Studies show that listening to music can benefit overall well-being, help regulate emotions, and create happiness and relaxation in everyday life. Reduces stress. Enjoy this life! Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture. It was founded in San Francisco, California, in 1967 by Jann Wenner, and the music critic Ralph J. Gleason. It was first known for its coverage of rock music and for political reporting by Hunter S. Thompson.