Above the Fold

A digital 'zine by Original Fuzz about creativity and making stuff.

★  May 25, 2024  ★

Issue #8

Featured photo for Issue #8

In honor of our recent move to Nashville, we've dedicated this issue to the city. The focal point is a hand-illustrated trail map by Brit Hessler featuring points of interest provided by a motley gang of local creative movers. 

Inside this issue: 

+ Letter from the editor

+ A trail map of interesting places in Nashville in 2015, brought to you by some of the city's finest residents

+ An interview with Manuel Cuevas, the guy who made Gram Parson's Nudie suit, who dressed Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash, and who allegedly made the Sgt. Peppers suits.

+ A Nashville episode of our podcast

+ A new series called Brothers of the Bottle, wherein we get drunk with interesting people and ask them to write on whatever is laying around the bar.

+ An interview with Nashville resident Russ Pollard of Sebadoh and Everest by Stephanie Nicole Smith

+ An interview with Pamela Cole from Fanny's House of Music about starting a small business just as the "Great Recession" hit

+ A Mark Harrod spoof of the NY Times' travel section in a piece we're calling "53 Hours in Nashville"

+ A highlight of the rich music history of Jefferson Street by Jessi Zazu of Those Darlins

+ An interview with Carl Carbonell of the Meat & 3 Printing Company explaining letterpress printing to us, and an interview with Liz Earle of Hatch Show Print telling us about how that became an iconic American institution

+ A comprehensive history of The Ryman Auditorium by Desmond Smith

+ An interview with Evan and Mike from Diarrhea Planet about the late, great Nashville venue, Glenn Danzig's House