The Strength Of Strings: Leo Kottke, John Fahey And The Illustrious "Armadillo Album"

The Strength Of Strings: Leo Kottke, John Fahey And The Illustrious “Armadillo Album”

MAGNET’s Mitch Myers explores the unique bond between two guitarists and the mystique of an influential acoustic debut from 1969
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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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The Groundhogs Day: Rock’s Coolest Comic Book/Album Is Getting An Even Cooler Reissue

The Groundhogs Day: Rock’s Coolest Comic Book/Album Is Getting An Even Cooler Reissue

Forget Stan Lee! Celebrated American comic-book artist Neal Adams and British band the Groundhogs joined forces in 1972 to create
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Spirits, Ghosts, Witches & Devils: The Life And Death Of Albert Ayler

Spirits, Ghosts, Witches & Devils: The Life And Death Of Albert Ayler

Saxophonist Albert Ayler was a big part of the free-jazz movement in New York City during the 1960s. Once considered
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Elvis 18, Beatles 17: The Untold Story Of How A Nike Commercial Helped The King Surpass The Fab Four As The Act With The Most U.K. Number-One Hits

Elvis 18, Beatles 17: The Untold Story Of How A Nike Commercial Helped The King Surpass The Fab Four As The Act With The Most U.K. Number-One Hits

When Elvis Presley’s final single, “Way Down” (released in June 1977, two months prior to his death), hit the top
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Happy (My Bloody) Valentine's Day!

Happy (My Bloody) Valentine’s Day!

Forget to get your own special sweetheart a gift this Hallmark holiday? We have you covered: Just read her/him/them this
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A Rock 'N' Fable To Mark The Passing Of Evil Genius Phil Spector

A Rock ‘N’ Fable To Mark The Passing Of Evil Genius Phil Spector

Trust the art, not the artist—isn’t that what they always say? Notorious music producer and convicted murderer Phil Spector died
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Doug Sahm: A Lone Star State Of Mind                                                      (Expanded Edition)

Doug Sahm: A Lone Star State Of Mind (Expanded Edition)

It’s Doug Sahm’s birthday. Of course, the Sahm legend has only grown since his untimely passing, and we’ve been more
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True Believers: An Oral History Of Superdrag's "In The Valley Of Dying Stars"

True Believers: An Oral History Of Superdrag’s “In The Valley Of Dying Stars”

"Simply put, rock rarely gets this good.” Those words—so sharp and pithy they made the record’s hype sticker—were part of
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Do Look Back: A Brief History Of Silkworm, One Of '90s Indie Rock's Most Underrated Bands—Essential Playlist Included

Do Look Back: A Brief History Of Silkworm, One Of ’90s Indie Rock’s Most Underrated Bands—Essential Playlist Included

A decade and a half after the tragic and senseless death of drummer Michael Dahlquist, MAGNET's Andrew Earles reflects on
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Country Westerns: Lean And Mean

Country Westerns: Lean And Mean

It’s been a curious journey thus far for Joey Plunkett—from fronting much-admired Brooklyn band the Weight to largely abandoning music
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Luke Schneider: Harmony Of The Spheres

Luke Schneider: Harmony Of The Spheres

Luke Schneider isn’t a household name by any stretch, and Altar Of Harmony (Third Man) isn’t likely to change that.
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MAGNET Exclusive: Download The Ocean Blue's "Kings And Queens"

MAGNET Exclusive: Download The Ocean Blue’s “Kings And Queens”

David Schelzel weathered the Ocean Blue’s early success remarkably well—so well that it never really dawned on him that 2019
The Gotobeds: Life And Debt

The Gotobeds: Life And Debt

Time is strange. The punks told us to burn the past, that anything new beats anything old through sheer youth.
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MAGNET Exclusive: Listen To Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real’s "Bad Case"

MAGNET Exclusive: Listen To Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real’s “Bad Case”

If prospective employers were to review Lukas Nelson’s work history, they’d likely be struck by its diversity. Aside for his
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R.I.P. MAGNET Senior Writer Jonathan Valania