Pulse! (magazine)

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Pulse! was a tabloid magazine published by Tower Records (under the direction of VP of Publishing Mike Farrace) which contained record reviews, interviews and advertising.[1]

History and profile[edit]

Pulse! was started in 1983.[2] The magazine was published on a monthly basis.[3] Initially, it was given away free in their stores to promote their record sales.[4] In 1992, the magazine began national distribution with a cover price of $2.95,[5] but was cancelled in 2002 when the company discontinued U.S. operations.[6] The last of the 222 issues appeared in December 2002.[2][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joel Selvin (October 19, 2006), "For S.F. rockers, Tower Records was where it was all happening -- now the party's over", San Francisco Chronicle 
  2. ^ a b Jackson Griffith (November 21, 2002). "Flatliner blues". News Review. Retrieved November 22, 2015. 
  3. ^ Jackson Griffith (October 17, 2015). "My 20 Years at Tower Records". Best Classic Bands. Retrieved April 22, 2017. 
  4. ^ Cindy Vincent (April 24, 2001), "Tower Records' magazine full of information", The State Hornet 
  5. ^ "Pulse gives rock lovers their money's worth", Sacramento Bee, January 28, 1992 
  6. ^ a b "Tower Records Flatlines Pulse Magazine". MediaPost. November 8, 2002. Retrieved November 21, 2015.