Set of Three Relix Issues:
• Jerry Garcia at 80
• Bob Weir
• Robert Hunter
July/August 2022 (Jerry Garcia)
The July/August 2022 Relix issue celebrates the 80th birthday of Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia and his vast and vibrant legacy. 80 pages long, the issue memorializes Garcia with a collection of personal tributes by family, friends, collaborators and musicians. This issue also contains previously unreleased and rarely seen photographs of Garcia and the Grateful Dead.
In this issue, Justin Kreutzmann discusses directing a documentary about Garcia, who was his early film mentor. “Cadillac” Ron Rakow, an early member of the Grateful Dead management team shares his perspective. Trixie Garcia reflects on the 80th anniversary of her father’s birth and his ongoing legacy. Longtime bandmate Melvin Seals shares his thoughts on performing Garcia’s music with Colorado Symphony, in a piece that shares remarks from conductor Scott O’Neil and guitarist Tom Hamilton (who also explores Jerry’s music in Joe Russo’s Almost Dead). Artist Stanley Mouse and tabla master Zakir Hussain look back over 50 years to add their own unique impressions as well.
This commemorative issue also includes interviews with up-and-coming acts like CAAMP, IDLES, Kendall Street Company, Magic Beans, and Blu DeTiger, as well as spotlights on live music staples like Kenny Loggins, Black Pumas’ Adrian Quesada, Anaïs Mitchell, Marcus King, Maren Morris, Michael Franti, Dawes, and more!
March 2021 (Bob Weir)
The March 2021 Relix issue features our Bob Weir cover story, plus additional articles and interviews with Tony Rice, George Porter Jr., Kamasi Washington, Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, Ani DiFranco, Moon Taxi, The Hold Steady, Fruit Bats, Future Islands, Gillian Welch, Stone Gossard & Mason Jennings, and much more!
December 2019 (Robert Hunter)
This issue contains content from Grateful Dead members Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart, Jim Lauderdale, Jorma Kaukonen (Hot Tuna, Jefferson Airplane), Warren Haynes (Gov’t Mule, Allman Brothers Band), Dave Schools (Widespread Panic), Kyle Hollingsworth (String Cheese Incident), Avey Tare (Animal Collective), Rob Barraco (Dark Star Orchestra) and others.