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Stephin Merritt & Daniel Handler performing live score to Tod Browning film 'The Unholy Three' in NYC

159 days ago
Brooklyn VeganThe Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt has composed a score to Tod Browning's 1925 silent film 'The Unholy Three,' which stars Lon Chaney, and he'll be performing it with the film at NYC's Town Hall on Saturday, May 18. For the live... more info

Palehound – “Killer”

181 days ago
StereogumIt's been a couple years since Palehound's last album, the excellent A Place I'll Always Go , but Ellen Kempner has stayed busy covering the Magnetic Fields and releasing a 7" and hitting the road a lot, and today she's back with a fresh song. more info

Palehound, Sidney Gish, Worriers, & More Cover Magnetic Fields On You Can Sing Me Anything: A Tribute To 69 Love Songs

248 days ago
Stereogum69 Love Songs is ambitious all by itself. A few dozen songs from anyone would be a significant feat no matter what, but part of why Stephin Merritt has become a touchstone for many artists and endured for so long is because he writes at a humungous v... more info

7 New Songs Out Today

251 days ago
Brooklyn VeganListen to new songs by Sarah Shook, hard rock supergroup Deadland Ritual, Wintersleep, Magnetic Fields covers by Worriers and Palehound, and more. Continue reading… more info

Worriers cover Magnetic Fields for new tribute album (listen)

252 days ago
Brooklyn VeganA new tribute album to '69 Love Songs' comes out this week and also features Sidney Gish, Palehound, Illuminati Hotties, Jeffrey Lewis, and more. Continue reading… more info

Illuminati Hotties Cover The Magnetic Fields

258 days ago
Chorus.fmThe Illuminati Hotties cover of The Magnetic Fields’ “The Way You Say Good-Night” is up on Bandcamp. You Can Sing Me Anything: A Tribute to 69 Love Songs by Living Statue Records more info

illuminati hotties – “The Way You Say Good-Night” (The Magnetic Fields Cover)

258 days ago
StereogumThe Magnetic Fields' 69 Love Songs turns 20 years old next year. It stands as one of Stephin Merritt's most popular and beloved songwriting exercises, and a lot of artists have cited it as a huge inspiration over the last decade. That means it probab... more info

Stephin Merritt Befriended This Jeopardy! Contestant

277 days ago
StereogumA bunch of older Jeopardy! episodes recently went up on Netflix, including a 2013 Tournament Of Champions entry in which 9-time winner Jason Keller talks about meeting up with the Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt after his initial appearances on the ... more info

Gabe Greenland – “Humanish”

310 days ago
Obscure Sound“Humanish” is a track released today from Gabe Greenland, a Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter/producer from Los Angeles. He plays an authentic vein of folk with sophisti-pop elements, recalling the likes of Magnetic Fields and Jonathan Richman. Th... more info

William Elliott Whitmore releasing covers album (hear his Magnetic Fields cover)

405 days ago
Brooklyn VeganThe album also has William covering songs by Bad Religion, ZZ Top, Johnny Cash, Bill Withers, Captain Beefheart, and more. Continue reading… more info

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