In February of 2016, Magnolian started work on his first EP titled "Famous Men”, and released the first single, “The Dream of a Ridiculous Man”, in May. It was met with acclaim for its originality with aacclaim for its originality with many drawing comparison to The National and Leonard Cohen.
“Famous Men” was released on June 28th and received critical acclaim in Mongolia, earning Magnolian multiple television appearances and regular radio airplay. The EP has also begun to gain ground on the international music scene. Most notably, it was named best underground album of July on Nerdist's "Bandcamping" column.
In October of 2016, Magnolian played his first international showcase at one of South Korea’s largest music showcases, Zandari Festa. In March of 2017, Magnolian made his North American debut at SXSW.