February 14th---Los Angeles art and music collective Bored to Death (www.deathbyboredumb.com/) just released its first zine curated by Luka Fisher and Jesse Boredom with editorial assistance provided by Valerie Moore.
The first issue is 36 pages and limited to 200 copies each with a hand made cover featuring original art from a rogues gallery of Los Angeles rock musicians, visual artists, junkies and writers.
The first issue featured contributions from RD Armstrong, Kizzy Kirk, Shar Christensen, Colin Peterson, She Bile, Sim Jackson, Azalia Snail, Rachel Bornstein, Kate Mills, Maurice Synthacs, Jason Bud, Rio Warner Gianna Gianna, and Adena Lynn Reinemann.
Since its release contributors Rio Warner and RD Armstrong have been featured in LA Weekly and OC Weekly respectively. Gianna Gianna and her band BLOK just won its fifth consecutive award at the OC Music Awards for Electronica/Hip Hop.
The next issue will feature more original content and a mix tape featuring musicians culled from the Los Angeles, European and Australian scenes. It will debut in late May at Glitter Death.
You can order copies from the Bored to Death site.