The Fader

New York-based music magazine

The Fader (stylized as FADER) is an American magazine based in New York City that was made in 1999 by Rob Stone and Jon Cohen. The magazine talks about 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,, as well as Fader films, Fader Label and Fader TV.

The Fader
FounderRob Stone, Jon Cohen
First issue1999 (1999)
CountryUnited States
Based inNew York City


  1. "Fader Media : About". 2015. Archived from the original on July 26, 2014. Retrieved February 4, 2015.
  2. Sass, Erik (June 8, 2006). "Fader Mag To Distribute Issues on iTunes". Media Daily News. Retrieved September 28, 2009. This [the free Fader iTunes download] is the first exclusive sponsorship deal to distribute a magazine on iTunes