MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Amigo The Devil's "Stray Dog"

MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Amigo The Devil’s “Stray Dog”

“Stray Dog” has a special place in the Amigo The Devil catalog. “It’s a three-legged dog of its own identity,”
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MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Diamond Day's "Summerland"

MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Diamond Day’s “Summerland”

Béatrix Méthé typically gleans musical inspiration from fully formed lyrics. “Summerland” was an exception. “The music took over, and I
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A Conversation With Charlie Starr (Blackberry Smoke)

A Conversation With Charlie Starr (Blackberry Smoke)

It took a while for Blackberry Smoke and much-decorated producer Dave Cobb to get around to each other—20 years, to
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MAGNET (Instant) Classics Podcast: The Real Story Behind Grandaddy's "Blu Wav"

MAGNET (Instant) Classics Podcast: The Real Story Behind Grandaddy’s “Blu Wav”

Longtime contributor Hobart Rowland takes a deep dive into the influential albums championed by the magazine, plus brand-new releases from
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Live Review: Michael Shannon & Jason Narducy And Friends Play R.E.M.’s "Murmur," Ardmore, PA, Feb. 12, 2024

Live Review: Michael Shannon & Jason Narducy And Friends Play R.E.M.’s “Murmur,” Ardmore, PA, Feb. 12, 2024

Michael Shannon doesn’t sing R.E.M. songs like he’s studying to play Michael Stipe in a movie; instead, he inhabits every
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Michael Shannon & Jason Narducy And Friends Play R.E.M.'s "Murmur" At Music Hall Of Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Michael Shannon & Jason Narducy And Friends Play R.E.M.’s “Murmur” At Music Hall Of Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Michael Shannon & Jason Narducy And Friends Play R.E.M.’s Murmur at Music Hall Of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Photos by Wes Orshoski.
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Normal History Vol. 778: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 778: 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: Itasca's "Imitation Of War"

Essential New Music: Itasca’s “Imitation Of War”

When Kayla Cohen spoke to MAGNET in 2016, she gave this explanation for selecting the name Itasca: “The word means
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MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Call Me Spinster's "Married In My Mind" Video

MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Call Me Spinster’s “Married In My Mind” Video

Call Me Spinster’s Rosie Graber was powering through an emotional eight-hour drive from her grandfather’s funeral when the inspiration struck
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Squirrel Flower At The Blue Room, Nashville

Squirrel Flower At The Blue Room, Nashville

Squirrel Flower at the Blue Room, Nashville. Photos by Skylar Watkins.
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Normal History Vol. 777: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 777: 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: Krise's "Svartsymra"

Essential New Music: Krise’s “Svartsymra”

The name of Norwegian quartet Krise translates as “Crisis,” and the title of its debut LP, Svartsymra, could be rendered
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MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Tyler Ramsey's "Fires"

MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Tyler Ramsey’s “Fires”

New Lost Ages marks Tyler Ramsey’s first official run-in with esteemed producer Phil Ek since Band Of Horses’ Infinite Arms.
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MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of The Bones Of J.R. Jones' "Out For Blood"

MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of The Bones Of J.R. Jones’ “Out For Blood”

It’s rare that an artist’s favorite song is left off an album. That may or may not have been the
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Idles At The Bowery Ballroom, New York City

Idles At The Bowery Ballroom, New York City

Idles at the Bowery Ballroom, New York City. Photos by Wes Orshoski.
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Squid And Water From Your Eyes At The Basement East, Nashville

Squid And Water From Your Eyes At The Basement East, Nashville

Squid and Water From Your Eyes at the Basement East, Nashville. Photos by Skylar Watkins. Water From Your Eyes
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Dan Bern: God Said Yes

Dan Bern: God Said Yes

Asked about commercial expectations for 2001’s New American Language, his then-fourth LP—now remastered and released on vinyl (a first for
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Live Review: Lucius, Philadelphia, PA, Jan. 29, 2024

Live Review: Lucius, Philadelphia, PA, Jan. 29, 2024

Revisiting 2013 breakthrough Wildewoman at Brooklyn Bowl Philly, Lucius delivered the gorgeous harmonies, big emotions and eye-catching style that made
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Normal History Vol. 776: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 776: 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: Die Enttäuschung's "Die Komplette Enttäuschung"

Essential New Music: Die Enttäuschung’s “Die Komplette Enttäuschung”

If you set about explaining Die Enttäuschung in its native language, you might fairly plead, “Es ist kompliziert.” Not because
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MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of The Children’s Hour "Dance With Me"

MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of The Children’s Hour “Dance With Me”

“It’s a dance song for reluctant wallflowers.” That’s how Children’s Hour cofounder Andy Bar neatly sums up “Dance With Me,”
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MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Tulipomania's "Shines On" Video

MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Tulipomania’s “Shines On” Video

As we’ve noted before, Cheryl Gelover and Tom Murray of Tulipomania take their videos as seriously as they do their
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A Conversation With Sarah Jarosz

A Conversation With Sarah Jarosz

For Sarah Jarosz, it had to be validating to earn a Grammy Award (her fourth overall) for 2020’s World On
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Live Review: Rosanne Cash, Philadelphia, PA, Jan. 26, 2024

Live Review: Rosanne Cash, Philadelphia, PA, Jan. 26, 2024

Rosanne Cash and John Leventhal made 1993’s The Wheel when they were first falling for one another, so it’s no
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