It's here at last: the all-new, full-color 72-page BIG STIR MAGAZINE #4! It shares its release date with the CD of BIG STIR SINGLES: THE THIRD WAVE, and the FIRST 25 ORDERS will include a FREE copy of the compilation! That's $18 worth of literature and music for the cover price of a single magazine... so order now!
At just $6 and available in print only, the newest edition of our popular periodical is out September 6 and available for pre-order at www.bigstirrecords.com/magazine now. It's the biggest and brightest issue yet, lavishly designed as always by the enigmatic CHAMPNISS OF LONDON, and features RUSS TOLMAN (True West) and STEVE WYNN (The Dream Syndicate) in conversation with each other, separate contributions from former Soft Boys KIMBERLY REW and MATTHEW SELIGMAN, and words, artwork, wit and whimsy from the width and breadth of the global pop and rock community!
The fourth issue also includes:
-Exclusive Interviews: KARLA KANE (The Corner Laughers) chats with ANTON BARBEAU, JULIA BOOKINARIS catches up with KIM REW and LEE CAVE-BERRY, and MIKE LIDSKIN (Twirl Radio) goes international with KAI DANZBERG.
-Comics and artwork from SUMISHTA BRAHM (13 Frightened Girls), RIDLEY BROOME, LARYSA BULBENKO (The Armoires) ED HUERTA (Rockford), and of course CHAMPNISS himself, including the brand-new MIDDLE EIGHT section starring SATCHMO PANDA, PETER WATTS and RUTH ROGERS from SPYGENIUS, and more!
-Fiction from MARK ENGLISH (The Gold Needles) and S.W. LAUDEN (The Brothers Steve, Tsar)!
-Musical memories and musings from NELSON BRAGG, CHRISTINA BULBENKO (The Armoires), CARL CAFARELLI (This Is Rock 'N' Roll Radio), PATRICK “POOCH” DiPUCCIO (The Condors, Flipside Fanzine), VIC ERWIN (SpyderPop Records), NICK FRATER, SIMON GLICKMAN (The Ex Teens), BLAKE JONES (The Trike Shop), DARRIN LEE (Subjangle Sounds and JanglePopHub), PETER MARSTON (Shplang), JEFF PARTRIDGE (Suite 100), ROBBIE RIST, STEVE ROSENBAUM, MARTY SCHNEIDER (Trip Wire), RICK WARHALL (Chasing The Essential) and STEVEN WILSON (Plasticsoul) and more!
-Reviews from the likes of DAVID BASH (IPO), JOHN BORACK (Goldmine), REX BROOME (The Armoires), RAY GIANCHETTI (Kool Kat Musik), ALAN HABER (Pure Pop Radio), AARON KUPFERBERG (Power Popaholic), DON VALENTINE (I Don't Hear A Single), ADAM WALTEMIRE (Pop Garden Radio) and more.
-Side trips, psychedelic diversions and Easter eggs galore!
Previous issues have sold out their original pressings, so order yours today!