Stephin Merritt

Features

Monday, March 5 2012

The Only Boy in Town: An Interview with Stephin Merritt

After a trilogy of albums that slowly moved away from the synth-based sound that landed him on the map, Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt comes back in full force, and talks to PopMatters about dealing with record companies, the Future Bible Heroes, and introduces us to Hootie, the star of his new album's cover.


Reviews

Monday, November 12 2012

Tracey Thorn: Tinsel and Lights

A good holiday album for smart, gentle souls who like fires, sweaters, and evocative songwriting, and who avoid the mall on Black Friday.


Sunday, August 21 2011

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.


Tuesday, October 22 2002

Stephin Merritt


Tuesday, May 21 2002

Stephin Merritt: Eban & Charley


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