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David Nichols is a musician, author, comics artist and [[zinester]] from Australia.
 
David Nichols is a musician, author, comics artist and [[zinester]] from Australia.
  
In 1984 David Nichols founded the band The Cannanes, an influential lo-fi group who released recordings throughout the 1980's and 1990's on independent labels such as K Records and [[John Porcellino]]'s label, [[Spit and a Half]]. He has also been in the bands Crabstick, Blairmailer, Huon, and Driving Past, and appeared on a single by The Go Team, a band from Olympia, Washington, helmed by Calvin Johnson and [[Tobi Vail]].  
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In 1984 David Nichols founded the band The Cannanes, an influential lo-fi group who released recordings on independent labels such as K Records and [[John Porcellino]]'s label, [[Spit and a Half]]. He has also been in the bands Crabstick, Blairmailer, Huon, and Driving Past, and appeared on a single by The Go Team, a band from Olympia, Washington, helmed by Calvin Johnson and [[Tobi Vail]].  
  
David Nichols was a part of the [[zine]] scene in the 1980's and 1990's, producing the zine [[Distant Violins]], and contributing to a number of [[zines]] from Australia. He was also a contributor to zines in London, England, such as [[Lemon Meringue Pantry]], and the U.S., such as [[Boysville U.S.A.]], published by fellow Go Team participant [[Jeffery Kennedy]].
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David Nichols was a part of the [[zine]] scene in the 1980's and 1990's, producing the zine [[Distant Violins]] from 1982 onwards and contributing to a number of Australian [[zines]]. He was also a contributor to zines in London, England, such as [[Lemon Meringue Pantry]], and the U.S., such as [[Boysville U.S.A.]], published by fellow Go Team participant [[Jeffery Kennedy]].
  
He contributed comics and drawings to a number of [[zines]] and did all the artwork for The Cannanes releases, even after he left the band in the late 1990's.  
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He contributed comics and drawings to a number of [[zines]] and did much of the artwork for The Cannanes releases, even after he left the band in 1996.  
  
After leaving The Cannanes, Nichols  focused on his biography of the band The Go-Betweens, also becoming a journalist for magazines such as ''Puncture'', ''Rolling Stone'', and ''Record Mirror''.
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After leaving The Cannanes, Nichols  published a history of the band The Go-Betweens, and worked as a journalist for magazines such as ''Puncture'', ''Rolling Stone'', and ''Record Mirror''.
  
 
==Zine==
 
==Zine==
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==Publications==
 
==Publications==
 
* ''The Go Betweens'', Verse Chorus Press
 
* ''The Go Betweens'', Verse Chorus Press
* ''Baby Take A Bow: A Short History of The Cannanes''
 
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 20:17, 16 February 2010

David Nichols is a musician, author, comics artist and zinester from Australia.

In 1984 David Nichols founded the band The Cannanes, an influential lo-fi group who released recordings on independent labels such as K Records and John Porcellino's label, Spit and a Half. He has also been in the bands Crabstick, Blairmailer, Huon, and Driving Past, and appeared on a single by The Go Team, a band from Olympia, Washington, helmed by Calvin Johnson and Tobi Vail.

David Nichols was a part of the zine scene in the 1980's and 1990's, producing the zine Distant Violins from 1982 onwards and contributing to a number of Australian zines. He was also a contributor to zines in London, England, such as Lemon Meringue Pantry, and the U.S., such as Boysville U.S.A., published by fellow Go Team participant Jeffery Kennedy.

He contributed comics and drawings to a number of zines and did much of the artwork for The Cannanes releases, even after he left the band in 1996.

After leaving The Cannanes, Nichols published a history of the band The Go-Betweens, and worked as a journalist for magazines such as Puncture, Rolling Stone, and Record Mirror.

Zine

Contributions

Publications

  • The Go Betweens, Verse Chorus Press

External links