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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 »
Well, somebody's being cute. As the Verge reports, enterprising landscape architect Ste Allan has inserted a pixelated image of Morrissey, in classic Smiths-era recline, on Google Earth's "your world…   Read Story »
Katy Goodman is a red-haired human being who, as Kickball Katy, plays bass in the Vivian Girls, and who, as La Sera, also makes solo music. Recording under her own name for once, Goodman has…   Read Story »
Morrissey is either getting even more into the Christmas spirit than everyone else, or he's cold getting paid. The man recently licensed a cover version of the Smiths' song "Please, Please, Please…   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 »
Time is a valuable thing, and the musicians who can make a quick point in a short amount of time deserve their props. We've put together a quick list of ten excellent songs from indie's past (and…   Read Story »
Yesterday we celebrated The Queen Is Dead's 25th Anniversary. Today we celebrate the live version of new Morrissey song, "The Kid's A Looker," which Moz performed on BBC Radio 2 a few days ago along…   Read Story »
Last year when Meat Is Murder celebrated its 25th anniversary, we asked musicians like Zach Condon, Drew Daniel, Frankie Rose, Jamie Stewart, the No Age dudes, and Pictureplane for their memories of,…   Read Story »
Last month Death Cab For Cutie returned to the spotlight with "You Are A Tourist," the great first single and video from their forthcoming Codes And Keys. A sunny addition to our spring playlist, it…   Read Story »
Someone made a Smiths vinyl bootleg called Unreleased Demos & Instrumentals. Someone else made a rip of the (pretty illuminating, great) 16-track collection that features, among other things, a…   Read Story »