Every week, we’ll be posting a new illustration by David Lester. The Mecca Normal guitarist is visually documenting people, places
20 years ago today, Lou Reed released The Raven. David Bowie! Ornette Coleman! Steve Buscemi! Laurie Anderson! Willem Dafoe! Buckethead!
Happy birthday Robert Wyatt (Soft Machine). Always loved you just as you are. Read Alec Ounsworth (Clap Your Hands Say
20 years ago today, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy released Master And Everyone. On this we will agree.
Happy 55th birthday Sarah McLachlan. Time went so quickly. Read our guilty-pleasures Sound Check on Fumbling Towards Ecstasy, ABBA, Duran
15 years ago today, Joe Jackson released Rain. You can’t reject its right to please. Read the Minders in MAGNET
20 years ago today, Zwan released sole album Mary Star Of The Sea. David Pajo! Matt Sweeney! Paz Lenchantin! Jimmy
40 years ago today, Hüsker Dü released debut album Everything Falls Apart. It hurts so much. Read our cover story
Happy 55th birthday Mike Patton (Faith No More, Mr. Bungle, Ipecac Recordings). Have a ceremony of senses. Read our review
Happy birthday Gillian Gilbert (New Order). Feel this love? Read our New Order feature: New Order: The Mancunian Way