Noise in My Head: Voices from the Ugly Australian Underground by Jimi Kritzler (Hozac Books) $55.95 - The Ugly Australian Underground documents the music, songwriting, aesthetics and struggles of fifty of Australia’s most innovative and significant bands and artists currently at the creative peak …
Fashionable Activism #3
28p, red & white, 7.5"x10.5"
A big departure from past issues of this hardcore/punk fanzine, Kevin McCaughey puts his graphic design diploma to good use in this risographed issue. Appropriately, Kevin dedicates the issue to interviewing visual artists within the punk/hardcore scene. In his introduction acknowledges that leaving the typical punk zine cut-and-paste style behind for a cleaner more designy style may elicit accusations of selling out, but Kevin doesn't care. And that is pretty punk-rock. -NB