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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, for a couple of dudes who have turned down millions of…   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 »
First of all, this new Weeknd song appropriates the Smiths' "Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want" in lyric and in sample. And at the very least we can all agree that, of all the Moz-isms for…   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 »
Most of us go to work every day at jobs we find redundant, collaborating with people we don't like. And, generally speaking, the pay is terrible, and the benefits are worse. Yet, we plod on. But for…   Read Story »
After Gorilla Biscuits broke up and before he formed Rival Schools, Walter Schreifels led the great New York post-hardcore band Quicksand. Quicksand mastered an emotive but muscular form of seesawing…   Read Story »
Yesterday fans of the Smiths and Morrissey united at the Avalon in Hollywood to celebrate all things Moz. Plenty of pompadours and horn-rimmed glasses filled the venue as people danced their hearts…   Read Story »