September 21, 2018

Neil Young: Broken Arrow Magazine Archive is now online

The authoritative Neil Young fan magazine Broken Arrow Magazine, published by the Neil Young Appreciation Society folded in 2014. It had been superseded as a primary information source by sites such as Neil Young News and Sugar Mountain (setlists). It turns out that the people behind the magazine have working hard to build a fully searchable online archive of all issues:

Hi, This is Scott Sandie, your old editor from Broken Arrow. This email is going out to all the old NYAS members who are still in my contact list.

For the past year or so there has been a working party preparing all 134 issues of Broken Arrow magazine for free online release. That project has reached the end of its main stage, and some 8000 magazine pages are now ready for viewing and search. Tom Hambleton has very kindly agreed to host these pages over on Sugar Mountain and has done a really great job in laying it all out in his inimitable fashion.

You will see that can browse and open each issue. You can search on keywords from the index and access pages that way too. Each issue is roughly a 15MB PDF file, so it is a little slow loading up if you have a poor connection. To look at one page, you have to load the entire issue into memory. Tom has also been working hard on making it mobile friendly, so it might work on your phone as well.

So drop by, have a look at the magazines, carry out searches and generally play about in the pages. See what you think. And if you find any glitches please let me or Tom know.

Regards,

Scott

The Broken Arrow Magazine archive is hosted on Sugar Mountain.

(thru Neil Young News)

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