Love is in the air on Soundcheck's annual Valentine's Day show, whether you like sweeping romance or bawdy raunch. Stephin Merritt, the eccentric mastermind behind New York band the Magnetic Fields portrays a unique take on the cliché-ridden topic of love in the epic three-CD masterwork, 69 Love Songs. He performs some of those notorious songs live in the WNYC studio. And the young Idaho-bred songwriter Josh Ritter stops by to present a more traditionalyet no less captivatingtake on romance.
» Stephin Merritt's Web site
» Josh Ritter's Web site