PIEDRA VOLANTE

Description

  • Piedra Volante (“Rolling Stone”) can be considered as the equivalent in spanish of the US magazine Rolling Stones
  • It is the only mexican underground magazine in the 1970's that tried to work in a professional way. It can be associated with the phenomnem of the mexican marginal press
  • Eight issues of the magazine have been published between May 1971 and January 1972, when the Mexican Authorities decide to forbid its publication, considering it as a “pornographic” one.
  • The majority of the articles were dedicated to modern music (rock), drugs, mode, and political issues.
  • It can be considered as the best representant of the growth of a “counter-culture” in Mexico

Location


Language(s)

  • Spanish

Publications

  • Periodical Written Publications : eight issue of the magazine between may 1971 and january 1972.

Diffusion

  • The magazine was published in 50.000 copies throughout the Mexican Republic

Legal status

  • The magazine has been forbidden in 1972 by the Mexican authorities

Financing / Donours-Funders

  • The magazine was partly financed by the publication of advertisement

Internal organization


Contacts

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History


Links with other alternative media


Bibliography

  • TREJO, 1980 : 28-33

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