– Always Evolving-
A contributor based Image/Sound/Word online zine.
A brief History
The origins of Deviation Street go way way back to the evening of 6th June 1977.
…… and a Rock Against Racism gig featuring The Adverts, Penetration, local band Harry Hack and The Big G and one other band from Manchester called Warsaw ,who would later go under the namde Joy Division which inspired 3 Bored teenagers to start a Fanzine . The name of the zine was Deviation Street a nod to a track by counter culture figure Mick Farren and his band The Deviants . Like all good zines Deviation Street lasted only a few issues . However in 2017 It was resurected intially as an online blog (with the Approval of 3 Original Founders ) as a Blog . Same DIY Ethos but Covering a wider creative Spectrum of Art /Music and Literature . this was followed by a Biannual Print version featuring interviews and features on a diverse range of artists , from the unknown and overlooked to the emegring and even THE WELL ESTABLISHED . fROM dIANA aRBUS TO THE OUTSIDER aRT cOLLECTIVE uNCOOKED cULTURE , FROM ARCHIVE INTERVIEWS WITH rICHARD hELL AND Generation X to The latest release by composer Jimmy Galvin. Each issue came in a different format / Layout From a 64 pages to 36 full colour perfect bound to a 16 page broadsheet Newspaper Always evolving never static . Then Come 2020 and the pandemic . This brought about the decision to put our print Edition on hold and place our focus towards an Online presence
Which Dear reader is where you are now .
You Have Reached Your Destination
Deviation Street Issue 2
The Monochrome Set/ Dragomir Misima / Outside In / The Nightingales /Dmitry Sokolenko /Den Browne / Metropolis Art Collective / Jon Gordon .
Deviation Street issue 3
Richard McGuire/ Jean Michel Basquiat / Johnny Brown/ Yonic/ Jimmy Galvin / Dmitry Sokolenko Snapped Ankles/ Den Browne / Jon Gordon