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The Magnetic Fields

Concert Whereabouts (Nov. 12 - Nov 18)

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 01.12.2013 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

Legends, distant memories and old friends fill a very busy week here in D.C. Shows abound and genres be damned, with Milkman's Union, The Who, Mirah and The Magnetic Fields, to name a few.

'Moogfest' Tickets Go On Sale

Posted 08.11.2012 | Arts

Moogfest 2012 is approaching. The unusual music festival takes up the experimental spirit of electronic music innovator Bob Moog and pushes it into ev...

The Magnetic Fields' Trashy Love Story

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 05.08.2012 | Home

In "Quick!," the Magnetic Fields' second video for their 2012 album Love At The Bottom Of The Sea, a man and woman fall in love not at the bottom of ...

Concert Whereabouts (Apr. 9 - Apr. 16)

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 06.09.2012 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

One more night with Bruce and a rare evening with Pulp keep me away from the District for a couple of nights this week. The Magnetic Fields will be at the 9:30 Club on Monday.

Museum of Natural History Plots Epic Video Game

Posted 01.20.2012 | Arts

If you’re of the persuasion that, as great as they are, most planetariums need some spicing up, The Museum of Natural History now has you covered. I...

The Magnetic Fields' Return With Another Love Song

Posted 01.12.2012 | Home

For the writers of 69 Love Songs, no boy-meets-girl-falls-in-love song formula will do. This time around, The Magnetic Fields are playing around with ...

Alleged Zodiac 'Shift' Is Old News

Wes Isley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wes Isley

This "redistricting" of the zodiac is really nothing to stress about. But if it teaches us anything, it's that we need to know more about how the stars, our home planet Earth and the Sun work.

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...

WATCH: MUSIC DOCUMENTARY: Stephin Merritt Of The Magnetic Fields Has Strange Powers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

What would music be right now without the Magnetic Fields? With lyrics as strange and magical as Stephin Merritt's voice, the Magnetic Fields' songs ...

"Welcome to the Future": A Forward Looking Playlist for my High School Reunion

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

When you're 40something, you're probably better off trying to live in the present tense and not in the past -- even at your high school reunion.

This Charming Life: A Conversation with Joan Armatrading, Plus Peter Gabriel's Scratch My Back Review, and Jakob Dylan and Manchester Orchestra News

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

In an interview, Joan Armatrading shares some insights with us into her latest album, her career, and, of course, her stint in The New York City Marathon.