True Believers: An Oral History Of Superdrag's "In The Valley Of Dying Stars"

True Believers: An Oral History Of Superdrag’s “In The Valley Of Dying Stars”

"Simply put, rock rarely gets this good.” Those words—so sharp and pithy they made the record’s hype sticker—were part of
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Do Look Back: A Brief History Of Silkworm, One Of '90s Indie Rock's Most Underrated Bands—Essential Playlist Included

Do Look Back: A Brief History Of Silkworm, One Of ’90s Indie Rock’s Most Underrated Bands—Essential Playlist Included

A decade and a half after the tragic and senseless death of drummer Michael Dahlquist, MAGNET's Andrew Earles reflects on
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Country Westerns: Lean And Mean

Country Westerns: Lean And Mean

It’s been a curious journey thus far for Joey Plunkett—from fronting much-admired Brooklyn band the Weight to largely abandoning music
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Luke Schneider: Harmony Of The Spheres

Luke Schneider: Harmony Of The Spheres

Luke Schneider isn’t a household name by any stretch, and Altar Of Harmony (Third Man) isn’t likely to change that.
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Happy (My Bloody) Valentine's Day!

Happy (My Bloody) Valentine’s Day!

Forget to get your own special sweetheart a gift this Hallmark holiday? We have you covered: Just read her/him/them this
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MAGNET Exclusive: Download The Ocean Blue's "Kings And Queens"

MAGNET Exclusive: Download The Ocean Blue’s “Kings And Queens”

David Schelzel weathered the Ocean Blue’s early success remarkably well—so well that it never really dawned on him that 2019
The Gotobeds: Life And Debt

The Gotobeds: Life And Debt

Time is strange. The punks told us to burn the past, that anything new beats anything old through sheer youth.
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MAGNET Exclusive: Listen To Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real’s "Bad Case"

MAGNET Exclusive: Listen To Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real’s “Bad Case”

If prospective employers were to review Lukas Nelson’s work history, they’d likely be struck by its diversity. Aside for his
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MAGNET Exclusive: Download Ian Noe's "Dead On The River (Rolling Down)"

MAGNET Exclusive: Download Ian Noe’s “Dead On The River (Rolling Down)”

For Ian Noe, getting the right road-kill shot became an obsession. “I couldn’t get it out of my head,” says
MAGNET Exclusive: Download Jesse Dayton's "Bankrobber"

MAGNET Exclusive: Download Jesse Dayton’s “Bankrobber”

Jesse Dayton long ago gave up on mainstream success, choosing instead to lend his voice, guitar skills and can-do attitude

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MAGNET Exclusive: Download Lucette's "Talk To Myself"

MAGNET Exclusive: Download Lucette’s “Talk To Myself”

Lucette (a.k.a. Lauren Gillis) has been called everything from indie pop to folk to R&B to country, sometimes in the
MAGNET Exclusive: Download Son Volt's "Devil May Care"

MAGNET Exclusive: Download Son Volt’s “Devil May Care”

Jay Farrar doesn’t want to overly politicize Son Volt’s ninth release. “There’s definitely protest songs on it—it’s the tradition of
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Don't You Forget About Simple Minds On Tour Starting Tonight

Don’t You Forget About Simple Minds On Tour Starting Tonight

Long before they wound up having smash hits in America with grandly melodic anthems, rousing choruses and devotional lyrics, Scotland's
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Frigs: Forever Changes

Frigs: Forever Changes

After years of trying to find their identity, Frigs are finally ready for their closeup In the eight years since
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Palm: The Philadelphia Experiment

Palm: The Philadelphia Experiment

Urban outfit Palm retreated to a rural farmhouse to make Rock Island Every seven minutes or so, Palm’s Philadelphia apartment
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The Monochrome Set: Trinity Road

The Monochrome Set: Trinity Road

Hopefully, you've already read our brand-new feature on longtime MAGNET fave the Monochrome Set. If not, do it right here,
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The Monochrome Set: Bid's Boutique

The Monochrome Set: Bid’s Boutique

In most professional contexts, 40 years of service puts you squarely at retirement age. In the music business, it may
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Flashback Friday: Wooden Shjips (Smoke On The Water)

Flashback Friday: Wooden Shjips (Smoke On The Water)

Wooden Shjips are releasing new album V. today via our friends at Thrill Jockey, and trust us, it's a must
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Prism Tats: Mamba King 

Prism Tats: Mamba King 

Prism Tats produces political post-punk with a progressive pith  Garett van der Spek, the South African expatriate who records as
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