Indie music website launches a magazine/book hybrid

Pitchfork logoPITCHFORK REVIEW is a new quarterly cross between a magazine and a book launched by Pitchfork, the indie music review and feature website.

It will contain original features and a back of the book section called “control p” which will be repurposed content from the company’s website.

Mark Richardson, markr@pitchfork.com, is editor-in-chief of the website.

San Francisco is the focus of a planned luxury shelter magazine

SFC&G magazine coverSAN FRANCISCO COTTAGES & GARDENS (SFC&G), an over-sized print magazine, will launch in April 2014 covering homes in the area’s most affluent communities.

The editorial aims to inform and inspire readers with features on architecture, interior and landscape design, plus insider views of real estate, entertaining and art. It will cover the backstories of area homes and gardens, include interviews with local designers and garden design experts and highlight all aspects of home and garden building, renovating and living.

The publisher is Norwalk, CT-based Cottages & Gardens Publications, which will print 40,000 copies of the first issue and distribute in the Greater San Francisco Area from Napa to Silicon Valley and Carmel. In the beginning the title will print six times per year.

For more information at this early stage contact CEO and Publication Director Marianne Howatson, mhowatson@cottagesgardens.com

New online publication reviews video games

Corrupted Cartridge logoCorrupted Cartridge strives to provide the best original gaming content available on the Internet.

The site attempts to hold publishers and developers accountable for the games that they put out, which they do through their reviews using a 5 point system, which is available on the site. In addition to reviews, the publication is planning “quality features and editorials.”

The company is based in Miami, FL, and editor-in-chief is DaJuan Harris, dajuan@corruptedcartridge.com

Beloved “shelter” magazine returns

Domino magazine coverDOMINO, the home and remodeling magazine that ceased publishing in 2009 by owner Conde Nast, has been resurrected as a quarterly.

The editorial mission remains the same as the old publication. The new Domino covers everything from decorating to entertaining to gardening and aims to help readers do their own decorating.

The main focus is the website, where all products shown are for sale. It aims to post new content daily.

The publisher is New York City-based Domino Media Group, a partnership in which Conde Nast owns a third share. Michelle Adams, madams@domino.com, is the editor. She worked at the magazine before founding her own shelter title, the popular online magazine Lonny.

New online magazine focuses on the culture of drinking

Punch online magazine logoPunch is a new online magazine launching this month focusing on wine, cocktails and spirits. It is not affiliated with the venerable British humor magazine of the same name, now ceased.

The tagline is “Drinking it all in,” at least according to its website. It will “explore cocktail culture, wine, and spirits in a narrative format.”

The founder and editor-in-chief is wine journalist Talia Baiocchi, tbaiocchi@gmail.com and the magazine is being developed in her Brooklyn, NY, apartment. The publication is on Twitter, @punch_drink, and Facebook, facebook.com/punchdrink.