Maggot Brain is a full-color, quarterly magazine edited by noted Detroit scribe Mike McGonigal: 100+ pages packed with phenomenal content—art, music, literature, unpublished archival material, and more—with a simple promise to only exist on the printed page.
THE FRONT COVER is a gorgeous 1981 backstage photo of LOU REED, subject of a phenomenal feature by former NY Rocker contributor LISA JANE PERSKY
INSIDE you will also find:
GRATEFUL DEAD: KURT VILE tries to explain them to none other than TOM SCHARPLING A special new piece about the making of the Velvet Underground’s LOADED MYRIAM GENDRON: Track by track guide to her highly anticipated second album LEE ‘SCRATCH’ PERRY: Reprint of the best feature we ever read about him, by ERIK DAVIS KINKE KOOI: Recent works on paper MICHAEL HURLEY: Talks to old friend TARA JANE O'NEIL on Hurley's first studio album in years DOUG HENNING: The magician’s radical roots in Canada’s thriving 1970s prog/glam scene SISTER ROSETTA THARPE: Why she rules so hard, but there’s no need to call her the “godmother of rock 'n' roll” again, thanks GRETCHEN GONZALES DAVIDSON: The mystery and mastery of Detroit’s drone warrior, by Destroy All Monsters’ CARY LOREN
THE GOATS: The 1990s’ most forgotten hip-hop collective? DEAN WAREHAM: A multi-page comic strip by MARLY BEYER, on drinking coffee with Dean and Britta and why his new solo record is so excellent PHEW: Japanese experimental artist gets the ANDY BETA treatment ORCHESTRE TOUT POUISSANT MARCEL DUCHAMP by the great SARA JAFFE