Shoppe ~ Magazines & Zines

A selection of hand-picked gems from our downtown Portland store. Minimum order of $8.

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She Shreds No. 7 cover

She Shreds No. 7

45 pp., 8.5"x11", saddle stitch

The magazine dedicated to women guitarists. This magazine is great for any female guitarists or musician in general. Great articles with bands and musicians. Pairs well with Tom Tom Magazine. This issue features an interview with multi-talented wonder woman Bibi McGill, who is both Beyonce's guitarist and owner of Bibi's Kale Chips. Truly an entertaining read.


She Shreds No. 8 cover

She Shreds No. 8

46 pp., 8.5"x11", saddle stitch

She Shreds is the only magazine in the world dedicated to women guitarists and bassists. With the mission to change the way women are depicted and presented in the music industry and popular culture, She Shreds is a platform where people can listen, see, and experience what it means to be a woman who shreds.

This issue features Satomi Matsuzaki of Deerhoof on the cover, a brief history of Carol Kaye (the bassist who backed the Beach Boys, Stevie Wonder, Frank SInatra, and so many more artists), and interviews with Sleater-Kinney, Kate Nash, and Girlpool.

Pairs well with Tom Tom Magazine for the perfect gift for the music-lover in your life.


Tom Tom Magazine Issue 21 cover

Tom Tom Magazine Issue 21

75 pp., 8"x10.5", saddle stitch

A magazine about female drummers. Need I say more? This magazine is really amazing and unique. Full of awesome female bands to explore and discover. This issue's topic is Girl Bands. It includes fun features like the "What Girl Band Are You?" quiz. Yet it has a serious side, too, with an article by Katy Otto that questions the appropriateness of the moniker "girl band" as applied to female musicians. This magazine provides entertaining and thought-provoking material for anyone interested in music. 


Tom Tom Magazine Issue 23 cover

Tom Tom Magazine Issue 23

74 pp., 8.5"x11", saddle stitch

Tom Tom is the only magazine in the world dedicated to female drummers. This full color quarterly magazine serves as the ultimate guide for the latest news and information about girl drummers and beat makers around the globe. Tom Tom's mission is to raise awareness about female percussionists and inspire women and girls of all ages to drum, all while strengthening and building the community of otherwise fragmented female musicians.

Pairs well with She Shreds for all your woman-powered musical needs.


Uppercase Magazine #27 cover

Uppercase Magazine #27

114 pp., 9"x11", full color

Uppercase Magazine is for the creative and the curious, and issue #7 is all about learning in untraditional ways, making the leap into a new creative career, and having the confidence to follow your passion. As fun to flip through as to read, this issue features profiles of up and coming illustrators, an interview with illustrator Cat Bennett, and a slew of gorgeous photographs of art ranging from basketry to ceramics. If you're prone to creative block, Uppercase is sure to get your inspiration flowing once again.


When Language Runs Dry #2: A Zine for People with Chronic Pain and Their Allies cover

When Language Runs Dry #2: A Zine for People with Chronic Pain and Their Allies

5.5"x8.5", 48 pgs., saddle stitched

An oldie but a goodie from 2009 back in print! Chronic pain can have a multitude of causes and manifestations -- injury or illness, some visible, some invisible -- but people who live with it have many common experiences which are explored in When Language Runs Dry. This issue includes personal stories, artwork, Sick: A Visual Account of an Invisible Illness by Annie Murphy, a handout for organizing communication and support within your community of friends and family, and suggested reading. 


When Language Runs Dry #4: A Zine for People With Chronic Pain and Their Allies cover

When Language Runs Dry #4: A Zine for People With Chronic Pain and Their Allies

8.5"x5.5", 40 pgs., saddle stitched

A zine for those living with chronic pain and their Allies, When Language Runs Dry compiles stories from people of various identities, pains, and ways of coping in often non-traditional ways. Essays, poetry and art encapsulate the physical, sexual, mental, and spiritual struggles of pain and injury, and how pain interacts with public and private life. The main themes in issue #4 cover the intersection of mental illness and physical pain, and opening up to radical self care.


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