On Wednesday, it will be 18 years since MAGNET hero Elliott Smith released his last proper album, the classic Figure 8. Read our in-depth, behind-the-scenes cover story MAGNET’s Jonathan Valania did while on tour with him in support of the LP here; MAGNET photo below by Christian Lantry, one of the photographers Elliott felt most comfortable with.
P.S. Elliott: We miss you.
Read the interview MAGNET editor-in-chief Eric T. Miller did with Guided By Voices’ Robert Pollard for Ptolemaic Terrascope magazine in 1997 here. Above photo for MAGNET by Christian Lantry. New GBV album, Space Gun, out today, kids. Read the review of it in the new issue of MAGNET, out this month.
One of our favorite cover stories: Hüsker Dü, the Replacements and the ’80s Minneapolis scene. Read it here.