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The FADER Issue 30
May/Jun 2005

EDITOR'S LETTER

You already know what it is: Miles Davis. The FADER is first and foremost a magazine about emerging music, but lately we haven’t been able to escape the mystical, mercurial spectre of the man: his name’s been coming up in our interviews as an influence on musicians-emerging musicians-across a range of genres. At the same time, though, there’s a kind of pernicious silence around the music of the man himself… a kind of fundamental lack of digging on the dude-as if wilding out and/or getting twisted and/or making crazy love to his musical vision wasn’t a fundamental experience we all need to have. Because ours is a magazine that prefers to suggest rather than merely dictate, we reached out to musicians we respect and asked them to share an experience with a Miles Davis song or album. If the responses came in as a multivalent conversation about the life and legend of the man then perhaps that might be one angle on Miles’s legacy-a legacy that’s very much alive.

KNOX ROBINSON

POSTED September 5, 2008 2:11PM IN BACK ISSUES, ISSUES

Table Of Contents

NEWSPRINT

STYLE

GEN/F

Spoon
Roots Manuva
LDA
Out Hud
Hot Chip
Mike Jones
J*Davey

APPENDIX

VINYL ARCHEOLOGY: Black Sabbath

FEATURES

Miles Davis
Polyrhythms

Miles Davis, Part 2
Under The Influence

Aotearoa
Maori Youth

Thrasher Latinos
Metaleros

LA Gangs
Playboys

Grime
Open Mic

Robert Taylor Projects
Villain City