A complete run in 17 issues, each approx. 20 to 40 pp., of the free French-language experimental music fanzine, edited by Pierre Durr and devoted to international avant-garde music in the areas of jazz, improvisation, electronica, new wave, industrial, and progressive rock, the issues comprised of album reviews, concert information, musician and band profiles, interviews, and other articles, original photocopied issues. Illustrated throughout from drawings and photographs. 8vo. Original photo-illustrated wrpps. on various colors and weights of paper stock, most issues side-stapled. Extremely minor handling wear, very fine condition overall. Issue no. 1 missing pages 7-10. Strasbourg (Association Intra-Musiques) 1981-1987.
Some of the artists covered in the pages of Intra Musiques include Lemon Kittens, The Mike Westbrook Brass Band, Kenny Wheeler, Peter Michael Jamel, This Heat, Alexander von Schlippenbach, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Deuter, Jan Garbarek, Dudu Pukwana, Plastic People of the Universe, XTC, The Work, Krishnamurthy Sridhar, A Certain Ratio, Noco Music, Eyeless in Gaza, Fred Frith, Troll, Heiner Goebbels, Annick Nozati, Irene Schweitzer, Joëlle Leandre, Anima, Frank Zappa, Pinski Zoo, Ben Watt, Accroche Note, John Zorn, Legendary Pink Dots, David Moss, and many others.
An incredibly scarce zine and historical document of 1980s avant-garde music. As of April 2021, OCLC only locates three holdings in French institutions and none in North America. Of those three French holdings, only one appears to be complete.
Book ID: 51287