Archive | Stephin Merritt

Bumbershoot 2014

Bumbershoot 2014: the Saturday of your life

“It's never too late to have a happy childhood.”  ― Tom Robbins Play.  I am looking at the Bumbershoot 2014 schedule for the first time today. Just two days before it all comes down. It's not because I'm lazy, though I am that (sometimes). Or a procrastinator (all the damned time). I prefer to walk into […]

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Recommended Viewing: Strange Powers @the NWFF {12/10-12/16}

I know many of you are probably rabid Magnetic Fields fans, and since the Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields doc got a lot of good buzz at SIFF this year (imaginary liz liked it muchly), I thought y’all would want to know it’s playing at the Northwest Film Forum starting this Friday, […]

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Best news of the day: Magnetic Fields are coming to Seattle

As imaginary keenan reported last week, there’s a new Magnetic Fields album headed our way on January 26, 2010 {thanks to Nonesuch Records}. And as we speculated {and crossed all our fingers for}, the band will hit the road in support of Realism in February and March! Get your credit card ready… tickets are on […]

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Where's all the !!!!!!s for the NEW Magnetic Fields song?

Wow, things have been quiet all over recently. I'm guessing because most folks are spending their online time frantically trying to find those weirdo particular gifts on the wishlists (where am I supposed to find a braided horsehair belt?). But amidst all of our secure online transactions, the Magnetic Fields have posted a new song […]

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Plague Songs


Nothing says fun like biblical plagues! I mean, I'm sure the pharaoh was having a blast (or so I'm lead to believe by The Ten Commandments), so why not make an entire album that sets the whole thing to music. Bloody brilliant! For those of us just waiting for such a miraculous intersection of indie […]

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