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Kerthy’s Playlist

Director Kerthy Fix

Kerthy Fix made her directorial debut with First Person Festival flick Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields and has more recently directed Le Tigre: On Tour, a concert documentary about the ultimate crush-worthy electronica punk band from New York.

What is the rock-doc director tuning into when she’s not listening to The Magnetic Fields or Le Tigre? Well, we had her put together a playlist for us with essential picks for getting through the day…

(During Breakfast for Overnighters)
Billie Holiday, Stay With Me
The XX, XX
Listen to “Heart Skipped A Beat by The XX

(For cleaning the house)
Tammy Wynette, Tammy’s Greatest Hits

(When having a Countrypolitan nostalgia moment)
Charlie Rich, Behind Closed Doors

(While reading)
Morvern Callar Soundtrack

(When organizing her desk)
Ethiopique Vol. 2

(On the bike ride to Manhattan)
The Men, Four Good Men and True

(When missing Sxip)
Sxip Shirey, Sonic New York

(While enjoying her early morning tea)
Labradford, E Luxo SO

(When talking on the phone to her nieces)
Rachel’s, Music for Egon Schiele
Listen to “First Self-Portrait Series” by Rachel’s

Hear Kerthy and Claudia Gonson, member and manager of The Magnetic Fields, discuss Strange Powers and the impact of The Magnetic Fields after the Philadelphia premier of the documentary on Saturday, November 13 at 5:30 PM. Click here for more information and to buy tickets.

Laura Reeve

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  • StorySlam: Promotions (tickets on sale NOW)
  • Date: March 26, 2019
  • Time: 7:30 PM
  • Venue: The Playground at the Adrienne
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  • Date: April 30, 2019
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