rock & roll time capsule
August 20, 2011 5:20 PM   Subscribe

Rock Scene magazine - scans of every page of all 54 issues from 1973-1982, featuring artists like Bowie, Queen Lou Reed, the Ramones, The New York Dolls, Blondie, Talking Heads, Willy DeVille, and more. (via Dangerous Minds)
posted by madamjujujive (10 comments total) 49 users marked this as a favorite
Any 14 records - $2.86 or any 10 tapes - $2.86

I'm only at page 2 of the first issue and I love this already.
posted by flapjax at midnite at 5:46 PM on August 20, 2011

Fantastic! Love the "Ask Doc Rock"...

"Is it true that Bass notes in rock & roll penetrate the human spinal chord causing vibrations that cause boys to go mental and turn girls into nymphos?"

God I hope so.
posted by priested at 6:07 PM on August 20, 2011

I think that should read "Princess Lou Reed". Lou Reed didn't become queen until the late 80s.
posted by luvcraft at 6:32 PM on August 20, 2011 [3 favorites]

oh MAN does this bring back memories... wish i still had my copies. but this is almost as good. less to carry! thanks so much for posting this, madamjujujive!
posted by lapolla at 6:36 PM on August 20, 2011

This is really great, makes me feel old, but mostly really nostalgic. Nostalgia is pretty new to me, and sort of freaks me out.
posted by bongo_x at 7:17 PM on August 20, 2011

Boy Howdy! Oops, wrong magazine. I can't wait to piss away many hours on this, thanks.
posted by FelliniBlank at 7:20 PM on August 20, 2011

Please have some Sparks! *crosses fingers* (Thanks for the link, btw!!)
posted by Mael Oui at 7:46 PM on August 20, 2011 [1 favorite]

From the good folks who brought us the Star Magazine scans! Another fantastic slice through a lost pop subculture. Just wish the interface wasn't so clunky...
posted by Scram at 8:36 PM on August 20, 2011 [1 favorite]

This is fucking amazing!
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