Wednesday, September 16, 2009

fanzine concept again

Just as punk revealed that anyone can form a band - all you need is to want to make a noise, regardless of musical (in)ability, because your voice is as good as anyone else's - so the discovery of 'zines empowered a generation of literate and lonesome youths.

Those that seized this power tended to reappear later on in the same small indie circuit as musicians or journalists. "Maybe everyone just wanted to be famous anyway?"

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