Best Of 2022: Singer/Songwriters

Best Of 2022: Singer/Songwriters

MAGNET’s Hobart Rowland picks the best singer/songwriter releases of the year 1) Josh Rouse Going Places (Yep Roc)2) Lyle Lovett
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Best Of 2022: Punk

Best Of 2022: Punk

MAGNET’s Tim Stegall picks the best punk releases of the year 1) The Interrupters In The Wild (Hellcat/Epitaph)2) Crisis Actor
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Normal History Vol. 716: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 716: 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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Best Of 2022: World Music

Best Of 2022: World Music

MAGNET’s j. poet picks the best world-music releases of the year 1) Alune Wade Sultan (Enja)2) Alhaji Waziri Oshomah World
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Best Of 2022: Hip Hop

Best Of 2022: Hip Hop

MAGNET’s Corey duBrowa picks the best hip-hop releases of the year 1) Kendrick Lamar Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers
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Best Of 2022: Indie Roots

Best Of 2022: Indie Roots

MAGNET’s Devon Leger picks the best indie-roots releases of the year 1) Joe Rainey Niineta (37d03d)2) Miko Marks And The
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Best Of 2022: Jazz/Improv

Best Of 2022: Jazz/Improv

John Butcher MAGNET’s Bill Meyer picks the best jazz/improv releases of the year 1) Sophie Agnel / John Butcher La
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Best Of 2022: Hard Rock

Best Of 2022: Hard Rock

MAGNET’s Matt Ryan picks the best hard-rock releases of the year 1) Cave In Heavy Pendulum (Relapse)2) Alexisonfire Otherness (Dine
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November Spawned Some Rock Shows: Vets Aid 2022 (Black Keys, Breeders, Nine Inch Nails, Joe Walsh, Dave Grohl & More), Mercyful Fate And W.A.S.P.

November Spawned Some Rock Shows: Vets Aid 2022 (Black Keys, Breeders, Nine Inch Nails, Joe Walsh, Dave Grohl & More), Mercyful Fate And W.A.S.P.

While you were getting ready for unwanted company on Thanksgiving, MAGNET photographer Wes Orshoski went to all the November rock
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Live Review: The Smile, Detroit, MI, Nov. 28, 2022

Live Review: The Smile, Detroit, MI, Nov. 28, 2022

More than 3,000 people descended into Detroit’s Cass Corridor to see Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood and Tom Skinner at the
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Live Review: Wilco, Built To Spill, New Haven, CT, Aug. 27, 2022

Live Review: Wilco, Built To Spill, New Haven, CT, Aug. 27, 2022

What’s more punk rock than playing midtempo, country-tinged songs in a stadium? Depends on how seriously you take Jeff Tweedy’s
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Normal History Vol. 715: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 715: 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: Bill Nace's "Through A Room"

Essential New Music: Bill Nace’s “Through A Room”

Across a couple of decades, Bill Nace has filled his dance card with a who’s-who of noise liberators. If you
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Live Review: The Decemberists, Jake Xerxes Fussell, Philadelphia, PA, Aug. 25, 2022

Live Review: The Decemberists, Jake Xerxes Fussell, Philadelphia, PA, Aug. 25, 2022

Colin Meloy insisted he didn’t want to take sides in the great stand-up or sit-down debate, so the audience at
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MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Julia Sanders' "Woman In Between" Video

MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Julia Sanders’ “Woman In Between” Video

“They say to sleep when the baby sleeps, but I decided to make a stop-motion animation music video instead,” says
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MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Isaac Watters' "Child In The Rain" Video

MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Isaac Watters’ “Child In The Rain” Video

It says a lot about Isaac Watters that he has no qualms about comingling music and academia. His new single,
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Normal History Vol. 714: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 714: 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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Normal History Vol. 713: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 713: 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: Shells' "Outside"

Essential New Music: Shells’ “Outside”

Musician, DJ, show organizer—Shelley Salant is the kind of person who makes scenes keep on happening. The southeastern Michigan music
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"Metal Machine Music": The Sound And The Fury Of Lou Reed’s Most Controversial Album

“Metal Machine Music”: The Sound And The Fury Of Lou Reed’s Most Controversial Album

Almost 50 years after Lou Reed unleashed white-noise opus Metal Machine Music, people are still debating whether it’s brilliant art
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Red October: Jeff Beck & Johnny Depp, Iron Maiden And Kikagaku Moyo

Red October: Jeff Beck & Johnny Depp, Iron Maiden And Kikagaku Moyo

While you were geeking out at home to House Of The Dragon and The Rings Of Power, MAGNET photographer Wes
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