Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

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Ear to the Ground: Bart Davenport's "Fuck Fame"

May 14, 2014
Gritty leads meet blue-eyed soul in this brutally honest tune from the prolific songwriter.
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Ear to the Ground: Extra Classic's "A Little Rain"

May 13, 2014
This sneak peek at the indie quintet's upcoming album seamlessly melds Blondie, dream pop, and dub bass sensibilities.
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Ear to the Ground: Light Fantastic

May 13, 2014
This San Francisco outfit channels the best of the Byrds and the Paisley Underground with jangly Ricks and deft use of chorus pedals.
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Ear to the Ground: Freeman's "(For a While) I Couldn't Play My Guitar Like a Man"

May 12, 2014
Aaron Freeman (aka Gene Ween from Ween) has an eponymous new band whose first track—which was "leaked" by Jack Black—is chock-full of vibey guitar.
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Ear to the Ground: Sharkmuffin's "Quarter Machine"

May 12, 2014
This trio of badass women bashes out trashy rock that's equally inspired by Patti Smith, MC5, and Jack White.
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Blondie '4(0)-Ever' Album Review

May 9, 2014
The iconic ’80s band is back with an intriguing double album of greatest hits and new tunes.
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Rodrigo y Gabriela's "9 Dead Alive" Album Review

April 14, 2014
By blending Spanish, classical, blues, metal—even Celtic—sounds, the amazing duo celebrates the 6-string’s history with their spirited music.
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The Nels Cline Singers "MACROSCOPE" Album Review

April 2, 2014
The Wilco lead guitarist's latest album is a deep exploration into free-from, improvised music but with a more textural, melodic slant.
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Black Label Society's "Catacombs of the Black Vatican" Album Review

March 28, 2014
Wylde believes in the “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” approach and his band's ninth album doesn’t venture into uncharted territory—it’s business as usual, kicking major ass.
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Rodrigo Amarante's "Cavalo" Album Review

March 26, 2014
Brazilian multi-instrumentalist debut solo record manages to mix in indie flavor and more creating an entertaining listen.
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