Listen to an interview with Stephin Merritt and Claudia Gonson of the Magnetic Fields fromNPR.
If you Google Claudia Gonson, incidentally, you come across herentryat Cassette from my Exwhich is an outstanding site. From their about section, “They were into you, so they made you a tape. Today you don’t have a cassette player, but you still can’t toss that mix. We share the stories and the soundtrack to your earliest loves.”
For the record, I still have a cassette player. (Two, actually.)
The Magnetic Fields are playingThe Pageantin St. Louis, Missouri on March 6th.
Of course,St. Vincent will be playingThe Bottlenecktomorrow, and I’m going.
This is your brain on Hogs.