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.
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.
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.