Normal History Vol. 696: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 696: 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: Double Wig's "Double Wig"

Essential New Music: Double Wig’s “Double Wig”

The compulsion to create is often linked to self-expression. But as anyone who has spent some time listening to classic
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Letting Go While Holding On: Nine Inch Nails Play Two Nights In Philadelphia

Letting Go While Holding On: Nine Inch Nails Play Two Nights In Philadelphia

Nine Inch Nails are playing their first live shows in almost four years, though Trent Reznor and Co. are limiting
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Road Trip: Sigur Rós, MC5 And Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

Road Trip: Sigur Rós, MC5 And Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

Sigur Rós MAGNET photographer Wes Orshoski hit the road to see three very different bands in three very different settings:
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Modern Lovers: Lo Moon Shines Brightly In Philadelphia

Modern Lovers: Lo Moon Shines Brightly In Philadelphia

Indie-music aficionados in our hometown of Philly shouldn’t fret if they missed Lo Moon’s recent performance at Johnny Brenda’s. The
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Normal History Vol. 695: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 695: 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: Joys Union Group's "Boredom Euphoria"

Essential New Music: Joys Union Group’s “Boredom Euphoria”

The impatient may read the name of this LP and ask, “Well, which will it be?” How does one reconcile
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A Conversation With Andrew Rieger (Elf Power)

A Conversation With Andrew Rieger (Elf Power)

As an integral part of the famed Elephant 6 collective, Elf Power helped redefine the parameters of indie rock in
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Carrying The Light: Kristin Hersh Sings The Songs Of Experience

Carrying The Light: Kristin Hersh Sings The Songs Of Experience

Kristin Hersh contains multitudes, and the only downside is that a single evening could never capture her complex body of
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A Conversation With Peter David Connelly (The Mona Reels)

A Conversation With Peter David Connelly (The Mona Reels)

In between recording and drumming with a string of Olympia, Wash., bands, like the Real Distractions (a new, top-shelf punk-rock
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Live Review: Melvins, Detroit, MI, July 3, 2022

Live Review: Melvins, Detroit, MI, July 3, 2022

Buzz Osborne, Dale Crover and Steve McDonald will not care about this review. They don’t have to. As more than
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Normal History Vol. 694: The Art Of David Lester

Normal History Vol. 694: 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: Simon Joyner's "Songs From A Stolen Guitar"

Essential New Music: Simon Joyner’s “Songs From A Stolen Guitar”

Songs From A Stolen Guitar is a series of reckonings. Across 10 songs, Simon Joyner sings about about things that
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MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Parker Gispert’s “All The Rage”

MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Parker Gispert’s “All The Rage”

“One of Roger Stone’s rules is: ‘Hate is a more powerful motivator than love.’ I see that philosophy in full
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Hear This: Tomberlin Sings Her—And Our—Feelings At PhilaMOCA

Hear This: Tomberlin Sings Her—And Our—Feelings At PhilaMOCA

Sarah Beth Tomberlin has a way with words that worm their way into your heart, her understated melodies wearing grooves
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R.I.P. MAGNET Senior Writer Jonathan Valania