The Fader
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The Fader
The Fader
Editor Duncan Cooper
Frequency Bimonthly
Publisher Andy Cohn
Founder Rob Stone, Jon Cohen
First issue  1999 (1999-month)
Country United States
Based in New York City
Language English
ISSN 1533-5194

The Fader (stylized as The FADER) is a NYC-based music magazine launched in 1999 by Rob Stone and Jon Cohen, covering music, style and culture.[1] It was the first print publication to be released on iTunes.[2] It is owned by The Fader Media group, which also includes its website,, Fader films, Fader Label and Fader TV.

The Fader Fort

The Fader Fort is an annual invitation-only event at Austin Texas's South by Southwest (SXSW) founded in 2001. The four-day party features live performances. Fader Fort NYC is a party produced during the annual CMJ Music Marathon.[3][4]


  • 2002 New York Press End of Year Awards: Best Urban-Lifestyle Magazine[]
  • 2005 Advertising Age: 7th Best Magazine Cover of the Year [5]
  • Pearl Award: Best Web Publication in the Digital category: F2[6]
  • FOLIO Awards: Design - Folio's Silver Ozzie Award for Best Use of Illustration, "Culture Clash" in July 2007 issue[7]
  • FOLIO Awards: Editorial - Folio's Gold Eddie Award for Best online column/blog for Schnipper's Slept On (March 4, 2008)[8]
  • FOLIO Awards: Editorial - Folio's Gold Eddie Award for Best full Issue (March 2008) of a consumer/entertainment magazine[8]
  • FOLIO FAME Awards: Best Customer Advertiser Event, Silver Award[9]
  • FOLIO Awards: Best Full Issue, Consumer / Entertainment, Gold Winner: March 2009 Issue[10]
  • Utne Independent Press Awards: Arts Coverage[11]
  • FOLIO Awards: Design, Best Overall Design, Consumer Silver Winner, May 2009[12]
  • FOLIO FAME Awards: Best Custom Advertiser Event: Silver Award[10]
  • FOLIO Awards: Editorial Best Consumer, Entertainment, Single Article Gold Winner: "David Byrne Icon Cover Story"[10]
  • Clicker: Best Web Music Show - Fader TV[13]
  • The OMMA Awards: "Nike Sportswear + Fader Presents Pitch Perfect" - Apparel, Fashion - Integrated Online Campaigns.[14]
  • The OMMA Awards: "The Levi's/Fader Fort" Entertainment (Excluding TV & Movies) - Integrated Online Campaigns.[14]
  • min Online Editorial & Design Awards: Single Magazine Issue (Consumer)[15]
  • Best of Clicker Awards: "Best Web Music Show" - Fader TV[16]
  • The OMMA Awards: The Fader Fort by Fiat, Entertainment / Music [17]
  • FOLIO Awards: Editorial - Best Consumer Entertainment Issue, Gold Winner: "Notorious B.I.G. ICON issue"[18]
  • FOLIO 40: Publisher Andy Cohn named one of the top 10 most influential "C-level" visionaries in the publishing world[19]
  • FOLIO Magazine: Ozzie Award, Best Black & White Photography[20]
  • FOLIO + min FAME Awards: Winner for Best Entertainment Event for The Fader Fort Presented by Converse[21]


  1. ^ "Fader Media : About". 2015. Retrieved 2015. 
  2. ^ Sass, Erik (June 8, 2006). "Fader Mag To Distribute Issues on iTunes". Media Daily News. Retrieved 2009. This [the free Fader iTunes download] is the first exclusive sponsorship deal to distribute a magazine on iTunes 
  3. ^ Sisario, Ben (October 22, 2010). "An Airy Respite from CMJ's Subterranean Scene". New York Times. 
  4. ^ "Presenting the Fader Fort NYC 2010 Lineup". Fader. October 19, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Best Magazine Covers". Retrieved 2013. 
  6. ^ "2008 Pearl Award Winners". Archived from the original on December 3, 2013. Retrieved 2013. 
  7. ^ "2008 Ozzie Award Winners". Retrieved 2013. 
  8. ^ a b "2008 Eddie Award Winners". Retrieved 2013. 
  9. ^ "2009 Fame Awards Finalists Announced!". Retrieved 2013. 
  10. ^ a b c "2009 FOLIO: Awards Announced". Retrieved 2013. 
  11. ^ "The Winners of the 2009 Utne Independent Press Awards". Retrieved 2013. 
  12. ^ "2009 Eddie Award Winners". Retrieved 2013. 
  13. ^ "Clicker Announces Best of 2009 Winners". Retrieved 2013. 
  14. ^ a b "OMMA Awards: 2010 Winners". Retrieved 2013. 
  15. ^ "min's Editorial and Design Awards" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on March 9, 2016. Retrieved 2013. 
  16. ^ "Web Originals Lead Voting for Clicker's Best of 2010 Awards". Retrieved 2013. 
  17. ^ "OMMA Awards: 2011 Finalists". Retrieved 2013. 
  18. ^ Kinsman, Matt (November 1, 2011). "2011 Folio: Award Winners Announced". Retrieved 2013. 
  19. ^ "The 2012 FOLIO: 40". Retrieved 2013. 
  20. ^ "Eddie & Ozzie Finalists - Awards Ceremony December 5 in NYC". 2013. Archived from the original on December 3, 2013. Retrieved 2013. 
  21. ^ "2014 FAME Awards Winners Announced". Folio:. April 2, 2014. Retrieved 2015. 

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