The Magnetic Fields
Superchunk's New Single with Waxahatchee and Stephin Merritt Effing Rules
"Erasure" is probably the closest you'll get to an alt-rock supergroup.
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau
Stephin Merritt's Exceptional Life and Janet Weiss's Genius: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau
The Dean takes on The Magnetic Fields' 50-song memoir, Craig Finn's American heroes, and Sleater-Kinney's latest live offering.
stream of the crop
Stream of the Crop: 10 New Albums for Heavy Rotation 3/4
New albums from Tim Kasher, Ronald Bruner Jr., and Khalid top this week's list.