The Big Takeover - Issue 85
The Big Takeover is a bi-annual music magazine published out of New York City since 1980 by critic Jack Rabid, with the considerable help of dozens of staffers, interns, contributors, and volunteers.
The Big Takeover usually appears in June and December, with most recent issues coming in around 200 glossy pages. The review section, featuring Jack’s Top 40 for the issue, is regularly 60-80 pages long. The magazine also features lengthy, in-depth interviews with favorite artists transcribed verbatim, sometimes stretching over two issues.