The Magic Numbers

The Magic Numbers

Right now, we’re grateful for every ray of sonic sunshine we can get. Take this newie from The Magic Numbers, which, far from being their typical swoosh of sweet but ephemeral West Coast harmony pop, is a real funk-soul brother’n’sister...

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The Magic Numbers: Those The Brokes

The Magic Numbers: Those The Brokes

This world is not a perfect place. As we write this review, a brandy-glugging North Korean dictator in platform shoes is on the brink of sending Southeast Asia into a nuclear arms race; in the Middle East nations are gleefully bombing each other...

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The Magic Numbers: Buffalo Bar, London; Thursday September 28

The Magic Numbers: Buffalo Bar, London;...

There’s always been a thing about size with The Magic Numbers. They sold out London’s near-2,000-capacity Kentish Town Forum before they’d even got round to releasing their debut album. When the hugely loveable eponymous effort did surface,...

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The Magic Numbers: Bowery Ballroom, New York: Monday November 28

The Magic Numbers: Bowery Ballroom, New York:...

Having been acclaimed as the band of the summer, The Magic Numbers are now staking a claim to being the band of the winter. Outside, New York is gearing up for Christmas – every taxi you climb into has carols playing and it’s still only...

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The Magic Numbers/Shout Out Louds  :  Kentish Town Forum, London, Thurs May 12

The Magic Numbers/Shout Out Louds : Kentish...

Forget about all your Christmases coming at once. For The Magic Numbers, try throwing in a couple of birthdays, Valentine’s Day, Diwali and a solar eclipse and you might get close to how Romeo, Angela, Michele and Shaun are feeling tonight....

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The Magic Numbers  :  Forever Lost

The Magic Numbers : Forever Lost

Ironic bank clerk threads; burbling Flock Of Seagulls synths; cutting edge grimecore remix by MC Fuckface? The Magic Numbers have none of these. The odds on them bonding with Pete D during a night on the ‘Whitechapel fondue’ remain as likely...

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The Magic Numbers : WC2 Borderline, Tuesday November 23

The Magic Numbers : WC2 Borderline, Tuesday...

Tonight, inside this cosy Soho venue, something truly magical is happening. This, you see, is the first date of a three-night residency for The Magic Numbers. Not since the flower-power ’60s folkies used to settle down in coffee houses has a gig...

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