40 years ago today, the Fall released Dragnet. The names have been changed to protect the innocent. Read our mini obit on Mark E. Smith, with help from Garbage:
Happy 85th birthday Hans-Joachim Roedelius (Cluster, Harmonia). Gift of the moment. Read our review of the essential Cluster boxed set from 2016:
Happy birthday Adam Goldberg. We love your work. Read Adam in MAGNET on poet/artist John Tottenham:
20 years ago today, Papa M released debut album Live From A Shark Cage. Crowd of one. Read our review of 2016’s essential Highway Songs:
Happy birthday Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers). Pictured with doppelgänger Will Ferrell. And look who’s sitting behind actor Michael Shannon and Yo La Tengo’s Ira Kaplan during our YLT cover-story interview in the photo below. Is it Chad, or is it Will? We won’t give it away now.