A blog devoted to the works of Stephin Merritt of The Magnetic Fields, The 6ths, Future Bible Heroes, The Gothic Archies, et al. This blog will feature news related to his work, as well as occasional fanboy gushes from the author. Thank you for stopping by, and may all your dreams come true.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Interview with Mr. Merritt

KEXP has posted this new interview with Stephin Merritt, Kerthy Fix, and Gail O'Hara discussing Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and The Magnetic Fields and various other subjects.  It's a damn good interview, especially if you, like me, are a fan of camaraderie. 

Of particular distress, though, is Mr. Merritt's lack of plans to release his score to 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea!!  Those of you who had the opportunity to see it live, consider yourselves really lucky.  For those of you in my shoes, lets start e-mailing Criterion weekly begging them to beg Mr. Merritt to release it.  It's got to work, right?

I'd also like to use this forum to complain about the city of Chicago not getting a screening of Strange Powers.  Now that theatrical dates are being announced, I'd expect some theater around here to screen the goddamn thing.  C'mon, Chi-City!



  2. My sentiments exactly. Perhaps there's a bootleg out there for us, though, Mr. Pena, so don't lose faith entirely.