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DJ Frederick


"I became a folk poet and lit zine editor due to a chance encounter at a supermarket." A short piece about temporary success and temporary failure and finding out who your friends are.

12 pages, half-letter size.

Last one! The story of living in a haunted house with a dead pony in the barn and an upstairs full of dog poop before moving into a cabin off-the-grid and moving out right before the first snow. An oddly sweet personal story from long ago by the ever-prolific DJ Frederick.

12 pages, half-letter size.

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Last one! Dj Fred muses on the state of radio. Some thoughts from radio listeners; Occupy Shortwave; Amateur Radio Hurricane Watch Network saves lives; an interview with Gabriel Syme from The Voice of Next Thursday; an awesome feature on John Peel by Pete Polanyk; and more.

24 pages, half-letter size.

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A selection of articles from out of print issues of Paper Radio, plus new pieces on media and radio culture. Highlight: the history of wrist-watch radios!

32 pages, half-legal size.

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A revised second edition! Best feature in this issue: a piece on the Victorian Internet. Totally fascinating. Plus: Pirate radio, shortwave radio, amateur radio and letterpress (awesome!), 20 college stations to listen to, an interview with Alan Maxwell of KIPM, and more.

28 pages, half letter-size.

A revised second edition of the most eclectic  issue of Paper Radio yet! The first broadcast from a train, Space Pirate Radio, radio hero Robert J. Lurtsema, Taylor Swift satire, interview with NH radio legend Ed Brouder (author of Granite & Ether), interview with Darian from Edible Onion, and more.

28 pages, half-letter size.

A great issue of Paper Radio! Within: FCC shutdown of Radio Ronin; BBC Radio past and future; Radio Moscow history; Radio Romania today, a printer's recollections of the songs of his youth from the 40s, 50s, and 60s; Radio Antarctica; and 50 years of Doctor Who.

24 pages, half-letter size, cardstock covers.

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Last one! From the little he knows, DJ Frederick pieces together a complicated portrait of his father: a World War II veteran who was secretive, emotionally abusive, a lover of Indian music and member of a Christian Ashram, a singing cowboy the late 1930s. A short zine that is heavy, sweet, and complex.

12 pages, cardstock covers, half-letter size.

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The follow-up to All My Fathers, DJ Frederick (Paper Radio, Turntable Operator) gives us what he calls, "memory sketches of my temporary brothers and our misadventures." In a small zine, he asks some big questions and tells some heavy stories.

12 pages, half-letter size.

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Last one! Vinyl records, radio culture, and a love for all things oddball come together for this issue of Turntable Operator. Within: Radio Thrift Shop, the Secret Museum of Mankind, the Cold War-era X-ray plate "bone" records of Eastern Europe, some well-done reviews, some flash fiction, and even a history of 8-Track Mind Magazine!

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