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  1. Mumbai Diary: Saturday DossierRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... and ambient psychedelia. There are no strangers to this part of the world, though, having performed at The Magnetic Fields festival earlier. Now, Mumbaikars too can get a taste of their swaying rhythms. The band is slated to perform in the city on ...

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  2. Novia Scotia snowbirds fly their melancholy indie pop into EugeneRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 5 | Eugene Weekly

    As a teenager living in Nova Scotia, Molly Rankin bought records by Teenage Fanclub and The Smiths.

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  3. Donald Drumpf Theatre: Donald Drumpf Theatre Vol. 64, Segment 1Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 4 | A-Infos Radio Project

    ... this week from Elvis Presley ("You're the Devil in Disguise"), Elton John ("Madman Across the Water"), The Magnetic Fields ("Foxx and I"), The Beatles ("I Am The Walrus"), Our Cartoon President ("A PSA by Our Cartoon President"), and Golden Earring ...

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  4. 1Q2018 Most VisitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | Hilobrow

    ... that I used to slavishly try to control." (1Q2018) Jordan Ellenberg's WOWEE ZOWEE series installment on The Magnetic Fields' Get Lost . "This is a record about going out to parties that you listen to alone in your room. Or I did, anyway. It's a ...

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  5. Amal Clooney to attend Toronto's Luminato festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 28 | Red Deer Advocate

    ... girl caught in a "cycle of abuse and addiction." Indie rocker Stephin Merritt will lead his band the Magnetic Fields through the two-night, auto-biographical multimedia performance "50 Song Memoir." And Scott Silven's "At the Illusionist's Table" ...

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  6. Amal Clooney to attend Torontoa s Luminato festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 27 | Lethbridge Herald

    ... girl caught in a "cycle of abuse and addiction." Indie rocker Stephin Merritt will lead his band the Magnetic Fields through the two-night, auto-biographical multimedia performance "50 Song Memoir." And Scott Silven's "At the Illusionist's Table" ...

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  7. Giving Their All: Seattle's Darto come to Cafe Stritch in support of 'Human Giving'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Metroactive

    ... drawling baritone, which he pairs with wry, matter-of-fact lyrics, is reminiscent of Stephin Merritt of The Magnetic Fields. In the final analysis, Merz says that Darto is simply maturing, finding its own voice and doing what any serious band ...

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  8. Carly Simon, Patti Smith & More Dazzle at NYC's Tibet House ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Billboard

    Philip Glass and Carly Simon at the 31st Annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert and Gala at Carnegie Hall on March 3, 2018 in New York City. A solid half-century of pop and rock music converged onstage for the 31st annual Tibet House benefit concert at Carnegie Hall this past Saturday.

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  9. What's going on Saturday?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | Brooklynvegan

    Tibet House US Benefit w/ Philip Glass, Angel Olsen, Carly Simon, Blood Orange, Stephin Merritt, Patti Smith, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Los Vega, Resistance Revival Chorus, Rhiannon Giddens, Techung @ Carnegie Hall It's the 31st annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert, and in addition to musical director Philip Glass, the amazing lineup includes past performer Patti Smith, songwriting legend Carly Simon, newer indie artists like Angel Olsen, Blood Orange, and The Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt, and more.

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  10. Bang on a Can Marathon 2018 lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Brooklynvegan

    The annual Bang on a Can Marathon briefly moved to Brooklyn Museum after losing its longtime home at Manhattan's Brookfield Place, but it'll return to Manhattan for its 31st year, the NY Times reports. Its new home is the N.Y.U. Skirball Center on Washington Square Park , which is just a few blocks north of the marathon's original home, the now-defunct gallery Exit Art.

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  11. Bang on a Can Marathon Returns to Downtown ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | The New York Times

    After a brief foray into Brooklyn, the annual Bang on a Can Marathon is moving back to downtown Manhattan, where it has resided for much of its 30-year run. The free concert will take place at the N.Y.U. Skirball Center on Washington Square Park on May 13 from noon to 10 p.m. The Bang on a Can founders , Michael Gordon, David Lang, and Julia Wolfe, will present their own compositions and serve as M.C.'s; other performers include Terry Riley and Stephin Merritt of the Magnetic Fields.

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  12. Hundred Waters - "I Don't Believe In The Sun"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Stereogum

    When the Magnetic Fields released the landmark triple album 69 Love Songs in 1999, band mastermind Stephin Merritt would talk about the fundamental insincerity of the exercise. As a songwriter, Meritt wasn't particularly interested in love, but he was interested in songs - in how they work, in the ways that they can manipulate us, in how a perfectly-structured sequence of notes and words can completely sweep us up.

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  13. Wowee ZoweeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | Hilobrow

    One in a series of enthusiastic posts , contributed by HILOBROW friends and regulars, on the subject of our favorite albums of the Nineties . A new installment in this series will appear each Wednesday during 2018.

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  14. Philip Glass & Resistance Revival Chorus' Ginny Suss on the Reawakening of Protest Marches & MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | Billboard

    ... by Blood Orange, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Rhiannon Giddens, Angel Olsen, Stephin Merritt of the Magnetic Fields and music legend Carly Simon, whose inclusion was just announced last week. Billboard recently had the privilege of sitting in on a ...

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  15. Review: Superchunk's What a Time to Be Alive Captures the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | Spin

    In the last week of 2016, Superchunk frontman Mac McCaughan released a solo track, "Happy New Year ," that perfectly summed up the post-election malaise of the moment with a little gallows humor. Superchunk's 11 album is the sound of McCaughan a year later, still mustering wit and defiance after a 2017 that was every bit as depressing as 2016, if not more so.

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  16. Superchunk goes to Richmond, and it's ready to take on the systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    ... remains one of the larger independent labels today, with an artist roster that includes Arcade Fire, The Magnetic Fields, The Mountain Goats and Waxahatchee. After some personnel shifts in the early years, the members of Superchunk solidified to ...

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  17. A Valentine's Day Tribute to 69 Love SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | The Pordland Mercury

    High School Records presents a special Valentine's Day tribute to the Magnetic Fields sprawling three-volume album, 69 Love Songs , with Hollow Sidewalks, The Zags, Whisper Hiss, The Magnetic Femmes, Dr. Something, Ross Morgan, and Eli all playing songs from Stephin Merritt's magnum opus.

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  18. The Definitive Valentinea s Day PlaylistRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2018 | The Emory Wheel

    It's Valentine's Day morning, and months deep into the throes of cuffing season, you're ready for a day of complete romantic indulgence with your significant other. Or maybe it's later in the evening, and you need some jams for the car ride to dinner.

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  19. 69 Love Songs From World CafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | National Public Radio

    You'd think that people would have had enough of silly love songs? Not a chance. For Valentine's Day this year, we've modeled our love songs playlist after The Magnetic Fields ' classic 69 Love Songs , a collection of, well, 69 songs about love songs written by Stephin Merritt.

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  20. The Magnetic Fields playing '50 Song Memoir' at The ApolloRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Brooklynvegan

    The Magnetic Fields ' decades-in-the-making 50 Song Memoir made its NYC debut at BAM in December of 2016, and Stephin Merritt and his band toured the theatrical production in 2017, playing two nights at each stop - the first 25 songs one night, the second 25 the next. 50 Song Memoir comes back to NYC this spring for a special two-night performance at The Apollo on June 15 & 16 .

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