Articles tagged magnetic fields

21 Aug 2011 // 10:00 PM

Stephin Merritt: Obscurities

Obscurities hearkens back to a time when Stephin Merritt was being hailed as the next great American songwriter, compared not so much to his contemporaries, but to all-time greats like Berlin, Gershwin, and Sondheim.

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Stephin Merritt Won’t Be Making Reggaeton Records Any Time Soon

No, he may never make a reggaeton record, but that’s because the Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt is too busy soldiering on down his own path, as illustrated in this chat with PopMatters.

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31 Oct 2008 // 4:07 AM

Magnetic Fields tugging in a different direction

As the lodestar of Magnetic Fields, Stephin Merritt has exerted an insistent tug on indie-pop since 1990 by crafting simple, clean, melodic songs that lean heavily

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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