- Paste (magazine)
title = Paste
| image_size = 200px | image_caption = Issue 19 of "Paste" magazine (December 2005/January 2006), featuring
editor = Josh Jackson
publisher = Tim Regan-Porter, Paste Media Group
country = flag|United States
language = English
website = [http://www.pastemagazine.com pastemagazine.com]
issn = 1540-3106
"Paste" is a monthly
musicand entertainment magazinepublished in the United Statesby Paste Media Group LLC. Its tagline is "Signs of Life in Music, Filmand Culture."
The magazine, headquartered in
Decatur, Georgia, was founded as a quarterly in July 2002by Josh Jackson, Nick Purdy and Tim Porter. It switched to a bimonthly format amid increased popularity and the addition of Joe Kirk to the managing team, and continued to grow in 2005when "Paste" fulfilled remaining subscriptions for competing magazine "Tracks", which had ceased publication of its print edition. Paste became a monthly with its August 2006 issue.
Although "Paste"'s focus is music, covering a variety of genres with an emphasis on
adult album alternative, Americana and indie rock, the magazine also covers independent film. Each issue includes a CD music sampler. Featured artists have included Ryan Adams, Patty Griffin, Blackalicious, Arcade Fire, Paul McCartney, Aimee Mann, Regina Spektor, Elvis Costello, The Whigs, Van Morrison, Fiona Apple, The Ramones, The Decemberists, Mark Heard, Johnny Cash, Woven Hand, My Morning Jacket, Milton and the Devils Party, Liam Finn, The Weepies, The Trolleyvox, The Postal Service, and Thom Yorke.
In 2005, "Paste" was listed at #21 on The
Chicago Tribune's list of "50 Best Magazines". "Paste" was also named "Magazine of the Year" by the PLUG Independent Music Awardsin 2006, 2007 and 2008.
* [http://www.pastemagazine.com/ pastemagazine.com, Official site]
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