Editing Ha Ha Ha

From HtownWiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Warning: You are not logged in. Your IP address will be publicly visible if you make any edits. If you log in or create an account, your edits will be attributed to your username, along with other benefits.

The edit can be undone. Please check the comparison below to verify that this is what you want to do, and then save the changes below to finish undoing the edit.
Latest revision Your text
Line 1: Line 1:
''Ha Ha Ha'' was a New Zealand punk/post-punk dedicated zine initiated in 1983 in Hamilton by [[Andrew Schmidt]] and brother [[Alistair Schmidt]]. The magazine initially lasted for three issues of 100 copies each, and was distributed locally by [[Chelsea Records]] in Hamilton (first issue only), by ''Flying Nun Records'' elsewhere, or mail ordered from an address in Albert St, Hamilton (first issue, at least). The third issue, released in March 1984, was named ''Nebulous Reasons'' rather than ''Ha Ha Ha''. ''Chelsea Records'' ceased distribution after receiving a bad review in the first issue. Also in the first issue were Hamilton's [[S.H.I.T.]] and Christchurch band ''The Bottletops''. The magazine was revived by ''Andrew Schmidt'' and brother [[Stu Schmidt]] in 1989 (150 copies at $2). Issue 5 included an article on Hamilton music history post-punk. <br>
 
  
Issue six was released in 1990, by which time ''Andrew Schmidt'' had left Hamilton for the University of Canterbury. The zine continued to be published occasionally based in Christchurch, with issue seven released in 1992, issue eight in 1998, and issue nine in 2000. ''Andrew Schmidt'' has produced the zines ''Mysterex'' and ''Social End Product'', and has recently returned to Hamilton. ''Alister'' and ''Stu Schmidt'' were the founders of Crawlspace Records.
 
 
==External Links==
 
 
[http://mysterex.blogspot.com/2008/01/ha-ha-ha-beginning.html Andrew Schmidt blog with ''Ha Ha Ha'' history]
 
 
[[category:zines]]
 

Please note that all contributions to HtownWiki may be edited, altered, or removed by other contributors. If you do not want your writing to be edited mercilessly, then do not submit it here.
You are also promising us that you wrote this yourself, or copied it from a public domain or similar free resource (see HtownWiki:Copyrights for details). Do not submit copyrighted work without permission!

To edit this page, please answer the question that appears below (more info):

Cancel | Editing help (opens in new window)