Tag Archives: stephin merritt

Djinni from the Block

The Amulet of Samarkand, by Jonathan Stroud – As you may recall, I had previously read the prequel to Stroud’s Bartimaeus Trilogy, but none of the books in the trilogy itself. I have now gotten around to reading the first … Continue reading

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Ukulele Me

Is it just a reflection of my own taste in music, or is the ukulele, previously relegated mostly to novelty tunes and Hawaiian music, been enjoying somewhat of a comeback in recent years? I like to think it’s at least … Continue reading

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Who Could Ask for Anything More?

I managed to get my hands on four more 2011 releases, so here they are: Stephin Merrit, Obscurities – A collection of B-sides and unreleased songs from Stephin Merritt’s various musical projects, including the Magnetic Fields, the 6ths, and the … Continue reading

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