We Can Work It Out: The Inside Story Of How Nike’s Ad Featuring The Beatles’ “Revolution” Started A Legal (And Advertising) War That Eventually Gave Peace A Chance

We Can Work It Out: The Inside Story Of How Nike’s Ad Featuring The Beatles’ “Revolution” Started A Legal (And Advertising) War That Eventually Gave Peace A Chance

In 1987, the Beatles licensed “Revolution” to Nike to feature in a commercial that’s come to be considered one of
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Live Review: L’Effondras, Paris, France, Oct. 29, 2021

Live Review: L’Effondras, Paris, France, Oct. 29, 2021

French trio L’Effondras may not have the ambition to cleanse its listeners, but such sprawling, probing math rock nevertheless purges
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Live Review: Alex G, Spirit Of The Beehive, Irreversible Entanglements, Moor Mother, Moor Jewelry, Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 3, 2021

Live Review: Alex G, Spirit Of The Beehive, Irreversible Entanglements, Moor Mother, Moor Jewelry, Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 3, 2021

The Philly Music Fest may as well have been the Camae Ayewa Music Fest for the first night of its
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Live From New York, It's ... Whitney And Black Midi

Live From New York, It’s … Whitney And Black Midi

Whitney black midi Armed with his camera and vaccination card, MAGNET photographer Wes Orshoski is finally back where he belongs:
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Normal History Vol. 659: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 659: 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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Live Review: Lady Lamb, Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 3, 2021

Live Review: Lady Lamb, Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 3, 2021

Lady Lamb’s lyrics are elaborate, deliberate, delicate; you can listen closely, look for logic and lose yourself in overanalysis, but
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Essential New Music: Smoke Bellow's "Open For Business"

Essential New Music: Smoke Bellow’s “Open For Business”

Open For Business. The title is an invitation, and you don’t need to be a former customer to get in
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MAGNET Television: Q&A With Alex Maas (The Black Angels)

MAGNET Television: Q&A With Alex Maas (The Black Angels)

Despite the uncertainty of everything due to this seemingly never-ending pandemic, the always-working Alex Maas and his Black Angels cohorts
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A Basement Tale: The Perfect Beat

A Basement Tale: The Perfect Beat

We don’t know what he was smoking, but MAGNET’s Mitch Myers wrote this most salacious story under the tell-tale influence
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Live Review: Rufus Wainwright, José González, Glenside, PA, Oct. 2, 2021

Live Review: Rufus Wainwright, José González, Glenside, PA, Oct. 2, 2021

No matter what he elects to sing, Rufus Wainwright does it with passion, pleasure and undeniable pizzazz. His one-of-a-kind talent
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Normal History Vol. 658: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 658: 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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New York Kiss: Spoon Summoned All The Weird Kids Up Front In Brooklyn

New York Kiss: Spoon Summoned All The Weird Kids Up Front In Brooklyn

Spoon just wrapped up a small number of dates across the U.S. and today is live-streaming Back To The Life:
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Live Review: Big Thief, Mind Maintenance, Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 1, 2021

Live Review: Big Thief, Mind Maintenance, Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 1, 2021

During the first of two sold-out shows at Union Transfer, Big Thief shelved its reputation for mellowness and revved up
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Essential New Music: Antietam Plus' "His Majesty’s Request: A Wink O’Bannon Select"

Essential New Music: Antietam Plus’ “His Majesty’s Request: A Wink O’Bannon Select”

In every local music scene, there’s a person who knows. They know the tunes, the sounds and the ways to
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A Conversation With Lilly Hiatt

A Conversation With Lilly Hiatt

Every artist with an album (or two) in the hopper this fall has COVID to thank for the unexpected downtime
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Live Review: Half Gringa, Laura Lizcano, Swim Camp, Philadelphia, PA, Sept. 28, 2021

Live Review: Half Gringa, Laura Lizcano, Swim Camp, Philadelphia, PA, Sept. 28, 2021

Chicago’s Half Gringa has a way of getting you lost in a deep, dark melody, then shining a light in
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