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Circulation Zero

Posted in music, retro, vintage with tags , , , on July 19, 2016 by shewalkssoftly

Present, former and/or punks at heart, Circulation Zero is an “experiment” that has released a huge collection of legendary old punk zines in digital format, available for download!

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I was not quite born in time for what I consider the greatest era of punk (late 70’s). But I do recall running to my room to rabidly search through zines, with a pencil in hand to circle new bands to explore and take notes on new finds (wow…I was even a meticulous nerd in my musical quests as a kid). My dressers used to be covered in piles of goth, punk, industrial, hardcore and metal zines.

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Production value ranged from horrendous to professional, depending on the publication, but I’m sure many of you remember the tangible satisfaction of these zines. It’s truly a lost art.

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All files are ostensibly free, but donations are encouraged to keep the project going. What was your favorite zine?

Circulation Zero

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