R.I.P. MAGNET Contributing Editor Jud Cost

R.I.P. MAGNET Contributing Editor Jud Cost

Longtime MAGNET contributing editor Jud Cost has passed away. His nickname was Professor, partly because he looked like one, but
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Normal History Vol. 730: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 730: 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:  Tony Conrad/Arnold Dreyblatt/Jim O’Rourke's "Tonic 19-01-2001"

Essential New Music: Tony Conrad/Arnold Dreyblatt/Jim O’Rourke’s “Tonic 19-01-2001”

This recording represents a nodal point in musical history. The three participants were already connected by a web of acquaintance
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Jerry Harrison And Adrian Belew's Remain In Light Tour Hits Jersey

Jerry Harrison And Adrian Belew’s Remain In Light Tour Hits Jersey

Rock legends Jerry Harrison and Adrian Belew hit the Starland Ballroom in Sayersville, N.J., as part of their Remain In
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Normal History Vol. 729: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 729: 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: P.G. Six's "Parlor Tricks And Porch Favorites"

Essential New Music: P.G. Six’s “Parlor Tricks And Porch Favorites”

Tea drinkers doubtless knew from the start: Keep an eye on this P.G. Six guy. The name, which seems to
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The D.A.I.S.Y. Experience Celebrated The Life Of De La Soul's David “Trugoy The Dove” Jolicoeur

The D.A.I.S.Y. Experience Celebrated The Life Of De La Soul’s David “Trugoy The Dove” Jolicoeur

On Thursday, Kelvin “Posdnuos” Mercer and Vincent Lamont “Maseo” Mason Jr. of De La Soul celebrated the life of bandmate David “Trugoy
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Normal History Vol. 728: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 728: 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: Magic Tuber Stringband's "Tarantism"

Essential New Music: Magic Tuber Stringband’s “Tarantism”

The 21st century may seem rough, but we really do live in kinder, gentler times. In our era, a character
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Normal History Vol. 727: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 727: 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
/ DAVID LESTER ART, FREE MP3s
Essential New Music: James Brandon Lewis' "Eye Of I"

Essential New Music: James Brandon Lewis’ “Eye Of I”

Like many suddenly ascendant artists, James Brandon Lewis was around for quite a while before he broke into wider public
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MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Movie Jail's "Call The Neighbors" Video

MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Movie Jail’s “Call The Neighbors” Video

“I knew about John McEntire’s Soma Studios in a kind of mythical, abstract way,” says Movie Jail’s Dave Cobb. “But
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Live Review: Viagra Boys, Lip Critic, Philadelphia, PA, Feb. 14, 2023

Live Review: Viagra Boys, Lip Critic, Philadelphia, PA, Feb. 14, 2023

“I would like to start off by saying what my least favorite city in America is … Kansas fucking City.”
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Normal History Vol. 726: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 726: 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
/ DAVID LESTER ART, FREE MP3s
Essential New Music: White Heaven's "Strange Bedfellow"

Essential New Music: White Heaven’s “Strange Bedfellow”

Strange Bedfellow is the second album by White Heaven, a band that was active in Tokyo from 1985 to 1997.
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MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Doug Paisley's "Rewrite History"

MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Doug Paisley’s “Rewrite History”

“Rewrite History” isn’t your typical duet, as Doug Paisley explains. “It’s more explicit about telling a side of a story,
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Who Will Save The World? Black Sabbath!

Who Will Save The World? Black Sabbath!

Mars attacks and people are getting paranoid, but one true band could still prevail. Black Sabbath: Can you help us?
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Normal History Vol. 725: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 725: 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
/ DAVID LESTER ART, FREE MP3s
Essential New Music: Yo La Tengo's "This Stupid World"

Essential New Music: Yo La Tengo’s “This Stupid World”

Live long enough and you’re bound to build some confidence in what you know. But if you live that long,
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Yet Another Basement Tale: Nobody Loves A Wooden Indian

Yet Another Basement Tale: Nobody Loves A Wooden Indian

MAGNET’s Mitch Myers recalls his history with a troublesome collectible, marketing in preliterate America and an encounter that changed everything.
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R.I.P. MAGNET Senior Writer Jonathan Valania

Normal History Vol. 724: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 724: 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
/ DAVID LESTER ART, FREE MP3s