Live Review: Beabadoobee, Christian Leave, Blackstarkids, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 2, 2021

Live Review: Beabadoobee, Christian Leave, Blackstarkids, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 2, 2021

The best part about mining the era just before you were born for your sound is the freedom to run
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Essential New Music: C Joynes' "Poor Boy On The Wire"

Essential New Music: C Joynes’ “Poor Boy On The Wire”

The pandemic has precipitated plenty of shut-in recording projects, mostly involving some degree of solitary activity. Poor Boy On The
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Isolation Drills: Keith Marlowe (The Miners)

Isolation Drills: Keith Marlowe (The Miners)

Like the majority of you, all of us in the Philadelphia area had been staying at home because of the
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Live Review: Arlo Parks, Michelle, Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 27, 2021

Live Review: Arlo Parks, Michelle, Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 27, 2021

Less than two and a half years after Arlo Parks played her very first gig and a month after her
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Normal History Vol. 666: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 666: 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 Basement Vapes, Volume 15: The Anniversary News Channel—What Goes Around Comes Around

The Basement Vapes, Volume 15: The Anniversary News Channel—What Goes Around Comes Around

MAGNET’s Mitch Myers relinquishes the remote control for a guided tour of the century where ragtime jazz, hippie rock and
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Live Review: Gully Boys, Sonder Bombs, Noera, Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 26, 2021

Live Review: Gully Boys, Sonder Bombs, Noera, Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 26, 2021

Sometimes you see an up-and-coming band that sounds so massive that you wonder how long it will take for them
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A Conversation With Neal Francis

A Conversation With Neal Francis

In Plain Sight (ATO) is a dizzying composite of all that’s great about ’70s radio—and in the hands of Neal
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Essential New Music: Greg Malcolm's "Just Like Jim"

Essential New Music: Greg Malcolm’s “Just Like Jim”

Depending on your perspective, Just Like Jim is a tale of comfort or caution. Your prized possessions may not only
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Live Review: Indigo Girls, Bitch, Collingswood, N.J., Oct. 23, 2021

Live Review: Indigo Girls, Bitch, Collingswood, N.J., Oct. 23, 2021

Just before Indigo Girls took the stage for the first show of a two-night stand at Scottish Rite Auditorium, a
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Normal History Vol. 665: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 665: 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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MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Urge Overkill's "How Sweet The Light"

MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Urge Overkill’s “How Sweet The Light”

The year was 1993, and in the wake of Nirvana’s earth-shattering success with Nevermind, any band that even slightly bore
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MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Boulevards' "How Do Ya Feel" Video

MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Boulevards’ “How Do Ya Feel” Video

Though he’s spent time in Los Angeles and New York, Jamil Rashad (a.k.a. Boulevards) can’t seem to shake his Tar
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Best Of 2021: A Conversation With Strand Of Oaks

Best Of 2021: A Conversation With Strand Of Oaks

Hobart Rowland interviews the musician who made the best record of 2021. Photos for MAGNET by Chris Sikich. Strand Of
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MAGNET's Top 25 Albums Of 2021

MAGNET’s Top 25 Albums Of 2021

1) Strand Of Oaks In Heaven (Galacticana)2) Low Hey What (Sub Pop)3) Arlo Parks Collapsed In Sunbeams (Transgressive)4) The Weather
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