Feature, Issue 22, Magazine

No Age: Rain Man

Stephen Blackwell :: Wednesday, October 28th, 2009 2:45 pm

In January of 2008, five months before the release of Nouns, I visited No Age in Los Angeles to interview them for the cover of this magazine. I could hear Dean Spunt bashing away on the drums as I rode the freight elevator up to their practice space, a tiny room nestled in the corner of a large warehouse that was built in a part of town epitomizing the other side of the tracks—twenty feet from them, actually. After our introductions the conversation jumped from the salient issue of the day—Heath Ledger had been found dead a few hours before our interview—to punk music, their band, and what exactly these young men made of the buzz circling No Age like a great white.


Issue 22, Magazine

Issue 22 On Stands Now

Stephen Blackwell :: Tuesday, October 20th, 2009 11:44 am

Death+Taxes Issue 22 hits stands nationwide today, featuring Memphis, Tennessee’s Jay Reatard posing in a speedo and a cape on the bank of the Mississippi. But that’s not the only thing special about the issue: The magazine is interactive. You can take pictures of the pages using your cell phone camera, text the pics to us, and you’ll start receiving new content immediately. What kind of content? How about an unreleased No Age song called “In Peril”? Yeah! That kind of content! Here are the directions for how it works.

There’s a ton of interactive content in the issue, featuring Air, Jonathan Ames, Marnie Stern, Wild Beasts, Sufjan Stevens, and more. Go out and grab a copy today.

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