fanzine about canadian rock.

enlace funk (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: excellent spanish zine covering various shades of black music from funk & soul to rap & afrobeat. absolutely worth checking out. optional subscriptions with of without 7"s.

eno (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: excellent new norwegian quarterly concentrating exclusively on articles/interviews on a wide range of topics related to popular music from rock & rap to contemporary music & jazz. absolutely worth investigating if you understand norwegian.

envahisseurs (les) (france/french)
RJRPRES: french rock fanzine, interviews/reviews.

escargot (usa/english)
RJRPRES: very interesting new mag covering rock on the internet, complete with web-addresses, how-to articles etc. also more general articles on mostly alternative indie lo-fi rock.

etnica & world music (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: impressive new italian magazine covering folk, traditional music and world music. comes with a cd. recommended.

ettnollett magazine (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish fanzine that covers both the international & swedish indie scene. still going strong and growing. recommended. folded with issue 52.

euro-rock press (japan/japanese)
RJRPRES: japanese monthly? subtitled: progressive rock, jazz rock, psychedelic... and -70s spirits. covers the contemporary scene too incl. metal etc. looks quite interesting. current status unknown.

exile ozaka (usa/english)
RJRPRES: interesting fanzine covering mainly japanese underground rock & noise through interviews, articles & reviews. a very valuable information source within its field. worth contacting.

exit (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american alternative rock mag. worth investigating.

exposé (usa/english)
RJRPRES: quarterly mag covering progressive & experimental rock, jazz, electronic etc. lots of record reviews plus interviews, record label presentations etc. highly recommended. complete index found on the web-page.

extra jazz (france/french)
RJRPRES: french a-5 rock zine covering both french & international artists. personal & worth checking out.

fabiola (belgium/dutch)
RJRPRES: belgian rock monthly.

facelift (uk/english)
RJRPRES: valuable a-5 fanzine covering the canterbury progressive music scene both then & now through historical articles, interviews & reviews. thorough, informative & strongly recommended. web version incl. issue 20.

factory (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: excellent new spanish bimonthly from the publishers of rock de lux. covers mostly international indie/alternative rock plus some national acts. comes with a free cd.

factsheet five (usa/english)
RJRPRES: traditionally the bible of the fanzine scene. reviews not only music fanzines, but also fanzines on about every other topic. very valuable for general info on new publications, addresses etc.

fader (the) (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy u.s. bimonthly covering the popular music scene from rap to alternative rock etc. heavy focus on new artists/groups. always something of interest. recommended.

faith magazine (ireland/english)
RJRPRES: excellent irish alternative rock paper. free locally. worth investigating.

familien (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian family magazine. basically not relevant for the rojaro.

fan (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian zine published by the organization behind øyafestivalen in oslo. lots of interesting articles covering both national & international artists from indie rock to free jazz, disco to extreme metal etc. free & recommended.

*fantastic expedition (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new british zine covering west coast music scene from the late 60s and early 70s from country rock & folk rock to singer-songwriter & psych. long thorough articles. very promising. my own pagination used.

fantastic voyage system (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american monthly covering rock, reggae, jazz, bluegrass, funk, blues etc. lots of fairly unknown artists and their releases are covered. a valuable new source of information.

fast folk musical magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american 20 page folk mag that now comes with a cd of new exclusive songs.

fat cap (norway/english)
RJRPRES: rap fanzine covering both the national & international scene. formerly some reviews in norwegian, now all in english. also grafitti in full colour. folded after issue 12.

fazemag (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german monthly covering dance music & electronica, but also touching on pop, rock & indie (+ some games, film & equipment). quite interesting, so it-s worth your attention.

fear and loathing (uk/english)
RJRPRES: mostly hardcore. sometimes with vinyl 7-inch eps. recommended.

feminist baseball (usa/english)
RJRPRES: impressive fanzine covering various shades of rock, some jazz etc (+ cinema & literature). some very long interviews plus an extensive record review section make this easy to recommend.

fi (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy american monthly subtitled "the magazine of music & sound". some interesting interviews & well-written record reviews of both jazz, classical & rock/pop records (+ hifi equipment).

fifth path (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american fanzine that covered music & other cultural phenomenons on the dark side. music coverage is quite interesting, but i have a big problem with the underlying philosophy.

file 13 (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american zine that covers various shades of alternative music through interesting interviews & lots of record reviews. nice info source on cassette releases and japanese noise. partly continued as You could do worse.

filter (usa/english)
RJRPRES: u.s. quarterly covering mostly upcoming artists from a wide range of contemporary popular musics from rock & metal to rap & electronica. always interesting to read.

*fire (italy/english)
RJRPRES: bimonthly/quarterly magazine in english issued by the italian edition of rock hard covering rock & metal. subtitled: heavy psych, doom, stoner, sludge, occult, dark & 70s hard rock. off to a promising start, so check it out.

first hearing (uk/english)
RJRPRES: covers folk-rock & other music they think matters.

fizz (usa/english)
RJRPRES: lots of female input in this fanzine make it very enjoyable to read. covers mostly indie rock through long interesting interviews. also columns/articles on musicians- artistic activities, art etc. name variations: fiz/fizz.

*flashback (uk/english)
RJRPRES: wonderful new magazine subtitled: psych, prog, jazz, folk, blues & beyond. comes across as a british version of ugly things regarding quality and research. extensive articles & reviews make this one a must for all serious music lovers.

flipside (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american fanzine covering various forms of underground music & culture. interviews with lots of interesting new acts + scene reports & live/record reviews. long-running bimonthly. another important & recommended publication.

flomotions (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new colourful annual zine covering the current underground rock & popular music scene. excellent interviews. absolutely worth you attention. probably a one-off.

fmq/ finnish music quarterly (finland/english)
RJRPRES: official information publication covering the music scene in finland from contemporary and classical music to rock, pop, folk & jazz. a valuable source of information.

foggy notions (ireland/english)
RJRPRES: excellent new irish zine focusing mainly on artists linked to the current indie scene. each issue comes with a cd. counting downwards from #100. check it out.

*folk roots/ froots (uk/english)
RJRPRES: this british world music mag is simply one of the best music publications i know. it-s open to artists & trends worldwide and deals with them through knowledgeable articles, interviews & reviews. really a must. monthly.

folk-michel (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german bimonthly magazine covering mostly european traditional/folk music, + some world music. valuable info source on german and other european artists & festival scene. book, record & cassette reviews. partly continued as folker.

folkemusikk (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: long-running norwegian magazine covering traditional folk music & dance. now with a new name and a modernized scope also covering some world music & fusion trends. interesting articles & reviews. recommended.

folker (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german bimonthly covering traditional music, folk & world music. a vital source of information especially on the german folk scene. took over from the magazine, folk-michel.

forced exposure (usa/english)
RJRPRES: very important long-running alternative rock (+literature/film/etc) fanzine with steve albini, eugene chadbourne & chris d among the contributors. long interviews, articles & tons of reviews all done extremely well.

fourth door review (uk/english)
RJRPRES: very interesting general art magazine that covers some music too. well worth your time & attention, but quite expensive.

freakbeat (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british psychedelic music fanzine printed in double colour which makes special two-colour glasses necessary. lots of interesting interviews, + hundreds of record reviews in special section. recommended.

freakout usa (usa/english)
RJRPRES: impressive new american fanzine covering mostly 60s rock. highly recommended.

freakshow (canada/english)
RJRPRES: small xeroxed fanzine covering mostly alternative rock through interviews & record reviews.

free colours (poland/polish)
RJRPRES: impressive polish reggae magazine. check it out if you have the chance and read the language. current status uncertain.

french guitar (france/french)
RJRPRES: new promising french guitar mag covering mostly the national rock, jazz etc guitar scene. worth checking out. current status unknown.

friction (canada/english)
RJRPRES: canadian alternative culture fanzine covering not only music but art, comix, fiction etc. music content mostly on underground rock. worth seeking out.

frontpage (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german monthly covering various forms of dance music like techno, jungle, house etc and other aspects of the dance culture.

funk u (france/french)
RJRPRES: impressive french zine covering black music from funk and soul to pop and blues. always interesting and easy to recommend.

fuz (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent zine with in depth coverage of 60s & 70s rock artists/groups. check it out.

fuzz (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish guitar publication covering mostly rock guitar styles (+ some blues/jazz/funk etc). interesting articles/interviews, equipment tests, workshops & record reviews.

får jag lov (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish bimonthly covering the local popular dance music & the scene around it. quite alone within its field.

gaffa (denmark/danish)
RJRPRES: danish monthly music paper covering various shades of popular music & rock. valuable through coverage of the danish music scene. quite commercial. free regionally. subscritions available only in denmark.

gaffa (norway) (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian quarterly edtition of the free danish music magazine. extensive coverage of the national scene in addition to some international articles/reviews. a valuable source of information. free locally.

*galactic zoo dossier (usa/english)
RJRPRES: this unique handwritten & drawn psychedelic zine, made by plastic crimewave (s.n.krakow), must be seen & read to be fully appreciated. as much a work of art as a zine, it comes with trading cards & audio freebies. Issues 1-4 later compiled. highly recomme

galore (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german music & culture press consisting of extensive & interesting interviews with musicians (along with actors, directors, authors etc). now includes a few book/record reviews. recommended. currently less music content. back in print.

garaz (poland/polish)
RJRPRES: polish magazine covering punk, hardcore, rock, garage etc. focusing on both the national & international scene. well worth your attention.

gazz (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: free swedish magazine covering dance music, rap, rock and pop. all issues can be read on the website.

gearhead (usa/english)
RJRPRES: another american mag interested in rock & cars. formerly came with a free 7" of exclusive material. recommended. irregular. back after 4 years with less music content. current status uncertain.

generator (uk/english)
RJRPRES: glossy british monthly covering dance music, techno, house, jungle etc. interesting articles & record reviews. now incorporated in wax.

get rhythm (uk/english)
RJRPRES: excellent british monthly subtitled: just music. quality coverage of rock, pop, rootsmusic, folk, country, reggae etc through extensive articles & reviews. a short-lived, but important publication. highly recommended.

gew-gaw (greece/english)
RJRPRES: another interesting greek zine in english covering psyche & garage rock etc. general high quality in both articles & reviews. comes with an excellent cd.track it down while it-s still available. continues as Peace Frog.

ghettoblaster (usa/english)
RJRPRES: interesting u.s. zine covering various shades of the contemporary alternative music scene from indie rock & pop to rap & soul (+ literature, cinema & other culture). issued ca 3 issues/year. easy to recommend.

gilda (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish zine covering popular musics, cinema & art. recommended due to interesting articles/essays.

girlyhead (usa/english)
RJRPRES: interesting u.s.zine making issues on special themes such as girls & cars, romance etc. music coverage centers mostly around rock with a garage slant & 60s pop. always something of interest.

gitarist (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: long-running dutch monthly guitar magazine with the usual mix of articles/interviews, workshops & reviews. not bad at all.

global rhythm/ rhythm music (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy american monthly covering world music, afro, latin, plus some jazz, reggae, folk etc. both article & live-/record-reviews make worthwhile. several name changes started out as rhythm music magazine.

glut (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new zine from the same people as jersey beat. this one covers only singles, and is a valuable new source of info within this field.

goar (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german underground rock fanzine with lots of interviews & record reviews. comes with hard-vinyl eps of new material. worth checking out.

goldmine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: leading american record collectors mag covering all kinds of artists/groups through long knowledgable articles, interviews, discographies, informative record reviews (+ set-sale/auction lists).

gonzo circus (belgium/dutch)
RJRPRES: excellent belgian alternative rock & experiemental music bimonthly (formerly quarterly) along with other cultural contents. worth investigating. highly recommended.

good times (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german bimonthly covering music from the 60s & 70s and related rock & pop + some country, soul, blues etc. both articles & record reviews are worth your time.

gospel today (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american glossy gospel magazine covering both music & religious matters.

gothic (german/german)
RJRPRES: german quarterly subtitled: magazine for underground culture. covers mostly rock & punk (+ fashion, photography, lifestyle, cinema etc). quite interesting.

grand royal magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: cool new zine from the people in beastie boys covering rap, funk etc and letting george clinton show his artwork. what more can you ask for.

gray areas (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american counter-cultural quarterly with music coverage of live tapes, bootlegs, private videos etc. + excellent interviews, very valuable annotated tapeographies etc. non-music content of variable value.

great god pan (usa/english)
RJRPRES: californian zine covering alternative & experimental rock & punk + non-music topics. irregular.

great white noise (canada/english)
RJRPRES: canadian double fanzine (incl.absolutely indie) featuring rock & canadian artists.

green mountain jazz messenger (usa/english)
RJRPRES: tabloidsize newspaper covering the jazz activity in the northeast of the usa. quality interviews and record/live reviews make this of interest to the jazz public everywhere. fused with jazz improv.

grim humour (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british fanzine covering industrial (& other) rock, plus movies, literature etc. lots of record reviews. first 750 copies comes with a free 7" of exclusive material. well worth seeking out.

grindstone magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: long-running zine covering roots music, rockabilly, country etc. important for coverage of fairly unknown musicians/groups. irregular, about one issue per year. worth tracking down.

groove (france/french)
RJRPRES: excellent french monthly covering rap & other black musics like r&b and reggae with a healthy dose of artists/groups from the national scene. interesting articles & well informed reviews.

groove (germany) (germany/german)
RJRPRES: long-running german dance music magazine also covering electronica and club culture from both the local german & the international scene. lots of interesting articles & record reviews. recommended.

gränslöst (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: very interesting new swedish magazine covering a wide variety of musics from experimental jazz to world music, contemporary etc. some long interviews & record reviews combined with the breadth of scope make this very interesting.

guitar magazine/guitar & bass (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british guitar monthly covering mainly british & u.s.rock guitarists + some blues. the general high quality of the articles, instructional material & record reviews make this worth your attention. new name: Guitar & Bass. (dec.11)

guitar player (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american monthly publication for guitar players with articles/interview & instrumental instruction. mostly rock but also some jazz/classical. of interest to general music fans too.

guitar world (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american guitar instruction monthly. covering mostly rock guitar.

guitar world acoustic (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy bimonthly mag covering acoustic guitar playing in rock music (mostly), country etc. detailed transcriptions with tabs/lyrics etc. articles of interest to non-players too. current status unknown.

guitarist acoustic (france/french)
RJRPRES: french bimonthly for acoustic guitar players and others interested. covers a lot of musical ground from blues, folk & world music to rock & jazz through articles, interviews, workshops & reviews. recommended.

h23 (usa/english)
RJRPRES: strange american experimental music fanzine. last seen the minimal(ism) issue from dec.91. interesting.

hails & horns (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american metal & hardcore magazine covering everything from heavy to extreme. lots of interesting articles/interviews, record reviews etc.

hairy hi-fi (uk/english)
RJRPRES: mostly handwritten british indie-rock fanzine with the usual dose of interviews & record reviews. very nice layout. worth contacting.

halana (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent zine covering jazz, experimental & contemporary music through long articles/interviews. comes with eps/cds of exclusive material. highly recommended.

hard force magazine (france/french)
RJRPRES: french heavy metal bimonthly which covers some alternative metal as well. worth investigating.

hard rock mag (france/french)
RJRPRES: french bimonthly covering the international hard rock & metal scene. quite interesting.

hard-rock magazine (france/french)
RJRPRES: french glossy metal monthly. quite good.

harmonie (france/french)
RJRPRES: french magazine covering progressive rock both national & international. lots of record reviews make this worth checking out.

harp magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: u.s. glossy magazine covering mostly rock & folk with a focus on songwriting. nice mix of known & fairly unknown artists/groups. lots of well-informed record reviews.

hartbeat (germany/english)
RJRPRES: excellent german fanzine written in english covering various musics from garage to world music. always interesting due to amount of info found. now comes with hard-vinyl ep. worth looking for. irregular.

hayfever (germany/german)
RJRPRES: excellent german zine covering mostly shades of indie/alternative rock both national & international. comes with a free ep of exclusive material. now discontinued in printed form, but continues online.

*headbangers zine (netherlands/english)
RJRPRES: interesting zine hard & heavy metal and other shades of rock) zine written in english. covers a lot of fairly unknown artists & bands so it-s easy to recommend to metalheads worldwide.

hearsay magazine (uk/english)
RJRPRES: impressive british mag covering mostly singer-songwriters within rock, pop, folk etc. informative article & interviews plus long record reviews should make you want to check this one out. recommended.

heartbeat (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish zine covering indie & alternative rock, electronica etc.

heartsong review (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american magazine covering mostly new age & other spiritual musics. main part is record/cassette reviews + some interviews. reprints some of its own reviews to function as a resource guide. gives much hard-to-find info.

heaven (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: bimonthly review magazine with some interviews. covers a lot of ground from rock & pop to country, roots music, world music, folk, reggae, blues, jazz, soul etc. easy to recommend if you read dutch.

heavy (la) (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: spanish monthly magazine covering the international metal & heavy rock scene. not bad, so take a look.

heavy rock (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: spanish metal monthly. current status unknown.

heavy soul (uk/english)
RJRPRES: interesting mod zine covering rock, pop, soul, rhythm & blues and other kinds of mod-related musics. mostly short articles & reviews, but a valuable source of information. recommended.

hello sailor (usa/english)
RJRPRES: u.s.fanzine covering mostly indie rock through interesting interviews and some record reviews. nice start and worth checking out.

helvete magazine (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian quarterly covering most things metal from extreme to prog. back in print.

here -tis (usa/english)
RJRPRES: fantastic zine covering mostly 60s & 70s rock, garage & otherwise, pluss some articles on the music press. long well researched articles & reviews make this one essential.

herencia de los munster (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: this fanzine was one of spain-s best music publications covering mostly garage rock + related. sadly munster has decided to discontinue the mag. came with a hard-vinyl ep.

hi folks (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: excellent italian bimonthly covering a wide variety of roots/world musics + others. high quality both in articles and reviews. recommended.

*highlands magazine (france/french)
RJRPRES: another great french quarterly zine covering progressive rock. long recond reviews and detailed career overviews plus shorter interviews make this highly recommended.

hip hop connection (uk/english)
RJRPRES: britain-s leading rap/hip hop magazine. covers both old & new acts through mostly short interviews/articles + record reviews. recommended. folded after issue 232 (2009) plus 4 digital issues.

hip hop life (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: spanish monthly covering rap and hiphop culture. a valuable source of information on the spanish rap scene. recommended.

*history of rock (the) (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british monthly related to uncut. every issue focuses on one specific year in chronological order, and consists of articles & reviews from the archives of melody maker & new musical express. highly recommended.

hittin- the note (usa/english)
RJRPRES: long-running u.s. quarterly subtitled: because music matters. focusing mostly on american rock, classic & new, plus some blues etc. general high quality and some extensive articles & record reviews make this one to check out.

hm (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: impressive italian metal fortnightly. one of the best of the market internationally.

holding together (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british jefferson airplane fanzine + other related acts. news, reviews, interviews etc. recommended to both fans and others. current status unknown..

holngesher (france/french)
RJRPRES: new french hardcore fanzine. well worth seeking out.

hot press (ireland/english)
RJRPRES: irish fortnightly paper covering politics, culture, film & music. music content valuable for interviews/reviews of the irish music scene, in addition to general high quality of writing. highly recommended.

house of pain (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american rock & punk fanzine containing mostly interviews & short record reviews. not bad.

howl (germany/german)
RJRPRES: large format german alternative rock magazine which also covers books, b-movies etc. high quality interviews, lots of record reviews + a free hard-vinyl ep of unreleased material make this recommended.

huck (uk/english)
RJRPRES: impressive british bimonthly covering various aspects of radical culture. the music content includes interesting articles on rock, punk, rap etc (+ lots of other great stuff to read). highly recommended.

humanbeing lawnmower (usa/english)
RJRPRES: quality zine from new york covering mostly garage rock, punk & related pluss comics etc. recommended. current status unknown.

hurly burly (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: new spanish zine covering free improvised music & jazz. informative articles/interviews & record reviews make this well worth your time & support. now bilingual spanish/english.

hyacinth (france/french)
RJRPRES: this french indie-rock fanzine is growing fast. lots of valuable interviews with mostly american guitar bands + a heavy dose of live/record reviews.

hype magazine (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german bimonthly indie-rock zine. not bad. current status unknown.

höhlenbewohner (switzerland/german)
RJRPRES: swiss metal monthly giving space to both german & swiss artists. quite interesting.

i/e magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: bimonthly us magazine covering a wide variety of genres from progressive rock & techno to electronic avant garde. both articles/interviews & reviews keep a high standard, so this is one to seek out.

ice magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american monthly cd newletter. hard to beat for up-dated news on future cds. recommended.

impact (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: shortlived swedish magazine covering the international rock scene from mostly the 60s & 70s plus some country (+ cinema). some extensive articles make this a valuable source of information.

*improjazz (france/french)
RJRPRES: interesting xeroxed french fanzine covering jazz, the improvised avant-garde scene and related. excellent interviews & reviews. absolutely worth your support.

improvisor (the) (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american free improvisation magazine with interviews, theoretical articles + reviews of a lot of strange & beautiful music. a very important independent publication worthy of support.

in jazz (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian jazz monthly with a detailed concert agenda plus some interesting articles & short record presentations. a new sister publication of the excellent bimonthly, Jazzit. seems to have folded after five issues.

in the basement (uk/english)
RJRPRES: important british quarterly covering classic soul music + some gospel etc. excellent articles & informative reviews made this one of the very best within its field & a valuable source of information. now online only.

indic (l-) (france/french)
RJRPRES: excellent french mag covering both the national & international scene focusing on indie rock, dance music etc. valuable for french music coverage. recommended.

indiecator (germany/german)
RJRPRES: general glossy indie-rock mag. comes in english language edition too.

indierocks (mexico/spanish)
RJRPRES: another excellent mexican monthly covering rock & popular musics (+ cinema & art) both national & international. check it out.

indies issue (japan/japanese)
RJRPRES: excellent japanese quarterly covering the national indie, rock & punk scene. comes with a free cd. if you read the language, check it out.

industrial metal (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american metal fanzine covering both mainstream & alternative metal. worth checking out.

industrial nation (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american industrial music fanzine which is steadily growing, now up from a-5 to a-4 format. informative interviews and an extensive review section make this one of the best info sources on this type of music.

inferno (finland/finnish)
RJRPRES: metal monthly from finland covering both the national and international scene. recommended if you read finnish.

inrockuptibles (les) (france/french)
RJRPRES: intellectual top quality french magazine with about equal parts of music, cinema & literature (+ politics). music content based on long informative interviews and knowledgeable reviews. weekly from 1995. less music, but still relevant.

insample (new zealand/english)
RJRPRES: small but interesting xeroxed fanzine covering international rock (finnish in my copy) & more experimental music.

insight (usa/english)
RJRPRES: promising new fanzine covering indie rock. lots of cartoons.

interview (usa/english)
RJRPRES: u.s.monthly mostly consisting of interviews with famous(?) people from the world of arts, movies, music, fashion etc. some record reviews. music content now down to a minimum.

*io pages (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: interesting dutch magazines covering the international progressive rock scene from classic to metal. a valuable addition to the rojaro, and easy to recommend.

irie up (germany/english)
RJRPRES: impressive but short-lived german reggae zine. highly recommended so seek it out.

irish music (ireland/english)
RJRPRES: excellent monthly covering irish (& related) music worldwide from traditional to contemporary. highly recommended.

iron fist (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british bimounthly covering hard rock & metal. off to a promising start.

isola che non c-era (l-) (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian magazine covering the national italian music scene from singer-songwriters to rock. general high quality on both articles and reviews. an important publication, but printed edition discontinue.

*it-s psychedelic baby magazine (slovenia/english)
RJRPRES: excellent new zine with roots in klemen breznikar-s music blog which covers not only things psychedelic, but also touches on prog, jazz, folk etc. the first issue came with a free cd. essential reading for music lovers worldwide

jaboni youth (usa/english)
RJRPRES: a new personal favourite among the fanzines. covers mostly the independent & experimental side of rock & related, both articles and the massive amount of record reviews are interesting & thought-provoking. absolutely worth your time.

jam magazine (denmark/danish)
RJRPRES: danish music paper covering various danish & international acts through columns, interviews & reviews. important for coverage of new danish acts and records.

jazid (uk/english)
RJRPRES: glossy bimonthly covering acid jazz, dance music, rap, soul, trip-hop etc. has now grown into a very valuable source of information with lots of articles & reviews.

jazz & tzaz (greece/greek)
RJRPRES: long-running greek jazz monthly covering both the national & international jazz scene. a valuable source of information. current status uncertain.

jazz actuel (france/french)
RJRPRES: french zine covering the jazz scene around tours in the centre region. some valuable interviews/articles in addition to concert previews.

jazz around (belgium/french)
RJRPRES: new belgium jazz mag given out free locally. a few articles/ interviews & record reviews plus news & concert info.

jazz changes (spain/english)
RJRPRES: new magazine covering themes related to jazz schools & education. very interesting articles by scholars & jazz musicians. well worth checking out.

jazz educators journal (usa/english)
RJRPRES: bimonthly from the intern.association of jazz educators with articles & reviews related to jazz studies. of interest also to the general public due to extensive interviews & solo transcriptions.

jazz express (uk/english)
RJRPRES: slim but interesting british jazz monthly. well worth investigating. now incorporated in: boz.

jazz forum (poland/english)
RJRPRES: polish jazz mag previously with an english ed. excellent with a very international scope. international edition folded in 1992.

jazz forum (polish) (poland/polish)
RJRPRES: long-running polish jazz magazine. previously with english & german editions. now only in polish.

jazz freak (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: bimonthly dutch jazz magazine. interesting record review section. recommended.

jazz hot (france/french)
RJRPRES: this long-running french jazz magazine continues to cover the national & international jazz scene in a very thorough & knowledgeable way. absolutely recommended. now web only.

jazz improv/ jazz inside (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent quarterly focusing on jazz studies with workshops, transcriptions, composition analysis etc, + record reviews, book reviews/excerpts & extensive interviews. title changed from jazz improv to jazz inside.

jazz improv/inside new york (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent free guide to the jazz scene in new york. includesfeatures, interviews, live reviews, extensive record reviews & club/concert lists etc. now printed edition + free pdf downloads. continues as jazz inside new york. (dec.11)

jazz in time (belgium/french)
RJRPRES: belgian jazz monthly with excellent coverage of primarily belgian & european jazz. articles both on certain themes and various artists + live/record reviews. now including: blues notes.

jazz japan (japan/japanese)
RJRPRES: impressive jazz monthly from japan with a thorough coverage of the national jazz scene in addition to international artists. recommended if you read japanese.

jazz journal international (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british jazz monthly with a long history. mostly covering more traditional jazz, but sometimes featuring avant-garde musicians too. good writing and knowledgeable reviews. now incorporates jazz review, named: jazz journal.

jazz life (japan/japanese)
RJRPRES: impressive japanese jazz monthly including articles, lots of record reviews plus tutorials, solo transcriptions and sheet music. recommended.

jazz live (austria/german)
RJRPRES: austrian jazz (and blues) magazine, covers both national & international jazz. especially valuable for its coverage of the eastern european scene. extensive record review section.

*jazz magazine (france/french)
RJRPRES: another long-running french jazz monthly with excellent coverage of both the french & international jazz scene. interesting interviews/articles + lots of well-informed live/record reviews. recommended. now incorporating jazzman.

jazz news (france/french)
RJRPRES: french monthly jazz magazine focusing on the international jazz scene. quality articles, interviews and reviews make this worth your time and money.

jazz not jazz (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian quarterly covering mostly jazz & contemporary music both local & international. interesting articles & reviews make this wanted for inclusion in the rojaro.

jazz now (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american jazz monthly with scene reports, interviews & reviews. valuable for regional coverage of california.

jazz on cd (uk/english)
RJRPRES: glossy british jazz magazine covering both national & international jazz old & new + some blues.

jazz player (usa/english)
RJRPRES: instructional bimonthly covering all aspects of jazz through workshops, long interviews, columns and reviews. all issues include a play-a-long cd with transcriptions. recommended both to jazz students and fans.

*jazz podium (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german jazz monthly with important articles/interviews on both german & other jazz musicians. also extensive sections of news, live/record reviews. recommended.

jazz rag (the) (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british bi-monthly magazine covering mostly traditional & mainstream jazz. lots of news items & record reviews + some articles & live reviews.

jazz report (canada/english)
RJRPRES: canadian jazz quarterly. a lot of the reviews are written by musicians. important coverage of canadian jazz. an interesting addition to the international jazz publications. check it out.

jazz review (uk/english)
RJRPRES: excellent british jazz bimonthly (previously monthly). in addition to the usual artist features & reviews, you'll regularly find articles relating to var.aspects of the jazz scene. absolutely recommended. now part of jazz journal international.

*jazz special (denmark/danish)
RJRPRES: danish jazz bimonthly. important coverage of the danish jazz scene + general articles/reviews of jazz internationally. recommended.

jazz stage (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish jazz bimothly (formerly quarterly) covering a wide variety of jazz trends from trad to acid jazz + blues. quite interesting. now changed to large format.

jazz swing journal (france/french)
RJRPRES: french mainstream jazz monthly.

jazz talk (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new jazz mag.

*jazz thing (germany/german)
RJRPRES: interesting german bimonthly covering most shades of jazz with touches of world music, soul etc. well worth your time.

jazz uk (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british bimonthly jazz magazine concentrating on the national scene through concert listings plus some articles, reviews & workshops. a valuable source of information. some pdf-versions available for free.

jazz zeitung (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german jazz bimonthly (previous monthly) covering both the local & international scene. slim, but quite valuable.

jazz-halo (belgium/dutch)
RJRPRES: belgian jazz magazine. valuable articles/interviews & book reviews make this worth your time if you read the language.

*jazz-n-more (switzerland/german)
RJRPRES: swiss bimonthly covering mainly jazz plus some blues, roots music etc. with focus on both the national & international scene, the magazine is a valuable source of information. well worth your attention.

jazz; the magazine / jazz fm (uk/english)
RJRPRES: english jazz bimonthly, formerly titled; jazz fm. covered a wide variety of jazz styles.

jazzism (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: dutch bimonthly covering both the national & international contemporary jazz scene + some blues. comes with a free cd. well worth checking out.

*jazzit (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian jazz bimonthly covering mostly the national scene plus a mix of international jazz stars. high quality extensive articles/interviews and live reviews + some record reviews. recommended. subscriptions with or without cd.

jazzit news (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: shortlived italian monthly jazz newspaper mostly detailing upcoming concerts & festivals mainly around italy plus some articles on record labels, festival history & artists etc.

*jazziz (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy american monthly jazz magazine covering all aspects of jazz through articles, columns & reviews. leaning towards fusion & modern commercial trends, but with a generous helping of more avant stuff. now quarterly with monthly web ed.

jazzman (france/french)
RJRPRES: french jazz monthly covering both national & international artists old & new. general high quality on articles & reviews. now incorporated into jazz magazine.

jazznu/ jazz (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: dutch jazz monthly with good coverage of both the national & international jazz scene. informative interviews + live/record reviews. continued as a bimonthly called "jazz" incorporating blues, world music, r&b etc. incorporated into jassism.

*jazznytt (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: long-running norwegian jazz magazine. covers mainly the national scene, but it has lately started covering international jazz too + some world music. now quarterly with new numbering. vital source of national jazz info.

jazzosphère (france/french)
RJRPRES: important french quarterly covering the european & international jazz & improvised music scene through interviews & informed record- & live reviews. absolutely worth your support & attention.

*jazzthetik (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german bimonthly (previous monthly) jazz magazine formerly concentrating on avant-garde & free-improvisation. now with extensive non-jazz coverage incl.world music. valuable within its field and easy to recommend.

*jazztimes (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy american jazz monthly. articles often concentrating on performers on a certain instrument. extensive book/video/record review sections. highly recommended.

*jazzwise (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new british jazz magazines covering a variety of styles from traditional to avant-garde. articles, record/book reviews & solo transcriptions. worth your attention.

je chante! magazine (france/french)
RJRPRES: french magazine covering the french language chansons tradition. impressive articles, discographies & reviews make this a must within its field.

jeanne d-arc (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian general mag for women. only 1 article will be included in RoJaRo.

jefferson (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish blues quarterly with good coverage of both the scandinavian & international blues scenes through articles, interviews, regional reports & live/record reviews.

jello submarine (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: new norwegian zine covering various shades of rock (norwegian & international) old & new with a slant towards garage & progressive. quality articles & long record reviews make this well worth your time.

jersey beat (usa/english)
RJRPRES: long-running interesting american fanzine covering mostly the local rock indie scene in new jersey. good interviews & the usual ton of reviews. worth investigating. continues online.

jid newsletter (germany/german)
RJRPRES: a very informative newsletter from one of europe-s leading jazz archives. each issue deals primarily with one subject. highly recommended.

jockey slut (uk/english)
RJRPRES: now monthly, and still one of the best magazines covering dance music of all varieties, techno, house, jungle, triphop, dub etc. lots of articles, short reviews etc.

jocks (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british monthly dj magazine.

journal of country music (the) (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american country music magazines of high quality. long interesting articles & record-/book-reviews. recommended.

juice (germany/german)
RJRPRES: quality german rap monthly covering both the german & international scene. general high quality articles/interviews & lots of reviews make this one a must. comes with a free cd with some exclusive music.

juke (uk/english)
RJRPRES: short-lived interesting british magazine covering most shades of contemporary popular musics from rap & dance to rock & metal (+ lots of photographs etc). seek it out & see for yourself.

juke blues (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british quarterly covering international blues and r&b. many thorough historical articles + news and live/record reviews etc. worth checking out. currently taking a break, please see website for info.

jukebox magazine (france/french)
RJRPRES: excellent french record collectors monthly. very well-researched articles, discographies & reviews plus extensive record cover portfolios. covers both french & international artists/groups. strongly recommended.

jungle (finland/finnish)
RJRPRES: excellent finnish indie rock fanzine with articles/reviews both on finnish & international rock. it-s all in finnish, so language might prove a problem for some.

kahoutek (new zealand/english)
RJRPRES: mostly new zealand rock scene.

kansanmusiikki (finland/finnish)
RJRPRES: biannual publication covering the traditional folk music scene in finland. current status unknown.

keep on rockin- (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british fanzine concentrating on 70s rock.

kerrang (uk/english)
RJRPRES: long-running british heavy metal & rock weekly. keeps you well informed on things metallic through interviews and lots of live/record reviews. still excellent, but expensive.

keyboard (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy american monthly for keyboard players. in addition to articles on equipment and instumental instruction, there-s lengthy interviews of more general interest.

kicks (usa/english)
RJRPRES: a tremendous amount of knowledge & devotion goes into producing each issue of this bible of garage rock of various shades old & new. extermely well researched article and tons of reviews of things beautifully obscure.

kim (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish quarterly focusing on female musicians both well-known & new. covers a variety of music styles from rock & jazz to classical music. always interesting.

kind of love in (a) (uk/english)
RJRPRES: julie driscoll/tippetts fanzine +related stuff. a good read and recommended to everybody interested in this artist.

kingsize (norway) (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian (& now swedish) hip-hop magazine covering rap, grafitti & breakdancing etc. valuable mostly for the coverage of the norwegian/swedish rap scene. norwegian edition folded after issue 27.

kingsize (sweden) (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish edition of this rap magazine. important for coverage of the scandinavian rap scene. folded after issue 47.

kitty magik (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent u.s.zine covers mostly indie/alternative rock & punk with a focus on female performers, but touches on other types of music. steadily growing and absolutely worhty of you attention.

*klassekampen/musikkmagasinet (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: weekly supplement included in the radical daily newspaper, klassekampen. interesting coverage of both the national & international music scene.

*koid-9 (france/french)
RJRPRES: another impressive french quarterly zine covering progressive and related rock both in france and on the international scene. recommended.

kountry korral (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish country music quarterly with some extensive historical articles. quite good record reviews too. recommended.

kulturnews (germany/german)
RJRPRES: monthly news bulletin covering music & culture events in hamburg. articles & reviews included make this worth checking out. free locally.

la musik (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: excellent new magazine covering a wide range of popular musics from rock to soul to jazz etc. thorough articles & record reviews make this an important addition to the music press in scandinavia.

laif (poland/polish)
RJRPRES: polish popular music monthly covering rock, pop, indie, dance etc. current print status unknown.

larsen fanzine (france/french)
RJRPRES: very interesting part of the fantastic world of french alternative, garage rock & soul fanzines. came in form of a cd-format mag/mini-cd or 7"-mag/ep of new exclusive tracks. covered both french & international groups + comix.

latin beat magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american monthly concentrating on various aspects of the latin music scene both historical & current. articles & reviews are written in english or spanish. a very valuable source of information within its field.

latin percussionist (usa/english)
RJRPRES: slim but interesting bi-annual zine covering latin percussion music through interviews, columns, workshops, solo transcriptions & reviews. formerly titled (first 2 issues): latin american percussion newsletter.

leak cd magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american magazine subtitled: the source for contemporary acoustic & rock music. covers mostly new artists within folk and related musics, plus some rock. transcribed lyrics to all songs included on the cd.

left of the dial (usa/english)
RJRPRES: very promising zine covering mostly alternative rock, punk (& related) through extensive interviews & feature articles. absolutely recommended.

lemon (australia/english)
RJRPRES: australian alternative rock fanzine covering both the national & international scenes through interviews & record reviews. comes with hard-vinyl singles.

lil- rhino gazette (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american fanzine covering alternative music (+ comix) through nice long interviews & lots of reviews. absolutely worth checking out.

lime lizard (uk/english)
RJRPRES: glossy british indie-rock monthly. comes with a cassette. lots of interviews & reviews on mostly new acts. discontinued, but restarted as the new magazine: the lizard.

*lira (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish bimonthly covering folk & world music both national & international through articles & record reviews. fills a void in the scandinavian music press. easy to recommend. now with free cd.

*living blues (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent long-running american blues bimonthly. informative historical articles, interviews and an extensive record review section make this one of the best blues publications worldwide. strongly recommended.

living tradition (the) (uk/english)
RJRPRES: bi-monthly covering traditional music mostly from ireland, scotland & britain. feature articles/interviews, live reviews & extensive record reviews make this excellent magazine worth your attention.

*lizard (poland/polish)
RJRPRES: excellent polish quarterly covering rock, prog, psychedelia & fusion. easy to recommend if you read polish.

lizard (the) (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new british bimonthly mag covering indie rock and other current music trends. strong record reviews and generally interesting articles make this a promising start.

lo-fi (usa/english)
RJRPRES: bills itself as the magazine all about today-s retro cool culture. covers garage, rockabilly, surf, ska, instro rock etc.

lollipop magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: monthly mag covering mostly alternative/indie rock, punk etc plus some movies. worth your attention.

long live vinyl (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new british magazine for record collectors, subtitled: the new magazine for vinyl lovers. off to an interesting start with a good mix of articles incl.discographical presentations, record & equipment reviews etc. worth your attention.

longueur d-ondes (sur la meme) (france/french)
RJRPRES: french rock quarterly concentrating mostly on the national rock scene. valuable primarily for this french content and its willingness to give space to new acts. short-lived new bi-monthly formula.

loops (uk/english)
RJRPRES: bi-annual journal of music writing from domino records & faber and faber. extensive essays on various themes & artists within the popular music/rock world. highly recommended.

loose lips sink ships (uk/english)
RJRPRES: beautiful new zine from steve gullick of careless talk costs lives. articles & interviews mostly covers alternative/indie rock, but touches on a variety of popular musics. high quality photography & layout.

lost and found (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent annual zine covering rock & roll from the 1950s & 1960s. each issue concentrating on the local scene in one or two states. important source of information. highly recommended.

lost in tyme (greece/english)
RJRPRES: excellent greek garage & psych rock zine covering both the national & international scenes. comes with a free cd of exclusive material. strongly recommended. resurfaced again. gone again...

loud fast rules (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american quarterly covering punk rock and related from the 70s to the 00s. lots of interviews with both known & fairly unknown artists/groups + a free cd. well worth seeking out.

*louder than war (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new british quarterly magazine consentrating on old & new indie & alternative rock, post-punk etc etc (& the weird...). off to a good start with some interesting articles. well worth your attention.

lowlife (usa/english)
RJRPRES: interesting american fanzine covering a wide variety of mostly experimental/alternative rock.

magic (france/french)
RJRPRES: french monthly (formerly bimonthly) covering mostly international indie pop and rock. high standard both on articles and reviews makes this a worthy continuation of the excellent magic mushroom. recommended.

magic mushroom (france/french)
RJRPRES: this french indie-rock fanzine now continues as magic. mostly interviews with british & american acts + demo/record reviews. by now easy to recommend.

*magnet (usa/english)
RJRPRES: rock magazine subtitled: real music alternatives. lots of interesting articles & reviews. this has now gone from monthly to bi-monthly. one of the best within its field. resurrected as a monthly.

*making waves (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new zine focusing on presenting the history of female punk, indie, riot grrrl rock, post punk etc. lots of excellent interviews & interesting articles covering both known & fairly unknown acts. absolutely worthy of both your time & support.

mandocrusian-s digest (the) (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american tabloid for mandolin players with instructional articles + various reviews of books & records. indispensable to people interested in the mandolin, but also of interest to the general public.

margen (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: spanish magazine focusing on electronic, progressive rock and experimental music. quite interesting for coverage of obscure artists through both interviews & record reviews. some came with free cds.

marvin (mexico/spanish)
RJRPRES: mexican monthly covering rock, indie, pop & electronica etc (+ some cinema & art). well worth your attention. some back-issues available to read on the website.

màs jazz (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: new spanish jazz bimonthly. current status unknown.

mass appeal (usa/english)
RJRPRES: this one began as a graffiti zine, but has become a great magazine covering various aspects of hiphop culture such as rap, art, style etc. well worth checking out.

matte (usa/english)
RJRPRES: promising magazine subtitled; creative independence in art, film and music. music content focus mainly on various shades or indie rock. worth your attention.

maverick (uk/english)
RJRPRES: excellent british monthly subtitled: the new voice of country music. covers both traditional & alt.country, and touches on americana, folk, blues, rock etc. highly recommended. digital only issues 103-111. now back to printed bimonthly ed.

maximum rocknroll (usa/english)
RJRPRES: long-running monthly bible of punk & hardcore. combines music articles/interviews with political stuff. lots of scene reports, columns & short record reviews. important information source, and strongly recommended.

mcd (france/french)
RJRPRES: french quarterly covering music & digital culture. music content mostly within the electronica, dance & experimental scene. recommended.

mean magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy u.s. cultural bimonthly covering a wide variety of popular musics from rock & metal to rap & dance (plus cinema, literature etc.). always full of interesting articles.

mediators (france/french)
RJRPRES: promising french alternative rock monthly.

melodic journey (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german quarterly covering classic & melodic rock, aor and related, incl. metal & progressive rock.

melody maker (uk/english)
RJRPRES: long-running british music weekly. covers the contemporary popular music scene in general with a leaning towards new indie-rock. large live reviews section. an important source of information.

merlin-s music box (greece/greek)
RJRPRES: excellent greek alternative rock fanzine. articles/interviews on both greek & international acts + a substantial reviews section. well worth seeking out if you understand the language.

*metal hammer (uk/english)
RJRPRES: well-known metal monthly with lots of national editions around europe. glossy with lots of full colour pictures covering a wide variety of metal music and hard rock through the usual articles + reviews. not bad at all.

metal hammer & heavy metal (greece/greek)
RJRPRES: greek edition of the well-known metal & hard rock monthly. general high quality combined with lots of locally produced content make this easy to recommend if you read greek.

metal hammer (germany) (germany/german)
RJRPRES: impressive long-running german edition of this metal & hard rock publication. a totally different magazine from its british namesake with excellent coverage of both the german & international scene. highly recommended.

metal hammer (poland) (poland/polish)
RJRPRES: polish edition of this metal & hard rock monthly. important due to lots of local content. if you read polish, this is one to check out.

metal hammer (spain) (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: spanish edition of this metal & hard rock monthly. a fair amount of local content make this a valuable source of information on the spanish metal scene. recommended.

*metal hammer norway (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian edition of the international magazine with plenty of coverage of the national metal scene + other selfproduced articles & reviews. a valuable information source. back as bimonthly after a short break.

metal hammer thrash (uk/english)
RJRPRES: quarterly special edition of metal hammer covering thrash-metal & related.

metal kollektor (uk/english)
RJRPRES: free collectors- supplement to kerrang featuring short articles, family trees, discographies, etc.

metal shock (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian heavy metal monthly. quite good. current status unknown. current status unknown.

metal shuffle (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian metal mag. worth checking out if you understand the language.

metal star (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german hardrock monthly covering mostly heavy metal.

metalized (denmark/danish)
RJRPRES: danish metal bimonthly (formerly quarterly). covers various shades of the contemporary metal scene. recommended.

metallian (france/french)
RJRPRES: french metal & hard rock bimonthly including coverage of the underground scene. comes with a free cd.

miks (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian music magazine covering a wide variety of popular musics from rock to rap (+ some jazz). mainly record reviews + some short interviews/articles. folded after 2 issues.

minotaurus (usa/english)
RJRPRES: interesting new american fanzine covering mostly rock on the experimental dark side. recommended.

*mint (germany/german)
RJRPRES: very promising new german magazine subtitled; magazin für vinyl-kultur, covering both technical aspects & production, record shops & labels, cover art and record reviews etc etc. absolutely recommended!

mississippi rag (usa/english)
RJRPRES: monthly american trad-jazz paper with excellent articles/interviews and general quality coverage of this part of the jazz scene + ragtime. thorough live/record reviews. web-only from 2007. pagination from private print-outs 2008.

mississippi saxophone (usa/english)
RJRPRES: one of a kind blues harmonica magazine.

misty lane (italy/english)
RJRPRES: irregular italian zine mainly garage rock from the 1960s onward (+ some b-movies). interesting choice of (mostly obscure) artists covered make this one a must for the inquisitive fans. highly recommended.

mixmag (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british monthly covering all shades of dance music (techno, house, ambient, jungle, rap, triphop, etc), djs & club culture.

modern drummer (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy american monthly for both rock & jazz drummers with the usual amount of interesting interviews, instructional columns, equipment presentations and reviews. most interviews of interest to the general public. recommended.

modern rock magazine /rock mag (usa/english)
RJRPRES: small fanzine covering various forms of rock, psychedelia, noise & avant-garde through small philosophical essays, letters, interviews & some quite interesting record reviews. always worth your attention. issues #1-6 titled: rock mag.

*mojo (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british monthly with the focus on rock/popular music from the 60s & early 70s with extensive articles & record reviews. also covers some new artists. lots of reviews. one of the best within its field and recommended.

*mojo -60s (uk/english)
RJRPRES: interesting (but shortlived) spinoff from the british monthly, mojo. covering various shades of popular music & rock in the 1960s. first issue came with a vinyl single. recommended.

mole (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american fanzine billed as The magazine by for and about the nihil generation. covers underground rock (+ comix, fiction etc).

mommy and i are one (usa/english)
RJRPRES: u.s.zine covering mostly alternative/indie type rock along with stories, comics etc. recommended.

mondo 2000 (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy american cyber magazine also covering related musics. worth checking out.

mondo sonoro (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: spanish monthly magazine covering mostly indie pop & rock. free locally.

mondomix (france/french)
RJRPRES: short-lived extended version of the free mondomix musiques magazine. this one included articles on world cultures etc plus the music edition. lots of music issues can be found as pdfs on the website. now online only.

monster (norway) (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian edition of glossy scandinavian bimonthly covering a variety of rock types from prog to black metal etc. previously some articles written in swedish. issue 9 was never published in norway. continues as: norway rock magazine.

morai gero (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new zine covering mostly japanese noise, rock & experimental music. some articles also in japanese. absolutely worth your attention.

morning (france/english)
RJRPRES: beautiful limited edition zine published by the illustrator iker spozio. covers popular music from the 60s & 70s through extensive interviews. absolutely recommended.

moshable (denmark/english)
RJRPRES: this danish alternative rock fanzine is written in english. good coverage of scandinavian acts along with more well-known british & american names. lots of short record reviews. worth checking out.

motorbooty (usa/english)
RJRPRES: always interesting american fanzine with excellent articles on acts from mc5 to firesign theatre and blowfly. comix & non-musical articles. recommended reading. irregular.

moxie (usa/english)
RJRPRES: small new mag from new york covering a wide variety of musics from blues & garage rock to singer/songwriters & dance music (+ comics etc). promising start & well worth inclusion in the rojaro.

mucchio selvaggio (il) (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: impressive long-running italian rock (& cinema/literature) weekly. mostly mainstream but not exclusively. now back to monthly. absolutely worth your attention. now published as a monthly magazine.

muckraker (usa/english)
RJRPRES: small xeroxed zine with excellent coverage of various artists from free improvisation to noise rock etc. very long and interesting interviews make this a must. highly recommended.

music (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new zine from new york with articles covering rock, jazz, contemporary music, experimental etc (& art). off to a promising start.

music & computers (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy u.s. bimonthly covering mostly technical issues connected to making music with computers. quite interesting.

music (italy) (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian mainstream monthly covering various forms of popular musics/cinema etc. general high quality & worth checking out.

music city news (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american country music monthly consisting of short articles, a few record reviews & an extensive news section.

music from the empty quarter (uk/english)
RJRPRES: excellent british industrial music fanzine which also covers various kinds of experimental music. record review section especially valuable as an information source. recommended.

music matters review (usa/english)
RJRPRES: interesting american zine covering folk, roots, blues, singer/songwriters and related musics. space is given to both known & fairly unknown talent through both interviews and record reviews. now online only.

music paper (the) (usa/english)
RJRPRES: versatile american monthly covering various forms of contemporary popular music. articles on artists, technique, intrumental instruction and business etc + some reviews.

*musica jazz (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: important italian monthly jazz magazine that comes with a cd. well-researched articles, interviews & reviews on both italian and international jazz. highly recommended.

musicclub (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: incredibly varied free italian monthly with articles/reviews on everything from avant garde to deathnoise (plus cinema comix etc). worth tracking down.

musiche (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: a very thorough magazine covering news, live- & record reviews and interviews within the avant garde field (mostly). now published irregularly. excellent and a personal favourite.

musician (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american glossy music monthly covering mostly rock, but also touching on jazz, country, rap etc. important for long well-researched interviews + staged meetings between musicians. recommended.

musik (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish music magazine covering classical music, folk music, world music & jazz. published in co-operation with sveriges radio p2 & sveriges rikskonserter. important coverage of the contemporary swedish music scene.

musiker magasinet (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish mag for musicians covering both the musical & technical side. mostly rock, but touches on other types of music. recommended for features on musicians/groups.

musikermagasinet (norway) (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian version of the swedish magazine with the same name. articles on norwegian and international artists in addition to equipment tests, workshops etc. folded after eight issues.

musikexpress (germany/german)
RJRPRES: long-running glossy german monthly covering various popular musics like rock, soul etc. lots of info on both the national & international scene through articles & reviews. formerly called musikexpress sounds. comes with a free cd.

musikk fokus (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian bimonthly focusing on music in norway. some coverage of jazz and popular musics. only specially selected articles/reviews indexed. current status unknown.

musikk praksis (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian bimonthly. mostly technical/equipment articles & tests, but some valuable interviews.

mute (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: important new norwegian quarterly covering rock and other types of popular music through extensive articles & record reviews related to both the national & international scene. highly recommended.

muz (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian rock & related bi-monthly. some interesting articles on both italian & international artists make this worth seeking out.

muziek.nl magazine (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: impressive dutch bimonthly covering mostly the mainstream segment of popular music & rock. has now changed its name to: soundz. check it out.

muzik (uk/english)
RJRPRES: glossy monthly covering most shades of dance music, like techno, jungle, house, rap etc. lots & lots of record reviews (plus the articles/interviews) make this a very valuable source of information. recommended. folded after issue 99.

my rock (france/french)
RJRPRES: french monthly covering mostly hard rock, metal & punk. worth your attention. current print status unknown.

mystic art (poland/polish)
RJRPRES: polish magazine covering metal and hard rock on both the national & international scene. worth your attention if you read polish.

mzee (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german rap magazine. good european coverage. scene reports, reviews etc.

*natt & dag (oslo) (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: free monthly culture & lifestyle newspaper. quite an extensive coverage of music, both national & international. important source of info on the norwegian scene.

nd (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american avant-garde music & mail-art magazine engaged in contact/exchange/documentation among artists & others interested. strongly recommended.

nerve (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new american rock exploitation monthly. follow-up to the excellent reflex magazine, but with a whole new angel & style.

net (usa/english)
RJRPRES: slim american alternative music monthly. short articles, record reviews & various charts.

neurótica (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: spanish fanzine covering mostly alternative rock both national & international. comes with exclusive 7"s. worth investigating.

new age voice (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy monthly covering new age, world music, ambient, electronica, celtic, folk & native american music through interviews, reviews & columns. a valuable source of information within its field. bimonthly free cds included.

new beats (france/french)
RJRPRES: slim french black music monthly. focuses on new artists.

new folk sounds (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: dutch folk music bimonthly covering both the national & international scenes. general high quality and worth checking out. now online only.

new funk times (germany/english)
RJRPRES: german english language george clinton & p-funk fanzine.

new kind of kick (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish alternative rock fanzine with excellent coverage of swedish & others scandinavian acts through articles & demo/record reviews.

new music scene (the) (usa/english)
RJRPRES: personal xeroxed fanzine with interviews, comments & record reviews. a good read.

new musical express/ nme (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british music weekly covering most aspects of the current popular music scene. always trying to seek out new trends. still good and still important.

*new york city jazz record (usa/english)
RJRPRES: monthly magazine covering the jazz scene in new york. articles, interviews & live-/record reviews + lots of info like event callendar, club directory etc. free locally & on the web. previous title: all about jazz new york.

next big thing (uk/english)
RJRPRES: a big welcome back to this legendary garage rock fanzine. short handwritten articles. informative and strongly recommended. comes with a free 7" of exclusive material. printed edition discontinued. continues as blog.

niagara (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german alternative rock fanzine covering some cinema too. quite nice.

nice slacks (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new american alternative rock fanzine with long informative interviews + lots of live/record reviews. absolutely worth checking out.

nipple hardness factor (usa/english)
RJRPRES: totally unpretentious american zine dedicated to 7-inch singles. like issue # 1 stated: for a geek like you. see for yourself.

nja bulletin/ jazz bulletin (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: dutch jazz quarterly published by the netherlands jazz archive covering the national jazz scene old & new. well-researched articles & reviews of new records. valuable information source. now called: jazz bulletin.

nm messitsch (germany/german)
RJRPRES: new german music monthly covering various popular musics from industrial to surf. worth investigating.

*no depression (usa/english)
RJRPRES: fantastic bimonthly focusing on alternative & traditional country, roots music & other americana. lots of interesting articles, live-/record- reviews make this one of the best mags out there. back in print.

no idea (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent american fanzine covering underground music of the hard guitar variety. comes with vinyl 7"ers of interesting new material. in all a recommendable mag.

no trend press (germany/german)
RJRPRES: large german fanzine covering alternative rock and some metal. lots of interviews + reviews of various record formats (+ demos) makes this one to seek out. recommended. continued as: superstar.

noise for heroes (usa/english)
RJRPRES: another impressive american alternative rock fanzine. quite international in scope with good coverage of the finnish & french underground. personal & informative record reviews. strongly recommended.

noise gate (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british zine covering improvised & electronic music etc.

noise works (usa/english)
RJRPRES: alternative rock on the dark side.

*noise/ new noise (france/french)
RJRPRES: french bimonthly in its second version as: new noise. excellent coverage of the most interesting artists & bands working within the contemporary alternative music scene, from rock & indie to metal & rap etc. highly recommended.

nordic vision (norway/english)
RJRPRES: bimonthly norwegian magazine covering various shades of nordic extreme metal, black death etc (+ some art, cinema etc). extensive articles & reviews make this an important publication. continuation of 1990s zine of the same name.

*norway rock magazine (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian bimonthly covering a variety of rock types from prog to black metal etc. worth checking out. formerly titled: monster. now seems to have become quarterly.

nostalgia (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british quarterly devoted to the music before 1950 through articles/interviews/news + reviews of current book/record/cassette releases of this music. informative & well-researched. an important source within its field.

notes (france/french)
RJRPRES: interesting long-running french fanzine covering progressive rock & the avant-garde/experimental scene. informative interviews & reviews of often quite obscure artists make this mag valuable as an information source.

nothing but record reviews (usa/english)
RJRPRES: one-man record review mag from new york which incl.some videos/cassettes too. personal and rewarding.

nouvel os (le) (france/french)
RJRPRES: another of those excellent french alternative rock fanzines that just keeps appearing. comes with a mini-cd of exclusive material. recommended.

novell (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: important new addition to the swedish music press, subtitled: en reportagetidning om musik. includes long essays & interviews on various aspects of popular music culture, rock, rap etc. highly recommended.

now & then (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: nice collectors mag. continues as a part called då in the swedish magazine, pop.

now dig this (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british rock&roll monthly with well-researched articles/interviews and an extensive record review section. thouches on blues and rhythm&blues. recommended within its field.

nucleus (germany/german)
RJRPRES: new german zine covering a wide variety of rock from art-/progressive to jazzrock etc. lots of interviews & reviews, plus a free vinyl ep make this a promising start.

nuove dimensioni musicali (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian magazine covering various contemporary musics from new age to electronic music and world music. a valuable source of information with interesting articles & record reviews. recommended.

nuthing sacred (usa/english)
RJRPRES: underground magazine that covers the more extreme edges of rock, performance artists, fiction etc.

nz musician (new zealand/english)
RJRPRES: free bimonthly magazine covering various aspects of the pop & rock scenes in new zealand. a valuable source of information due to its national focus. includes articles & reviews plus some directories & workshops. easy to recommend.

obsküre magazine (france/french)
RJRPRES: french bimonthly covering dark culture in music (mostly), literature, comics, art etc. thouches on rock, goth, metal, industrial, indie etc. seems to have some connection with old magazine, d-side. easy to recommend.

octopus (france/french)
RJRPRES: a new mag from the people behind the discontinued hyacinth. coverage of both french and international alternative rock, jazz, avant garde & other shades of experimental music. easy to recommend.

off the hip (australia/english)
RJRPRES: excellent rock (garage, powerpop & other) zine from australia. extensive articles covering both the australian & international scenes. comes with a free cd. very easy to recommend.

off the record (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: dutch bimonthly covering mostly contemporary rock & pop (+ some cinema, games etc). probably continued as muziek.nl.

offbeat (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new orleans & louisiana music monthly. covers both established artists/groups and new acts within the jazz, rock, blues, roots etc music scenes. high quality articles & reviews (plus tons of info).

old time country (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american quarterly concentrating on old country music through articles, interviews & book/record reviews.

old-time herald (usa/english)
RJRPRES: quarterly dedicated to various forms of old-time music.

on the one (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new american jazz quarterly. covers mostly new trends in jazz. well worth seeking out.

ondskan (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish quarterly zine covering mostly swedish indie pop/rock/electronica artists/groups, unknown to well-known. always interesting articles + some extended reviews. highly recommended.

one shot (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american fanzine dedicated to one-hit wonders. quality writing. recommended.

ongaku otaku (usa/english)
RJRPRES: very impressive new fanzine covering independent japanese rock & experimental music through articles & reviews (+ some cinema/art). lots of info to be found here, and a good read. recommended.

oor (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: dutch fortnightly mainstream culture magazine covering lots of music (+ art/literature/cinema/etc). quite interesting in general & recommended.

opprobrium (new zealand/english)
RJRPRES: another excellent fanzine from new zealand covering the more experimental shades of rock and noise. obscure artists, long articles and informative reviews. what more do you need? recommended.

opscene (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: dutch bimonthly magazine covering mostly alternative rock from punk to experimental. international in scope with a very nice review section. always interesting to read, and recommended.

optical sounds (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british photocopied fanzine covering various shades of rock with a focus on psych, kraut & garage. well worth your attention.

option (usa/english)
RJRPRES: very interesting alternative american magazine covering most musical bases. glossy without loss of integrity. hundreds of record reviews and in my opinion a real must for information seeking music lovers.

opus (denmark/danish)
RJRPRES: excellent danish music mag with articles on cultural aspects of contemporay popular music.

*orkester journalen; om jazz (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: long-running swedish jazz bimonthly (formerly monthly) mainly valuable for coverage of the swedish scene & mainstream jazz in general. very expensive abroad.

orkus (germany/german)
RJRPRES: impressive german rock monthly covering gothic, romantic industrial, electro etc. one of the best within its field. comes with a free cd. check it out.

out of time (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: a wonderful alternative & roots music bimonthly covering country, folk, blues, rock etc. lots of reviews and some interesting articles.

outasite (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent teen scene mag covering rock & pop along with movies & television etc in the 50s & 60s through long, interesting articles & interviews. absolutely recommended.

*outburn (usa/english)
RJRPRES: this quarterly presents itself as covering subversive & post-alternative music, which seems to mean a mix of rock, goth, industrial, metal with a touch of electronica, noise, techno etc. lots of interesting articles & reviews.

ox; faces the facts (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german bimonthly zine dedicated to alternative guitar rock & punk. excellent interviews & a large review section. as an additional bonus each issue now comes with a cd. if you read german, get it.

oxford american (the) (usa/english)
RJRPRES: highly respected american magazine covering various aspects of southern culture. regularly publishes music issues of great interest & quality. highly recommended.

panomarade (france/french)
RJRPRES: very nice french fanzine covering experimental music often related to john zorn, + noise, jazz, progressive rock etc. well worth your attention.

papel do jazz (o) (portugal/portuguese)
RJRPRES: short-lived quarterly academic jazz magazine from portugal. interesting articles in portuguese & english covering both the national & international jazz scene.

parklife 060 (france/french)
RJRPRES: a one-off zine from parklife records. covers mostly rock, punk, new wave & electro rooted in the early 1980s & factory records. quality articles/interviews & a free cd make this limited edition worth your attention.

party fears (australia/english)
RJRPRES: informative fanzine from perth australia. excellent coverage of the local scene through interviews & reviews. status uncertain as it has not arrived lately. recommended. discontinued. some issues in pdf on website.

pasazer (poland/polish)
RJRPRES: impressive polish zine covering punk & hardcore. lots of reginal content in addition international acts. recommended if you read the language.

paste magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent monthly covering popular musics from indie singer-songwriters & folk to indie-rock (+ literature & films). interesting articles/interviews + extensive record reviews + free cds/dvds. back in print as quarterly with lps.

pawholes (usa/english)
RJRPRES: entertaining grrrl mag with some indie music articles & reviews among other more general coverage. irregular.

peace frog (greece/english)
RJRPRES: excellent continuation of the greek Gee-Gaw fanzine covering the same mix of psych & garage rock both national & international. comes with a compilation cd. easy to recommend. (my pagination). current status unknown.

peace warriors (france/french)
RJRPRES: french mag covering rock, jazz etc. of the more experimental kind. very interesting both for its coverage & quality, and absolutely worth your attention.

*penguin eggs (canada/english)
RJRPRES: canadian folk, roots & world music (incl.country & blues) quarterly covering both new and established artists. well worth seeking out. small french language section.

percussive notes (usa/english)
RJRPRES: academic journal from percussive arts society, containing some very interesting articles & reviews related to the scope of the rojaro, even though the main focus is on classical music.

perfect sound forever (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent webzine now back to bimonthly format. always interesting. check it out.

performing songwriter (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american bimonthly magazine concentrating on songwriting through informative interviews with artists, columns + some reviews. highly recommended.

permission (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent quarterly covering gothic rock & related dark stuff. one of the best i-ve seen within it-s field, and i would like to include it. recommended.

persona non grata (germany/german)
RJRPRES: impressive long-running german zine covering the international & national alternative & experimental rock & pop scene (+ other cultural topics). highly recommended.

*personal best (norway/english)
RJRPRES: norwegian zine subtitled: noise, music and beyond. published by the musician lasse marhaug. covers the international noise, experimental rock & improv scene through extensive interviews. highly recommended.

piano & keyboard (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american instrumental bimonthly covering mostly classical music, but opening up to contemporary popular music & jazz lately. interviews interesting to the general public.

pipeline (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british instrumental music quarterly fanzine covering popular music from the 50s to date. long very informative articles, interviews & reviews make this an invaluable source of information. recommended.

pit magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent american metal quarterly fanzine mostly covering shades from speed to death. recommended.

plan b (uk/english)
RJRPRES: excellent bimonthly zine covering adventurous new indie rock & other popular musics (+ some cinema & literature). always a treat to read and highly recommended.

planet jazz (canada/english)
RJRPRES: new canadian jazz quarterly covering a wide range of jazz styles (+ some blues) both national & international.

planet rock (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new heavy sister publication to the british magazine mojo. subtitled: where rock lives, it covers hard rock, metal and classic rock old and new. a quality magazine well worth of your attention. publication frequency unknown.

plastic bomb (germany/german)
RJRPRES: long-running german punk & hardcore zine. a focus on the local german scene combined with lots of reviews make this a valuable source of information. recommended.

platenblad (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: long-running collectors- zine covering mostly rock & pop music. quality articles & reviews. recommended if you read dutch.

platesamleren (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: excellent collectors- magazine covering classic rock & pop music. very thorough pictorial discographies make this an important source of information. previous title: goldies (issues 1-84). highly recommended. now back in print.

platine (france/french)
RJRPRES: excellent bimonthly from france covering the french variété, chansons and pop traditions old and new. highly recommended within its field.

*pling (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: new magazine published by the norwegian academy of music with articles related to the activity of the institution. covers jazz, traditional folk music & rock in addition to music therapy and classical music. off to a very promising start.

plugged (france/french)
RJRPRES: impressive french bimonthly covering various shades of current popular musics from pop & indie to rock & punk. well worth seeking out.

pop (sweden) (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: excellent swedish mainstream music magazine covering mostly rock & pop. some coverage of swedish acts, but generally international in scope. quality interviews & reviews. first issues included the magazine, Då.

pop culture press (usa/english)
RJRPRES: another american zine with general information on mostly indie/alternative rock. the quality of both articles & reviews make this worth your attention. comes with a cd (formerly flexi).

popnausea (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american zine with interviews & reviews of indie/alternative rock acts, plus some fiction, comics etc. (music & bric-a-brac). quite nice.

popsided (usa/english)
RJRPRES: quarterly zine covering the pop side of rock, singer-songwriters etc. lots of record reviews + some interviews & articles. international in scope. absolutely worth your attention.

*popular 1 (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: long-running spanish mainstream rock monthly. mostly international in scope, but some national coverage. high quality articles & reviews. excellent & recommended.

popular music (uk/english)
RJRPRES: very important academic journal covering various aspects of popular music, rock, world music etc. mostly long articles & book reviews.

popwatch (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent fanzine covering mostly american alternative rock (& some jazz/improvised music) through long interesting interviews (+ lots of reviews). highly recommended reading. irregular.

power play (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british monthly covering rock & metal. not bad, so check it out.

*prog-résiste (belgium/french)
RJRPRES: belgium quarterly covering various shades of progressive & symphonic rock. also touching on jazzrock, postrock etc. high quality articles & reviews make this easy to recommend.

*prog/ classic rock presents p. (uk/english)
RJRPRES: glossy biritsh magazine covering progressive rock (& related) old & new. quality articles & interesting record reviews. highly recommended. from issue 24, name shortened from classic rock presents prog to just: prog.

prognetik (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian fanzine covering symphonic and progressive rock old and new. mostly long reviews, but adds more articles/interviews as it grows. now continued in the magazine called tarkus.

*progression (usa/english)
RJRPRES: quarterly magazine subtitled: journal of progressive music. covers mostly prog rock (also well-known mainstream acts) with some synth music. some long interviews and general high quality reviews. current status unknown.

propaganda (usa/english)
RJRPRES: another american semi-annual fanzine covering the dark/gothic scene. music coverage is quite good, but the other occult stuff i-m personally more sceptical about.

psych trail mix (usa/english)
RJRPRES: stapled black&white u.s. zine covering the international psych rock scene (+ some punk) from the 60s to date through interviews, live- & record reviews. well worth checking out. no pagination. free on pdf.

psychedelic reaction (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new british zine covering the international psychedelic rock scene worldwide. off to a nice start and well worth your attention.

ptolemaic terrascope (uk/english)
RJRPRES: english zine of major importance. covers a lot of music old & new from psychedelia to english folk through high quality interviews/articles/reviews. free ep/cd with unreleased music. discontinued, but u.k. website is active.

puls furore (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: irregular newspaper resulting from a fusion of puls & rock furore. covers mostly rock, but also includes jazz, techno, roots etc (+ film/literature). important for coverage of the national scene. now back to only Puls.

puls/ puls furore (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: long-running norwegian music paper covering both norwegian & international music (& film). mostly rock, but some coverage of other genres incl.jazz. resurrected again & again, but now seems gone.

pulse (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy mainstream music magazine covering most popular music styles like rock, rap, electronica, dance, jazz, world, reggae, country etc (& cinema). free in tower records stores.

puncture (usa/english)
RJRPRES: entertaining & informative alternative rock fanzine from portland. lots of articles/interviews/reviews on mostly new & indie acts. recommended.

punk (usa/english)
RJRPRES: rebirth(?) of the legendary punk & new wave zine of the late 70s. after a one-off in 2001, it surfaced again in 2007. a lot of well know contributors make this one quite interesting. printed edition seems to have folded once more.

punk planet (usa/english)
RJRPRES: valuable addition to the punk magazine flora with guest editorials, scene reports, interviews & record reviews (+ politics etc). at first much in the mrr style. easy to recommend. folded after issue 80.

pussycat magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: this new fanzine has taken a great leap with it-s issue no 4. excellent coverage of indie/alternative rock + some rap, jazz etc. no 4 came with free vinyl 7" with exclusive tracks. check it out.

q magazine (uk/english)
RJRPRES: english mainstream monthly covering music (& some film/video). generally informative with lots of record reviews + interviews/background articles. a valuable information source, but not for the adventurous.

quote magazine (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: very promising swedish rap/hip hop zine (+ some reggae, soul etc) covering interesting artists & groups both local & international. hope they are able to keep it up. one of the very best.

racecar (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new personal u.s. fanzine covering artists & records mostly related to rock, progressive etc. up to a nice start, and worth your interest.

radikal (france/french)
RJRPRES: french monthly covering rap & the hip-hop culture both nationally & internationally. off to a very promising start and worth your support.

rage (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british dance/rap/indie/etc fortnightly.

rage (france) (france/french)
RJRPRES: french indie rock monthly. not bad at all.

ragga (france/french)
RJRPRES: glossy french reggae monthly covering all shades of reggae music, like roots, dub, ska, ragga, world music etc. an excellent publication with lots of valuable information within its field. comes with a free cd.

rap et ragga (france/french)
RJRPRES: french magazine covering rap, reggae & some soul etc. well worth seeking out for coverage of the national music scene and the general high quality.

rap mag (france/french)
RJRPRES: excellent french monthly covering rap on the national & international scene. highly recommended.

rap pages (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent american rap bimonthly. strongly recommended for general content and focus on many fairly unknown artists. started up again for some months in 2000 with a new address.

rap sheet (usa/english)
RJRPRES: interesting american rap monthly tabloid. quite informative & absolutely worth checking out.

raro! (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian collectors- monthly covering a wide variety of both italian & international popular music & rock. quality articles, discographies & record reviews make this one worth your attention. sadly discontinued,

raveline (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german monthly covering various shades of contemporary dance music & electronica.

raygun (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy rock magazine that bills itself as "bible of music & style". focus on alternative bands & artists. lay-out is getting a little bit easier to read. quite high standard both on articles & record reviews. new edition not so interesting.

razorcake (usa/english)
RJRPRES: impressive u.s. zine covering the underground punk, hardcore & alternative rock scene. always lots of interesting articles/interviews, columns & reviews. an important source of information. highly recommended.

real groove (new zealand/english)
RJRPRES: monthly magazine free locally in aukland, new zealand. covers a wide variety of popular musics such as rock, rap, reggae, country etc. good national coverage.

record collector (uk/english)
RJRPRES: england-s record collectors monthly with high quality articles, discographies & record reviews. mostly featuring rock & pop artists/groups, but touches on country, soul etc. a very important information source.

record collectors- magazine (japan/japanese)
RJRPRES: japanese collectors- monthly covering most types of popular music & rock. extensive articles & lots of record reviews. recommended for readers of japanese.

record hunter (uk/english)
RJRPRES: supplement to vox covering the reissue scene. later integrated in the vox pagination, and is only indexed as "rhu" when issued seperately.

recoup (the) (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new zine related to the blog with the same name. quality articles, interviews & record reviews mostly covering rock, old & new, make this a publication to seek out. possibly a one-off.

red hot rock magazine (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish magazine mostly covering the rock & metal tradition plus blues etc. excellent articles and reviews. worth your time & still growing. difficult to get hold of outside sweden. now online only written in english.

reflex (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent indie rock zine. sadly transformed into the much less interesting nerve.

reggae directory (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american reggae fanzine with important special articles/discographies/lists. worth investigating, but write first as it hasn-t arrived in some time.

reggae report (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy american reggae magazine with interviews, scene reports, news & record reviews. keeps you informed on what-s happening in the international reggae world. worth investigating. now online only.

reggae vibes (france/french)
RJRPRES: excellent french bimonthly covering both the national & international reggae & dub scene. well worth your attention, so check it out. folded after issue 39 (?)

rejoice (usa/english)
RJRPRES: quality gospel bimonthly which sadly has suspended publication for the moment.

release music magazine (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish magazine covering industrial rock & related. worth your attention. discontinued. now online only.

*relix (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american bimonthly magazine covering mostly 60s & related musics. formerly special focus on grateful dead. now expanding scope to cover both old & new artists/groups. quality interviews/reviews. recommended.

remix (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy monthly (as of 2001) magazine subtitled: underground music production - dj performance. covering both the musical and technical side of electronica, dance music & rap. interesting articles/interviews + equipment tests.

represent (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new british hip-hop magazine off to a promising start. recommended.

request (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy mainstream music magazine covering a wide variety of popular musics from rap & rock to world music & blues.

rer quarterly (uk/english)
RJRPRES: important british fanzine with theoretical & philosophical articles on themes related to the experimental music scene. mostly written by musicians this mag is indispensable. comes with exclusive cd. now titled; unfiled.

resonance (uk/english)
RJRPRES: important magazine within the field of improvised and experimental music published by london musician-s collective. both article & reviews are excellent. now with free cd of exclusive material. highly recommended.

revolver (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy monthly magazine billing itself the world-s loudest rock magazine. started out as a general rock music mag, but soon turned into a more specialized metal & punk publication. mostly short articles, but always something of interest.

*revue & corrigée (france/french)
RJRPRES: french quarterly covering experimental/improvised music both national & international. often features interesting obscure artists & records. recommended. issue 88 came in a special format, then back to normal.

rhythms (australia/english)
RJRPRES: long-running australian bimonthly subtitled: a refuge for real music. covers blues, americana, rock, folk, soul, world music, country & jazz. highly recommended, so check it out.

riddim (germany/german)
RJRPRES: excellent german magazine covering the german & international reggae & dancehall scenes through articles and an extensive reviews section. one of the best within its field. has gone from bimonthly to quarterly.

rimfrost (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian zine covering goth & metal music, fashion & lifestyle.

rip (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy american heavy metal monthly. mostly short articles with lots of pictures, but informative record reviews. one of the better mags within its field.

rip it up (new zealand/english)
RJRPRES: monthly paper from new zealand covering mostly rock (both international & national) plus other contemporary musics, film etc. generally quite high standard, and valuable for the national coverage. recommended.

ripple (finland/finnish)
RJRPRES: alternative rock zine.

ripple rock (finland/english)
RJRPRES: new zine from finland printing interview transcripts from the radio program of the same name covering mostly rock & punk. informative, interesting and well worth your time & money. current status uncertain, probably discontinued.

roadtracks (germany/german)
RJRPRES: long-running german zine covering international rock, roots and related (+ some film & literature etc). extensive reviews section pluss interesting articles make this an interesting read. check it out.

rock (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian quarterly covering traditional rock & roll. interesting & worth investigating.

*rock & folk (france/french)
RJRPRES: excellent long-running french mainstream rock monthly. now incorporating other popular musics such as rap, reggae, dance etc. good coverage of both the french & international scene. highly recommended.

rock & roll musik-magazin (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german bimonthly fanzine covering 50s & early 60s rock&roll and related. general high quality on articles/discographies & record reviews makes this recommended reading within its field.

rock -n- reel / r2 (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british folk & roots fanzine with informative articles/interviews and an enormous amount of record reviews. often changing formats, but always a valuable information source. worth investigating. now bimonthly with free cds. new title: r2.

rock furore (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian rock bimonthly first covering exclusively the norwegian scene, later broadening its scope with extensive coverage of foreign acts. including a free cd. valuable information on norwegian rock. later incorporated in puls furore.

*rock hard (germany/german)
RJRPRES: long-running german metal monthly covering all varieties on the hard rock & metal scene from classic & heavy to extreme & prog. lots of interesting articles & reviews make this one of the best within its field. highly recommended.

*rock hard (france) (france/french)
RJRPRES: excellent french monthly covering all things hard rock & metal from extreme to classic to progressive both international & french. interesting articles & extensive reviews make this highly recomended. comes with a free cd.

*rock hardi (france/french)
RJRPRES: long-running french garage/underground rock fanzine (+ some literature, bd, art etc). absolutely worth investigating.

rock house (norway/english)
RJRPRES: excellent norwegian fanzine covering both scandinavian & international early 60s rock music. written in english. interesting articles/interviews + knowledgeable reviews make this one to get.

rock it! (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german bimonthly covering aor, hard rock and metal. well worth checking out.

rock jet (japan/japanese)
RJRPRES: japanese quarterly magazine covering popular music through special editions focusing on a few artists both japanese & international within a variety of genres from rock, punk, reggae, blues etc. very extensive articles. current status unknown.

rock mania (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new u.s. zine covering power pop. off to a very promising start, and easy to recommend.

rock sound (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british music monthly covering mostly alternative rock & (nu)metal, but touches on dance music, rap etc. quite good.

rock sound (france) (france/french)
RJRPRES: french edition of this magazine covering various shades of rock & pop music. second run off to an impressive start.

rock spirits (france/french)
RJRPRES: french glossy rock quarterly.

rock tribute (belgium/dutch)
RJRPRES: impressive long-running belgian heavy rock and metal magazine. highly recommended.

rock&roll confidential (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american rock newsletter with important coverage of anti-censorship struggle. recommended.

*rock-a-rolla (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british bimonthly covering various shades of the indie scene, rock, metal, electronica etc. some quite extensive articles and the general focus make this one worth your attention.

*rock-n-roll magazine (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish rock magazine covering mostly music from the 50s, 60s & 70s with a nod towards collectors of records & other memorabilia. started up as special editions of nostalgia. always interesting and easy to recommend.

rockdelux (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: excellent spanish rock monthly covering both the spanish & international scene. well worth checking out.

*rockerilla (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian music (+ film) monthly covering mostly alternative rock through high quality interviews & reviews. a personal favourite & one of the reasons for starting the rojaro. very valuable information source and highly recommended.

rockin- fifties (germany/german)
RJRPRES: long-running german quarterly covering rock-n-roll and rockabilly + some rhythm-n-blues, country, doo wop, western swing, cajun, zydeco, blues etc. easy to recommend within its field.

rockin- on (japan/japanese)
RJRPRES: japanese monthly covering both contemporary & classic rock, prog, metal, punk etc. quite impressive, but written completely in japanese.

rockoon (germany/german)
RJRPRES: new german monthly covering contemporary rock from glam & j-rock to emo & metal. off to a promising start and worth checking out.

rockpile (usa/english)
RJRPRES: long-running monthly zine covering mostly the indie/alternative rock & punk scene (+ some rap etc). valuable for coverage of fairly unknown artists/bands. well worth checking out.

rockrgrl (usa/english)
RJRPRES: this u.s. quarterly magazine covers rock, folk, indie etc focusing on female performers and their work. easy to recommend both for its scope and quality of content.

*rocks (germany/german)
RJRPRES: new german bimonthly covering various shades of classic rock & metal old & new + some blues etc. off to a promising start with general high quality articles & record reviews. comes with a free cd.

rockzone (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: spanish monthly magazine covering rock and metal. worth checking out. current printed edition status unknown.

roctober (usa/english)
RJRPRES: beginning as a slim personal zine with short articles & some record reviews, this one has grown to be one of the best around. often featuring a theme/artist, always very interesting. covers a wide variety of popular musics. highly recommended.

roland users group (usa/english)
RJRPRES: free magazine from manufacturer roland. some interesting articles in every issue, but mostly info on new products etc. printed edition discontinued.

rollerderby (usa/english)
RJRPRES: very personal fanzine from lisa carver featuring music & other things on her mind. music interviews are often interesting. worth checking out.

*rolling stone (usa/english)
RJRPRES: long-running american fortnightly mainstream magazine covering music & politics. known for its quality interviews & record reviews. no longer groundbreaking, but still quite good.

rolling stone (france) (france/french)
RJRPRES: french monthly edition featuring mostly self-produced articles & reviews (+ previously some from the u.s.edition in english). covers all kinds of popular musics from rock to rap etc both national & international. started up once more.

*rolling stone (germany) (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german monthly edition featuring mostly self-produced articles & reviews (+ some translated from the u.s.edition). covers all kinds of popular musics from rock to rap etc both national & international. recommended.

rolling stone (india) (india/english)
RJRPRES: rolling stone edition from india. mostly international content, but it includes some locally produced articles & reviews on current indian popular music & rock. check it out.

rolling stone (italy) (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian monthly edition of rolling stone including the usual mix of translated articles from the u.s.edition and locally produced contents.

rolling stone (spain) (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: spanish edition of this well-known publication covering rock, pop and other shades of contemporary popular musics. mostly international in scope, but some articles & reviews on the spanish music scene makes this worth checking out.

rolling stones (mexico) (mexico/spanish)
RJRPRES: mexican edition of this well-known publication covering various shades of rock & popular musics. a mix of exclusive material with translations, make this worth checking out.

rookie (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german magazine covering country, folk and americana. off to promising start, but it seems to have folded after three issues.

rubberneck (uk/english)
RJRPRES: interesting a-5 fanzine covering the improvised music/avant garde scene in england and elsewhere. this valuable source of information within its field is a one-person labour of love and absolutely worthy of support.

ruckus (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new fanzine billed as "a girl-s rock and roll rag". no record reviews.

rude international (usa/english)
RJRPRES: short-lived zine covering ska, ska-punk + some rock steady, reggae, punk & other related musics (+ other facets of the ska subculture). quality articles & record reviews.

rumba (finland/finnish)
RJRPRES: finnish fortnightly rock tabloid covering both the national & international scenes. now a bimonthly magazine.

rumble skunk (greece/english)
RJRPRES: shortlived greek garage & psych rock zine. issue one was written in greek, second one in english and came with a free cd. articles on fairly unknown artist/groups & lots of reviews. well worth both your time & money.

rumore (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian alternative rock & related (+ some literature, cinema etc) monthly from a former associate of rockerilla. quality articles & reviews. easy to recommend.

runt (usa/english)
RJRPRES: personal zine from lara cohen covering fairly unknown rock groups. i-ve seen only the split issue, but i-d like to see other issues for possible indexing.

ruta 66 (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: excellent spanish rock monthly covering various shades of the international alternative scene + historical articles. very informative with lots of record reviews. one of the best.

ruta del jazz (la) (spain/catalan)
RJRPRES: free monthly zine covering the jazz scene in catalunia including barcelona. mostly news & listings, but some articles & reviews make this one worth checking out.

rytmi musiikki (finland/finnish)
RJRPRES: long-running finnish bimonthly. previously a jazz magazine which now also covers a wide variety of popular music from rock & metal to rap & reggae (+ equipment etc). seems very interesting.

sample magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent zine covering various types of popular musics from indie rock & country to jazz & improvised. interesting interviews, but it is the extensive record review section that makes this one of the best i-ve found.

savage (sweden/english)
RJRPRES: swedish garage rock zine covering the international scene through interesting article & lots of record reviews. a promising start. now online only.

savage damage digest (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent new zine from california covering various shades of rock from the 60s & 70s. exstensive and interesting articles make this a valuable publication. check it out if you can find it. probably discontinued.

saxophone journal (usa/english)
RJRPRES: longrunning bimonthly covering all aspects of saxophone playing (both jazz, rock & classical music) through workshops, columns, reviews and long interviews. includes an instructional cd with transcriptions.

say what (france/french)
RJRPRES: thick xeroxed french rock fanzine covering mostly french rock. well worth getting.

*schall (germany/german)
RJRPRES: new german quarterly covering various kinds of popular music (rock, pop, rap, electronica. punk, folk etc) from the german-speaking sphere. looks very promising, and is set to become a valuable source of information within its scope. highly recommended.

schwann inside (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new monthly magazine covering jazz & classical music. each issue contains a few interesting articles and record reviews. quite expensive in relation to the limited content. extensive listings of new recordings with catalog numbers.

scram magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: long-running zine subtitled; a journal of unpopular culture. not entirely true as they cover a lot of fairly popular artists old & new. touches on non-music topics too for good measure. highly recommended.

scrawl (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new mag covering various musics like indie rock, rap, experimental etc. interesting articles & personal record reviews make this one to get.

*scream magazine (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: long-running norwegian language metal magazine with articles & reviews covering both national & international acts, from extreme to heavy etc + some prog. recommended.

se7e (portugal/portuguese)
RJRPRES: large format portuguese weekly covering music, cinema etc. well worth investigating.

sea of tranquility (usa/english)
RJRPRES: shortlived u.s. quarterly covering rock from heavy metal to progressive. absolutely worth checking out. paper edition discontinued after issue 8, but the website lives on.

second skin (usa/english)
RJRPRES: very personal fanzine into various shades of alternative rock with good interviews & valuable reviews. worth seeking out.

seconds (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american fanzine consisting of transcribed interviews with mostly rock & rap musicians. now includes a few record- & book reviews. recommended.

select (uk/english)
RJRPRES: excellent british monthly covering most shades of contemporary popular musics with a focus on alternative rock & britrock.

serge (france/french)
RJRPRES: important french bimothly covering various shades of the french popular music scene from chansons to rock & rap. sadly discontinued after just eight issues. website still online, but not updated.

seven; scat records quartetly (usa/english)
RJRPRES: quarterly covering underground rock. tons of singles reviews.

sex (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish semi-annual magazine interviewing people from various strains of popular culture incl.music. interesting choice of artists covered. recommended.

sex sells magazines (usa/english)
RJRPRES: fantastic (but highly irregular) zine with extensive interviews of musicians, artists & other personalities. issue no 2 came with an original picture by steve keene. highly recommended.

*shindig! magazine (uk/english)
RJRPRES: fantastic uk zine covering mostly 60s rock (psyche, garage, beat etc) & related. extensive well-researched articles on both well-known & lesser known artists make this one a must to seek out. issue 47 called kaleidoscope.

shook (uk/english)
RJRPRES: excellent british quarterly with an eclectic mix of jazz, world music, dance, electronica, reggae etc. (+ some cinema, art & literature). kind of a heir to straight no chaser.

show kai (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american fanzine covering alternative japanese rock. comes with cassettes of exclusive material. all very impressive & recommended. irregular. possibly a one-off.

signal to noise / soundboard (usa/english)
RJRPRES: quarterly magazine with focus on improvised, experimental music & jazz with touches of funk, rock, world music etc. excellent articles & reviews too. highly recommended. started out as soundboard, issues 1-6

sin international (usa/english)
RJRPRES: large format american mag covering various aspects of contemporary culture incl music.

since (france/french)
RJRPRES: french alternative rock fanzine. mostly international in coverage. usual dose of interviews & record reviews. irregular.

sing out (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american long-running folk quarterly featuring song transcription, articles, reviews, etc. a very valuable source of info within folk & roots music. strongly recommended. now reduced & in transition. probably discontinued.

siren (uk/english)
RJRPRES: english alternative rock mag.

sisubeat (finland/english)
RJRPRES: english language fanzine from the same team as jungle in finland. covering mostly the finnish rock scene, plus some international artists. valuable for info on finnish rock in a language lots of people can read.

ska-tastrophe (usa/english)
RJRPRES: folded newspaper covering ska music old & new. both articles & reviews make this one of the best i-ve seen within its field. highly recommended.

skug (austria/german)
RJRPRES: important austrian quarterly subtitled journal für musik, but it also covers art, cinema & literature along with most facets of contemparary popular music from electronica to rock etc. quite intellectual in style. not an easy read. recommended. last issue

skyscraper (usa/english)
RJRPRES: important american zine covering hardcore, rock, punk & other kinds of popular music, mostly of the indie variety. the mags has grown fast and is always interesting to read. highly recommended. printed edition sadly discontinued.

slagwerkkrant (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: dutch bimonthly drum magazine covering both rock & jazz drummers. high standard both on articles & workshops.

*slam (austria/german)
RJRPRES: austrian bimonthly subtitled: alternative music magazine. covers mostly rock, punk & metal artists/groups. lots of record reviews. recommended.

slayer magazine (norway/english)
RJRPRES: norwegian death metal fanzine. english language.

small flowers press (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new zine covering the more avant side of alternative rock & jazz through extensive articles/interviews. really off to an excellent start so i hope they keep going. probably a one-off.

smashed blocked (usa/english)
RJRPRES: very interesting xeroxed zine focusing on 60s music. worth seeking out.

smilin- ears (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: dutch bimonthly record collectors magazine with a focus on rock. some articles plus lots of news & sales lists.

snackcake (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american zine covering mostly various indie-rock styles through articles, interviews & reviews. some issues come with 7"s containing exclusive material.

snakepit (france/english)
RJRPRES: quality french zine written in english covering heavy metal, extreme & otherwise. long informative interviews with artists/groups (both know & fairly unknown) make this an important source of info. comes with a 7" ep. check it out.

snipehunt (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent u.s. zine covering alternative rock etc.

snoozer (japan/japanese)
RJRPRES: impressive japanese monthly covering the contemporary international pop & rock scene with a focus on new & up-coming artists/groups. recommended if you read japanese. current status unknown.

so jazz (france/french)
RJRPRES: swiss/french jazz monthly. previously only published separately, but later offered as a free supplement in its sister publication, vibrations.

society pages (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent frank zappa fanzine with very informative interviews etc. a must for zappa fans & easily recommended to others as well.

sockamagee (canada/english)
RJRPRES: canadian fanzine covering both rock/punk music and films. worth attention for interviews with groups not covered elsewhere.

solo blues (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: spanish blues magazine.

*son du grisli (le) (france/french)
RJRPRES: excellent website publishing limited editions focusing on special instruments (sept batteries/sept guitares/sept pianos/etc) + free flight. covers avant-garde, free-jazz and related. highly recommended. my pagination used.

song of the west (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american fanzine covering cowboy & western music. excellent interviews & reviews of artists often unknown to the general public, make this a valuable information source. well worth investigating.

songbook (uk/english)
RJRPRES: this new british quarterly zine focuses mainly on singer-songwriters, folk & roots music, but touches on a wide variety on popular musics. excellent articles & reviews. promising & recommended.

*songlines (uk/english)
RJRPRES: this interesting world music magazine covers all shades of world music and touches on folk, gospel etc. high quality articles & reviews make this a joy. comes free cd.

songstress (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british fanzine focusing on female singers.

*sonic (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: important swedish bimonthly taking over from both sound affects & pop. covers a wide varity of popular musics like rock, soul, rap, reggae, world music etc. high quality articles & reviews make this one to seek out.

sonic reducer (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german web-only zine available as pdf downloads. covers mostly indie rock & related (+ some cinema, television series etc). some articles in english. worth checking out. now online only.

sonic seducer (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german monthly covering rock & metal of the darker variety like industrial, electro, goth etc. lots of interesting articles & interviews along with an extensive reviews section. comes with free cds. recommended.

sonik (france/french)
RJRPRES: new french alternative rock zine off to a promising start. worth your attention.

sonik (greece) (greece/greek)
RJRPRES: greek monthly covering rock and other popular musics. current print edition status unknown.

sonora (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: impressive italian experimental music magazine. features artists within the international rock, jazz, contemporary music scene (+ art/literarture/cinema). long informative articles make this strongly recommended. cd suppl. bilingual.

soul bag (france/french)
RJRPRES: french quarterly magazine covering mostly blues, but also some r&b, soul, gospel, rap etc. the quality of both articles & reviews make this an important publication within its field. now some with free cds.

soul plus jazz (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: like the title indicates, this new italian mag covers mainly soul and jazz, plus blues, improvised music etc.

soul r&b (france/french)
RJRPRES: glossy french mag covering the contemporary r&b/soul music scene (both national & international). started out as a "hors série"-edition of the french black music mag, groove. a valuable source of info on r&b scene.

sound affects (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish alternative rock magazine covering various shades of the national & international indie scene. general high quality on both articles & reviews make this one of the better swedish music mags. folded after issue 43.

sound choice (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent network magazine covering various musics ++.

sound collector (usa/english)
RJRPRES: very interesting zine covering rock & prog to electronica etc. both articles & interviews are well worth reading. irregular. recommended.

sound collector audio review (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new quarterly supplement to the excellent sound collector magazine. nothing but extensive reviews of albums old & new from a variety of genres. one of a kind & highly recommended.

*sound projector (the) (uk/english)
RJRPRES: incredible british annual publication covering the experimental & alternative music underground from jazz, impro & noise to rock, kraut & metal. some extensive articles/interviews, but mostly lots & lots of record reviews. simply the best!

soundi (finland/finnish)
RJRPRES: glossy finnish music monthly covering a wide variety of popular musics from rock to reggae. some regional coverage.

sounds celebrating resistance (usa/english)
RJRPRES: newspaper covering music & politics within a wide range of genres from rock & folk to rap & jazz. interesting articles/interviews + record/book reviews.

soundtrack (belgium/english)
RJRPRES: long-running belgian film-music quarterly written in english. long interviews/filmographies/record reviews/etc keep you well informed on the film-music scene internationally. recommended.

*soundvenue (denmark/danish)
RJRPRES: danish magazine covering the contemporary popular music scene from rock to rap etc (+ cinema & fashion). quite commercial, but lots of interesting articles & reviews.

*source (the) (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent american hip-hop monthly covering both rap music & politics. quite glossy/commercial, but keeps you well informed on what-s happening through interviews/reviews & awareness-rising articles. recommended.

space age bachelor (the) (usa/english)
RJRPRES: very interesting canadian zine covering various shades of popular music from indie-rock & electronica to easy listening & rap, sometimes hard to read due to layout. recommended. discontinued. online archive available.

special interests (finland/english)
RJRPRES: new zine from finland covering power electronics, industrial, noise, experimental, avantgarde, ambient, improv + tape culture. important information source due to its specialized scope.

speed kills (usa/english)
RJRPRES: this american fanzine covers both alternative rock & the drag-racing scene. excellent long interviews and lots of record reviews of mostly indie issues. comes with an exclusive 7". easy to recommend.

*spex (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german monthly covering a variety of contemporary musical genres from rock to techno & rap. the quality & amount of info make this one of germany-s leading music publication. lots of record reviews. recommended. now bi-monthly.

spin (usa/english)
RJRPRES: alternative music-s answer to rolling stone. equally glossy & commercial, but still manages to maintain some alternative profile. always interesting to read feat.mostly new acts (+ var.columns). now online only.

spiral scratch (uk/english)
RJRPRES: newspaper style (previously monthly) mainly focusing on alternative rock & punk.

spirit (germany/german)
RJRPRES: interesting german fanzine covering mostly alternative rock + other cultural forms like radio plays etc. subtitled: ein lächeln im sturm. recommended.

spirit (norway) (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: lifestyle mag also covering music, film, literature, etc. of value due to coverage of the norwegian music scene. free locally.

spleen (usa/english)
RJRPRES: this rock zine seems only to have lasted for 2 issues. quite good.

spunk (australia/english)
RJRPRES: very interesting zine from down under covering mostly various shades of indie/alternative rock. comes with a vinyl ep of exclusive material (at least #3). highly recommended. irregular.

staccato (france/french)
RJRPRES: french alternative & 60s music fanzine (+ detective books etc). informative articles/reviews + record reviews. mostly international in coverage. worth checking out.

stain (usa/english)
RJRPRES: zine mostly covering the darker shades of rock & punk. the usual mix of interviews and record reviews well worth investigating. sometimes flexi's included.

starwax (france/french)
RJRPRES: french dj quarterly mostly covering dance music, but touches on reggae, soul & indie rock. back-issues found as pdfs on the website. free locally. check it out.

state (ireland/english)
RJRPRES: new irish monthly covering rock & popular music artists both mainstream & indie (+ some tv, film, literature & games). off to a promising start with interesting articles & reviews. now online only.

*steel for an age (greece/english)
RJRPRES: promising new greek heavy metal zine. covers the national & international metal scene both contemporary & historical. lots of quite obscure artists/bands make this an important information source. comes with a free cd.

stick it (usa/english)
RJRPRES: quarterly drum magazine subtitled: drumming for everybody. covers both rock, jazz & other popular musics through a mix of interviews, workshops & reviews. comes with a free cd. absolutely worth your time.

sticks & stones (usa/english)
RJRPRES: from a very humble beginning this zine has grown into a very interesting publication with excellent feature articles & lots of reviews. covers mostly rock but touches on both country & jazz. recommended.

stop breathing (usa/english)
RJRPRES: after reading about this zine for some time i finally got hold of it, and i-m very impressed. long interesting interviews & extensive record reviews about mostly indie rock & alt country acts make this a new personal favourite.

stop smiling (usa/english)
RJRPRES: quality zine covering different themes in each issue. music content mostly independent alternative shades of rock & related. now revamped, non-theme & bimonthly, but still recommended.

storyville (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british quarterly covering traditional jazz through well-researched articles & record/book reviews. very valuable within its field.

straight no chaser (uk/english)
RJRPRES: english quarterly billed as: magazine of world jazz jive, or: interplanetary sounds; ancient to future. features mostly acts on the jazz/dance music/rap horizon through articles, record reviews & columns.

strange days (japan/japanese)
RJRPRES: excellent japanese monthly covering mostly various shades of classic rock from prog & psych, to hard & blues rock etc. extensive articles & lots of record reviews. recommended if you read japanese.

strings (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american violin-family instructional bimonthly covering mostly classical music, but also various more popular musics incl jazz. interviews often of interest to the general public.

strobe (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy american magazine covering mostly current us indie rock, plus some art. interesting for the coverage of unsigned & fairly obscure bands/artists.

substream magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: u.s. bimonthly focusing on rock, metal and punk etc. covers some fairly unknown artist, so check it out.

suburban voice (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american alternative rock fanzine covering mostly guitar rock & punk. nice interviews & lots of reviews. worth investigating. now online only.

sue (finland/finnish)
RJRPRES: monthly music paper from finland subtitled: indierockpunkzine. free locally, and absolutely worth your attention (if you read finnish).

sun ra quarterly/research (usa/english)
RJRPRES: unique documentation of sun ra-s jazz world & the musicians around him through interview transcriptions. a must for people interested in this visionary musician.

sun zoom spark (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british monthly covering indie rock and other current trends. quite interesting.

sup magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: interesting bi-annual magazine (+ blog) covering various shades of the popular music scene from indie rock & metal to rap & electronica etc through extensive interviews/articles. previously distributed free. recommended.

super som (portugal/portuguese)
RJRPRES: glossy portuguese rock monthly. some national coverage.

superdope (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent fanzine from san francisco changing formats according to time/money/etc. always interesting coverage of alternative rock acts through outspoken interviews & personal record reviews. worth investigating.

svart samtid (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian zine covering hardcore & punk. some extensive interviews (one in english) make this worth your interest. my own pagination. probably a one-off.

*sweden rock magazine (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: important swedish metal & hard rock monthly. lots of interesting articles & interviews along with an extensive record & live reviews section make this easy to recommend.

swellsville (usa/english)
RJRPRES: strange american fanzine with variable content often by various known/unknown persons within the alternative rock scene in america. always readable though sometimes quite obscure. worth investigating.

swing journal (japan/japanese)
RJRPRES: japanese jazz monthly. very important for keeping up with japanese releases. excellent discographies. recommended.

swingset (usa/english)
RJRPRES: very promising new zine covering rock, jazz & experimental music (+ art etc). high quality articles & reviews. urgently recommended. printed ed discontinued. now online only.

tail spins magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american zine covering indie/underground rock, punk etc. valuable for articles on fairly unknown new groups/artists, and the extensive review section. well worth your attention.

tape op (usa/english)
RJRPRES: bimonthly subtitled: a magazine about creative music recording. includes interviews and some reviews mostly on alternative, indie & lo-fi rock. interesting focus on the field of recording. from #11 expanded & even better. free in usa.

tarkus (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian progressive & symphonic rock fanzine born through a fusion of prognetic & hybris. interesting articles & lots of record reviews make this worthwhile (still in norwegian though). now online only.

taugenix (germany/german)
RJRPRES: interesting german zine covering only the german punk scene. comes with a free cd. check it out.

technikart (france/french)
RJRPRES: french cultural monthly covering music (mostly dance music & electronica), cinema, art, etc. you can do a lot worse than picking up this excellent mag.

teen looch (usa/english)
RJRPRES: small photocopied fanzine covering mostly american indie underground rock. quite interesting interviews and articles.

teenage news (usa/english)
RJRPRES: interesting new zine from san francisco mainly featuring interviews with rock & pop artists from the 1960s onwards. off to a very primising start, and well worth both your time and support.

telegraph (the) (uk/english)
RJRPRES: simply the best bob dylan magazine around and a must for all dylan fans. due to the editor-s death, the future of this excellent mag is uncertain.

tempi dispari (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: very interesting glossy italian rock & related magazine. main focus on rock history through articles on important & more obscure artists/groups + record label profiles etc. excellent magazine.

teraz rock (poland/polish)
RJRPRES: polish monthly mainstream magazine covering popular musics from rock & pop to punk & metal. well worth checking out.

*terrorizer (uk/english)
RJRPRES: excellent uk monthly covering various types of metal, hardcore, punk & industrial rock. a wealth of info on both known and fairly unknown acts & records make this one of the most valuable magazines within its field. highly recommended.

there-s that beat! (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent quarterly from hitsville soul club of america covering classic soul from the detroit area & others parts of the usa. well researched articles covering labels and artists, often incl.discographies. recommended.

thicker (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new american fanzine covering mostly national indie rock. both interviews and live reviews are excellent, and you also get the usual small reviews. first 2 issues came with hard vinyl eps. well worth your attention.

this is metal (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: spanish metal bimonthly which is kind of a little sister to the magazine: this is rock. off to a promising start. check it out.

this is rock (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: impressive spanish monthly covering mainstream rock, punk, metal & a little blues. the general high quality of articles & reviews make this easy to recommend.

thora-zine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american fanzine subtitled; underground media monitor. off to a promising start and well worth investigating.

throat culture (usa/english)
RJRPRES: very interesting rock fanzine "dedicated" to lester bangs. both articles & reviews are of high quality and this is a fanzine to try to get. often with previously unissued l.bangs- material.

*timemazine (greece/english)
RJRPRES: new greek zine concentrating on sixties rock and beyond. excellent articles & discographies. a few articles in greek, but most in english. comes with a cd of rare & unreleased material. check it out.

titi flambi (france/french)
RJRPRES: strange french fanzine that comes with a free 7". covers music, films etc. worth checking out.

tjas og mas (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: interesting norwegian zine with articles/interviews covering (mostly) various shades of the national music scene from rock & metal to techno & electronica etc + some art. irregular. current status unknown.

tone clusters (usa/english)
RJRPRES: extremely interesting long-running xerox zine covering jazz, rock, prog, experimental etc. extensive interviews & record/live reviews make this a must to check out for all open-minded music lovers.

touch (uk/english)
RJRPRES: interesting independent black music monthly. subtitled; the voice of the underground. check it out. new series (same mag?) covers soul, rap, dance music etc. quite interesting.

tout soul (france/french)
RJRPRES: french soul mag. quite commercial.

tracking angel (the) (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy quarterly covering most shades of popular music incl.rock, jazz, folk, country etc. lots of informative record reviews plus some articles/interviews.

tracks (usa/english)
RJRPRES: u.s. bimonthly subtitled: music built to last. covers various shades of classic rock old & new + some jazz, world music, r&b etc. high quality articles & reviews. well worth your time.

trad magazine (france/french)
RJRPRES: french traditional music (& dance) bimonthly with important coverage of both the french & international scene. touches on ethno & world music. a valuable source of information. recommended.

trakmarx (uk/english)
RJRPRES: excellent british punk & rock webzine. i like it so much i print the whole thing out to include articles & reviews in the rojaro index. page numbers relates to my private printed copies. highly recommended. all issues found on the net + blog.

traverses (france/french)
RJRPRES: french zine covering the international progressive rock scene & related. serious treatment of fairly unknown artists/groups make this a valuable source of information. now integrated into the web zine, rythmes croises.

trax (france/french)
RJRPRES: important glossy french monthly covering most kinds of dance music & electronica. lots of record reviews & artist profiles. highly recommended as a source of information within its field. came with a free cd. new tabloid format discontinued (?).

true magazine (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new british glossy monthly covering black music (rap, soul, jazz etc) and related (art, fasion etc). some extensive interviews make this quite promising.

trust (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german independent punk bimonthly covering mostly music but also politics etc. important coverage of both the german & international scene. lots of record reviews. worth checking out.

tsugi (france/french)
RJRPRES: french monthly focusing on the contemporary popular music scene covering dance music to indie rock and most genres in between. absolutely worth your attention.

tuatara (netherlands/english)
RJRPRES: small dutch fanzine covering rock from new zealand. written in english. quite informative within its field. probably a one-off.

tuba frenzy (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent new american fanzine covering mostly indie rock. informative interviews/articles and lots of record reviews makes this one worth both your time and support.

tubo (el) (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: basque/spanish political punk paper written in both languages.

twist and shake (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent zine covering mostly garage, pop & rock from the 60s scene onwards. interviews with both fairly unknow artists/groups & former stars make this mag a very interesting read.

twój blues (poland/polish)
RJRPRES: excellent blues quarterly from poland. check it out if your read polish.

ugly american (usa/english)
RJRPRES: another xeroxed zine covering rock on the dark side. some of the music content is really good, but my "european sensibility" (greg-s term) seems to miss the point of the rest of the magazines content.

ugly child (france/english)
RJRPRES: new french zine covering the international garage punk psychedelia scene & related rock varieties. written in english. off to good start, and well worth checking out. probably a one-off.

*ugly things (usa/english)
RJRPRES: fantastic american fanzine covering 60s garage + beyond. one of the best within this field and highly recommended. now biannual.

umag (germany/german)
RJRPRES: interesting german monthly covering music (from indie rock to dance music), arts & style. well worth checking out for the music contents alone.

*uncut (uk/english)
RJRPRES: very interesting monthly covering rock music etc & cinema through quality articles & lots of reviews. nice balance between the two main topics. absolutely recomended.

uncut funk (usa/english)
RJRPRES: impressive american fanzine from david mills covering various forms of black culture with focus on music, mostly p-funk and rap. well-written & researched articles and reviews make this a personal favourite.

*under the radar (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent u.s. quarterly mostly covering contemporary indie music, rock & other. always filled with a lot of interesting articles, interviews & reviews. recommended.

under the volcano (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american bimonthly fanzine covering mostly indie guitar rock, punk etc. slim but always interesting.

underground soundz magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: zine subtitled: a review of beatz from the streetz. this mag covers mainly various types of black music like rap, jazz, soul, funk & some world music. lots of reviews make this a valuable info source. recommended.

unhinged (uk/english)
RJRPRES: excellent british fanzine covering alternative rock. tons of reviews in seperate supplement. well worth checking out.

united jazz society (germany/german)
RJRPRES: local bi-monthly jazz (& blues) bulletin covering the NRW region in germany with a thorough concert guide & previews. includes record reviews and occational interviews of general interest.

univibes (ireland/english)
RJRPRES: quality hendrix mag. possibly the best one out there and easily recommended to everyone interested in this artist. publishes special cds with previously unissued music by hendrix.

uno mas (usa/english)
RJRPRES: interesting american fanzine with some rock coverage along with photography, comix, fiction etc. worth checking out.

unrestrained (canada/english)
RJRPRES: excellent u.s. zine covering various shades of extreme metal. one of the best within its field. sadly discontinued. last issue (#39) published only as a free pdf on the website.

upside down (france/french)
RJRPRES: excellent french alternative rock fanzine with lots of interviews & reviews. recommended.

urb magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: longrunning large-format u.s.mag covering most aspects of dance music, techno, rap etc. interesting articles & record reviews. recommended.

urlo (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian quarterly focusing on the italian rock scene + some coverage of rap etc. very valuable information source within its specialized field. comes with hard-vinyl eps of unreleased italian music. recommended.

velvet (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: very interesting italian monthly reviewing most popular musics (+ cinema). recommended.

vendetta (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent zine covering various shades of alternative/indie rock etc. well worth seeking out for coverage of fairly unknown bands & artists.

ventilator blues (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new xeroxed fanzine with articles related mostly to rock music (+ non-music stuff). interesting interviews with both writers & artists/groups. no record reviews (at least in issue #1). worth your attention.

venus (usa/english)
RJRPRES: u.s. zine covering music (& other arts) from a feminist/female perspective. features both known & fairly unknow artists/groups. absolutely worth your attention.

vibe (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american magazine covering rap/black music & related cultures. fairly glossy, but contains enough articles & reviews on music to merit your interest. now continuing as bimonthly after a short break. current print status unknown.

vibrations (france/french)
RJRPRES: swiss large-format monthly covering various forms of black music from jazz & world music to dance music & rap. interesting articles, columns & reviews make this well worth investigating.

victory review (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american acoustic music monthly covering the local scene. usually consists of a couple of interviews, lots of short record/cassette reviews + various news columns. worth investigating mostly for local coverage. (dec.11)

village noize (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american fanzine covering mostly indie rock through interviews and book/live/record reviews. always something of interest, and worth checking out.

*vincebus eruptum (italy/english)
RJRPRES: colourful (& excellent) italian zine covering mostly heavy psyche music with lots of articles/interviews on obscure interesting artist/groups + record reviews. highly recommended.

vinile (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: excellent bimonthly member of the classic rock family in italy focusing on vinyl and record collecting with informative articles on artists/groups, detailed discographical info, extensive album reviews etc. all in all a personal favourite.

vintage rock (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british bimonthly covering traditional rock-n-roll and rockabilly old & new. an important publication within its field. recommended.

vintage soul (uk/english)
RJRPRES: xeroxed classic soul music fanzine with informative articles & reviews. recommended to soul fans and others interested.

vinyl vagabonds (usa/english)
RJRPRES: small personal zine focusing mainly on presenting vinyl records old and new in a variety of styles from rock and jazz fusion to rap etc. published annually. check it out. current print status unknown.

viser / visor (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: scandinavian biannual publication written in norwegian, swedish & danish. covers the folk & singer/songwriter scenes in these three countries plus finland. well worth checking out.

visions (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german monthly covering rock, hardcore, indie etc. some coverage of the national rock scene. more interesting than a lot of other mags in this field.

viva la musica (switzerland/french)
RJRPRES: swiss improvised music/world music monthly mostly consisting of presentations of coming concert attractions + some feature valuable articles & record reviews. printed edition discontinued. now published as pdf.

*vive le rock (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british bimonthly (started out as a quarterly) coveringrock-n-roll, punk, new wave & beyond. off to a quite promising start, so it's worth checking out. comes with a free cd including some exclusive stuff.

volume (uk/english)
RJRPRES: thick british cd-format magazine covering popular music acts through interviews & career surveys. important mostly for the included cd containing exclusive tracks from the artists covered.

volume (france) (france/french)
RJRPRES: french music monthly from the people behind les inrockuptibles covering most shades of popular musics, rock, indie, world music, soul, rap etc. excellent articles & reviews. sadly folded after just 9 issues.

vox (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british mainstream music monthly covering a wide variety of popular musics. tons of record reviews ordered according to genres makes this a very valuable information source. one of the best of its kind & recommended. folded after issue 92.

voxpop (france/french)
RJRPRES: another interesting french bimonthly excelling in long compelling articles on a wide range of popular musics (rock, pop, rap etc) & culture. issues often basen on specific themes. highly recommended.

waco (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: spanish hardcore rock fanzine covering mostly national acts. comes with a cassette of exclusive material. well worth investigating.

wahrschauer (der) (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german punk/hardcore/alternative rock fanzine. absolutely worth investigating.

wake up (france/french)
RJRPRES: excellent french rock fanzine that comes with a free 7". recommended.

warped reality (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american fanzine covering mostly indie/alternative rock + arts/politics/poetry etc. steadily growing up to the (for now) last issue (#4) that came with a flexi.

watt (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: dutch rock monthly covering both mainstream & indie.

*waxpoetics (usa/english)
RJRPRES: this bimonthly covering various shades of black music (& culture) old & new is simply the best! if your remotely interested in dance music, electronica, hip hop, jazz, afrobeat etc this one is an absolute must.

welch connection (the) (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british bimonthly fanzine covering the group, man, + related. knowledgeable articles & reviews. recommended.

wereldmuziek (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: dutch world/traditional music quarterly.

what goes on (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent velvet underground fanzine with long interviews, historical articles & reviews. a must for vu-fans and others interested.

what wave (canada/english)
RJRPRES: excellent canadian fanzine covering various shades of the garage underground split between the 2 editors. lots of articles & record reviews + a cassette of previously unreleased material make this one to get.

what-s that noise (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german independent music zine with thorough articles mostly on rock plus a lot of reviews. the free 7"s are usually very interesting. recommended. irregular. (this one stopped arriving for some reason).

whump (usa/english)
RJRPRES: this rock zine is definitely one to try to get hold of. first issue 100 pages plus a double hard vinyl ep. covers rock leaning towards the experimental noisy variety, with several fairly obscure artists interviewed. recommended.

why a pig (uk/english)
RJRPRES: essential new magazine for keeping up with underground cds of mainly rock artists. both excellent record reviews and collectors guides to specific artists/groups, plus a more general news listing.

wild magazine (denmark/danish)
RJRPRES: danish mainstream magazine covering mostly rock, but also some dance, indie etc. comes with a free cd with some exclusive tracks. worth checking out.

wind-up toy (etc) (usa/english)
RJRPRES: very promising little zine covering mostly indie rock. interviews & live reviews. name varies, starting with wind up...

windplayer (usa/english)
RJRPRES: irregular (quarterly) magazine covering various aspects of windplaying (both woodwinds & brass) within jazz, classical etc. quality interviews/articles and tutorial columns make this of interest both to players & general public.

wipe out (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american fanzine covering the rock underground with the usual ton of reviews + some interviews/articles. lots of interesting music covered from all over the globe. subtitled: guide for goners, but valuable to others too.

wire (the) (uk/english)
RJRPRES: very important british jazz monthly which has now broadened to include various shades of contemporary musics from dance music to experimental rock. level of writing is constantly high both in features & reviews. not to be missed.

woolybugger (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new fanzine covering mostly experimental, indie & obscure shades of rock etc. the quality of both the interviews & record reviews make this worth seeking out. plans an all essay issue.

word (the) (uk/english)
RJRPRES: high quality glossy british monthly covering music (mostly mainstream), cinema, literature etc. excellent articles & reviews make this one stand out. strongly recommended, but now sadly deleted, a great loss!

world 1 music (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: spanish world music bimonthly covering both spanish & international artists. also includes jazz, flamenco, blues, brazilian etc. always interesting so if you read spanish, this is one to get. current status uncertain.

world music (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian world music magazine also covering some jazz/prog-rock/reggae/etc. both articles & reviews are well-researched. sometimes bilingual italian/english.

world music (england) (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british world music zine.

world on a string (japan/english)
RJRPRES: small japanese zine written in english concentrating on the rock scene in osaka. comes with a free cassette + various gifts. worth investigating. possibly a one-off.

world sound (france/french)
RJRPRES: french world music bimonthly covering both the french & international scene including some reggae, rap etc. check it out.

x-ray (uk/english)
RJRPRES: monthly magazine from the radio station xfm covering mostly contemporary rock etc. comes with a cd containing some exclusive tracks from xfm radio sessions.

xlr8r (usa/english)
RJRPRES: u.s. bimonthly subtitled: accelerating music & culture. covers a lot of ground mostly related to new trends on the alternative experimental music scene. highly recommended for the curious music fan. now online only.

xroads (france/french)
RJRPRES: french monthly covering americana, rock, folk, country, blues, soul etc. some french artists included. general high quality articles & reviews. recommended. formerly known as crossroads.

*xxl (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy u.s. quarterly covering mostly rap + some r&b, soul etc (+ non-music articles). lengthy articles make this worth attention.

yakuza (usa/english)
RJRPRES: u.s. fanzine covering the experimental jazz & rock scene, in addition to more personal articles from the editor. interesting both for the content & quality of writing. easy to recommend. sometimes comes with recorded supplements.

yeah yeah yeah (usa/english)
RJRPRES: interesting new zine covering rock, britpop, indie etc. both the interviews & reviews are good enough to make this worth your time.

yellow pills (usa/english)
RJRPRES: xeroxed pop/rock fanzine with interesting interviews & lots of record reviews.

yeti (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent new zine/book from the man behind chemical imbalance. yeti covers a wide variety of popular musics like rock, progressive, roots, funk etc (+ art, cinema, photography, comics, literature etc) + cd/7"ep of exclusive material. probably gone.

you could do worse (usa/english)
RJRPRES: this one takes over for the excellent "file 13" and continues the tradition of covering a wide variety of music from rap to avant-garde. a very promising start.

your flesh (usa/english)
RJRPRES: impressive american zine covering a wide variety of alternative musics from rock to avant-garde jazz (plus art, politics etc). extensive interviews & a large section record reviews. a personal favourite. now online only.

ysb magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american monthly covering mostly rap & r&b.

zero (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish quarterly covering both local & international rock, synthpop, electronica etc. a fine mix of well-known & new artists/groups make this easy to recommended. now online only.

zero tollerance (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british metal bimonthly subtitled: representing the sonically unacceptable. leaning towards the more extreme forms of metal. general high quality. comes with a free cd. recommended.

zillo (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german independent rock& metal magazine covering both german & international artists of mostly the dark kind. well worth checking out.

zip code (uk/english)
RJRPRES: english indie rock fanzine.

zoo magazine (denmark/danish)
RJRPRES: new danish bimonthly covering mostly mainstream rock & pop plus some indie. important for coverage of danish artists/groups, and generally one of the best mags from denmark. excellent.

zounds; das musikmagazin (germany/german)
RJRPRES: glossy german mainstream music monthly covering some film too. lots of info on both german & international artists.

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