Central Rain: The We Love NYC Concert Comes To An Unexpected Electrifying Conclusion

Central Rain: The We Love NYC Concert Comes To An Unexpected Electrifying Conclusion

Back in 1980, Barry Manilow sang "I Made It Through The Rain," but that wasn't the case this weekend for
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R.I.P. Charlie Watts (Rolling Stones)

R.I.P. Charlie Watts (Rolling Stones)

R.I.P. Charlie Watts (Rolling Stones). English gentleman. Photo for MAGNET by Chris Sikich.
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Philadelphia Freedom: Puppy Angst

Philadelphia Freedom: Puppy Angst

With Isolation Drills, MAGNET has been checking in with Philadelphia-area musicians during the pandemic, while Where We Belong shines a
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Once Upon A "Time" In Staten Island

Once Upon A “Time” In Staten Island

It's Time For Hip Hop In NYC—a concert series held at outdoor venues in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and Staten
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Normal History Vol. 648: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 648: 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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The Roots Flow In Brooklyn

The Roots Flow In Brooklyn

Sadly, the annual Roots Picnic in Philly was canceled this year, but Black Thought, Questlove and Co. brought their good-time
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When Harry Met Allen: Who's On First (Blues)?

When Harry Met Allen: Who’s On First (Blues)?

MAGNET’s Mitch Myers explores the historical rapport of Allen Ginsberg and Harry Smith, the cosmic riddle of their First Blues,
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Essential New Music: Bill Nace's "One Note (Solo Guitar 2)"

Essential New Music: Bill Nace’s “One Note (Solo Guitar 2)”

The title is a bit of a dare. Can you find the one note that Bill Nace plays? Good luck.
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A Conversation With Jay Farrar (Son Volt)

A Conversation With Jay Farrar (Son Volt)

For those inclined to notice amid the shitshow that was 2020, last year marked the 25th anniversary of Son Volt’s
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Philadelphia Freedom: Hauntress

Philadelphia Freedom: Hauntress

With Isolation Drills, MAGNET has been checking in with Philadelphia-area musicians during the pandemic, while Where We Belong shines a light on our
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Skip Marley Takes Brooklyn To A High Place

Skip Marley Takes Brooklyn To A High Place

Skip Marley (grandson of Bob, nephew of Damian, son of Cedella) celebrated the release of the one-year anniversary edition of
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Normal History Vol. 647: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 647: 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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Philadelphia Freedom: Japanese Breakfast, Mannequin Pussy

Philadelphia Freedom: Japanese Breakfast, Mannequin Pussy

With Isolation Drills, MAGNET has been checking in with Philadelphia-area musicians during the pandemic, while Where We Belong shines a
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Essential New Music: Caterina Barbieri's "Fantas Variations"

Essential New Music: Caterina Barbieri’s “Fantas Variations”

“Fantas” originally appeared on Caterina Barbieri’s 2019 LP, Ecstatic Computation, as a cascade of tone-bursts that bounced, Superball style, away
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MAGNET Classics Podcast: The Real Story Behind Pete Yorn’s "musicforthemorningafter"

MAGNET Classics Podcast: The Real Story Behind Pete Yorn’s “musicforthemorningafter”

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 From New York, It's Green Day, Weezer And The Interrupters (But Not Fall Out Boy)

Live From New York, It’s Green Day, Weezer And The Interrupters (But Not Fall Out Boy)

Last week’s Hella Mega stop at Citi Field in Queens is a snapshot of where we are right now with
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Philadelphia Freedom: The Warhawks, RedTouchBlack, UgLi

Philadelphia Freedom: The Warhawks, RedTouchBlack, UgLi

With Isolation Drills, MAGNET has been checking in with Philadelphia-area musicians during the pandemic, while Where We Belong shines a
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