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Journal Archives for The Gothic Archies

  • The Gothic Archies

    Stephin Merritt, Laurie Anderson to Participate in San Francisco "Talking Music" Series

    Stephin Merritt and Laurie Anderson will each participate in the Talking Music series of conversations and performances from San Francisco's City Arts & Lectures, held at the Herbst Theatre. Stephin will open the season on September 11 in conversation and song hosted by Lemony Snicket author and fellow Gothic Archie Daniel Handler; Laurie will talk with music journalist Michael Azerrad for the season closer in April. In between are talks and performances by artists like Barbara Cook, Michael Tilson Thomas, Neko Case, and Okkervil River's Will Sheff.

  • LA Times Welcomes Stephin Merritt to Town

    Long a fixture in New York City, Stephin Merritt has recently set up home in Los Angeles as well, and, writes Los Angeles Times staff writer Richard Cromelin, in a feature profile of the songwriter in this Sunday's paper, "his presence has enhanced L.A.'s creative landscape."

  • The Gothic Archies on NPR

    Listen to The Gothic Archies, a.k.a. Stephin Merritt, and author Daniel Handler perform songs from The Tragic Treasury and discuss the new Lemony Snickett book live on NPR's All Things Considered at

  • The Gothic Archies: "Scream and Run Away"

    Check out the video for "Scream and Run Away," off The Gothic Archies' Nonesuch debut, The Tragic Treasury.