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1980s post-punk fanzine Ablaze! collected and published

British post-punk and grunge fanzine Ablaze! is being collected and published as The City Is Ablaze! The Story Of A Post-Punk Popzine. The Manchester and Leeds based fanzine started out in black and white in 1984 and ran for 10 years, growing to full colour pages and including flexidiscs and 7"s.

During the decade it existed, Ablaze! ran articles on Sonic Youth, Ut, Babes In Toyland, Eyeless In Gaza, The Pastels, Dinosaur Jr, Pavement, My Bloody Valentine, among others. This collection also bundles in intros by the fanzine's founder and editor Karren Blaze, plus essays and contributions from Morrissey and Thurston Moore plus some of Ablaze!'s regular writers. It is released with a free 14 track digital download (which they're calling a "virtual flexi-disc"), that you can listen to below.

Full list of interviews included and more details on the book here.