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Coachella 2013 Weekend 2: Friday’s 5 Best Things

Peel back the surface and look past the picturesque valley backdrop. Forget about the gorgeous, sun-kissed young folk wearing next to nothing (or, on occasion,…
Aaron Lariviere | April 20, 2013 - 6:40 pm

Photos: Johnny Marr @ Aladdin Theater, Portland 4/16/13

Last night, Johnny Marr played at the Aladdin Theater in Portland. Along with his own material, Marr performed a number of Electronic and Smiths songs,…
Stereogum | April 17, 2013 - 12:06 pm

Coachella 2013 Friday: Blur, Modest Mouse, Grinderman, & More

"It’s the homeland!" one of the girls on the hotel shuttle yelped as we neared the festival. It really begged the question -- who is…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 13, 2013 - 2:11 pm

Watch Johnny Marr Play “How Soon Is Now?” With Ronnie Wood

A couple of weeks ago, we posted video of the Smiths guitar legend Johnny Marr playing "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now," one of the many…
Tom Breihan | February 28, 2013 - 10:33 am

Stream Johnny Marr The Messenger

Smiths guitar wizard Johnny Marr has put in decades of work with a generous fistful of post-Smiths projects, but he's somehow never released a proper…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2013 - 10:19 am

Watch Johnny Marr Play “Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now” For The 1st Time In 25 Years

Well, we got the My Bloody Valentine album, so a Smiths reunion must be at least a thing that could happen, someday, right? Wrong? Still,…
Michael Nelson | February 14, 2013 - 12:01 pm

Johnny Marr – “Upstarts” Video

In our interview with Johnny Marr, the guitar god said his new single, "Upstarts," is a "lighthearted description of leaving school and getting screwed and…
Michael Nelson | January 14, 2013 - 11:20 am


Q&A: Johnny Marr On The Messenger, The Smiths, And Why He Can’t Stop Joining Other People’s Bands

Johnny Marr is, without question, one of the nicest guys in rock and roll. He's also, without question, one of the most talented guitar players…
T. Cole Rachel | December 27, 2012 - 12:06 pm

Johnny Marr – “The Right Right Thing”

Smiths guitar-god Johnny Marr will release his first-ever full-fledged solo LP The Messenger in a couple of months, and we've already seen his moody video
Tom Breihan | December 4, 2012 - 10:18 am

Watch Dinosaur Jr. Perform With Johnny Marr, Frank Black, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo, Tommy Stinson, & More In NYC

On Saturday night, Dinosaur Jr. played a big show at New York's Terminal 5 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their album You're Living All
Tom Breihan | December 3, 2012 - 12:01 pm

Johnny Marr – “The Messenger” Video

Smiths guitar guru Johnny Marr will release his debut solo album next year, and today his camp let loose with the sky-scraping title track "The…
Corban Goble | November 13, 2012 - 9:09 am

Moz Publicist: The Smiths Are Never Ever Ever Getting Back Together

Yesterday, we told you about how Coachella offered to go vegetarian in exchange for a Smiths reunion at the festival, and then we mentioned a…
Michael Nelson | October 2, 2012 - 2:20 pm

The Anniversary

Strangeways, Here We Come Turns 25

The Smiths commenced recording their fourth (and ultimately final) full-length knowing the title of the album and little else. Still, the band possessed such a…
Brad Shoup | September 28, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Watch Johnny Marr On Portlandia

Johnny Marr is the latest figure from the rock world to drop into this season of Portlandia, joining the ranks of Isaac Brock, Joanna Newsom,…
Corban Goble | March 5, 2012 - 2:51 pm