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Stephin Merritt

On the Culture Front: Falsettos, Stephin Merritt, Andrew Bird, and more

Chris Kompanek | Posted 12.29.2016 | New York
Chris Kompanek

I saw "Falsettos" the day after the election in a haze of despair. The woman sitting next to me quietly sobbed throughout the show, and I felt tears w...

'Some Parties Are Always Ending': Stephin Merritt Sits One Out

Zack Rosen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Zack Rosen

Future Bible Heroes toured this summer, but frontman Stephin Merritt stayed home. This won't be surprising to longtime fans of the Magnetic Fields/The 6ths/Gothic Archies mastermind, who views touring as a "necessary evil" for reasons related and unrelated to a hearing condition.

On the Culture Front: Tribeca Film Fest Afterthought, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Newsies and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 07.02.2012 | New York
Chris Kompanek

t's been a busy month on the culture front; a lot has gone down in the music, theater and film worlds. Magnetic Fields, Silence! The Musical, Newsies, A Midsummer Night's Dream and the Tribeca Film Festival.

What Would Philip Glass, Das Racist, Lou Reed And Antony Together?

Posted 03.30.2012 | Home

The Tibet House offered yet another incredible lineup for its 22nd annual benefit concert concert at Carnegie Hall Monday night. Philip Glass, who cur...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Kerthy Fix on Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

A songwriter who can dream up lyrics like, "When we kiss, it feels like a flying saucer landing," can score those lyrics in any one of a thousand, inf...

Six Questions With Stephin Merritt of the Magnetic Fields

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Thomas Gladysz

Singer-songwriter and composer Stephin Merritt recently composed an original score to the 1916 silent film, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Here, Merritt answered a few questions about this latest project.