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Stephin Merritt

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Stephen Merritt: Bubble Gum With a Punk Attitude

Essay by Eric Weisbard, The New York Times, 21 May 1995

TO STEPHIN MERRITT, one of alternative rock's newest cult figures, Top 40 jingles are purer music than any punk. Yet it's punk fans who have ...

Stephin Merritt: Man With A Plan

Profile and Interview by Michael Azerrad, Rolling Stone, 13 July 1995

Stephin Merritt: Low-fi Svengali ...

The Pocket Symphonist: Stephin Merritt

Interview by Simon Reynolds, MOJO, September 1995

Stephin Merritt is the standard-bearer for a new pop aesthetic. "Music isn’t about performing out your soul," he avers. "It’s about making pretty objects you ...

Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields

Interview by Tim Page, The Washington Post, 7 May 2000

NEW YORK — There is a distinct whiff of Disney to the Lower East Side these days. Tidied and fattened by the Manhattan real estate ...

The Hour Of The Nouvel Troubadour

Review by Art Sperl, Rock's Backpages, December 2000

Badly Drawn Boy: The Hour of BewilderbeastMagnetic Fields: 69 Love Songs ...

Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields: Strange Powers

Film/DVD/TV Review by Graeme Thomson, Uncut, March 2011

The quixotic songwriter, profiled in relentless close-up. ...

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