RIP Arthur Magazine

by Jason Gross

24 February 2007


Even though I trashed two articles related to the publication in my round-up of 2006 and recently published an article in my zine lambasting the freak-folk scene that’s based around it, I take no pleasure in saying that Arthur Magazine is probably going to disappear.  I did like a lot of the content in Arthur otherwise and always thought it was a great model for indie publishing, even though from the L.A. Times article it’s obvious that they had problems keeping themselves alive financially.  I just hope that it can somehow continue it online (which is something I pushed for when they started out).

//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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