Alarm magazine


Alarm magazine

ALARM is a quarterly magazine based in Chicago, IL, USA that publishes "Music and Art Beyond Comparison." It covers emerging and mid-career musicians and artists with a focus on independent, underground, or otherwise non-mainstream music and art. It also covers fashion, film, toys, and electronic media to a lesser extent.

Editor/publisher Chris Force founded the magazine in 1995 in Connecticut. The magazine then moved to Boston, MA. The magazine moved to Chicago in 2002 and currently has an office in the historic Monadnock Building.

The magazine includes a sizable music reviews section, interviews with bands, musicians, visual and performing artists. There are also in-depth features, columnists, book and film reviews, and music and art listings. Past issues have featured Brooklyn Rappers, Polish Folk bands, Japanese pop singers, Chinese punk bands,California graffiti artists, train-hopping hobo craftsmen, and Hopi katsina artists. The magazine has also done features on well-known artists such as The Ramones, Queens of The Stone Age, Eels (band), Glenn Danzig, and Saul Williams.

The SF Weekly coined ALARM a "hipster journal" [hipster journal] .

Notes

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External links

* [http://www.alarmpress.com "ALARM" Magazine]


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