Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

Album Review

together PANGEA's "Badillac" Album Review

March 7, 2014
It’s the relentless grip on melody, the breakneck dynamics shifts, and the sheer gumption that hold it all together—not to mention the blistering solos.
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The War on Drugs' "Lost in the Dream" Album Review

March 2, 2014
TWOD’s latest is a heart-rending little ride marking a brilliant texturalist emerging as a master songsmith.
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Robben Ford's "A Day in Nashville" Album Review

February 28, 2014
This album is a prime example of the human element of music—real people, in a room, playing together.
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John Frusciante's "Enclosure" Album Review

February 21, 2014
Several tunes give off a refreshing ’80s vibe without going too far—think good ’80s, like Peter Gabriel but with the sensibilities of Radiohead.
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Temples' "Sun Structures" Album Review

February 5, 2014
This is a beautifully melancholy and sugar-sweet trip for anyone who savors lush psychedelic guitar pop.
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St. Vincent's "St. Vincent" Album Review

February 3, 2014
Throughout, Clark displays that rarest of guitar gifts: The ability to make you stop in your tracks every 30 seconds and mutter, “What the eff was that?”
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Matt Schofield "Far As I Can See" Album Review

January 6, 2014
For fans of the more sophisticated blues/rock of players like Robben Ford and Scott Henderson, Schofield is worthy of standing shoulder to shoulder with the best of the genre.
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The Allman Brothers' "Play All Night: Live at the Beacon Theatre 1992" Album Review

January 6, 2014
This live batch is a force of groove and attitude that you won’t find on the band's other live recordings.
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John Butler Trio's "Flesh and Blood" Album Review

December 30, 2013
It may be his best guitar record yet, and the specialness lies in that it isn’t only that.
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Badi Assad's "Between Love and Luck" Album Review

December 24, 2013
After disappearing for nearly a decade, the Brazilian force-of-nature that is Badi Assad is back with a magical blend of supple grooves, virtuosic nylon-string fingerpicking, and sensual vocals.
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