The zines and ephemera assembled in this collection document the California punk music scene, primarily the greater Los Angeles
scene, from 1977 to 2016.
California punk rock quickly developed its own communities, sounds, and subgenres. Depending on the band or genre in question,
its influences can include surf rock, Mexican folk music, country, glam rock, East Coast punk, garage rock, and others. Along
with punk music came a subculture, which documented itself through zines. The zines focused mainly on the large Los Angeles
and San Francisco scenes, but zines from smaller cities and towns also covered their local punk, rock, and underground music
scenes. Zines were a primary way to for fans to communicate before the internet's rise to prominence, and some zine creators
switched to websites and blogs with the rise of the web.
2.8 linear feet
(3 boxes, 1 half box, 1 flat box, 1 oversize flat box)
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