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panomarade (france/french)
RJRPRES: very nice french fanzine covering experimental music often related to john zorn, + noise, jazz, progressive rock etc. well worth your attention.

papel do jazz (o) (portugal/portuguese)
RJRPRES: short-lived quarterly academic jazz magazine from portugal. interesting articles in portuguese & english covering both the national & international jazz scene.

parklife 060 (france/french)
RJRPRES: a one-off zine from parklife records. covers mostly rock, punk, new wave & electro rooted in the early 1980s & factory records. quality articles/interviews & a free cd make this limited edition worth your attention.

party fears (australia/english)
RJRPRES: informative fanzine from perth australia. excellent coverage of the local scene through interviews & reviews. status uncertain as it has not arrived lately. recommended. discontinued. some issues in pdf on website.

pasazer (poland/polish)
RJRPRES: impressive polish zine covering punk & hardcore. lots of reginal content in addition international acts. recommended if you read the language.

paste magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent monthly covering popular musics from indie singer-songwriters & folk to indie-rock (+ literature & films). interesting articles/interviews + extensive record reviews + free cds/dvds. back in print as quarterly with lps.

pawholes (usa/english)
RJRPRES: entertaining grrrl mag with some indie music articles & reviews among other more general coverage. irregular.

peace frog (greece/english)
RJRPRES: excellent continuation of the greek Gee-Gaw fanzine covering the same mix of psych & garage rock both national & international. comes with a compilation cd. easy to recommend. (my pagination). current status unknown.

peace warriors (france/french)
RJRPRES: french mag covering rock, jazz etc. of the more experimental kind. very interesting both for its coverage & quality, and absolutely worth your attention.

penguin eggs (canada/english)
RJRPRES: canadian folk, roots & world music ( & blues) quarterly covering both new and established artists. well worth seeking out. small french language section.

percussive notes (usa/english)
RJRPRES: academic journal from percussive arts society, containing some very interesting articles & reviews related to the scope of the rojaro, even though the main focus is on classical music.

perfect sound forever (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent webzine now back to bimonthly format. always interesting. check it out.

performing songwriter (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american bimonthly magazine concentrating on songwriting through informative interviews with artists, columns + some reviews. highly recommended.

permission (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent quarterly covering gothic rock & related dark stuff. one of the best i-ve seen within it-s field, and i would like to include it. recommended.

persona non grata (germany/german)
RJRPRES: impressive long-running german zine covering the international & national alternative & experimental rock & pop scene (+ other cultural topics). highly recommended.

*personal best (norway/english)
RJRPRES: norwegian zine subtitled: noise, music and beyond. published by the musician lasse marhaug. covers the international noise, experimental rock & improv scene through extensive interviews. highly recommended.

piano & keyboard (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american instrumental bimonthly covering mostly classical music, but opening up to contemporary popular music & jazz lately. interviews interesting to the general public.

pipeline (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british instrumental music quarterly fanzine covering popular music from the 50s to date. long very informative articles, interviews & reviews make this an invaluable source of information. recommended.

pit magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent american metal quarterly fanzine mostly covering shades from speed to death. recommended.

plan b (uk/english)
RJRPRES: excellent bimonthly zine covering adventurous new indie rock & other popular musics (+ some cinema & literature). always a treat to read and highly recommended.

planet jazz (canada/english)
RJRPRES: new canadian jazz quarterly covering a wide range of jazz styles (+ some blues) both national & international.

planet rock (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new heavy sister publication to the british magazine mojo. subtitled: where rock lives, it covers hard rock, metal and classic rock old and new. a quality magazine well worth of your attention. publication frequency unknown.

plastic bomb (germany/german)
RJRPRES: long-running german punk & hardcore zine. a focus on the local german scene combined with lots of reviews make this a valuable source of information. recommended.

platenblad (netherlands/dutch)
RJRPRES: long-running collectors- zine covering mostly rock & pop music. quality articles & reviews. recommended if you read dutch. current status unknown.

platesamleren (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: excellent collectors- magazine covering classic rock & pop music. very thorough pictorial discographies make this an important source of information. previous title: goldies (issues 1-84). highly recommended. now back in print.

platine (france/french)
RJRPRES: excellent bimonthly from france covering the french vari├ęt├ę, chansons and pop traditions old and new. highly recommended within its field.

pling / plong (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: new magazine published by the norwegian academy of music with articles related to the activity of the institution. covers jazz, traditional folk music & rock in addition to music therapy and classical music. off to a very promising start.

plugged (france/french)
RJRPRES: impressive french bimonthly covering various shades of current popular musics from pop & indie to rock & punk. well worth seeking out.

*point of departure (usa/english)
RJRPRES: web only jazz & improvised music magazine edited by bill shoemaker. included in the rojaro due to the quality of the writing and its coverage of small label issues. pagination from archived printouts. all issues available on the internet. highly recommend

pop (sweden) (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: excellent swedish mainstream music magazine covering mostly rock & pop. some coverage of swedish acts, but generally international in scope. quality interviews & reviews. first issues included the magazine, D├ą.

pop culture press (usa/english)
RJRPRES: another american zine with general information on mostly indie/alternative rock. the quality of both articles & reviews make this worth your attention. comes with a cd (formerly flexi).

popnausea (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american zine with interviews & reviews of indie/alternative rock acts, plus some fiction, comics etc. (music & bric-a-brac). quite nice.

popsided (usa/english)
RJRPRES: quarterly zine covering the pop side of rock, singer-songwriters etc. lots of record reviews + some interviews & articles. international in scope. absolutely worth your attention.

popular 1 (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: long-running spanish mainstream rock monthly. mostly international in scope, but some national coverage. high quality articles & reviews. excellent & recommended.

popular music (uk/english)
RJRPRES: very important academic journal covering various aspects of popular music, rock, world music etc. mostly long articles & book reviews.

popwatch (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent fanzine covering mostly american alternative rock (& some jazz/improvised music) through long interesting interviews (+ lots of reviews). highly recommended reading. irregular.

power play (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british monthly covering rock & metal. not bad, so check it out.

*prog-r├ęsiste (belgium/french)
RJRPRES: belgium quarterly covering various shades of progressive & symphonic rock. also touching on jazzrock, postrock etc. high quality articles & reviews make this easy to recommend.

*prog/ classic rock presents p. (uk/english)
RJRPRES: glossy biritsh magazine covering progressive rock (& related) old & new. quality articles & interesting record reviews. highly recommended. from issue 24, name shortened from classic rock presents prog to just: prog.

prognetik (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian fanzine covering symphonic and progressive rock old and new. mostly long reviews, but adds more articles/interviews as it grows. now continued in the magazine called tarkus.

progression (usa/english)
RJRPRES: quarterly magazine subtitled: journal of progressive music. covers mostly prog rock (also well-known mainstream acts) with some synth music. some long interviews and general high quality reviews. current status unknown.

propaganda (usa/english)
RJRPRES: another american semi-annual fanzine covering the dark/gothic scene. music coverage is quite good, but the other occult stuff i-m personally more sceptical about.

psych trail mix (usa/english)
RJRPRES: stapled black&white u.s. zine covering the international psych rock scene (+ some punk) from the 60s to date through interviews, live- & record reviews. well worth checking out. no pagination. free on pdf.

psychedelic reaction (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new british zine covering the international psychedelic rock scene worldwide. off to a nice start and well worth your attention.

ptolemaic terrascope (uk/english)
RJRPRES: english zine of major importance. covers a lot of music old & new from psychedelia to english folk through high quality interviews/articles/reviews. free ep/cd with unreleased music. discontinued, but u.k. website is active.

puls furore (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: irregular newspaper resulting from a fusion of puls & rock furore. covers mostly rock, but also includes jazz, techno, roots etc (+ film/literature). important for coverage of the national scene. now back to only Puls.

puls/ puls furore (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: long-running norwegian music paper covering both norwegian & international music (& film). mostly rock, but some coverage of other genres incl.jazz. resurrected again & again, but now seems gone.

pulse (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy mainstream music magazine covering most popular music styles like rock, rap, electronica, dance, jazz, world, reggae, country etc (& cinema). free in tower records stores.

puncture (usa/english)
RJRPRES: entertaining & informative alternative rock fanzine from portland. lots of articles/interviews/reviews on mostly new & indie acts. recommended.

punk (usa/english)
RJRPRES: rebirth(?) of the legendary punk & new wave zine of the late 70s. after a one-off in 2001, it surfaced again in 2007. a lot of well know contributors make this one quite interesting. printed edition seems to have folded once more.

punk planet (usa/english)
RJRPRES: valuable addition to the punk magazine flora with guest editorials, scene reports, interviews & record reviews (+ politics etc). at first much in the mrr style. easy to recommend. folded after issue 80.

pussycat magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: this new fanzine has taken a great leap with it-s issue no 4. excellent coverage of indie/alternative rock + some rap, jazz etc. no 4 came with free vinyl 7" with exclusive tracks. check it out.

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