40 years ago today, the dB's released debut album Stands For Decibels. Still dynamite. Read our ‘80s power-pop feature on
Happy birthday Damo Suzuki (Can). Alive and amplified! Read Mecca Normal’s Jean Smith in MAGNET on being kissed (in good,
20 years ago today, Azure Ray released its self-titled debut album. We see beauty here always. Read our feature on
Happy birthday Stevie Jackson (Belle And Sebastian). Wishing you pills and thrills but no bellyaches. Photo for MAGNET by Gene
40 years ago today, Emmylou Harris released Evangeline. Odds, sods and Mr. Sandman.
Happy 40th birthday Nick Valensi (Strokes, CRX). Hope for happy endings, baby. Photo for MAGNET by Christian Lantry. Read our
50 years ago today, ZZ Top released ZZ Top's First Album. Certified blues. Read our recent Billy F Gibbons live
Happy birthday Brendan O'Hare (Teenage Fanclub, Mogwai). Get funky. Read GospelbeacH in MAGNET on TFC’s Thirteen, the band’s last album
30 years ago today, the Judybats released debut album Native Son. What have you done? Where have you been? Who
Last year, as part of our ongoing Isolation Drills series, Tulipomania told us how they had spent a lot of
Pete Yorn has a history of covering songs that had an impact on him as a songwriter, including selections by
Happy 80th birthday Captain Beefheart. R.I.P. You’re going to do what you’re going to do. Read Garbage in MAGNET on
40 years ago today, Marvin Gaye released In Our Lifetime?. The toot and the smoke won’t fulfill the need.
Happy 70th (maybe) birthday Charo. Cuchi cuchi!
Like the majority of you, all of us in the Philadelphia area are staying at home, learning to adapt to
Far be it from Lucero to miss an opportunity to tell a great story. Bandleader Ben Nichols was inspired to
43 years ago today, the Sex Pistols played their last show, at the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco. MAGNET’s Jud
Happy birthday Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters, Nirvana). Ain’t it the life. Read Jason Narducy (Bob Mould, Superchunk, Robert Pollard, Split