order easy*life back issues

We've sold out of all back issues except for the most recent Final Issue (#17/18). Ordering information is below, but if you're still curious about the first 16 issues of Easy*Life here's what they were all about:

Issue 1 (Jan/Feb 97) - a ska primer, album reviews, a trip to Australia, and the soon-to-be-infamous Vinnie Page
Issue 2 (Mar/Apr 97) - interview with members of Skavoovie and the Epitones, a Ska Pub Crawl Part 1, album reviews, and a how-to on dancing
Issue 3 (May/Jun 97) - a Ska Pub Crawl part 2, a trip to Long Island, web reviews, zine reviews, album reviews, and an article on sexism in ska
Issue 4 (Jul/Aug 97) - noah wildman, ska, and his dad, a Ska Pub Crawl part 3, our non-ska band of the month, music & net reviews, & a lot of opinion
Issue 5 (Sep/Oct 97) - various rants, a discussion on "rude" fashion & ska, the Easy Life Questionnaire, a ska band name game, and two CD giveaway contests
Issue 6 (Nov/Dec 97) - all-review issue
Issue 7 (Jan/Feb/March 98) - The Face of Ska Today - results of our ska listeners survey. Also included album reviews and personal musings from regular contributors
Issue 8 (April/May/June 98) - Newsprint baby! video-off between MTV's Skaturday & Moon's "Real Ska Reel", a history of the Skatalites from Noah Wildman, a personal account of small-town racism from Rob Mills, and more
Issue 9 (July/August/September 98) - a ska report from London, Panama, and the New England Ska Fest, plus a ton of reviews
Issue 10 (Oct/Nov/Dec 98) - Our year in review issue. thoughts on the year's ska from fans, bands, and ska movers and shakers. Plus the usual CD reviews, zine reviews, and trivia contest
Issue 11 (Jan/Feb/Mar 99) - Ska-punk, Rush and 3rd wave ska, the Business of Ska Part One: with Jump Up! Record's Chuck Wren, two local ska reports from CA, reinvesting in ska by Noah Wildman, and reviews, reviews, reviews
Issue 12 (Summer 99) - Articles on being Trendy and Selling Out, the Business of Ska Part Two: with Ariel Publicity's Ariel Hyatt, putting ska out of its misery, and web and album reviews
Issue 13/14 (Winter 99) - Ska in 1999, Bim Skala Bim & Edna's Goldfish interviews, Jason Dean from One Step Beyond radio show interview, and ska in Delia's?
Issue 15/16 (Summer 2000) - The beginning of the end! Interview with Jason Kendall of the Amazing Crowns, comic by Shawn Granton of Ten Foot Rule, and the Ultimate Ska Collection #1
Issue 17/18 (Spring 2001) - Easy*Life's last spin. Meet the staff, What is Mod?, the Ultimate Ska Collection #2 & #3, Politics and Ska, and an ode to Moon Records

(A few back issues may still be kicking around, so if you simply must have one, email me and I'll see if the issue of your dreams is available)

To order, send a check made out to Megan Gerrity, or well-concealed cash to:

Easy*Life Zine
PO Box 1545
New York NY 10276

Back issues are $1.50 each, or four for $5.00. So what are you waiting for? Get your hands on the zine all the kids are talking about!