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[http://ticket-to-cubesville.blogspot.com]One Way Ticket to Cubesville is an anarcho-absurdist punk rock fanzine dating from the last 1980s and still alive and kicking in 2012. Its first issue was published in 1987 and featured interviews with Bad Brains, Doom and Concrete Sox.
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'''One Way Ticket to Cubesville''' is an anarcho-absurdist [[Punk|punk rock]] fanzine dating from the last 1980s and still alive and kicking in 2012.  
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== Essential toilet reading ==
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Its first issue was published in the UK in 1987 and featured interviews with Bad Brains, Doom and Concrete Sox. It became essential toilet reading for punks, predominantly in the North of England, although its early run ambitiously went into the thousands with a global distribution, without ever improving its quality or layout. The fanzine's early run continued for six issues, growing increasingly cider-fuelled and psychotic and covering ever more bizarre music and subject matters.
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It became essential toilet reading for punks, predominantly in the North of England, although its early run ambitiously went into the thousands with a global distribution, without ever improving its quality or layout.
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The fanzine's early run continued for six issues, growing increasingly cider-fuelled and psychotic and covering ever more bizarre music and subject matters.
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== Haitus (not the Belgian crust band) ==
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Cubesville underwent a long haitus before its "Reformation" issue in 2009. This only featured punk bands who had split up and reformed. These included the UK Subs, Amebix, Stupids and the Hates.
Cubesville underwent a long haitus before its "Reformation" issue in 2009. This only featured punk bands who had split up and reformed. These included the UK Subs, Amebix, Stupids and the Hates.
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Four subsequent issues have appeared, the most recent of which was a punk rock tribute to George Orwell. This issue, number 11, featured Welsh, Gaelic and Basque language punk bands, together with a punk response to 1984 from Faintest Idea, Zounds, Left for Dead, Andy T and Eastfield. The issue featured a response to George Orwell's essay, Politics and the English Language, on journalism in a time of recession.
Four subsequent issues have appeared, the most recent of which was a punk rock tribute to George Orwell. This issue, number 11, featured Welsh, Gaelic and Basque language punk bands, together with a punk response to 1984 from Faintest Idea, Zounds, Left for Dead, Andy T and Eastfield. The issue featured a response to George Orwell's essay, Politics and the English Language, on journalism in a time of recession.
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== Absurdly vegan ==
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Cubesville fanzine has remained commitedly vegan throughout its 11 issues. However, in keeping with its absurdist take on life, recent issues have featured a "vegan time machine" focusing on veganism during Victorian times and WWII. Its author believes this highly retrospective take on veganism is the way forward and is planning more Doctor Who type culinary ventures in future issues.
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Cubesville fanzine has remained commitedly vegan throughout its 11 issues. However, in keeping with its absurdist take on life, recent issues have featured a "vegan time machine" focusing on veganism during Victorian times and WWII. Its author believes this highly retrospective take on veganism is the way forward and is planning more Doctor Who type culinary ventures in future issues.
 
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== Google Cubesville ==
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==External Links==
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*[http://ticket-to-cubesville.blogspot.com One way ticket to cubesville]
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Back issues are available - simply Google Cubesville.
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[[Category:Zines from the UK]]
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[[Category:1980's publications]]
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[[Category:Punk]]
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[[Category:Vegan]]

Revision as of 11:34, 5 May 2012

One Way Ticket to Cubesville is an anarcho-absurdist punk rock fanzine dating from the last 1980s and still alive and kicking in 2012.

Its first issue was published in the UK in 1987 and featured interviews with Bad Brains, Doom and Concrete Sox. It became essential toilet reading for punks, predominantly in the North of England, although its early run ambitiously went into the thousands with a global distribution, without ever improving its quality or layout. The fanzine's early run continued for six issues, growing increasingly cider-fuelled and psychotic and covering ever more bizarre music and subject matters.

Cubesville underwent a long haitus before its "Reformation" issue in 2009. This only featured punk bands who had split up and reformed. These included the UK Subs, Amebix, Stupids and the Hates.

Four subsequent issues have appeared, the most recent of which was a punk rock tribute to George Orwell. This issue, number 11, featured Welsh, Gaelic and Basque language punk bands, together with a punk response to 1984 from Faintest Idea, Zounds, Left for Dead, Andy T and Eastfield. The issue featured a response to George Orwell's essay, Politics and the English Language, on journalism in a time of recession.

Cubesville fanzine has remained commitedly vegan throughout its 11 issues. However, in keeping with its absurdist take on life, recent issues have featured a "vegan time machine" focusing on veganism during Victorian times and WWII. Its author believes this highly retrospective take on veganism is the way forward and is planning more Doctor Who type culinary ventures in future issues.


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