YAZ is a printed and on-line zine, published in the UK. I "aim" to produce an issue every two months. However, I work, and issues of YAZ do have quite a bit in them, the latest is 80 pages. So sometimes that deadline slips back. Usually the on-line version is produced 2 or 3 weeks before the print version - well, it doesn't have to go to the printer and be paid for by me. For details on how to get the printed copy, or submitting material to review, please see the contact section.
Some of the interviews are long. Bloody long. No apologies for that. I try, though don't always succeed, to ask something maybe a little different to the normal interviews. And I try to give bands as much space as they need. Just because one may be unsigned, doesn't mean they deserve less space than someone with a few albums under their belt. Especially if they have something to say. If they give two word answers, that's the space they get. If they talk for 45 minutes, that's the space they get.
And it's not crammed full of images. I hate cameras. No, REALLY HATE them. This zine is about giving you something to READ. Hopefully steering you in the direction of some new band. And maybe that is actually better without too many images, before we start clouding our minds and judging something without listening.
As to what it covers. Anything that I like is basically it. I say
And that's a mouthful.
But it doesn't matter. Ultimately, if I could get an interview with Portishead, I'd include that as well. Open your minds, and ....