Sunday, August 21 2011
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.
Wednesday, May 12 2010
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.
Thursday, March 4 2010
Jeff Mangum, Yo La Tengo, Will Oldham, Stephin Merritt, the Mountain Goats, the late Jay Reatard, and dozens more pay tribute to one of the best songwriters no one has ever heard of -- and what a joy it is to listen to.