Back then fanzines were great, but it’s the same now with social media, it’s people sharing stuff with no middleman. The Flipsides … and the Slashs … that’s how you knew about other scenes without waiting for the rock critic god from Rolling Stone to come down and say “this is good.” Websites are the same fucking thing – they can be personal, passionate and shit. People used to think it was a purer time, but it many ways it’s the same now
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I mean, I’m into gigs and I always will be, they’ll always be the main thing … you can divide the world into two things, there are gigs and there are flyers and everything that aint a gig, that’s a flyer to get people to the gig. Albums were fucking flyers – we thought they were totally disposable.
Mike Watt