This article from Mountain Xpress dissects an upcoming even in Asheville, NC featuring local musicians covering all of 69 Love Songs in order. The article also features mini-interviews with some of the participating musicians gushing about how much they love the record, which is a pretty sweet deal.
Here is a review of The Magnetic Fields' show in Toronto the other night, and here is another. Hopefully the colds in question will heal sooner than later.
Metro International features this very brief interview with Mr. Merritt, in which its author puts words into the mouths of us SM-fans. I also love how the author saves the obligatory "I hear you suck to interview" style question for the very last one.