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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 not knowing enough to engage in some…   Read Story »
For a band that lasted only five years and released only four official full-length albums, the Smiths' catalog is a nightmare to untangle. The 70 or so songs the band eventually issued were…   Read Story »
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 of all time. As a founding member of the Smiths, Marr…   Read Story »
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 for the title track. And now we get to hear…   Read Story »
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 Over Me. They started out the show by playing the album…   Read Story »
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 Messenger." Head below to watch the single's…   Read Story »
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 report citing "credible sources" claiming a Smiths…   Read Story »
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 strong sense of self -- with a…   Read Story »
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, St. Vincent and Eddie Vedder (so far). In this sketch,…   Read Story »
Betheny Cosentino's in that rarified place where she's both on elder rock champions radar and also in their Fave Five. (We're still making "Fave Five" jokes, right? Great.) Rivers Cuomo nabbed her…   Read Story »