(LOS ANGELES, Calif.) The innovative minds behind Filter Magazine
and American Rag Cie
clothing cooperatively have released the third installment of Ragged
, the guide devoted to bringing the worlds of music and fashion together through print and photography. Ragged
includes articles on bands from the up-and-coming underground as well as familiar favorites, continuing Filter's renowned tradition of bringing good, unique music to the masses. In addition, American Rag Cie lends its passion and eye for style to the magazine by showcasing its exclusive clothing line on the artists themselves.
This edition of Ragged
features cover story "Growing Up Eisley," an inside look into the touring and recording lifestyle of the sibling-rocker outfit Eisley
. Other features include advice from Mercury prize-nominated singer-songwriter Fionn Regan, the records that inspired J*DaVeY, sisterly love with Tegan & Sara, the struggles and triumphant revival of Rooney, playing favorites with British trio the Pipettes, the iconic legacy of hip-hop label Stones Throw, and commentary on the historical trends of fashion in rock album art over the past 40 years.
Issues of Ragged
#3 can be found for free at music festivals and events across the country, including Lollapalooza, Sunset Junction, Austin City Limits, Seaport Festival, Bumbershoot, and Summer Strummer. The issue is also available to download online at www.RaggedMag.com
along with music from all the artists, a contest to win $500 of American Rag Cie clothing, and the Ragged
blog that offers artist features, tour updates and music news.
Filter Creative Group manages circulation of this unique publication, which features every artist wearing apparel from the American Rag Cie collection. Sold exclusively at Macy's, American Rag Cie offers the latest, breaking trends for young men and women seeking an indie vibe to their fashion. Celebrating individuality and authenticity, the collection includes an extensive line of attire that is perfect for layering and intermixing.
-For more info and updates, check out the Ragged website
Filter Magazine, in its six-year history, has become the premiere music and lifestyle publication for the intelligent music lover and offers its opinions and outlook on modern culture. Each issue covers cutting-edge musicians from both the mainstream and the underground. The bi-monthly magazine also features avant-garde authors, filmmakers and artists and has established itself as the editorial voice for independent music enthusiasts. www.filter-mag.com
Filter Creative Group-publisher of Filter Magazine and the Filter Good Music Guide-has developed and implemented grassroots marketing campaigns for major companies including Universal, Fox Searchlight, Warner Brothers, Capitol Music, Interscope Records, BMG/RCA, Columbia Records, MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, Nike, Urban Outfitters, Ben Sherman, Honda, Puma, and many others. www.filtercreativegroup.com
for the chance to win an American Rag Cie Ragged
hoodie and CDs from Eisley
, The Pipettes
, Fionn Regan
, Tegan and Sara