Magnetic Fields’ Stephin Merritt
Interview, pt. 1 with The New Gay

Okay, okay. We’ve been posting a lot of Magnetic Fields-related things lately, but fuck it (and fuck you, while I’m at it!). Check out this interesting/awkward/weird interview with Stephin Merritt, via The Music Slut. Hey, that’s what my mom used to call me!

• The Magnetic Fields: http://www.houseoftomorrow.com
• Nonesuch: http://www.nonesuch.com

The Pipettes

“Our Love Was Saved by Spacemen”

Got some new apathy for you, straight from the 22nd incarnation of The Pipettes.

• The Pipettes: http://www.thepipettes.co.uk

Sightings

“Tar and Pine”

Brooklyn’s Sightings are back with a new LP, City of Straw. It’s due April 13 via Brah.

• Sightings: http://www.myspace.com/sightings
• Brah: http://www.brahrecords.com

The Thermals

“Canada”

The Thermals - Canada  by  killrockstars

The Thermals’ latest single “Canada” is available now. The group is finishing its fifth LP, Personal Life, with Chris Walla Walla Bing Bang. It’s due September 7 via Kill Rock Stars.

• The Thermals: http://www.thethermals.com
• Kill Rock Stars: http://www.killrockstars.com

The Wu-Tang Clan

Wu-Tang Saga Documentary (Trailer)

This is the trailer for the Wu-Tang Saga documentary. The two-hour film, directed by Jeremy Mack, is released February 25 on DVD.

• The Wu-Tang Clan: http://www.wutang-corp.com

the morning benders

“Excuses”

Big Echo is due March 9 on Rough Trade.

• the morning benders: http://themorningbenders.com
• Rough Trade: http://www.roughtrade.com

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