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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 »
Yes, it's that Andy Rourke, bassist for the Smiths, who put together this remix. Rourke hosts a show called Jetlag on East Village Radio, and he (along with co-host Double Ole) worked this remix.…   Read Story »
When I was in high school I had a Meat Is Murder t-shirt. The one with the lyrics to the album's title track on the front: "It's not natural, normal or kind / The flesh you so fancifully fry / The…   Read Story »
Morrissey has had a pretty tough year, no doubt. From collapsing onstage to getting pegged in the head with a bottle, and finally ejecting a heckler who yelled "fuck you" while he was trying to tell…   Read Story »