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Wednesday, March 3, 2010
“I have an idea for a paradoxical theme album called Untitled, on which all the songs are called ‘Untitled,’” Stephin Merritt tells me. I have no idea whether he is kidding, but that’s nothing new. I never have any idea whether Merritt is kidding. In conversation and in song, Merritt has a droll, poker face of a voice, dry enough to suggest sarcasm but too stern to know for sure...
Thursday, March 4, 2010

Tonight @ The Pabst Theater

The Magnetic Fields’ 2008 album Distortion was an unexpected departure from the synth- and acoustic-based sounds that singer-songwriter Stephin Merritt usually tends to, an aggressive, electric noise-pop album. Merritt conceived...