Tag: Stephin merritt

The Magnetic Fields – The Book of Love live at wfuv

For any amorous ukulele players out there.  The Book of Love by Stephin Merritt of the The Magnetic Fields.     I’m not sure what ukulele he’s playing…

The old dope peddler by The Three Terrors

The Three Terrors were an infrequent live covers act starring Stephin Merritt, LD Beghtol and Dudley Klute.  Each show was a extravagant affair based around a theme.  I…

Stephin Merritt of the Magnetic Fields – Andrew in Drag on ukulele

One of the joys of a new Magnetic Fields album is that Stephin Merritt is forced, probably at gunpoint, to do a round of interviews with the press….

Amanda Palmer, Stephin Merritt, Neil Gaiman and Moby –

I’m off out now but have to quickly blog this.  I’ve seen a few mentions of it and have only just got round to watching it.  Amanda Palmer…

Stephin Merritt interview and ukulele version of The Nun’s Litany

Finally, Strange Powers, the documentry about Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields, is available to digitally rent on iTunes and lovefilm.com.  I missed the theatre screening in London…

Top 5 Stephin Merritt (Magnetic Fields) ukulele songs

Stephin Merritt is the songwriter behind, The Magnetic Fields, The Gothic Archies, The 6ths, The Future Bible Heroes and has also released film soundtracks and a few musicals…

Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields

Iconic songwriter, and ukulele enthusiast, Stephin Merritt, is the focus of a new documentary – Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields. Film makers Kerthy Fix and…

The Magnetic Fields live at The Barbican, 22nd of March 2010

There was a scholar of ancient Scottish poetry, hipsters sporting beards and 60s glasses, some east London fringes, colourful tights, academics, a few older folk, and the Head…

The Magnetic Fields, seduced and abandoned – live ukulele version

Stephin Merritt and Claudia Gonson, from the Magnetic Fields, popped into the studio at NPR for a short interview and a couple of songs on the ukulele in…

The Magnetic Fields – Realism

The Magnetic Fields have just released their latest album, Realism, the sister to their last album, Distortion, on Nonesuch records.  The feedback and white noise of Distortion is…