Stephin Merritt

An Album of Bob’s Burgers Songs is Coming Soon, Featuring the National and St. Vincent

The music of beloved Fox animated sitcom Bob's Burgers is finally getting compiled together for an album, The Bob's Burgers Music Album, which is coming on May 12 via…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 23, 2017

New Music: Hear Five New Songs From the Magnetic Fields’ Upcoming Five-Disc Album

Say what you will about Stephin Merritt, but when the Magnetic Fields singer-songwriter wants to do a musical project, he does it big, or at…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 17, 2016

Stephin Merritt, Will Sheff, and More Remember David Bowie on the Talkhouse

The Talkhouse, a place for musicians to write about other musicians, is hosting a remembrance of the late, great David Bowie. The 69-year-old died yesterday,…
James Grebey / January 11, 2016

Magnetic Fields’ Stephin Merritt Pens Scrabble-Themed Poetry Book

If you've ever played Scrabble or Words With Friends, you know how valuable landing double-letter words like "za," "xi," and "yo" can be. Magnetic Fields…
Dan Reilly / March 10, 2014

Hear Magnetic Fields Siblings Future Bible Heroes’ Wry ‘Living, Loving, Partygoing’

Stephin Merritt is best known as the dry, melody-drunk wit behind the Magnetic Fields, but his followers can explore a back catalog with enough branches…
Marc Hogan / March 20, 2013

Stephin Merritt, ‘Obscurities’ (Merge)

Stephin Merritt never has lacked for ideas. Under various guises, but mostly as the Magnetic Fields, the wittily morose indie-pop maestro has issued or reissued…
Marc Hogan / August 23, 2011