Tom writes:

Boz Boorer will be playing a special one-night only gig in Brooklyn on March 29th at Gran Torino. Boz will be backed by Laura and Brian From Screamin’ Rebel Angels on Bass and Guitar, and by Bobby Moller on drums. The Dixon’s and John Howie Jr. will be on the bill as well, and Tom Ferrie from Maker Park Radio’s Nowhere Fast Show will be spinning vinyl between sets.

Boz will also be selling records and drinking beer at the Maker Park Radio Record Fair at Flagship brewery on a Staten Island on March 30th!
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'I feel like I've been had': Morrissey's collaborators respond to his politics - The Guardian
The former Smiths singer’s new album features guest spots from Billie Joe Armstrong and Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste. Are they not put off by his increasingly unpleasant right-wing stance?


As US music magazine the Fader asked: “What possible reason could any of these people have for lining up behind Morrissey now?”

Droste declined to comment. The only artist willing to speak with the Guardian was Canadian vocalist Ariel Engle, who performs with cult indie outfit Broken Social Scene. She...
Posted on 17 Feb, 2019.

"As part of 6 Music Loves Berlin weekend, Matt Everitt chats to acclaimed producer Tony Visconti about working with David Bowie on the Berlin album trilogy, plus other fascinating key musical moments from his life. It’s hard to underestimate Visconti’s impact on the evolution of ground-breaking music, having worked his sonic magic on not only Bowie’s records but for artists as diverse as T Rex, Badfinger, Iggy Pop, Thin Lizzie, Rick Wakeman, The Boomtown Rats, Adam Ant, Ralph McTell, The Moody Blues, Sparks, Morrissey, Kaiser Chiefs, The Good, The Bad & The Queen (and many, many more).
In this candid chat, Visconti reveals – with the help of many a colourful anecdote - his musical upbringing in New York, his first band (and its terrible name), what drew him to producing, and how that career grew and grew. And hasn’t stopped – including reuniting with Bowie for his...

An interesting interview with Joe about his time in the studio and various recording aspects of his work.
Morrissey mentioned re: building a song around his vocal (aprox 14:25 in to the podcast). Not finished listening to it fully to comment if there's more.

Full hour and a half podcast here:

(Which is available as a download there too).

Note: The Strange 90's Facebook page image lists "Members of" Morrissey (Matt Walker) in the details.

Morrissey, Plain White T's, Naked Raygun & More to Perform at Strange 90s Benefit Concert For Jerry Bryant of JBTV - Billboard


Charity Bomb announced on Wednesday (Feb. 6) the Strange 90s benefit concert. All proceeds from the event will benefit Jerry Bryant of JBTV's cancer treatment fund following his diagnosis with stage 4 colorectal cancer.

Morrissey, Plain White T's Naked Raygun, Andrew W.K., Local H, members of Kill Hannah, Stabbing Westward, OURs, Broken Hope and MS MR are all scheduled to perform, with additional artists to be announced in the upcoming weeks.

The Emmy award-winning host's doctors are optimistic that they've removed the cancer, according to the event's press release, and Bryant is undergoing a...
Alain chatting/jamming with Steve Jones from the Sex Pistols. Fun interview, with plenty of great Morrissey stories here, plus a nice acoustic version of 'We Hate it When Our Friends Become Successful' around the 20 minute mark, and a burst of 'You're The One For Me, Fatty' and 'Certain People I Know' from around 41:00.

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Famous when dead posted the link:


Alain just did an interview with Jose Maldonado for his “Breakfast with The Smiths” radio show on The Independent FM. Played a couple of tunes, discussed the new record, “The Experiment" EP” and recounted a story or two from the time spent with The Lads writing and touring with Morrissey. Be sure to tune in this Wednesday (Dec. 26th) at 8am Pacific/[corrected: 4pm Uk time].

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