Stephin Merritt

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