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This Video Sucks!

Ahoy, Magneteers! Peep this new video by our beloved and bedraggled buddies Deer Tick. (Top secret, if you project Smells Like Teen Spirit over it starting at the second chorus, Kurt Cobain and John McCauley tango at 2:36. No joke.) Nice work, DT!


Last Call for Omnivore Kickstarter Pledges!

Last Call for Omnivore Kickstarter Pledges!

  Hey Guys! Check out our rad friend Omnivore’s Kickstarter page. It only has two weeks left, and she’s already met her goal. CONGRATULATIONS, GLENNA! This is some of the most perfect music ever written. Give her your dollars, that we may sicken this record to the max, and that you may bask in the […]


PRP Presents: The Eyesores – November 4th, 2011

The People’s Recording Project is a music series and funding platform hosted by the Machines With Magnets recording studio and performance space. It is designed to help musicians supplement the cost of record production through live performances and fan funding.


BATTLES feat. GARY NUMAN – MY MACHINES

BATTLES feat. GARY NUMAN - MY MACHINES

Battles’ newest video from their album Gloss Drop,  featuring Gary Numan––recorded at Machines with Magnets.    


Battles (feat. Gary Numan) – My Machines OUT NOW!

Battles (feat. Gary Numan) - My Machines OUT NOW!

Battles second single from their acclaimed Gloss Drop, ‘My Machines,’ featuring Gary Numan is out now. There are limited quantities due to the fire at the PIAS/SONY warehouse in London which has significantly affected many indie labels’ stock including our friends at Warp Records.


The Body / Braveyoung Collaboration 12″

The Body / Braveyoung Collaboration 12"

The Body and Braveyoung have finished their four song collaboration, it’s scheduled to be released by At A Loss Recording on September 27th with vinyl to follow in early 2010, if we make it to early 2012. Get into it, while you can!


Battles unveil Gloss Drop artwork

Battles unveil Gloss Drop artwork

If you were in Austin this week at SXSW you were probably wondering about that big pile of pink on a billboard on I-35… now you know. Battles unveils Dave Konopka’s artwork for their upcoming record Gloss Drop. Billboards are popping up in NYC, Austin, and Nairobi with the image, read more at Drowned in Sound […]


Battles announce GLOSS DROP

Battles announce GLOSS DROP

Battles announces the release of their new LP GLOSS DROP featuring Matias Aguayo, Gary Numan, Kazu Makino, and Yamantaka Eye. Out on Warp Records June 6th/7th.


Psychic Paramount II

Psychic Paramount II

Out now, the sophomore release from the Psychic Paramount: Review from NY TIMES By BEN RATLIFF Published: February 18, 2011 “…This is instrumental power-trio prog-rock for those who never had time for Rush and find the Mars Volta a bridge to nowhere; it’s greasy and physical and incredibly loud. This New York band’s new album, […]


We’ve had Battles in our lives.

We've had Battles in our lives.

Dave Konopka discusses Battles’ upcoming record, recently completed at Machines with Magnets. We miss them already!


Monotonix/Megasus/Pujol February 6!

Monotonix/Megasus/Pujol February 6!

It’s all true, beloved Magnites. Israeli party crashers Monotonitx go head to head with local slashers Megasus to manifest the greatest dual record release show-down the world has ever known. Monotonix will have their new LP “Not Yet” in tow, and Megasus, in typically aesthetic form, will be unveiling their new 5″ mini-record replete with […]


Braveyoung, “We Are Lonely Animals”

Braveyoung, "We Are Lonely Animals"

We’re proud to announce the release of Braveyoung’s “We Are Lonely Animals,” recorded at Machines with Magnets. Stream the record in its entirety at their website, O Braveyoung. The boys will be kicking off their tour on 2/20… HERE(!) with The Body.


Big Bear releases “Under the Beach”

Big Bear releases "Under the Beach"

Joyful Noise Recordings has “posthumously” released Big Bear’s “long lost” follow-up to their 2005 release on Monitor. “Under the Bridge” was recorded at Machines with Magnets many, many moons ago and mastered at Peerless Mastering by Jeff Lipton. We will miss you Big Bear! You can play football in our parking lot any day!


Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons, “White Lighter”

Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons, "White Lighter"

Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons kicked off their string of record release shows last Friday at a packed 201––Boston and NYC are to come. This is the first record we’ve worked on (that we know of) that’s used kickstarter.com to fund much of the record! It’s a great concept, get into it! This record […]


MANWOMANCHILD Full Length out Now!

MANWOMANCHILD Full Length out Now!

Stream MANWOMANCHILD’s full length here:  http://album.manwomanchild.org/ Recorded and mixed at Machines with Magnets. Mastered by Jeff Lipton at Peerless Mastering. Here’s an interview with Dave:  http://www.windycityrock.net/2010/11/q-manwomanchild.html


Pitchfork Listen: Fang Island Team With Andrew W.K.

Pitchfork Listen: Fang Island Team With Andrew W.K.

Fang Island has a limited edition 7″ featuring Andrew WK and the music of Joe Buzzell––check it! Fang Island ft. Andrew W.K.: “Patterns on the Wall” “Earlier this year, Fang Island released a BNM’ed self-titled album full of triumphant endorphin-rush guitar rock. On their cover of Joe Buzzell’s “Patterns on the Wall”, the track above, […]


Pitchfork Review: The Body All the Waters of the Earth Turn to Blood [At a Loss; 2010] 8.5

 Pitchfork Review: The Body All the Waters of the Earth Turn to Blood [At a Loss; 2010] 8.5

The Body are drummer Lee Buford and guitarist Chip King, two robust, bearded Arkansas boys living in Providence, R.I. In press photos, they brandish automatic weapons, some of which are triumphantly splayed on the table that stretches across the gatefold package of their second album, All the Waters of the Earth Turn to Blood. Buford […]


The Body reviewed in The New York Times

The Body reviewed in The New York Times

“The Body is a two-man, highly conceptual, sort of extreme metal, sort of noise band from Providence, R.I. It has made one of the best introductions for an album I’ve heard in years. “


New Battles Track for Twilight Eclipse Soundtrack

New Battles Track for Twilight Eclipse Soundtrack

Battles produced a track @ MWM for the new Twilight Eclipse Soundtrack. You can check it out here


Fang Island Review

Fang Island Review

“Brooklyn’s Fang Island describe their aesthetic as “everyone high-fiving everyone.” So it’s appropriate that the band’s website features a video of them jamming out with kindergartners and another with Andrew WK– people so caught up in having a good time that you sometimes wonder if they’re bullshitting you. What helps Fang Island steamroll past cynicism […]


Holy 2010!

Holy 2010!

OMG we’ve finally escaped the evil clutches of flash and harnessed the power of wordpress…it is so wonderful we are literally crying.