Magnetars influences include bands from the early 70's that wore masks and played flutes, outer space, Melotrons, hard rock, robots, Chicago traffic and clothing made from futuristic materials.


Magnetars, neutron stars that are the ultra-strongest magnets in the cosmos, can release more energy in 0.2 seconds than our sun would release in 250,000 years.

Magnetars, human musical-electric outfit from Chicago, can blow your mind supplying tastefully executed, partially live-action sonic impulses at 15-feet, performing post-punk sprinkled SpacePop with psychedelic, new romantic aspirations heaped upon bursts of raw power, jettisoning song capsules that are equally suited for jaunts via mass transit or voyages to the deepest recesses of space...

Elizabeth delivers a theatrical flair-filled show featuring a multitude of masks and moods, complimenting the artistic, experimental brand of alternative rock resounding from the PA...

Brian mingles among robotic accompanist SGR 1806-20 and the drum kit, keeping time with the melodies he painstakingly and haphazardly crafted on guitar, bass and keyboards...


Scram E.P. (2009)
WNUR Live Radio Session (August 22 - 2009)

Set List

Our current set contains 11 original songs and lasts approximately 45 minutes.