The Magnetic Fields - Page 2

Future Bible Heroes – “Living, Loving, Partygoing”

Future Bible Heroes are one of Magnetic Fields frontman Stephin Merritt’s many, many side projects, and like most of the rest of them, they’ve been…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2013 - 11:07 am

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The 10 Best Indie Christmas Songs

Whether you experience Christmas as a spiritual curative or a wretched crucible likely depends upon your capacity to enjoy the Yuletide season's truly disassociate spirit…
Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy | December 21, 2012 - 3:55 pm

Watch The Shins Cover Magnetic Fields’ “Andrew In Drag”

On a recent Australian jaunt, the Shins stopped by the Aussie radio network Triple J and played an acoustic session. In the process, they tried…
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2012 - 10:07 am

The Magnetic Fields – “Quick!” Video

The next video from the Mag Fields' Love At The Bottom Of The Sea is for "Quick!," the Shirley Simms-sung/Claudia Gonson harmonized track about having…
Amrit Singh | May 8, 2012 - 11:14 am

Stephin Merritt Does “Andrew In Drag” For CBS News

Here, lifechampion Stephin Merritt regales the CBS network with his finest synth-based wit-pop tune in years, "Andrew In Drag." This rendition is Merritt solo, though,…
Amrit Singh | April 16, 2012 - 5:40 pm

The Magnetic Fields – “Andrew In Drag” Video (NSFW)

The Magnetic Fields' latest single "Andrew In Drag" has been praised as a return to the form of the vintage Magnetic Fields through it's more…
Corban Goble | February 2, 2012 - 5:13 pm

Stephin Merritt To Star In Insane-Sounding Live Video Game

The Magnetic Field's latest track was a delightful return to form, but that doesn't mean Stephin Merritt has abandoned his inclination to do weird shit.
Corban Goble | January 20, 2012 - 6:01 pm

The Magnetic Fields – “Andrew In Drag”

A little while ago, Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields announced that they'd put out their tenth LP, Love At The Bottom Of The Sea.
Corban Goble | January 11, 2012 - 11:18 am

Stephin Merritt – “Dream Again” (Franz Ferdinand Cover) Video

Earlier this year, Franz Ferdinand released the Covers Record Store Day EP, which features a whole mess of other artists taking on Franz tunes. One…
Tom Breihan | December 21, 2011 - 2:33 pm

Magnetic Fields Love At The Bottom Of The Sea Details

After bailing on the synth for a second there, Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields will return to more synth-heavy and acoustic arrangements on their…
Corban Goble | December 13, 2011 - 12:51 pm

Amanda Palmer, Stephin Merritt, Moby & Neil Gaiman Cover Rocky Horror On Ferguson

The song is Rocky Horror Picture Show classic "Science Fiction/Double Feature," and the lineup is Coraline crew Stephin Merritt and Neil Gaiman, backing up the…
Amrit Singh | November 1, 2011 - 4:31 pm

Stephin Merritt – “Forever And A Day”

Stephin Merritt's forthcoming Obscurities is what you'd expect from the title: The 14-track collection features "hard-to-find" recordings from 1994 (circa The Charm of the Highway
Brandon Stosuy | May 23, 2011 - 3:06 pm

Best Covers

Download Ben Gibbard & Death Cab For Cutie’s Best Cover Songs

Last month Death Cab For Cutie returned to the spotlight with "You Are A Tourist," the great first single and video from their forthcoming Codes
Scott Lapatine | April 11, 2011 - 11:35 am

Bodies Of Water Cover Magnetic Fields

Ever the hard workers, L.A.'s Bodies Of Water have offered up a pretty, spare take on 69 Love Songs staple "I Don't Believe In The
Brandon Stosuy | November 15, 2010 - 10:18 am