Showing All "The Smiths" Posts

Really wish we had legs that felt fully recovered from CMJ, but you know, these things take time. That hasn't stopped fellow Moz-freaks from making the trip uptown (for us) to Hammerstein Ballroom…   Read Story »
So looks like Freebass, the bass-y trio of New Order four-stringer Peter Hook, the Smith's low-end man Andy Rourke, and ex-Stone Roses/current-Primal Scream thunder-sticker Gary "Mani" Mounfield are…   Read Story »
One from the archives! There's a lot going on in this shaky clip of the Smiths at London's Brixton Academy in 1986. A fan pop onto the stage, Morrissey flails, Johnny manages to never lose a…   Read Story »
Though most artists looking for something to cover are best advised to steer clear of the Smiths songbook, we've always felt Mark Ronson's horny gamble on "Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One…   Read Story »
Few artists could sustain the sort of rarity scrounging posthumous repackaging treatment Jeff gets -- but naturally we've bought just about every boxed set/live show/remastered demo release mom Mary…   Read Story »
Mark Ronson's been taking heat for his awesome cover of "Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before," but Moz and Marr are on board. He wrote on MySpace (via NME):when i recorded the original…   Read Story »
We'd load this post up with tons of Morrissey puns, but that joke isn't funny anymore. So instead, we spread the good news posted by Morrissey zine True To You that Moz has added dates to his U.S.…   Read Story »
Maladjusted to the vagaries of life, Morrissey has given deep thought to the cemetery gates that house his ultimate resting spot. Via Metro:The 48-year-old star wants a spot at the celebrity cemetery…   Read Story »
OK, not everybody thinks it's OK to like ska, but for those that do, cover masters Reel big Fish are a pretty good reason. Maybe not for their original material, but the Fish have a reel knack for…   Read Story »
Stephen had a chat with Seattle's The Stranger, touching on northwestern bands, cities, and fashion styles. Some thoughts on the region's music (via LHB):What about Portland's music scene? There's…   Read Story »