Alien Boy

Alien Boy

A Zine About the Life of James Chasse

Book - 2008
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Brief essays remembering James "Jim-Jim" Chasse, written by friends and fellow musicians who knew him from the 1970s punk scene. Illustrated with facsimiles of articles from Chasse's zine The Oregon Organism, posters from late 1970s Portland punk shows, photographs of punk musicians on stage, and photographs of Chasse.
Publisher: Portland, OR : [E. Yanke and I. Ciccone], [2008]
Branch Call Number: ZINE 920 ALIEN 2008
Characteristics: 32 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 22 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Additional Contributors: Yanke, Erin
Ciccone, Icky
Alternative Title: Circle A (Radio program)


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James Chasse was an early zine writer and punk musician who suffered from mental illness later in life and was killed in an encounter with police. This collection includes excerpts from his zine, interviews with musicians who knew him, including members of the Wipers, Neo Boys and others, and pho... Read More »

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