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Johnny Marr Talks Spotify, Haim

Former Smiths guitarist turned solo artist Johnny Marr has taken the latest issue of NME as a platform to let us know his true feelings about a few things in the world of music. In a column in the magazine, Marr delivered a blow to sister act Haim not for the  band’s music, but for […]

Ten Cool Things I Saw at ‘Fun Fun Fun Fest’

In a sea of festivals lacking a personal identity, Austin’s ‘Fun Fun Fun Fest’ is truly one in (seemingly) a million. Now in its 8th year, ‘FFF’ specializes in a unique blend of metal and hardcore, indie rock and old-school hip-hop across three genre-themed musical stages, in addition to a comedy tent and skate ramp. […]

Marr, Einziger and Pharrell Join Zimmer for ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Score

A tweet from director Marc Webb has revealed Johnny Marr (The Smiths, etc.), Pharrell Williams and Incubus guitarist Mike Einziger are working with composer Hans Zimmer on the score for The Amazing Spider-Man 2. 2012 reboot The Amazing Spider-Man pulled in more than $750 million worldwide. The sequel, which finished filming in June, is set […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Johnny Marr – “New Town Velocity”

Johnny Marr put out the music video for his song “New Town Velocity” and was directed by David Barnes. The song is taken from the acclaimed album The Messenger, which was released in February through New Voodoo Records. The informative piece under the video states that this video was “inspired by Marr’s own story of […]

Mike Joyce Still Thinks The Smiths Could Reunite

Maybe it will happen one day, or maybe some people just can’t let go. Mike Joyce, former drummer for The Smiths, still believes the band could reunite. He told the Sun (via NME) that a promoter had recently asked him why the Smiths don’t get back together, saying “I said, ‘You’re asking the wrong man’. […]

Johnny Marr offered book deal

According to his Twitter, Johnny Marr (The Cribs, The Smiths, and more) has been offered a book deal. Marr noted that this will mean less songs, but I think I speak for everyone when I say the untold tales of this legend will be well worth it.

Johnny Marr is still going at it.

Courtesy: Pitchfork Johnny Marr came to prominence in the 80s playing guitar in a little band called the Smiths. When that little band broke up, he went on to work with the everybody from the Talking Heads and Pet Shop Boys to Beck and Oasis. He founded Electronic with Bernard Sumner and released a solo […]