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Wonderful And Frightening: Remembering And/Or Rediscovering Mark E. Smith And The Fall

It doesn't matter if you're a curious teenager with a Spotify account or a graying zealot sitting on decades worth of accumulated vinyl: Sooner or…
Nate Patrin | January 25, 2018 - 3:50 pm

Counting Down

The Fall Albums From Worst To Best

"If it's me and your granny on bongos, it's the Fall." So sayeth Mark E. Smith (MES), the mercurial, irascible, and incredible leader of the…
Robert Ham | February 12, 2015 - 1:06 pm

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The Fall’s Mark E. Smith Died Of Lung And Kidney Cancer

Last month, Mark E. Smith, postpunk pioneer and longtime frontman of the Fall, passed away at the age of 60. At the time, no cause…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2018 - 10:11 am

A. Savage – “Frightened” (The Fall Cover)

Parquet Courts have a new album on the way this year, but the band's Andrew Savage has been keeping plenty occupied with his own solo…
James Rettig | February 12, 2018 - 10:38 am

The Fall’s Mark E. Smith Dies At 60

Mark E. Smith, who fronted the post-punk band the Fall, has died. Smith was 60 years old, and the cause of death has not been…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 24, 2018 - 3:24 pm

The Fall’s First US Shows In 11 Years Cancelled Due To Hospitalization Of Mark E. Smith

When the Fall were announced as headliners for Louisville’s Cropped Out festival, it was a big deal in certain corners of music fandom. The long-running…
Andy Cush / Spin | August 25, 2017 - 6:24 pm

The Fall’s New Song “Victoria Train Station Massacre” Is “Unfortunate Coincidence,” Recorded Before Manchester Bombing

Veteran UK post-punk provocateurs the Fall are no strangers to pissing people off, but this time it appears to have been an accident. Mark E.
Chris DeVille | May 30, 2017 - 5:01 pm

The Fall’s Kieron Melling “Badly Beaten” Aboard Train In England

Kieron Melling, the drummer for legendary post-punk outfit the Fall, was assaulted last week by two men on a train in England running from Manchester…
Pranav Trewn | April 4, 2017 - 12:48 pm

Watch The Last Shadow Puppets Cover The Smiths With Johnny Marr In Manchester

29 years after their breakup, the Smiths remain deeply embedded in the DNA of just about every British rock band. And last night in the…
Tom Breihan | July 11, 2016 - 10:47 am

Judge Rules That The Fall’s Mark E. Smith Does Not Properly Enunciate

The fact that the Fall's Mark E. Smith doesn't really enunciate his words a lot is now a matter of public record. Earlier today, a…
James Rettig | June 3, 2015 - 6:41 pm

Watch Joanna Newsom, Low, The Fall Play ATP Minehead

Over the weekend, the Jeff Mangum-curated ATP festival went down in Butlins, Minehead, UK, and as a result there's some footage out there from the…
Corban Goble | March 12, 2012 - 12:37 pm

End Of The Road Festival 2011 In Photos

Last week, the UK's Larmer Tree Gardens hosted a hilariously deep bill for the End Of The Road Festival, a lineup that featured Joanna Newsom,…
Corban Goble | September 7, 2011 - 10:39 am

ATP 2010: Curated By Pavement @ Butlin’s Holiday Centre, Minehead, UK

Pavement's on their way to a long summer of festivals and one-off gigs, but curating an ATP is a sweet way to get things started.
jessica | May 18, 2010 - 2:27 pm

The Fall – “Bury Pts. 1 + 3″ Video

Your Future Our Clutter is the Fall's 28th studio album, which is more records than belong to certain genres. They've been at it a long…
Brandon Stosuy | May 5, 2010 - 4:30 pm