The Soultangler, a mid ’80s DIY horror film gets a lovingly restored Blu-ray release from AGFA.
Will this gleefully offensive indie horror movie bring about a DIY horror boom?
Anecdotes and high level analysis of the DIY punk culture reveal what we’ve known all along: Punks just wanna have fun. But a good fight is OK as well.
Maxed Out on Distractions (Lolipop Records/Burger Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
A documentary on the obscure but exciting South African Punk movement of the late 1970’s.
A maker’s guide to the inexpensive and versatile Arduino processor and its uber-geeky maker world.
Merchandise makes Gainesville, and Matthew Moyer, swoon like teenagers at an early ’90s Morrissey concert… and that’s a very, very good thing.
No Sanctuary (Rise Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Joe Biel’s latest is a documentary on the modern-day DIY punk scene fostered by Plan-it X Records.
No Hope No Future (Brille Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Martin Atkins imparts the wisdom of several decades worth of punk rock self-sufficiency into one book. Except for predictable sections on sex and drugs, Rob Ward is impressed.
Call me a dork if you must, but I can’t wait to ogle Wayne Coyne’s backyard space ship and get infected with the alien spirit of Christmas. Carl F Gauze considers Christmas on Mars required watching for the 12-sided dice crowd.
Heart Palpitations of The Rich And Famous (Eskimo Kiss). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Ian Koss swoons over the new coffee-table compendium of his fave zine, Make. The DIY revolution continues! Inventors will take back the garage from crappy garage bands!
Born to Be a Motorcycle (Asthmatic Kitty). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Tired of fruitlessly looking for a kite photography platform? Unwilling to pay thousands of dollars for a steadicam holder for those scenes in your homebrew slasher flick? Ian Koss thinks O’Reilly’s Make may be the mag for those do-it-yourselfers with too much smart in their pants.
zine, photocopy, punk, DIY,Stolen Sharpie Revolution,by Alex Wrekk,Microcosm Publishing,Jason Feifer
A great, valuable alternative to major media. But enough about Ink 19, let’s talk about the ‘zine community. Jason Feifer says it’s stronger when the ‘zines are better – and this DIY resource is the book to do that.
Darkside of the Rumors. Review by Marty Pursley.
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