Touch and Go (book)

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Touch and Go: The Complete Hardcore Punk Zine '79–'83
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Author Tesco Vee
Dave Stimson
Steve Miller
Country United States
Language English
Subject Hardcore punk
Fanzines
Underground music
Music criticism
Publisher Bazillion Points
Publication date
June 30, 2010
Media type Paperback
Pages 576
ISBN 978-0-9796163-8-9

Touch and Go: The Complete Hardcore Punk Zine '79–'83 is a 576-page trade paperback book containing all 22 issues of the Touch and Go Punk zine, a punk magazine that chronicled the early hardcore punk and post punk scenes.

The book consists of the writings of Tesco Vee and Dave Stimson - the founders and designers of the Touch and Go zine - which eventually evolved into Touch and Go Records, owned by Corey Rusk. The book contains many forewords and introductions written by Tesco Vee, Dave Stimson, Steve Miller, Barry Henssler, Henry Rollins, Keith Morris, Peter Davis, Henry Owings, Byron Coley, Corey Rusk, John Brannon, and Ian MacKaye.

The zine, which is chronicled in the book, contains early reviews and features on bands like Black Flag, Circle Jerks, Wire, Minor Threat, Teen Idles, The Necros, Gang of Four, among others.

The book was released on June 30, 2010. It was published by Bazillion Points Publishing. [1]

References[edit]

Touch and Go Zine book: About the book

Pitchfork Media: Preview

Blurt Online: Tesco Vee interview about book