MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Mariel Buckley's "Neon Blue" Video

MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Mariel Buckley’s “Neon Blue” Video

If it seems like Mariel Buckley has exceptional empathy for misfits and outcasts, it’s because she counts herself among them.
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Normal History Vol. 699: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 699: 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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Essential New Music: Grassy Sound's "The Sounds Of Grassy Sound"

Essential New Music: Grassy Sound’s “The Sounds Of Grassy Sound”

“The past isn’t dead. It’s not even past.” When William Faulkner wrote those words in Requiem For A Nun, he
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Live From New York, It's ... Kraftwerk, Amadou & Mariam, Blind Boys Of Alabama, Valerie June And Buffalo Nichols

Live From New York, It’s … Kraftwerk, Amadou & Mariam, Blind Boys Of Alabama, Valerie June And Buffalo Nichols

New York City declared last year that “Live Music Is Back!” But despite some ongoing stops and starts, that finally
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MAGNET Classics Podcasts: The Real Stories Behind Pete Yorn’s "Musicforthemorningafter," Matthew Sweet's "Girlfriend," Travis’ "The Invisible Band" And Nada Surf's "Let Go"

MAGNET Classics Podcasts: The Real Stories Behind Pete Yorn’s “Musicforthemorningafter,” Matthew Sweet’s “Girlfriend,” Travis’ “The Invisible Band” And Nada Surf’s “Let Go”

Longtime MAGNET contributor Hobart Rowland takes a deep dive into the influential albums championed by the magazine over the years,
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Normal History Vol. 698: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 698: 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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Essential New Music: Joan Shelley's "The Spur"

Essential New Music: Joan Shelley’s “The Spur”

The last couple years have been undeniably awful for a lot of people, but Joan Shelley’s experience was more complicated.
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The Gospel Truth: St. James & The Apostles Resurrect "Black Psalms"

The Gospel Truth: St. James & The Apostles Resurrect “Black Psalms”

In hindsight, releasing an LP a month before the first confirmed case of COVID probably wasn't the best idea. But
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Road Trip: Kiss, Gary Numan And Circle Jerks, 7 Seconds & Negative Approach

Road Trip: Kiss, Gary Numan And Circle Jerks, 7 Seconds & Negative Approach

MAGNET photographer Wes Orshoski hit the road to see three very different shows in three very different settings: Kiss at
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Normal History Vol. 697: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 697: 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 and events
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Essential New Music: Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet's "Ultraman Vs. Alien Metron"

Essential New Music: Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet’s “Ultraman Vs. Alien Metron”

While musicians moved in and out of the Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet throughout its existence, the ensemble’s 14-year run can
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Isolation Drills: Attia Taylor

Isolation Drills: Attia Taylor

Like the majority of you, all of us in the Philadelphia area had been staying at home because of the
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Live Review: The Black Crowes, Bend, OR, July 21, 2022

Live Review: The Black Crowes, Bend, OR, July 21, 2022

The Brothers Robinson—singer Chris and his younger, guitar-slinging sibling Rich—have been the motor that drives the Black Crowes machine since
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Live Review: Emma Swift With Robyn Hitchcock, Riverton, NJ, July 9, 2022

Live Review: Emma Swift With Robyn Hitchcock, Riverton, NJ, July 9, 2022

Almost 23 months after releasing Blonde On The Tracks, her excellent contribution to the already rich corpus of Bob Dylan
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MAGNET Exclusive: Dawes' "Misadventures Of Doomscroller" Track By Track

MAGNET Exclusive: Dawes’ “Misadventures Of Doomscroller” Track By Track

After a string of recent albums that have emphasized production value and songcraft, sometimes at the expense of grit and
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