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Last year Johnny Marr, that most legendary of all sidemen, finally released his debut solo album, and now he announces a second one. Playland comes a little more than a year after 2013's The…   Read Story »
The whole team it took to come up with The Amazing Spider-Man 2's lackluster pop single "It's On Again" performed on Fallon last night. Kendrick opened with his intro verse before turning it over to…   Read Story »
Pharrell produced Alicia Keys' Kendrick Lamar collab "It's On Again," the big first single from the soundtrack to the would-be summer blockbuster The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Pharrell also had more to…   Read Story »
In the newest issue of NME, the Smiths guitar legend Johnny Marr has a column, and he's taken the opportunity to pop some shit off. More specifically, he's joined the growing mass of musicians who…   Read Story »
Johnny Marr's headlining tour hits NY this weekend, and in advance of the concert he returned to Late Night With Jimmy Fallon yesterday to perform The Messenger's "Generate! Generate!" along with…   Read Story »
He might not have an autobiography out there igniting internet discussion, but former Smiths guitar wizard Johnny Marr is still out there, bringing gooily moody virtuosic guitar textures to the…   Read Story »
A few weeks ago, She & Him re-ignited the timeless question of smartphone usage at concerts when they banned cameras at their Toronto Urban Roots Fest performance. It's an increasingly common request…   Read Story »
Earlier this year, the former Smiths axemaster Johnny Marr released The Messenger, his first-ever full-on solo album, and the florid rocker "New Town Velocity' was one of its highlights. In the…   Read Story »
In 1988, the New Order frontman Bernard Sumner and the Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr got together to form the side project Electronic, which also featured the Pet Shop Boys' Neil Tennant for a while.…   Read Story »
Last night, Smiths guitar wizard Johnny Marr served as the musical guest on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. On the show proper, he played the jangly title track from The Messenger, his new solo album.…   Read Story »