Tagged: F66


GEN F: Sub Swara

Getting together the trio of wayfarers in boundary-blasting DJ and production crew Sub Swara is a task for a travel agent. Their wanderlust is fitting, though, since they’ve made their name playing international music. We … read more »

POSTED July 23, 2011 12:48PM IN GEN F TAGS: , , , ,

GEN F: Yo Gotti

Yo Gotti is middle school handsome. For a long time he used headbands to cover an exceptionally large forehead, one that is magnified through a high, almost military fade, but today, swimming in a white … read more »

POSTED July 17, 2011 6:00PM IN GEN F TAGS: , , ,

GEN F: Midlake

In The Canterbury Tales, a group of pilgrims goes on a boring road trip, and the travelers pass the time by telling long, bullshit stories. The tales they share go heavy on allegory (happiness is … read more »

POSTED July 17, 2011 4:50PM IN GEN F TAGS: , , , ,

GEN F: Tough Knuckles

He is standing across 11th Street in a topcoat when Calvin LeCompte spots him, the slope of his famous nose gaining pink in the December cold. “Dude! That’s that frickin’ guy from Sex and the … read more »

POSTED July 17, 2011 4:30PM IN GEN F TAGS: , , ,

GEN F: Joy Orbison

One night, Peter O’Grady played one of his tracks for a friend. They’d been discussing auditory-visual synesthesia, a phenomenon in which people see colors as a response to sound. “This one is kind of a … read more »

POSTED July 17, 2011 4:10PM IN GEN F TAGS: , , ,

FEATURE: Looking to the Future, Gil Scott-Heron Rejoins the Present

It is quite possible that Gil Scott-Heron’s voice sounds so rich because he has the world’s biggest Adam’s Apple. It is giant, the size of an actual apple, shellacked with thin skin and dappled with … read more »

POSTED November 30, 2010 1:26PM IN FEATURES TAGS: , , ,

FEATURE: Yeasayer Has Nothing to Fear

Waiting in line for Korean food, Yeasayer’s Anand Wilder is wearing glasses slightly too big for his head and a backpack cinched up between his shoulder blades. I’m on time, thinking he’ll be late. He … read more »

POSTED April 7, 2010 7:16PM IN FEATURES, MUSIC INTERVIEWS Comments (8) TAGS: , , ,

FEATURE: Nicki Minaj Assumes Control

Nicki Minaj is chilling on Bowery, her petite glamour neutralizing the dank of Manhattan’s original Skid Row. Buxom and physically expressive, wearing a plush black fur jacket and thigh-high patent leather stiletto pumps, she looks … read more »

POSTED March 11, 2010 11:10AM IN FEATURES Comments (38) TAGS: , , , ,

The FADER Issue 66 Free Download

We’ve heard from a few people—more than a few actually—surprised at our choice of cover stars for FADER #66. This shock is not over the individual artists, but over their juxtaposition. This is what FADER … read more »

POSTED March 2, 2010 11:38AM IN MAGAZINE, MUSIC Comments (9) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Premiere: New FADER Issue Guest Edited by Animal Collective

It’s hard to know where to start with this one, so we’ll just state the facts. Animal Collective is poised to sweep just about every year-end list in the coming weeks. Everyone will be talking … read more »

POSTED December 2, 2009 9:00AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (4) TAGS: , ,