Tag Archives: The Magnetic Fields

Interview: The Strange Powers of Stephin Merritt & the Magnetic Fields

I still remember the first time Stephin Merritt visited the KEXP studios a couple of years ago. He performed alone, sitting on one of our creaky chairs, ukulele in hand, but he was trailed by a two-person camera crew, who I was delighted to learn were film directors Gail O’Hara and Kerthy Fix. Earlier thisRead more...

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Movie Review: Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields at NWFF

Northwest Film Forum, Dec 10 - Dec 16 Directed by Kerthy Fix and Gail O’Hara, USA, 2010, HD, 82 minutes. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary Feature at the Los Angeles Outfest Go to the KEXP Facebook page today for a chance to win tickets!

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Under the Spell of Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt & the Magnetic Fields

Earlier this summer, KEXP was proud to present the “Face the Music” series as part of the annual Seattle International Film Festival. We were especially excited about one film in particular, making its Northwest debut: Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt & the Magnetic Fields. Not only are the Magnetic Fields a favorite band of KEXP listeners,Read more...

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SIFF “Face the Music” preview: Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and The Magnetic Fields

Strange Powers directed by Kerthy Fix and Gail O’Hara (USA, 85 minutes) Festival Screenings: June 6, 9:30 PM, SIFF Cinema June 7, 4:00 PM, SIFF Cinema

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Out This Week 4/20

It’s 4/20, and surprisingly the herb-friendly bands aren’t banging on the door of this release day like you’d think they would be. (Insert joke here about potheads not being motivated.) Sure, there are a few taking advantage, like long-standing stoners Cypress Hill, whose first album in six years features Tom Morello, Pitbull, Everlast, and others.Read more...

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