Influential music magazines of the 1980s

| OP | Sound Choice | OPtion | 1/1 | Interval | Pitch | Xenharmonikon | EMI | Balungan |

OP Magazine

The Lost Music Network (LMN) published 26 issues (A-Z) of OP Magazine. I discovered it at issue P at the Collegetown record shop in Ithaca, NY on the way home from classes one day. My subscription began with issue R. I ordered a back copy of the A issue, but never completed the set.

OP Magazine, The "A" Issue OP Magazine, The "P" Issue, March-April '83 OP Magazine, The "R" Issue, July-August '83 OP Magazine, The "S" Issue, September-October '83
OP Magazine, The "T" Issue, November-December '83 OP Magazine, The "U" Issue, January-February '84 OP Magazine, The "V" Issue, March-April '84 OP Magazine, The "W" Issue, May-June '84
OP Magazine, The "X" Issue, July-August '84 OP Magazine, The "Y" Issue, September-October '84 OP Magazine, The "Z" Issue, November-December '84

Sound Choice

My preferred offshoot after OP completed its series was Sound Choice. It lasted for 17 issues.

Sound Choice, No.1, Jan/Feb 1985 Sound Choice, No.2, Spring 1985 Sound Choice, No.3, Fall 1985 Sound Choice, No.4, Spring 1986
Sound Choice, No.5, Summer 1986 Sound Choice, No.6, Jan/Feb 1987 Sound Choice, No.7, April 1987 Sound Choice, No.8, May/June 1987
Sound Choice, No.9, Winter Solstice, 1987 Sound Choice, No.10, Winter 1989 Sound Choice, No.11, Summer Solstice 1989 Sound Choice, No.12, Autumn Equinox 1989
Sound Choice, No.13, Winter 1990 Sound Choice, No.14, Spring 1990 Sound Choice, No.15, Summer 1990 Sound Choice, No.16, Winter 1991
Sound Choice, No.17, 1992 Annual

OPtion

OPtion was the other offshoot after OP completed its series. It lasted quite a bit longer, although I gave up on it after XX issues.

1/1, The Journal of the Just Intonation Network

1/1, The Journal of the Just Intonation Network

Interval, Journal of Music Research and Development

Interval, Journal of Music Research and Development

Pitch, for the International Microtonalist

Pitch, for the International Microtonalist is a publication of the American Festival of Microtonal Music (AFMM)

Xenharmonikon

Xenharmonikon

Experimental Musical Instruments (EMI) Quarterly Journal

Experimental Musical Instruments (EMI) Quarterly Journal

Balungan, A Publication of the American Gamelan Institute

Balungan A Publication of the American Gamelan Institute