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P483 Teletext 483 Oct16 21:01:02  UNOFFICIAL . . .  .  FANZINES OBSERVED .  —————————————————————————————  A CLOSED LETTER TO A PAC-A-MAC TRAINSPOTTER #6, £1.50+A5 SAE from Howard Milton, 11 Homestall, Park Barn, Guildford, Surrey GU2 6JT. This Mansun zine is as anally-obsessive about the band as the title implies - which can only be a good thing. Features include a mammoth review of Six, a bilious rant about Xfm, and a Guildford fest review. STONE(D) #2, £1.20+A5 SAE from Emily Hyatt 9 Lorne Walk, Woodborough Road, Nottingham NG3 4FX. An impressive zine dedicated to The Unbelievable Truth featuring interviews and fans' diaries. ——————————————————————————————————2/5—— Clubbing in Sheffield 494 Gig guide 488 WIN TICKETS TO SEE THE ORB p481 Reviews Charts News Full guide
P483 Teletext 483 Oct16 21:01:12  UNOFFICIAL . . .  .  FANZINES OBSERVED .  —————————————————————————————  PINK MOON #15, £2 from Jason Creed, 34 Kingsbridge Rd, Walton-On-Thames, Surrey KT12 2B2. Dedicated solely to melancholic tunesmith Nick Drake, the latest issue of this long-running zine includes gig reviews, reprinted interviews, and an analysis of Drake's state of mind prior to his death. INDIESPENSABLE!, £2 from Claire/Becky, 2A Hollies St, Pensnett, Brierly Hill, W Midlands, DY5 4HT. The Charlatans, Ian Brown, The Verve, Stone Roses, and a mini-interview with Terrorvision crop up in good-but-pricey publication. ——————————————————————————————————3/5—— More musical malarkey in Club 140 REPUBLICA AND ULTRA ALBUMS p484 Reviews Charts News Full guide
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