The great thing about zines has always been that there were no strict rules. Matt writes about things that interest him. Being a bloke who’s buried so deep in the local scene, those interests are going to intersect with those of plenty of other gig pigs. Zines used to be the only way, apart from word-of-mouth, to discover obscure but worthwhile new bands that the street press (R.I.P.) wouldn’t touch, so Munster Times still fills a gap in the market.

Back to Issue 35 and it includes Melbourne rock songstress Claire Birchall, ‘60s recidivists Shutdown 66, a riff about comedian Norm McDonald and a conversation with local riff rockers Bodies, plus an agony aunt column and a smattering of record reviews. You can pick up a copy in any decent Melbourne music venue or music store or you can This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Paypal him some postage/beer money.

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