TakeMeBack Tuesday: A Previously Print-Only Conversation With Ric Ocasek, 2005

TakeMeBack Tuesday: A Previously Print-Only Conversation With Ric Ocasek, 2005

It certainly seems like there’s a full-fledged Cars renaissance going on right now. Flip on the TV and you’ll hear
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A Conversation With Pete Yorn

A Conversation With Pete Yorn

After almost 20 years on various major labels, Pete Yorn is finally doing things for himself. It’s quite the feat
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A Conversation With MIYAVI

A Conversation With MIYAVI

As a guitarist, vocalist, actor, model and humanitarian, Japanese artist Takamasa "MIYAVI" Ishihara is a hyphenate extraordinaire, thrilling audiences worldwide
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A Conversation With Travis' Fran Healy

A Conversation With Travis’ Fran Healy

Looking back, Travis frontman Fran Healy is still in awe of the enormous U.K. love fest touched off by 1999’s
/ INTERVIEWS
A Conversation With Craig Finn

A Conversation With Craig Finn

With his new album, I Need A New War (Partisan), the Hold Steady’s Craig Finn wraps up a solo trilogy
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A Conversation With Larry "Ratso" Sloman

A Conversation With Larry “Ratso” Sloman

Very few rock ’n’ roll artists release their first album on the cusp of turning 70. Even fewer of this
/ INTERVIEWS
A Conversation With Robert Forster

A Conversation With Robert Forster

News travels fast in the digital age, but back in the middle 1970s it took months for a British or
/ INTERVIEWS
A Conversation With Meat Puppets

A Conversation With Meat Puppets

Now is as good a time as any for an official Meat Puppets reunion. Brothers Curt and Cris Kirkwood are
/ INTERVIEWS

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And Now For Something Completely Different: U.K. Comedian And Podcaster Andy Zaltzman Hits The U.S.

And Now For Something Completely Different: U.K. Comedian And Podcaster Andy Zaltzman Hits The U.S.

Andy Zaltzman might be a new face to comedy audiences in the U.S. But his verbal dexterity and his literary
/ INTERVIEWS
A Conversation With Bob Mould

A Conversation With Bob Mould

The last time I saw Bob Mould, he was as fit as he’s ever been—almost unrecognizably so. It was 2002,
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A Conversation With Guster's Ryan Miller

A Conversation With Guster’s Ryan Miller

The last time we checked in with Guster for a MAGNET cover story four years ago, the quartet was dipping
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A Conversation With Old 97’s Frontman Rhett Miller

A Conversation With Old 97’s Frontman Rhett Miller

Rhett Miller didn’t have to go far to find the catharsis that informs his latest release, The Messenger (ATO). Triggered
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Ringo Starr: I Feel Fine

Ringo Starr: I Feel Fine

Once upon a time in Liverpool, the former Richard Starkey played drums in a local quartet called the Beatles, earning
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A Conversation With Fastball's Miles Zuniga And Tony Scalzo

A Conversation With Fastball’s Miles Zuniga And Tony Scalzo

There really couldn’t have been a more unlikely hit single than Fastball's “The Way”—especially in the post-grunge cesspool that was
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A Conversation With Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson

A Conversation With Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson

A half-century later, does Jethro Tull warrant some reassessment? Most of the pre-1979 evidence points to the affirmative. Murky production
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A Conversation With Robert Pollard Biographer Matthew Cutter

A Conversation With Robert Pollard Biographer Matthew Cutter

Here's a tip for any aspiring biographer hoping to chronicle the life of their favorite musician: Befriend him/her and, preferably
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Exclusive Cover Story Excerpt: The Breeders Interviewed By Actor Elijah Wood

Exclusive Cover Story Excerpt: The Breeders Interviewed By Actor Elijah Wood

Here’s an exclusive excerpt of the current MAGNET cover story. To read the whole thing, order a copy of the
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A Conversation With The B-52s’ Cindy Wilson

A Conversation With The B-52s’ Cindy Wilson

If you see Cindy Wilson as part of her now-40-year-old day job—with Kate Pierson and Fred Schneider, one of three
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