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Saturday night was the closing to a week of benefits in support of the Vera Project, a "music and arts center run by and for youth," dubbed A Drink For The Kids and featuring Grand Hallway, Throw Me…   Read Story »
Vanity Fair has pics and a preview of the Magnetic Fielder's adaptation of Neil Gaiman's creepy kid's book. Merritt says: "This is part of my plan to make 50 successful Hollywood musicals." Don't…   Read Story »
Merge Records turns 20 this year and the celebration is well underway. Last week we told you about the five-day summer fest in North Carolina with Superchunk, Spoon, Conor Oberst, M. Ward, Destroyer,…   Read Story »
From his "Wheels On The Car" to his Wrigley commercial that's impossible to find on-line, etc., the Magnetic Fields' crooner certainly isn't shy about writing jingles or allowing his songs to be…   Read Story »
These days live video is all the rage (well, that and nostalgia, repetitious festivals, and getting too excited about things that don't deserve it because you want to be "first"). But yeah, from…   Read Story »
By Amrit Singh As with most Magnetic Fields albums, Distortion is organized around a singular concept. Unlike say 69 Love Songs (love songs, guess how many) or i (songs all beginning with the same…   Read Story »
No, they didn't cover this Mag Fields song, which is what we were first thinking when we heard about this. Still, this past Monday, Arcade Fire did get to give a nice little local shout out during…   Read Story »
Listening to the super duper Distortion -- which we've already prematurely sainted -- it's pretty clear Stephin Merritt likes the Jesus & Mary Chain and their rainy feedback. Listen no further than…   Read Story »
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 along the link to an MP3 of "Too Drunk To Dream"…   Read Story »
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