Crack Magazine

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Crack Magazine
NEW CRACK.pdf
EditorAnna Tehabsim
CategoriesMusic
FrequencyMonthly
FormatMonthly newsprint
PublisherCrack Industries Ltd
FounderJake Applebee and Thomas Frost
Year founded2009
CountryUnited Kingdom
Based inBristol, United Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
Websitecrackmagazine.net

Crack Magazine is a monthly independent music and culture magazine distributed across Europe.

Founded in Bristol in 2009[1], the magazine has featured acts such a Björk, MF Doom, Lil Yachty[2], FKA twigs, Gorillaz and Queens of the Stone Age on the cover. The team remain based in Bristol, working from Studio 31[3] on Berkeley Square.

The team behind the magazine are also involved with the curation of Simple Things Festival in Bristol.[4]

In 2015, the magazine launched a Berlin edition.[5] In 2017, they launched an edition in Amsterdam.[6]

History[edit]

Crack Magazine was founded in 2009 by graphic designer Jake Applebee and journalism graduate Thomas Frost[7].

In 2012, they secured the first independent music magazine interview with Flying Lotus ahead of his fourth studio album Until The Quiet Comes[8].

References[edit]

  1. ^ Khomami, Nadia (2014-01-26). "The free-thinking little magazines making a big noise – in pictures". the Guardian. Retrieved 2017-06-07.
  2. ^ "Crack launches latest issue with cover shot by James Pearson-Howes". It’s Nice That. 2016-11-01. Retrieved 2017-06-07.
  3. ^ "Studio 31: Who's Here". Studio 31. 2014-01-26. Retrieved 2017-10-03.
  4. ^ "Behind the scenes: Crack magazine - STACK magazines". STACK magazines. 2015-02-26. Retrieved 2017-06-07.
  5. ^ "'Crack' Magazine Berlin Launch | Things to do | Kreuzberg | Berlin". Savoteur Berlin. 2015-04-16. Retrieved 2017-06-07.
  6. ^ "Crack Magazine Amsterdam Launch Party with Levon Vincent". Resident Advisor. Retrieved 2017-06-07.
  7. ^ "Crack mag: Free magazine startups | Upstart". www.jomec.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-06-07.
  8. ^ Khomami, Nadia (2014-01-26). "The free-thinking little magazines making a big noise – in pictures". the Guardian. Retrieved 2017-06-07.