Publisher: Maggot Brain / Third Man
Released Spring 2022
The cover feature is an epic, really long timeline of images and interview with the modern king of arts portrait photography, Michael Lavine. • Amazing archival images by Gail Butensky and reflections on Pavement + what we think is the band’s first new interview in a decade in anticipation of their reusion shows and events later this year. • Tom Scharpling talks about prog rock with Matt Berry.
A lengthy interview with the SF-based dreamy pop band Cindy by editor Mike McGonigal. •Reuben Radding’s killer photos and review of a recent show in Brooklyn by Chicago’s Irreversible Entanglements - Ana Gavrilovska on why sax player and drone composer Lea Bertucci matters •Sara Jaffe on how essayist Aisha Sabatini Sloan is a genius •Lucy Sante on how the ironic transgressive aesthetic of the early 1990s has perhaps not aged so well. •Catching up with self-taught soul artist and political cartoonist, painter Mingering Mike – including never before printed flyers and Mike’s painting of the ‘Maggot Brain’ cover. We pack a lot into each 132-page full color issue.