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Maggot Brain - Issue #4
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Maggot Brain - Issue #4

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Third Man is back with ink on paper and stoked to bring you a super-packed special issue of their arts and music quarterly Maggot Brain! For this cover story, Maggot Brain dives into Sun Ra and The Arkestra's visit to Istanbul, Turkey in 1990. The issue also features interviews with Luc Sante on 'Crawdaddy' magazine, comedy guru Tom Scharpling in advance of the publication of his moving and hilarious new autobio, a conversation between "Blue" Gene Tyranny and Peter Gordon conducted by Ned Sublette on their groundbreaking minimal-pop masterwork Trust in Rock, abstract paintings by Detroit's Kathy Leisen, photography by Michael Macioce, fiction by Mike Decapite, overviews of new music from David NancePatricia Brennan & Pharaoh Sanders and so much more. See below for an overview of the always thought-provoking content in the upcoming issue.

In this issue:

• LUC SANTE on 'Crawdaddy' magazine

·  Debut publication of often hilarious and always droll memoirs

by STUART MOXHAM (Young Marble Giants, Gist, solo, etc)

·  Murat Cem Mengüç' dramatic tale of when

SUN RA and the Arkestra visited Istanbul, Turkey in 1990

·  The fantastic and true story of electro-pop pioneer, runway model,

and Eve Babitz-ish character ANN STEEL, which has never fully been told before now

·  In conversation with comedy guru TOM SCHARPLING in advance

of the publication of his moving and hilarious new autobio

·  Archival interview by Steve Lafreniere with 'Honeymoon Killers' star SHIRLEY STOLER

·  Overviews of new music from DAVID NANCE, PATRICIA BRENNAN & PHAROAH SANDERS

·  Breathtakingly beautiful new abstract paintings from Detroit's KATHY LEISEN

·  Amazing sequential art by John Vasquez Mejias, Steve Krakow

(his top ten songs by THE FALL), Marc Bell, and Nathaniel Russell

·  AK DWANG CHIL's shamanistic Korean trad-pop by Jay Ruttenberg

·  Stunning photographs of downtown NYC musicians from the 1980s

and early 1990s by Shimmy-Disc's house photographer MICHAEL MACIOCE 

·  An amazing, lengthy conversation between 'BLUE' GENE TYRANNY (RIP)

and PETER GORDON conducted by no less than NED SUBLETTE

on their groundbreaking minimal-pop masterwork Trust in Rock!

·  Ephemera columns with lovely and rare punk badges and the story behind

the computer paper-printed lyric sheets you could send away for

in the early 1970s by the BLUE ÖYSTER CULT!

·  The punk kids who figured out how to make truly awesome VEGAN JERKY

·  Fiction by MIKE DECAPITE, a column by KARIMA WALKER, and even more, somehow

 

 

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