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Thursday, March 4 2010

Various Artists: Stroke: Songs for Chris Knox

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.


Thursday, February 4 2010

The Magnetic Fields - 69 Love Songs (re-issue / MP3)


Thursday, September 10 2009

Our Noise: The Story of Merge Records, the Indie Label That Got Big and Stayed Small by John Cook

Despite some generous editorializing, Our Noise is as engaging (and human) a music industry tale as you're ever going to read.


Wednesday, January 21 2009

Part 2: Katzenjammer to Xiu Xiu

From Katzenjammer to Xiu Xiu, PopMatters presents our second batch of Slipped Discs, 40 great albums that didn't quite make our year-end list in 2008, but our writers thought belonged there.


Sunday, January 13 2008

The Magnetic Fields: Distortion

Distortion is a game, a question, a provocation, a distortion, a fable, a fake, and a collection of pop songs.


Sunday, May 2 2004

The Magnetic Fields: i


Monday, October 14 2002

The Magnetic Fields: The Charm of the Highway Strip


Saturday, December 31 1994

Magnetic Fields: 69 Love Songs

There are times these days where I absolutely hate Stephin Merritt, where I’m overwhelmingly infuriated by his latest work with the Magnetic Fields, the meandering yet singularly-purposed three-disc master opus.


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