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The Magnetic Fields with Shugo Tokumaru

Performing Arts

Photo by Marcelo Kracilcic

The Magnetic Fields
with Shugo Tokumaru

Next@Wex

This popular series introduces young indie scene music innovators in our intimate black box venues and welcomes breakout bands to larger theaters.

Fri, Oct 24, 2008 8 PM

"Irresistible…bolstered by sly harmonies just peeking out from a sea of distorted guitar." —Pitchfork

Songwriter extraordinaire Stephin Merritt and his central ensemble return for a live show in the Southern Theatre downtown. Distortion, the Magnetic Fields’ most recent Nonesuch release, found the band taking longtime fans for a bit of a surprise as it set aside the all-acoustic approach of the previous album, i, to frame Merritt’s always supremely crafted, droll, and articulate lyrical observations with surly menacing squalls of feedback and reverb-drenched fuzz guitar. You won’t want to miss this occasion to see the genius of the Magnetic Fields in action again.

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Ticket prices include a $2.50 CAPA restoration fee.

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