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FILTER Issue 32

The Creator: Inside the Collaborative World and Visionary Mind of Peter Gabriel
On stands September 01, 2008

 

FILTER Issue 32

At a time when music and culture coverage needs it the most, FILTER has once again raised the bar. Running through the heart of our latest issue—featuring an exclusive interview with cover artist Peter Gabriel—is the central theme of creation.

As such, Patti Smith delves into her transformation from an angsty New York poet into the punk icon we know today.

Jon Brion connects with Randy Newman to explore the latter’s enigmatic nature.

Matthew Broderick pays tribute to Marlon Brando and their work on a film called The Freshman.

And award-winning political satirist Bill Maher takes a leap of faith with his new film, Religulous, with commentary from acclaimed director, Larry Charles (Borat, Curb Your Enthusiasm).

Also between the covers are exclusives with Oasis, Of Montreal, Black Kids, Ra Ra Riot and more.

With the latest issue of FILTER, we have striven to create much more than a typical music magazine. Instead of simply “reporting the news” with profiles of bands and artists, we hold our storytelling to a higher standard, thus enabling our readers to be changed by the experience of reading. These creators and visionary artists spoke to FILTER because they respect our credibility and share our creative vision.

We are forever committed to the tangible aesthetic of holding a magazine in one’s hands, and FILTER continues to deliver visually appealing and thought-provoking content not found anywhere else.

Where other magazines are shrinking and disappearing, we’re thriving. Good music will prevail.

COVER
The Creator: Inside the Collaborative World and Visionary Mind of PETER GABRIEL

FEATURES
It’s Always Sunny When You’re OF MONTREAL

Who Gives a $#^@ What Some Might Say: NOEL GALLAGHER and OASIS Enjoy the View from the Top

Maher-tyrd: Ridin’ the Religion Roller Coaster with BILL MAHER

You Aren’t What You Sing: A Conversation with RANDY NEWMAN and JON BRION

F-STOP
Suspended in Motion: RA RA RIOT’s Infinite Go-Ahead

The Godless Sunshine State of BLACK KIDS

TRIBUTE
An Offer They Couldn’t Refuse: Remembering MARLON BRANDO and a Film Called THE FRESHMAN

In Bloom: The Blood and Energy of PATTI SMITH

GETTING TO KNOW
DEPARTMENT OF EAGLES

YOU SHOULD ALREADY KNOW
CALEXICO
DEERHOOF
MERCURY REV
TINDERSTICKS


FLICKER
The Brothers Bloom: A Conversation with writer/director RIAN JOHNSON

Choke: A Conversation with director/screenwriter/actor CLARK GREGG

ENDNOTE
by COURTNEY TAYLOR-TAYLOR of THE DANDY WARHOLS

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