Hot Off The Press: HiFi Magazine, No. 2 (Aug/Sep 2011)

Posted August 7, 2011 by J Matthew Cobb in Features

HiFi Magazine, Issue No. 2 focuses on Lady Gaga’s superstar success in 6-page write-up; over 25 album reviews plus articles on MTV’s 30th birthday, the Pointer Sisters and an exclusive look at the 45 best summer songs of all time

Issue No. 2 of HiFi Magazine is up.

Out August/September ’11 issue of our bi-monthly publication features a special close-up on Lady Gaga‘s super stardom and how she actually secured it. As baffling as it sounds, Gaga could be one of the most hated musicians in modern music. Still, everyone’s out to learn her secrets to success or even mimic her every move. In the article, Gaga goes on the record to state that she has no secrets to her success. She attributes her success to hard work and dedication. To read more, visit our digital magazine available at Issuu and/or at

The April 27 tornadoes that swept through much of the state of Alabama, ripping cities like Tuscaloosa, Birmingham and Cullman, cleared a path of destruction and left behind a colossal pile of painful memories. But ambassadors of the music world, from country to pop, from R&B to hip-hop, are joining together to help mend some of the broken pieces back together.

After all these years, The Pointer Sisters proved to still be excited about performing their rich catalog of music. A live concert review at Birmingham, Ala.’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center includes exclusive details on their 2011 set.

MTV turned 30 years old this year. Sadly, MTV forgot to host the big birthday party. We take you back to when MTV really meant Music Television.

Summertime is here. Before its gone, you can still reflect on the best forty-five summer songs of all time. Includes year of single release, song & chart information and little pieces of vinyl nostalgia.

Over 25 album reviews published. Learn what our staff at HiFi Magazine had to say about new albums by The Strokes, Foo Fighters, Lady Gaga, Lupe Fiasco, Blake Shelton, Beyonce, Warren Haynes, My Morning Jacket, Fleet Foxes, My Chemical Romance, Amos Lee, Iron & Wine, Kelly Price, Marc Broussard, The Cars, Ledisi, Beastie Boys, T.D. Jakes and many more.

Bonnaroo 2011. We take you to the highlights of this year’s festival and some of the stars that made the fifteenth anniversary a memorable one. Pictures included.

Other stories to check out:

  • Thermo-Meter: The best and worst of reality-TV this season
  • Cloud Nine: takes off with cloud-based service, Google and Apple joins the race
  • Amy Winehouse Remembered: Enclosed memoriam section includes bios on Clarence Clemons, Gil Scott-Heron and Phobe Snow.
  • Tour Details In ‘Calendar’: Who’s coming to a city near you? Maroon 5, Foo Fighters, Lil Wayne, Steely Dan and more.

HiFi Magazine, #2 is available now in digital form.  Print copies are available upon request.


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