Sheer Mag

Sheer Mag Will Win

It’s on a blazing summer day that I meet Sheer Mag, the Philadelphia indie rock band, at House of Vans, one of several large venues…
Jordan Sargent / August 2, 2017

16 Artists on the Music They’ve Used to Get Through the Trump Era

What do we listen to when all the news is bad? Music is motivating, but over the past year, in a hailstorm of political outrage we couldn't have…
SPIN Staff / July 27, 2017

Review: Sheer Mag’s Excellent Need to Feel Your Love Proves They’re Far More Than Thin Lizzy Homage

The steady rise of Sheer Mag from Philly garage band heroes to Rolling Stone profilees feels in some ways a reaction to the trend of gauzy guitar-oriented bands…
Jeremy Gordon / July 14, 2017

Stream Sheer Mag’s Need to Feel Your Love

After three great EPs—which were rereleased as a full-length compilation earlier this year—the Philly indie rock'n'rollers Sheer Mag have released their proper debut LP. It's called Need…
Andy Cush / July 14, 2017

Stream Sheer Mag’s Debut Album Need to Feel Your Love

It's been a longtime coming, but Sheer Mag's Need to Feel Your Love is finally streaming in full. After a Compilation LP earlier this year…
Rob Arcand / July 6, 2017

Video: Sheer Mag – “Suffer Me”

In the buildup to their new album out next month, Philadelphia punks Sheer Mag have shared a new song and accompanying video. "Suffer Me" knits…
Rob Arcand / June 30, 2017

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
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