Solid Gold: Leon Bridges And Abraham Alexander Bring Some Fort Worth Flavor To Philly

Solid Gold: Leon Bridges And Abraham Alexander Bring Some Fort Worth Flavor To Philly

If you missed Leon Bridges on his recent U.S. tour, fear not: The Grammy-winning soul singer will be back next
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MAGNET Classics Podcast: The Real Story Behind Matthew Sweet’s "Girlfriend"

MAGNET Classics Podcast: The Real Story Behind Matthew Sweet’s “Girlfriend”

Longtime MAGNET contributor Hobart Rowland takes a deep dive into the influential albums championed by the magazine over the years,
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Live Review: Patti Smith, New York City, Sept. 19, 2021

Live Review: Patti Smith, New York City, Sept. 19, 2021

Audacious as she was as a young artist, Patti Smith never harbored any illusions of immortality. At 25, three years
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Essential New Music: Rhyton's "Pharaonic Crosstalk"

Essential New Music: Rhyton’s “Pharaonic Crosstalk”

Freedom, Kris Kristofferson once wrote, is just another word for nothing left to lose. Rhyton’s singer and string-bender, Dave Shuford,
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Keeping The Curtains Closed: R.I.P. The Jazz Butcher

Keeping The Curtains Closed: R.I.P. The Jazz Butcher

This is the second appreciation I’ve written about a dead musical hero. The first, for guitar-pop legend Tommy Keene, came
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Normal History Vol. 656: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 656: The Art Of David Lester

Every week, we’ll be posting a new illustration by David Lester. The Mecca Normal guitarist is visually documenting people, places
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Live From New York, It's ... Thrice, Chris Stapleton And Dead Daisies, Plus The Marcus King Band And Yola

Live From New York, It’s … Thrice, Chris Stapleton And Dead Daisies, Plus The Marcus King Band And Yola

Thrice Chris Stapleton Dead Daisies Armed with his camera and vaccination card, MAGNET photographer Wes Orshoski is finally back where
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MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Pokey LaFarge's "Killing Time"

MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Pokey LaFarge’s “Killing Time”

Pokey LaFarge won’t dwell on specifics, but apparently things were bad. “I was definitely coming out of the darkness that
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MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of TK & The Holy Know-Nothings' “The Incredible Heat Machine”

MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of TK & The Holy Know-Nothings’ “The Incredible Heat Machine”

Laurelthirst Public House has been a fixture in the Portland, Ore., music scene for 34 years. And while Taylor “TK”
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XPoNential Music Festival 2021 (The Portraits): Strand Of Oaks, the Record Company, Adia Victoria, Michaela Anne And More

XPoNential Music Festival 2021 (The Portraits): Strand Of Oaks, the Record Company, Adia Victoria, Michaela Anne And More

The 27th annual XPoNential Music Festival was killer three-day, family-friendly event held on the Camden, N.J., waterfront. These are portraits
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XPoNential Music Festival 2021 (The Performances): Los Lobos, Strand Of Oaks, Ani DiFranco, The Record Company, Christone "Kingfish" Ingram, Adia Victoria And More

XPoNential Music Festival 2021 (The Performances): Los Lobos, Strand Of Oaks, Ani DiFranco, The Record Company, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, Adia Victoria And More

MAGNET photographer Chris Sikich shot some of the highlights from the 27th annual XPoNential Music Festival: Los Lobos, Strand Of
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Philadelphia Freedom: Slaughter Beach, Dog, Hurry, Gladie

Philadelphia Freedom: Slaughter Beach, Dog, Hurry, Gladie

Slaughter Beach, Dog Hurry, Gladie With Isolation Drills, MAGNET has been checking in with Philadelphia-area musicians during the pandemic, while
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Normal History Vol. 655: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 655: The Art Of David Lester

Every week, we’ll be posting a new illustration by David Lester. The Mecca Normal guitarist is visually documenting people, places
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Girl Genius: Julien Baker, Thao And Mini Trees Shoot Out The Lights In Philadelphia

Girl Genius: Julien Baker, Thao And Mini Trees Shoot Out The Lights In Philadelphia

Julien Baker Thao, Mini Trees Julien Baker just finished up the first leg of her biggest headlining tour yet, in
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Essential New Music (Film): "Karen Dalton: In My Own Time"

Essential New Music (Film): “Karen Dalton: In My Own Time”

When Bob Dylan hit the New York folk music scene, he found that one singer stood out from all the
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Isolation Drills: Greg Seltzer (Philly Music Fest)

Isolation Drills: Greg Seltzer (Philly Music Fest)

Like the majority of you, all of us in the Philadelphia area had been staying at home over the past
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