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racecar (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new personal u.s. fanzine covering artists & records mostly related to rock, progressive etc. up to a nice start, and worth your interest.

radikal (france/french)
RJRPRES: french monthly covering rap & the hip-hop culture both nationally & internationally. off to a very promising start and worth your support.

rage (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british dance/rap/indie/etc fortnightly.

rage (france) (france/french)
RJRPRES: french indie rock monthly. not bad at all.

ragga (france/french)
RJRPRES: glossy french reggae monthly covering all shades of reggae music, like roots, dub, ska, ragga, world music etc. an excellent publication with lots of valuable information within its field. comes with a free cd.

rap et ragga (france/french)
RJRPRES: french magazine covering rap, reggae & some soul etc. well worth seeking out for coverage of the national music scene and the general high quality.

rap mag (france/french)
RJRPRES: excellent french monthly covering rap on the national & international scene. highly recommended.

rap pages (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent american rap bimonthly. strongly recommended for general content and focus on many fairly unknown artists. started up again for some months in 2000 with a new address.

rap sheet (usa/english)
RJRPRES: interesting american rap monthly tabloid. quite informative & absolutely worth checking out.

raro più (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian collectors- bimonthly covering a wide variety of both italian & international popular music & rock. quality articles, discographies & record reviews make this one easy to recommend. possibly a rebirth of the former magazine, raro!

raro! (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian collectors- monthly covering a wide variety of both italian & international popular music & rock. quality articles, discographies & record reviews make this one worth your attention. sadly discontinued,

raveline (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german monthly covering various shades of contemporary dance music & electronica.

raygun (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy rock magazine that bills itself as "bible of music & style". focus on alternative bands & artists. lay-out is getting a little bit easier to read. quite high standard both on articles & record reviews. new edition not so interesting.

razorcake (usa/english)
RJRPRES: impressive u.s. zine covering the underground punk, hardcore & alternative rock scene. always lots of interesting articles/interviews, columns & reviews. an important source of information. highly recommended.

real groove (new zealand/english)
RJRPRES: monthly magazine free locally in aukland, new zealand. covers a wide variety of popular musics such as rock, rap, reggae, country etc. good national coverage.

record collector (uk/english)
RJRPRES: england-s record collectors monthly with high quality articles, discographies & record reviews. mostly featuring rock & pop artists/groups, but touches on country, soul etc. a very important information source.

record collectors- magazine (japan/japanese)
RJRPRES: japanese collectors- monthly covering most types of popular music & rock. extensive articles & lots of record reviews. recommended for readers of japanese.

*record culture magazine (usa/english)
RJRPRES: an excellent new bi-annual magazine covering dj culture, dance music, electronica & various forms of fusion (+ some fashion) through thorough interviews & photo portfolios. highly recommended, but the first issues are hard to track down.

record hunter (uk/english)
RJRPRES: supplement to vox covering the reissue scene. later integrated in the vox pagination, and is only indexed as "rhu" when issued seperately.

recoup (the) (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new zine related to the blog with the same name. quality articles, interviews & record reviews mostly covering rock, old & new, make this a publication to seek out. possibly a one-off.

red hot rock magazine (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish magazine mostly covering the rock & metal tradition plus blues etc. excellent articles and reviews. worth your time & still growing. difficult to get hold of outside sweden. now online only written in english. back in print.

reflex (usa/english)
RJRPRES: excellent indie rock zine. sadly transformed into the much less interesting nerve.

reggae directory (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american reggae fanzine with important special articles/discographies/lists. worth investigating, but write first as it hasn-t arrived in some time.

reggae report (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy american reggae magazine with interviews, scene reports, news & record reviews. keeps you informed on what-s happening in the international reggae world. worth investigating. now online only.

reggae vibes (france/french)
RJRPRES: excellent french bimonthly covering both the national & international reggae & dub scene. well worth your attention, so check it out. folded after issue 39 (?)

rejoice (usa/english)
RJRPRES: quality gospel bimonthly which sadly has suspended publication for the moment.

release music magazine (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish magazine covering industrial rock & related. worth your attention. discontinued. now online only.

*relix (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american bimonthly magazine covering mostly 60s & related musics. formerly special focus on grateful dead. now expanding scope to cover both old & new artists/groups. quality interviews/reviews. recommended.

remix (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy monthly (as of 2001) magazine subtitled: underground music production - dj performance. covering both the musical and technical side of electronica, dance music & rap. interesting articles/interviews + equipment tests.

represent (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new british hip-hop magazine off to a promising start. recommended.

request (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy mainstream music magazine covering a wide variety of popular musics from rap & rock to world music & blues.

rer quarterly (uk/english)
RJRPRES: important british fanzine with theoretical & philosophical articles on themes related to the experimental music scene. mostly written by musicians this mag is indispensable. comes with exclusive cd. now titled; unfiled.

resonance (uk/english)
RJRPRES: important magazine within the field of improvised and experimental music published by london musician-s collective. both article & reviews are excellent. now with free cd of exclusive material. highly recommended.

revolver (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy monthly magazine billing itself the world-s loudest rock magazine. started out as a general rock music mag, but soon turned into a more specialized metal & punk publication. mostly short articles, but always something of interest.

*revue & corrigée (france/french)
RJRPRES: french quarterly covering experimental/improvised music both national & international. often features interesting obscure artists & records. recommended. issue 88 came in a special format, then back to normal.

rhythms (australia/english)
RJRPRES: long-running australian bimonthly subtitled: a refuge for real music. covers blues, americana, rock, folk, soul, world music, country & jazz. highly recommended, so check it out.

riddim (germany/german)
RJRPRES: excellent german magazine covering the german & international reggae & dancehall scenes through articles and an extensive reviews section. one of the best within its field. has gone from bimonthly to quarterly.

rimfrost (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian zine covering goth & metal music, fashion & lifestyle.

rip (usa/english)
RJRPRES: glossy american heavy metal monthly. mostly short articles with lots of pictures, but informative record reviews. one of the better mags within its field.

rip it up (new zealand/english)
RJRPRES: monthly paper from new zealand covering mostly rock (both international & national) plus other contemporary musics, film etc. generally quite high standard, and valuable for the national coverage. recommended.

ripple (finland/finnish)
RJRPRES: alternative rock zine.

ripple rock (finland/english)
RJRPRES: new zine from finland printing interview transcripts from the radio program of the same name covering mostly rock & punk. informative, interesting and well worth your time & money. current status uncertain, probably discontinued.

roadtracks (germany/german)
RJRPRES: long-running german zine covering international rock, roots and related (+ some film & literature etc). extensive reviews section pluss interesting articles make this an interesting read. check it out.

rock (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian quarterly covering traditional rock & roll. interesting & worth investigating.

*rock & folk (france/french)
RJRPRES: excellent long-running french mainstream rock monthly. now incorporating other popular musics such as rap, reggae, dance etc. good coverage of both the french & international scene. highly recommended.

rock & roll musik-magazin (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german bimonthly fanzine covering 50s & early 60s rock&roll and related. general high quality on articles/discographies & record reviews makes this recommended reading within its field.

rock -n- reel / r2 (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british folk & roots fanzine with informative articles/interviews and an enormous amount of record reviews. often changing formats, but always a valuable information source. worth investigating. now bimonthly with free cds. new title: r2.

rock furore (norway/norwegian)
RJRPRES: norwegian rock bimonthly first covering exclusively the norwegian scene, later broadening its scope with extensive coverage of foreign acts. including a free cd. valuable information on norwegian rock. later incorporated in puls furore.

rock hard (germany/german)
RJRPRES: long-running german metal monthly covering all varieties on the hard rock & metal scene from classic & heavy to extreme & prog. lots of interesting articles & reviews make this one of the best within its field. highly recommended.

rock hard (france) (france/french)
RJRPRES: excellent french monthly covering all things hard rock & metal from extreme to classic to progressive both international & french. interesting articles & extensive reviews make this highly recomended. comes with a free cd.

rock hardi (france/french)
RJRPRES: long-running french garage/underground rock fanzine (+ some literature, bd, art etc). absolutely worth investigating.

rock house (norway/english)
RJRPRES: excellent norwegian fanzine covering both scandinavian & international early 60s rock music. written in english. interesting articles/interviews + knowledgeable reviews make this one to get.

rock it! (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german bimonthly covering aor, hard rock and metal. well worth checking out.

rock jet (japan/japanese)
RJRPRES: japanese quarterly magazine covering popular music through special editions focusing on a few artists both japanese & international within a variety of genres from rock, punk, reggae, blues etc. very extensive articles. current status unknown.

rock mania (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new u.s. zine covering power pop. off to a very promising start, and easy to recommend.

rock sound (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british music monthly covering mostly alternative rock & (nu)metal, but touches on dance music, rap etc. quite good.

rock sound (france) (france/french)
RJRPRES: french edition of this magazine covering various shades of rock & pop music. second run off to an impressive start.

rock spirits (france/french)
RJRPRES: french glossy rock quarterly.

rock tribute (belgium/dutch)
RJRPRES: impressive long-running belgian heavy rock and metal magazine. highly recommended.

rock&roll confidential (usa/english)
RJRPRES: american rock newsletter with important coverage of anti-censorship struggle. recommended.

rock-a-rolla (uk/english)
RJRPRES: british bimonthly covering various shades of the indie scene, rock, metal, electronica etc. some quite extensive articles and the general focus make this one worth your attention.

rock-n-roll magazine (sweden/swedish)
RJRPRES: swedish rock magazine covering mostly music from the 50s, 60s & 70s with a nod towards collectors of records & other memorabilia. started up as special editions of nostalgia. always interesting and easy to recommend.

rockdelux (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: excellent spanish rock monthly covering both the spanish & international scene. well worth checking out.

*rockerilla (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian music (+ film) monthly covering mostly alternative rock through high quality interviews & reviews. a personal favourite & one of the reasons for starting the rojaro. very valuable information source and highly recommended.

rockin- fifties (germany/german)
RJRPRES: long-running german quarterly covering rock-n-roll and rockabilly + some rhythm-n-blues, country, doo wop, western swing, cajun, zydeco, blues etc. easy to recommend within its field.

rockin- on (japan/japanese)
RJRPRES: japanese monthly covering both contemporary & classic rock, prog, metal, punk etc. quite impressive, but written completely in japanese.

rockoon (germany/german)
RJRPRES: new german monthly covering contemporary rock from glam & j-rock to emo & metal. off to a promising start and worth checking out.

rockpile (usa/english)
RJRPRES: long-running monthly zine covering mostly the indie/alternative rock & punk scene (+ some rap etc). valuable for coverage of fairly unknown artists/bands. well worth checking out.

rockrgrl (usa/english)
RJRPRES: this u.s. quarterly magazine covers rock, folk, indie etc focusing on female performers and their work. easy to recommend both for its scope and quality of content.

rocks (germany/german)
RJRPRES: new german bimonthly covering various shades of classic rock & metal old & new + some blues etc. off to a promising start with general high quality articles & record reviews. comes with a free cd.

rockzone (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: spanish monthly magazine covering rock and metal. worth checking out. current printed edition status unknown.

roctober (usa/english)
RJRPRES: beginning as a slim personal zine with short articles & some record reviews, this one has grown to be one of the best around. often featuring a theme/artist, always very interesting. covers a wide variety of popular musics. highly recommended.

roland users group (usa/english)
RJRPRES: free magazine from manufacturer roland. some interesting articles in every issue, but mostly info on new products etc. printed edition discontinued.

rollerderby (usa/english)
RJRPRES: very personal fanzine from lisa carver featuring music & other things on her mind. music interviews are often interesting. worth checking out.

rolling stone (usa/english)
RJRPRES: long-running american mainstream magazine covering music & politics. known for its quality interviews & record reviews. no longer groundbreaking, but still quite good.

rolling stone (france) (france/french)
RJRPRES: french monthly edition featuring mostly self-produced articles & reviews (+ previously some from the u.s.edition in english). covers all kinds of popular musics from rock to rap etc both national & international. started up once more.

*rolling stone (germany) (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german monthly edition featuring mostly self-produced articles & reviews (+ some translated from the u.s.edition). covers all kinds of popular musics from rock to rap etc both national & international. recommended.

rolling stone (india) (india/english)
RJRPRES: rolling stone edition from india. mostly international content, but it includes some locally produced articles & reviews on current indian popular music & rock. check it out.

rolling stone (italy) (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian monthly edition of rolling stone including the usual mix of translated articles from the u.s.edition and locally produced contents.

rolling stone (mexico) (mexico/spanish)
RJRPRES: mexican edition of this well-known publication covering various shades of rock & popular musics. a mix of exclusive material with translations, make this worth checking out.

rolling stone (spain) (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: spanish edition of this well-known publication covering rock, pop and other shades of contemporary popular musics. mostly international in scope, but some articles & reviews on the spanish music. current status unknown.

*rolling stone (uk) (uk/english)
RJRPRES: new bimonthly biritish edition of this title covering pop, rock, rap, electronica etc etc + non-music articles. lots of local contents makes this worth checking out.

rookie (germany/german)
RJRPRES: german magazine covering country, folk and americana. off to promising start, but it seems to have folded after three issues.

rubberneck (uk/english)
RJRPRES: interesting a-5 fanzine covering the improvised music/avant garde scene in england and elsewhere. this valuable source of information within its field is a one-person labour of love and absolutely worthy of support.

ruckus (usa/english)
RJRPRES: new fanzine billed as "a girl-s rock and roll rag". no record reviews.

rude international (usa/english)
RJRPRES: short-lived zine covering ska, ska-punk + some rock steady, reggae, punk & other related musics (+ other facets of the ska subculture). quality articles & record reviews.

rumba (finland/finnish)
RJRPRES: finnish fortnightly rock tabloid covering both the national & international scenes. now a bimonthly magazine.

rumble skunk (greece/english)
RJRPRES: shortlived greek garage & psych rock zine. issue one was written in greek, second one in english and came with a free cd. articles on fairly unknown artist/groups & lots of reviews. well worth both your time & money.

rumore (italy/italian)
RJRPRES: italian alternative rock & related (+ some literature, cinema etc) monthly from a former associate of rockerilla. quality articles & reviews. easy to recommend.

runt (usa/english)
RJRPRES: personal zine from lara cohen covering fairly unknown rock groups. i-ve seen only the split issue, but i-d like to see other issues for possible indexing.

ruta 66 (spain/spanish)
RJRPRES: excellent spanish rock monthly covering various shades of the international alternative scene + historical articles. very informative with lots of record reviews. one of the best.

ruta del jazz (la) (spain/catalan)
RJRPRES: free monthly zine covering the jazz scene in catalunia including barcelona. mostly news & listings, but some articles & reviews make this one worth checking out. current status unknown.

rytmi musiikki (finland/finnish)
RJRPRES: long-running finnish bimonthly. previously a jazz magazine which now also covers a wide variety of popular music from rock & metal to rap & reggae (+ equipment etc). seems very interesting.

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