Sally Timms And Jon Langford With John Szymanski And Martin Blueshammer At Harmonie Hall, Philadelphia

Sally Timms And Jon Langford With John Szymanski And Martin Blueshammer At Harmonie Hall, Philadelphia

Sally Timms And Jon Langford With John Szymanski And Martin Blueshammer at Harmonie Hall, Philadelphia, Photos by Chris Sikich.
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Ty Segall At Brooklyn Bowl, Nashville

Ty Segall At Brooklyn Bowl, Nashville

Ty Segall at Brooklyn Bowl, Nashville. Photos by Skylar Watkins.
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Normal History Vol. 788: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 788: 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: Oren Ambarchi / Johan Berthling / Andreas Werliin's "Ghosted II"

Essential New Music: Oren Ambarchi / Johan Berthling / Andreas Werliin’s “Ghosted II”

You don’t need to be a mathematician to know that two is more than one. This axiom applies to the
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MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Pokey LaFarge's  "So Long Chicago"

MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Pokey LaFarge’s “So Long Chicago”

“It’s a snowbird’s escapist vacation song,” says Pokey LaFarge of “So Long Chicago,” the final teaser for his upcoming LP,
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MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Paddan's "Splash"

MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Paddan’s “Splash”

For Paddan’s Sigtryggur Baldursson, “Splash” is one of those tracks that had a “clear line” from start to finish. “It’s
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MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Blair Gun's "The Thief"

MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Blair Gun’s “The Thief”

What does an arty, hooky young punk outfit from San Diego know about how politics and greed upended the evangelical
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Swans At The Blue Room, Nashville

Swans At The Blue Room, Nashville

Swans at the Blue Room, Nashville. Photos by Alexzandra Roy.
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Girl In Red At The Met, Philadelphia

Girl In Red At The Met, Philadelphia

Girl In Red at the Met, Philadelphia. Photos by Evan Albuck.
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Judas Priest At The Prudential Center, Newark, NJ

Judas Priest At The Prudential Center, Newark, NJ

Judas Priest at the Prudential Center, Newark, N.J. Photos by Wes Orshoski.
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Normal History Vol. 787: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 787: 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: 番長 Taste's "I Dipped My Comb In Shochu And Ran It Through The Hair Of The Night"

Essential New Music: 番長 Taste’s “I Dipped My Comb In Shochu And Ran It Through The Hair Of The Night”

Let’s start with the album title. It looks luxuriant enough to apply to a Jon Hassell LP with an accompanying,
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MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Buffalo Tom’s “Autumn Letter”

MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Buffalo Tom’s “Autumn Letter”

Ready to feel old? Buffalo Tom is just two years shy of 40. Bill Janovitz, Chris Colbourn and Tom Maginnis
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A Conversation With Old 97's

A Conversation With Old 97’s

Old 97’s mark the 30th anniversary of their 1994 debut, Hitchhike To Rhome, with a new album that finds them
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A Conversation With Joe Pernice (Pernice Brothers)

A Conversation With Joe Pernice (Pernice Brothers)

Hopefully by now, you’ve spent some quality time with the impeccably assembled box-set reissue of the Pernice Brothers’ 1998 debut,
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Circle Jerks At Starland Ballroom, Sayreville, NJ

Circle Jerks At Starland Ballroom, Sayreville, NJ

Circle Jerks at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville, N.J.. Photos by Wes Orshoski.
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Live Review: The Ben Vaughn Quintet, Palmyra Delran And The Doppel Gang, Philadelphia, PA, April 12, 2024

Live Review: The Ben Vaughn Quintet, Palmyra Delran And The Doppel Gang, Philadelphia, PA, April 12, 2024

There used to be a time within the pop continuum that music was allowed to have a sense of humor.
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Normal History Vol. 786: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 786: 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: Joshua Massad & Dylan Aycock's "Two Improvisations"

Essential New Music: Joshua Massad & Dylan Aycock’s “Two Improvisations”

The raga is a platonic ideal for the guitarists who founded the “Takoma school” and those who have followed in
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MAGNET (Instant) Classics Podcast: The Real Story Behind Fastball's "Sonic Ranch"

MAGNET (Instant) Classics Podcast: The Real Story Behind Fastball’s “Sonic Ranch”

For this special edition of the MAGNET “Instant” Classics series, Hobart Rowland teamed up with How Did I Get Here?
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Guided By Voices At The Basement East, Nashville

Guided By Voices At The Basement East, Nashville

Guided By Voices at the Basement East, Nashville. Photos by Alexzandra Roy.
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Olivia Rodrigo And The Breeders At Madison Square Garden, New York City

Olivia Rodrigo And The Breeders At Madison Square Garden, New York City

Olivia Rodrigo and the Breeders at Madison Square Garden, New York City. Photos by Wes Orshoski. The Breeders
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Normal History Vol. 785: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 785: 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: Vampire Weekend's "Only God Was Above Us"

Essential New Music: Vampire Weekend’s “Only God Was Above Us”

The first word on the new Vampire Weekend album is “fuck.” You heard it here first. (Unless you read that
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