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God is in the TV Zine, or GIITTV, is an independent music and cultural webzine based in the UK. Launched in 2003 by Bill Cummings and Alex Worsnip, it now covers a wide range of music including unsigned, independent and major releases.[1]

God is in the TV Zine is staffed by a range of professional and amateur music journalists,[citation needed] students and music lovers, and edited by Bill Cummings. In 2005 GIITTV put on an event in London's Pleasure compilation CD; it included bands like Luxembourg, The Art Goblins and 1984 (who went on to become Reverend and the Makers).

In 2006, GIITTV released a compilation of underground acts including Rose Kemp, Penny Broadhurst, and The International Karate Plus.[2]

On 25 June 2007, GIITTV launched their singles club, offering some exclusive free downloads.[3]

In November 2009, GIITTV's Simon Catling won the Record Of The Day's Student Music Journalist Of The Year Award.[4] Other writers for the site have gone on to work for the NME, Clash Magazine, The Guardian and Drowned In Sound amongst others.

In November 2013, GIITTV was cited as a news source by the NME concerning an interview with Morrissey guitarist Boz Boorer.[5]

In November 2015, GIITTV Deputy Editor Simon Godley won 'Journalist of the Year Prize' at the Festival Congress awards in Cardiff.[6]

References

  1. Website of the Month : God is in the TV. Pennyblackmusic.co.uk. Retrieved on 2013-02-03.
  2. God Is In The CD: An Underground compilation. Archived from the original on 11 April 2008. Retrieved on 12 June 2008.
  3. End of the World | Artrocker
  4. Unlimited | Cmu Daily. Thecmuwebsite.com (2010-01-27). Retrieved on 2013-02-03.
  5. NME. NME.COM (2013-11-11). Retrieved on 2013-11-11.
  6. aif. aiforg.com (2015-11-11). Retrieved on 2015-11-11.

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