Reviews // 6 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
News // 1 Articles
Media // 2 Articles
The Only Boy in Town: An Interview with Stephin Merritt
5 Mar 2012 // 3:00 PM
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.
Part 2: From Meklit Hadero to the Old 97's
18 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM
Slipped Discs continues with the return of a '60s pop heartthrob, the best underappreciated hip-hip album of the year, the resurrection of a legendary '80s band, some great beats from M.I.A. and many more. All records that missed our top 70 list last year.
The Magnetic Fields: Love at the Bottom of the Sea
8 Mar 2012 // 3:00 PM
At its best, Love at the Bottom of the Sea adds some new chapters to Stephin Merritt's great American songbook of love.
The Magnetic Fields: Realism
24 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM
Stephin Merritt is an expert at writing songs that work in a timeless pop song way while even highlighting the slipperiness of the song as a means of communication.
The Magnetic Fields Release Video for New Single "Quick!"
8 May 2012 // 1:00 AM
The Magnetic Fields - 69 Love Songs (re-issue / MP3)
4 Feb 2010 // 1:00 AM
Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs (Deluxe Edition) (Merge) Releasing: 20 April Merge plans a deluxe vinyl re-issue of the classic album 69 Love Songs this April and they've
'Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields'
5 Nov 2010 // 6:30 AM
LOS ANGELES — The way it goes with singer-songwriter Stephin Merritt is that you are either wild about his music or you've never heard of him.