Happy 45th birthday Régine Chassagne (Arcade Fire). You already know. Photo for MAGNET by Wes Orshoski. Foo Fighters take on
30 years ago today, Luna released debut album Lunapark. But we’re felling swell. Read our Dean & Britta feature during
Happy 55th birthday Dan Peters (Mudhoney, Screaming Trees, Nirvana). Every good boy deserves a piece of cake. And a tiny
10 years ago today, Parquet Courts released Light Up Gold. Masters of their craft. Read our feature on them: Parquet
Happy birthday Richard D. James (Aphex Twin). We care because you do.
30 years ago today, the House Of Love released Babe Rainbow. You’ve got something to feel.
Happy birthday Phoebe Bridgers. Celebrate the first day of your life. Photo for MAGNET by Wes Orshoski.
35 years ago today, New Order released Substance. The perfect kiss. Read our 120 Reasons To Live on “True Faith”:
Happy birthday Kelvin “Posdnuos” Mercer (De La Soul). 53 is the magic number. Read our Hidden Gems review of De
35 years ago today, Tom Waits released Franks Wild Years. Yesterday is here. Read Thrice in MAGNET on two-time cover
Happy birthday Colin Moulding (XTC). Life begins at the hop. Read our MAGNET Classics on the making of XTC’s Skylarking:
15 years ago today, Rilo Kiley released final album Under The Blacklight. You showed us what you can do. Get
Happy birthday Kevin Rowland (Dexys Midnight Runners). The wanderer. Read Wesley Stace in MAGNET on Mr. Rowland: From The Desk
Happy birthday Belinda Carlisle (Go-Go’s). Still mad about you.
Happy birthday Vanessa Carlton. You’re definitely not nobody. Read our feature: Vanessa Carlton: Nature Walk
Happy birthday Matt Lukin (Mudhoney, Melvins). Open the fridge. Read our Mudhoney oral history: Mudhoney: Superfuzzy Memories (An Oral History)
Happy birthday Scott Asheton (Stooges). Raw power. Read our interview with Jim Jarmusch and Iggy Pop on Jarmusch's Stooges doc,
45 years ago today, Elvis Presley died. The King is dead, boys. The Queen is dead, too: Aretha Franklin died
Happy birthday Kevin Ayers (Soft Machine). Mr. Cool. Read Josh Rouse in MAGNET on Ayers: From The Desk Of Josh
Happy birthday Bill Evans. Everybody still digs you. Read RJD2 in MAGNET on Evans: From The Desk Of RJD2: “Moon
Happy birthday Madonna. Beat goes on. Watch the Flaming Lips take on Madonna’s “Borderline” at MAGNET: Take Cover! The Flaming
Happy birthday Flood (U2, PJ Harvey, Depeche Mode, Nick Cave, New Order, Sigur Rós, et al). Enjoy the silence.
Happy birthday Craig Wedren (Shudder To Think). Tough lover. Watch our MAGNET television episode with him: MAGNET Television: Q&A With
Happy birthday Jimmy Webb. What’s the worst that could happen? Read Bob Mould in MAGNET on Webb: From The Desk
50 years ago today, the Band released Rock Of Ages. Rock ’n’ roll is here to stay. Read our review
Happy birthday Matt Johnson (The The). This is the day when things fall into place. Read our extensive, classic Q&A
25 years ago today, Aesop Rock released debut album Music For Earthworms. Abandon all hope. Read our Aesop Rock feature:
Happy birthday Leon Theremin (inventor of the, uh, theremin). You led a long, interesting life, music comrade—even though you helped