Sheer Mag

A Guide to the Most Anticipated 2017 Summer Releases

What slow season? This summer, Arcade Fire, Phoenix, Lorde, Haim, and Broken Social Scene are just a few of the acts with hotly anticipated new releases. Find a preview of the season's…
SPIN Staff / June 8, 2017

Sheer Mag – “Need to Feel Your Love”

Last month, Philadelphia punks Sheer Mag announced their debut full-length, Need to Feel Your Love, and today, they've dropped the delightfully retro title track. According to a statement from singer…
Anna Gaca / June 6, 2017

The 50 Best Albums of 2017 So Far

It's safe to say none of us will be nostalgic for the first six months of 2017. Rarely has the national and global situation felt…
SPIN Staff / June 5, 2017

Watch Sheer Mag Cover “Man! I Feel Like a Woman” at a Friend’s Wedding

I think that anyone who's ever played in a band has secretly dreamed, at least once, of being asked by a buddy to suit up…
Andy Cush / May 30, 2017

Sheer Mag Announce Debut Album Need to Feel Your Love, Release “Just Can’t Get Enough”

After a string of EPs as sweaty and cathartic as they are intricately crafted, Philadelphia's Sheer Mag have just announced their debut full-length Need To Feel Your…
Rob Arcand / May 10, 2017

Pissed Jeans: Men Against Boys

Matt Korvette has only been to Big Gay Ice Cream in South Philadelphia once before. It’s 8 p.m. the evening after Valentine’s Day and the…
Maria Sherman / March 9, 2017

Priests, Downtown Boys, Screaming Females, More Sign Open Letter Regarding SXSW’s Deportation Clause

Dozens of bands and musicians have signed an open letter directed to the organizers of SXSW, demanding that the festival remove clauses from its contract regarding deportation…
Andy Cush / March 3, 2017

Emo Festival Announces Lineup Consisting Almost Entirely of Men

Morrissey just announced some Western U.S. tour dates today, one of which is a headlining slot at the inaugural When We Were Young festival in…
Anna Gaca / February 7, 2017

The 101 Best Songs of 2016

When the history books are written, music will probably not be the first thing anyone remembers about 2016. Nevertheless, the music was excellent—memorable and meaningful enough…
SPIN Staff / December 13, 2016

The 50 Best Albums of 2016 So Far

Now that we're nearly halfway done with 2016, the time has come for your annual summer-listening list. Expect to find a tender comeback from the…
SPIN Staff / June 1, 2016

Sheer Mag Tell ‘Seth Meyers’ Audience They’re ‘Nobody’s Baby’

Philadelphia punks Sheer Mag are already darlings of the alternative scene thanks to their excellent recent EP III, and they're beginning to pick up national recognition with a debut…
Anna Gaca / May 27, 2016

SXSW 2016: The Five Best Things We Saw on Day Two

With one sun-scorched day under festival goers' belts, the 30th annual South by Southwest music conference continued louder than ever on its second day in Austin.
SPIN Staff / March 17, 2016

Review: Sheer Mag Use Power Chords to Dismantle the Power Structure on ‘III’

All of Sheer Mag's bite-sized, fire-starting collections of road-dog rock over the last few years have been mixed at producer Hunter Davidsohn’s Business District studio…
Colin Joyce / March 10, 2016

Sheer Mag Release ‘III’ EP, Share Grainy ‘Nobody’s Baby’ Video

Philadelphia punk project Sheer Mag quietly dropped a four-song 7" called III today, which follows up last year's II and includes the already-released track "Can't Stop Fighting."
Rachel Brodsky / March 3, 2016

Five Artists to Watch in November 2014

From a Detroit rapper already cosigned by Eminem to a pair of British bedroom-R&B producers to a lo-fi quintet from Philadelphia, these are five artists…
SPIN Staff / November 5, 2014