The Magnetic Fields archive
Read The Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt On World Cafe WXPN
May 31, 2012 – Hear the singer-songwriter play ukulele versions of songs from Love at the Bottom of the Sea. WXPN
Watch Stephin Merritt: A Few Ways To Off Your Ex WFUV
Watch Love In A Trash Can: The Magnetic Fields Release New Video
May 8, 2012 – The video for "Quick!" paints a sweet love story over Stephin Merritt's typically wry lyrics.
Read The Magnetic Fields: 'Out Late At A Bar, Writing A Song'
April 14, 2012 – Frontman Stephin Merritt has his nights out to thank for inspiring the group's latest record.
Watch The Magnetic Fields, Live In Concert: SXSW 2012
Listen SXSW Late Night Dispatch: Thursday Recap
Read NPR Music Announces SXSW 2012 Lineup
Read First Listen: The Magnetic Fields, 'Love At The Bottom Of The Sea'
February 26, 2012 – These 15 songs are slight by design, but there's a world of wit in their brevity.
Watch First Watch: The Magnetic Fields' 'Andrew In Drag'
February 2, 2012 – The band explores gender transformation in the video for "Andrew in Drag."
Read New Music From From Lower Dens, Lambchop, Leonard Cohen And More
January 17, 2012 – All Songs celebrates Robin Hilton's return with its first episode of all-new music this year.
Watch Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt Subject Of New Documentary
October 8, 2010 – See the trailer for the documentary Strange Powers, opening Oct. 27 in New York.
Listen The Magnetic Fields: 'Orch-Folk,' Played By Hand
Listen The Magnetic Fields, Giant Drag, The Knife, And More
February 1, 2010 – The latest All Songs Considered mix features music from The Preservation Hall Jazz Band and more.
Listen The Magnetic Fields' Hard-Headed 'Realism'