Tag Archives: Phil Spector

Three Christmas Albums That Don’t Blow

24 Dec

I have always liked Christmas as a holiday.  Gifts, booze, family–in the opposite order of course.  Though, I absolutely loathe pop Christmas music or pop artists covering classics.  For instance, I would happily Continue reading

Indie Canon Inductee: The Magnetic Fields

21 Mar

The Magnetic Fields was founded by Stephin Merritt in Boston in 1990 where he and bandmate/high school friend, Claudia Gonson, were living at the time (check out the adorable photo-booth still of the two above).

I might as well get this out of the way right now…Stephin Merritt is getting inducted into the Indie Canon for being the songwriter, lead vocalist, producer and mutli-instrumentalist behind The Magnetic Fields as well as Continue reading