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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.

ms 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 fr 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.

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