Eighty Six – Jeffo & Co DJ and music blog collective.

Camera Obscura forum – Graeme’s forum for all things twee and Scottish.

Caught By The River – Jeff, Andrew & Robin’s site dedicated to angling, music, books, films, nature and pubs.

Dassunser – Paul Draper’s distant sound of human life. See also The Reindeer Brigade.

Dave Monks – BBC Radio Merseyside presenter. BBC page here.

Fontilan – Manchester based photo/music/wordy thing.

Higuera Records – Keo’s label.

Jérôme de Missolz – French film and documentary maker.

John Johnson – Liverpool-based photographer.

Magic RPM – Christophe Basterra’s music site and magazine. See also The Perfect Kiss

Mark Baker – Photographer. Also see Sniffin’ Sillicon.

Mark McNulty – Liverpool-based photographer.

Mouse Design – Pascal Blua’s Parisien creative agency.

Probe – Liverpool-based independent record shop.

Rockcliffe Files – Our resplendently attired, resident twit.

Seek Magic – Nick’s “No Genre. No Agenda. Music.” blog.

The Spider Project – Through meaningful creative and physical activities, The Spider Project inspires, motivate and empowers individuals and communities to realise their full potential by moving beyond addiction.

Stefan Kassel – German graphic designer specialising in music.  Also partner at Marina Records.

SUDEP – Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy – raising awareness.

When Skies Are Grey – Everton fanzine with more Shack than shacknet. Other, superior independent football fansites are available here.


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Zilch (1988)
1. Emergency (listen)
2. Someone’s Knocking (listen)
3. John Kline (listen)
4. I Need You (listen)
5. Realization (listen)
6. High Rise Low Life (listen)
7. Who Killed Clayton Square? (listen)
8. Who’d Believe It? (listen)
9. What’s It Like… (listen)
10. The Believers (listen)