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MAGNET Exclusive: Download Son Volt's "Devil May Care"

MAGNET Exclusive: Download Son Volt’s “Devil May Care”

Jay Farrar doesn’t want to overly politicize Son Volt’s ninth release. “There’s definitely protest songs on it—it’s the tradition of
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Don't You Forget About Simple Minds On Tour Starting Tonight

Don’t You Forget About Simple Minds On Tour Starting Tonight

Long before they wound up having smash hits in America with grandly melodic anthems, rousing choruses and devotional lyrics, Scotland's
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Frigs: Forever Changes

Frigs: Forever Changes

After years of trying to find their identity, Frigs are finally ready for their closeup In the eight years since
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Palm: The Philadelphia Experiment

Palm: The Philadelphia Experiment

Urban outfit Palm retreated to a rural farmhouse to make Rock Island Every seven minutes or so, Palm’s Philadelphia apartment
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The Monochrome Set: Trinity Road

The Monochrome Set: Trinity Road

Hopefully, you've already read our brand-new feature on longtime MAGNET fave the Monochrome Set. If not, do it right here,
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The Monochrome Set: Bid's Boutique

The Monochrome Set: Bid’s Boutique

In most professional contexts, 40 years of service puts you squarely at retirement age. In the music business, it may
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Flashback Friday: Wooden Shjips (Smoke On The Water)

Flashback Friday: Wooden Shjips (Smoke On The Water)

Wooden Shjips are releasing new album V. today via our friends at Thrill Jockey, and trust us, it's a must
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Prism Tats: Mamba King 

Prism Tats: Mamba King 

Prism Tats produces political post-punk with a progressive pith  Garett van der Spek, the South African expatriate who records as
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Mount Eerie: Misty Mountain Hop (Phil Elverum And Josh Tillman's Not-So Strange Encounter)

Mount Eerie: Misty Mountain Hop (Phil Elverum And Josh Tillman’s Not-So Strange Encounter)

The truth about the night Mount Eerie's Phil Elverum met Father John Misty's Josh Tillman On Now Only’s title track,
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Mount Eerie: Songs Of Pain And Devotion 

Mount Eerie: Songs Of Pain And Devotion 

With Now Only, Mount Eerie’s Phil Elverum is turning loss into art again From 1996 to 2003, Philip Whitman Elvrum
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Anna von Hausswolff: No Depression

Anna von Hausswolff: No Depression

With Dead Magic, Anna von Hausswolff freed herself from a dark place Swedish organist Anna von Hausswolff has made the
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Simple Minds: The Truth About Charlie

Simple Minds: The Truth About Charlie

Simple Minds' Jim Kerr on his 50-year friendship with press-shy music-making partner Charlie Burchill As its longtime lyricist and singer,
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R.I.P. MAGNET Senior Writer Jonathan Valania

Simple Minds: Alive And Kicking

Simple Minds: Alive And Kicking

Four decades in, Simple Minds still offer songs of faith and devotion “Concentrating on new music gives us something to
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Philadelphia Soulless: Mt. Joy Is Just The Latest Band To Leave MAGNET's Hometown In Search Of Fame And Fortune

Philadelphia Soulless: Mt. Joy Is Just The Latest Band To Leave MAGNET’s Hometown In Search Of Fame And Fortune

If you didn't read our brand-new feature on Mt. Joy, do so now here. In it, the band talks about
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Mt. Joy: Get Happy

Mt. Joy: Get Happy

Mt. Joy’s fast and furious 21st-century success story If the internet hadn’t upended the music industry 18 years ago, it’s
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The Low Anthem: Slow Dissolve

The Low Anthem: Slow Dissolve

The Low Anthem’s inner groove and the parable of the salt doll The story of the salt doll, like most
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Albert Hammond Jr.: Living Through The Past

Albert Hammond Jr.: Living Through The Past

Albert Hammond Jr. is still saying yes to just saying no Diving into the wreck, as feminist poet Adrienne Rich
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