Matteo Sedazzari

Irvine Welsh & Dean Cavanagh ( no strangers to ZANI) are premiering a new theatre play called ‘Performers’ at the Edinburgh Festival this summer.
In the summer of 1991, I was running a fanzine entitled Positive Energy of Madness. Issues were sporadic as most fanzines were back in the day.
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 11:22

Queen of Crime Martina Cole Talks to ZANI

She puffs on a cigarette before bed. The taste of nicotine helps the blonde bombshell to be reflective, knowing that something has got to give, something has got to change.
The Beatles, The Fab Four, The Mop Tops, John, Paul, George and Ringo, the band that doesn’t need any introduction.
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 17:25

Private Walker of Dad’s Army Changed My Life

Like many of my generation, the BBC situation comedy Dad’s Army was prime time viewing during the mid-seventies.
Wednesday, 31 August 2016 16:53

Miles Ahead – Reviewed

Miles Ahead is a fictional account set in 1979 of a caper between Miles Davis, the Howard Hughes of Jazz and a Rolling Stone Journalist,
With the huge success of the BBC’s Holmes starring Benedict Cumberbatch the world's most famous detective Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman as his loyal sidekick Dr Watson,
When ZANI first drew breath, one of our objectives was to meet members or create the new Beat Generation, free spirited authors, poets and artists,
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 16:16

Peter Hooton of The Farm Natters to ZANI

“Liverpool was an industrial town, a poor town. The people fought hard for what they wanted to achieve and there was a hunger there, and that hunger has remained with the musicians.”
Pete Best Original Beatle
Trying to define a subculture in an entertaining and descriptive way without sounding like a professor of Sociology is a hard task.
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ZANI was conceived in late 2008 and the fan base gradually grew by word of mouth. Key contributors came from those of the music, film and fashion industry and the voice of ZANI grew louder. So, when in 2013 investor, contributor and fan of ZANI Alan McGee* offered his support to help restyle and relaunch the site it was inevitable that traffic would increase dramatically and continues to grow. *Alan McGee co-founder of Creation Records and new label 359 Music..

 

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ZANI is an independent online magazine for readers interested in contemporary culture, covering Music, Film & TV, Sport, Art amongst other cultural topics. Relevant to modern times ZANI is a dynamic website and a flagship for creative movement and thinking wherever our readers live in the world.