This article originally appeared in 'Issue Punk Zine' number 62. Whenever I sit down to write a column I’m wary of coming across as some old bugger having a bit of a moan, which can be a bit of a challenge as it’s reasonably hard to disguise the fact that sometimes I am an old bugger having a bit of a moan. Before I get fully into my flow I also need to make it clear … [Read more...] about Bands and promoters – make a bleedin’ effort!
The juice... Wow, we made it to the big 'one-oh'! We've been sitting on this issue for a bit longer than we intended, but after getting 'zine of the year' in Big Cheese magazine and then a nice bit of hype from The Metro newspaper we decided we probably ought to give the world what it (apparently) wants - a new issue of everyone's favourite home for knob gags and shoddy belief … [Read more...] about Beat Motel zine issue #10
£1.00 for 40 A5 printed pages I’m blogging this fanzine review because I’ve just put out a new issue of my own zine Beat Motel and gawd knows how long it’s going to be before the next issue comes out (if ever). I’ve never heard of ‘No One Rules Ok!’ before and in what has become a very small and cliquey zine world that’s reassuring in its own right, what’s more reassuring … [Read more...] about Zine Review | No One Rules Ok! #2
This is an archive of the reviews from Beat Motel zine issue 10. For more information about Beat Motel please visit www.beatmotel.co.uk ZINE REVIEWS 4 Minute Warning #10 £1.60 for 1cm thick of copied pages You know that hackneyed cliché that when you’re waiting hours for a bus you’re likely to be surprised by three arriving at once? Well in zine terms that’s … [Read more...] about Beat Motel # 10 reviews
Beat Motel used to be a printed zine, now it is a podcast. This is an archive of an old version of the Beat Motel homepage Useful Beat Motel stuff: - Buy Beat Motel | Zine & Labels contacts database | Our reviews What is Beat Motel? Beat Motel is published every now and then, it’s meant to be quarterly but never is. Beat Motel is a ‘no stress’ publication, … [Read more...] about Beat Motel Zine