TweeNet Indiepop Fanzines

~ Chickfactor NYC (Gail) 245 East 19th Street #12T, New York, NY 10003 USA
~ Chickfactor DC (Pam) Kalorama Station, Box 21685, Washington, DC USA
Edited by Gail O'Hara and our own Pam Berry. US$3.00 each.
The best. Mostly that East Coast US indie scene.
  • #2 (Spring '93): Bridget Unrest, Heavenly, Jane Pow and the infamous indiepop scene "crush list". Almost gone; try Pam.
  • #6 (Summer '94): Versus, The Pastels, Candice K, The Magnetic Fields, Liz Cox, The Cat's Miaow, and more!
  • #7: (Fall '94): Robert Pollard of Guided By Voices, Team Dresch, Blairmailer, Clare Sarah Records, Mark Eitzel of American Music Club, Mary Lou Lord, Stella Marrs, Romania, pop star fantasy dates, the crush list redux, and "an unprecedented amount of utter rubbish".
    Dewdrops ~ 1817 Corinth Avenue #10, Los Angeles, CA 90025-5567 USA
    Edited by our own Brant Nelson
    Primary focus is on Cocteau Twins, 4AD Records, and similar sounds. Dewdrops releases records, too.
    More information here
    Emily's Hip Pocket ~ 1475 Latson Road, Howell, MI 48843 USA
    Written by our own Chip Porter
    Chip is the honcho of Audrey's Diary Records and the late lamented Veronica Lake.
    File 13 ~ Box 175, Concord, MA 01742 USA
    Written by Mark Lo.
    Grimsby Fishmarket ~ records from the cookie nose tower, Rasundavagen 108, S-171 37 Solna, SWEDEN
    #5: in English, comes with CHOCOLATE BERRY flexi. Price: 4 UKP/10 DM/US$6.50/700 Yen/9 FF/50 Crowns.
    #1-#3: in Swedish. Price: 5 UKP/US$8.00/equivalent for all three.
    Incite ~ P.O. Box 649, Cambridge, MA 02238 USA
    Written by our own Tim Alborn, mild-mannered Harvard history professor by day, Indie Rock Monster by night. Tim also runs Harriet Records.
    For Paper Airplane Pilots ~ P.O. Box 12011, Gainesville, FL 32604 USA
    Most recent issue features Low, Boyracer, Nothing Painted Blue, Crayon's road trip, Cub report on Yo-Yo-A-Go-Go festival, reviews, beer, and so on. Two dollars.
    Jaboni Youth ~ P.O. Box 200069, New Haven, CT 06520-0069 USA
    Written by our own Alec Jaboni
    #3: Mark Robinson (Unrest/Air Miami/Grenadine/Teenbeat), Jawbox, Baby Tooth, comics, Funny Faces of Indie Rock, reviews
    #2: Damon (Swirlies), Bridget (Unrest/Air Miami), funny calls to 1-800 numbers, my angst, why drummers suck, scary fan mail, reviews, and more.
    #1: Lou Barlow, fortune cookies, cow trading cards and more...the other issue's are much better...I was young
    US$2.00 each, or three/$5.00. Outside the US add $0.50 for extra postage. Checks payable to Alec Bemis.
    #4 (late March?) will have: A tape comp with stuff by Six Cents and Natalie, Franklin Bruno, The Bloody Hawaiians (John Mountain Goats, Mark of WCKR SPGT, and Joel of Car-in-Car Disco Product), Pumpernickel, Holiday, Zaius (Peter of Splashdown zine), and many others; interviews with Dennis of Shrimper, Versus, and Jeff of June of '44 and Rodan; swank two color cover; reviews; more indie rock funny faces; more
    My Brightest Summer ~ 985 Providence Sq. #209, Virginia Beach, VA 23464-4301 USA
    Written by our own Walt(er)
    #2: Tsunami, Hem, Versus, Rocketship, Merge 5th anniversary fest, Indie Rock Flea Market, reviews. US$2?
    Popwatch ~ P.O. Box 440215, Somerville, MA 02144 USA
    Share The Modern World With Me
    ~ 155 North Dean Street, 4th Floor, Englewood, New Jersey 07631 USA
    Edited by our own Matthew Kaplan
    Next issue will have interviews with Vic Godard, Mike Alway, Heavenly, Pooh Sticks and a whole lot more.
    Check out the Ezine version
    Splashdown ~ Apt. 3204, 188 East 64th Street, New York, NY 10021
    Written by our own Peter Green
    #2: Bunnygrunt, Lorelei, Swirlies (Seana tells why she left) and Unrest (Mark tells why they broke up), plus Small Factory, Honeybunch, Boo Radleys, Pavement, etc.
    #3: Tattle Tale, Versus, Kicking Giant, Slowdive, Mike from Slumberland, Bill from Pop Narcotic, plus Tiger Trap's final show, Butterglory, Wedding Present, etc. (and a snazzy color cover!)
    #3 is US$2, #2 is US$1 + 2 stamps, or US$3 for both!
    ViVid ~ c/o Juliette, 1664 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94117 USA
    Written by our own Juliette ViVid
    #1: Simple Machines, reviews, fiction & artwork (limited number left)
    #2: Veruca Salt, Kristin & Jenny (Tsunami), Helmet, Frente!, Projekt Records, She Never Blinks, Compulsion, Bracket, Derek Hess, reviews, poetry, fiction
    #3 (late February): Jale, Juicy (Slow River), Violet (Juliette's band), Sebadoh, Throwing Muses, ViVid Mailorder Catalog, and a new regular column by Kristin & Mickey of Simple Machines
    US$2.00 postpaid (concealed cash or check payable to Juliette Morris). International orders add $1.00.
    Warped Reality ~ P.O. Box 2515, Providence, RI 02906 USA
    Edited by Andrea Feldman and our own Susan Curran
    Focuses on women in indie music. $2.50 each, payable to Andrea Feldman.
    #1: His Name is Alive, Belly, God is My Co-Pilot
    #2: 4AD special with Kristin Hersh, Chris Bigg of v23, The Breeders, Miranda Sex Garden and Big Hat
    #3: Liz Phair, Stereolab, The Raincoats, Helium, Scarce, and the Glee Club (out soon)
    #4: Tori Amos, Pram, Laika and Lois (still a long ways off)
    You Could Do Worse
    Written by our own Rob Galgano
    P.O. Box 74647, Cedar Rapids, IA 52407 USA (checks/ money orders in US$ payable to Rob Galgano)
    #3 is $3.00 ppd. Back issues $3.50 each, 2 for $5.00. Subscriptions $7.50 for 3 issues
    #1: Yo La Tengo, Tommy Keene, The Loud Family, The Hang Ups, Grifters, Buffalo Tom
    #2: Luna, Low, Five-Eight, The Connells, Possum Dixon, Wake Ooloo
    #3: Tsunami, Pavement, Polvo, Gastr del Sol, Barnabys, The Moon Seven Times, Jeff Buckley, The London Suede, plus 250+ music reviews, plus zine & live reviews and ... drug war (part 2), humor, and our first techno/ambient column. so there.