So Young #45
175 x 250 mm, 60 pages
Published since 2013
Editor: Sam Ford
Art Director: Josh Whettingsteel
Inspired by the punk zines of previous generations, So Young is a tribute to all that remains positive in the world of guitar music: ‘going to gigs, buying records, looking at the sleeve artwork as you listen.’ Visuals are enhanced with illustrations of the featured bands.
On the cover of this edition: Fat Dog. Inside: Slowdive, Carnations, Militarie Fun, The New Eves, Sailor Honeymoon, Picture Parlour, Ethan P. Flynn, Fcukers.
On the Journal:
It’s this one thing: So Young #37: ‘Recently one specifically guitar-led, indie music mag has been repeatedly catching my eye ...ear? It seems every issue has, on its cover, my and everyone around me’s, post-punk band du jour. In recent months, Parquet Courts, Yard Act, Dry Cleaning, Wet Leg, Black Country, New Road, Goat Girl and, most recently, Porridge Radio, have all adorned the bold, cut-and-paste illustrated covers of So Young while, simultaneously, the very same bands sit on my app-based ‘watch list’ for gig tickets...’