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Stephin Merritt Is Psycho For Psychocandy

Listening to the super duper Distortion -- which we've already prematurely sainted -- it's pretty clear Stephin Merritt likes the Jesus & Mary Chain and…
Stereogum | January 7, 2008 - 10:34 am

New Magnetic Fields – “Too Drunk To Dream”

We already told you how much we love the blustery, lonesome, Jesus & Mary Chained Distortion and its confounding-in-pink artwork, so we wanted to pass…
Stereogum | January 3, 2008 - 11:51 am

The Magnetic Fields – Distortion

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Stereogum | November 30, 2007 - 8:08 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: The Magnetic Fields – Distortion

The Magnetic Fields can't be accused of false advertising in titling studio album eight Distortion: Each tune's wrapped in a fuzzy, clamoring shell, even when…
Stereogum | November 30, 2007 - 5:28 pm

The Magnetic Fields’ Distortion Album Art

Just started dipping into the Magnetic Fields' forthcoming Distortion, loving every second. A more in depth evaluation's sure to follow; in the meantime, chant along…
Stereogum | November 26, 2007 - 12:44 pm

New Magnetic Fields – “Three-Way” (Stereogum Premiere)

Last we heard from Stephin Merritt, he was talking ABBA and speed writing for NPR, resulting in the gothy, somber, and pop-rific "The Man Of
Stereogum | November 16, 2007 - 8:29 am

NPR Asks Stephin Merritt To Write A Song (Very Quickly), Hosts Carrie Brownstein’s Blog

NPR's All Songs Considered has this new segment "Project Song" where a musician type's given 48 hours to write a tune based on the materials…
Stereogum | November 6, 2007 - 1:10 pm

New Gothic Archies – The Tragic Treasury

It's been almost a decade since Stephin Merritt's last Gothic Archies album, but that's about to change thanks to Lemony Snicket. We haven't actually read…
Scott Lapatine | September 27, 2006 - 2:44 pm

The Shins Cover Magnetic Fields

By request... The Shins - "Strange Powers (Live In Toronto 4/17/05)" (MP3) You can read Frank's review of that Kool Haus show at Chromewaves.
Stereogum | April 26, 2005 - 2:44 pm

Arcade Fire Become Eclectic, Cover Mag Fields

Montreal's big buzz band did a sweet set on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic yesterday, reworking some of their more bombastic funereal anthems into gentle, chugging…
Stereogum | January 18, 2005 - 9:21 am

More Stephin Merrit Rock Reviews

"Rock That?s Oh So Stupid Yet Oh So Intelligent" By STEPHIN MERRITT The New York Times 5/16/04 DELAYS You can't tell a word Greg…
Stereogum | May 16, 2004 - 5:26 pm
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