Candy Twist #1 features interviews with Kids On A Crime Spree, CUFFS, Knickers, Catnaps, Trixie’s Big Red Motorbike, Joyride!, Dear Marje, Cassolette, and Colour Me Wednesday. Contributions by María del Mar (Zipper), Bart Cummings (The Cat’s Miaow), Pete Bowers (Horowitz), Andy Hart (A Fog Of Ideas), all members of A Smile And A Ribbon, Jennifer Reiter (Colour Me Pop), and Marianthi Makra (Spiral Scratch, Atomic Beat Records). Eight mini-interviews, a cheesecake recide, recommendations, and several ramblings by Candy Twist’s editor-in-chief (hello!) compete these 76 pages.
Candy Twist #2 features interviews with The Ritas, Bears, The Icicles, Bam!Bam!, The Tuts, The June Brides, Orca Team, Sweater Girls, Brown Recluse, Gold-Bears, Slumberland Records, Velodrome 2000, and Liechtenstein. Contributions by Andy Hart (A Fog Of Ideas), Marcy Barnes, Jennifer Doveton (Colour Me Wednesday), all members of Velodrome 2000, Pete Bowers (Horowitz), Jennifer Reiter (Colour Me Pop), and Will Fitzpatrick (Good Grief). Eight mini-interviews, recommendations, and some pieces by me compete 96 pages of pop.
Candy Twist #3 features interviews with Allo Darlin’, The Wendy Darlings, Tullycraft, Sea Lions, Skinny Girl Diet, The Great Leap Forward, Young Romance, HHBTM Records, Sock Puppets, Martha, and Withered Hand. Also: Indietracks diaries by The Sunbathers, The Hobbes Fanclub, and Colour Me Wednesday. Other contributions by Pete Bowers (Horowitz), Mark Litten (Trixie’s Big Red Motorbike), Simona Grace Irish, and Martin ‘Kofi’ Smith (Thee Faction). A round table with Sean Price (Airport Girl, Fortuna Pop!), Gail O’Hara (Chickfactor), Pete Green (The Sweet Nothings), Matt Haynes (Sarah Records, Smoke zine), Kip Berman (The POBPAH), Roque Ruiz (Cloudberry Records) and Mike Turner (HHBTM Records), eight mini-interviews, and a few articles by me complete the 108 (!) pages of this issue.
Candy Twist #4 features interviews with The Felt Tips, Deep Time, Schande, Lizard Kisses, The Understudies, Northern Spies, Tigercats, Haiku Salut, Odd Box Records, Math And Physics Club, The Fireworks, and Postcode. Contributions by Shaun Tomkiss (Brilldream), Mark Whitby (Unwashed Territories), Rachel McDermott and David O’Brien (The Gloombuttons), Marianthi Makra (Spiral Scratch, Atomic Beat Records), and Ian Evans (Horowitz). Eight mini-interviews, recommendations and a handful of writings by me complete these 84 pages.
Candy Twist fanzine #5 features interviews with Good Grief, Making Marks, The Blanche Hudson Weekend, Shelflife Records, Tunabunny, Without Feathers, The Silhouettes, Dorothy Gambrell, Kill People You Like!, The Flatmates, The Middle Ones, The Very Most, and The Quirky Girl Crafter. Contributions by Kristin Gill (February Records), Andy Hart (A Fog Of Ideas), Jörgen Svennson (Fraction Discs), and Pete Bowers (Horowitz). A round table with Phil Wilson (The June Brides), Jyoti Mishra (White Town), Darren Hayman (Hefner), The Primitives, and Kip Berman (The POBPAH), eight mini-interviews and the usual articles by my complete the latest 96 pages of DIY pop.
Candy Twist fanzine #6 features interviews with Horowitz, All Dogs, Compute, Alpaca Sports, Westkust, Go Violets, Bloomer, The Spook School, Freschard, The Garlands, and Wild Balbina. Also, there’s a long Indietracks 2013-diary, and great contributions by Kristin Gill (February Records), Pete Bowers (Horowitz), Mark Hibbett (MJ Hibbett), and Ian Anscombe. As usual, eight mini-interviews and some pieces by me complete the zine. 92 new pages of DIY pop!