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The Telegraph: "Stephen Street on falling out with Morrissey, the Britpop wars and getting Pete Doherty to behave" (December 15, 2020)

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Reproduced in full as it's a gated article.

"The veteran British record producer has dealt with some of British music’s most notorious characters. How did he make their albums?

Stephen Street must have the patience of a saint. Over the last 35 years, he has become the go-to producer for some of music’s most demanding, damaged and downright difficult stars, coaxing career-defining albums from The Smiths, Blur, The Cranberries and Pete Doherty. He has never headlined Wembley or been stopped in the street by fans, but you almost certainly own one of his records.

“I don’t take any nonsense,” he says, speaking (via Zoom) from a home office piled high with CDs and cassettes. “We’re in the studio to do a job. It’s the artist’s money we’re spending and we have to deliver as good a record as possible.”

Straight-talking and considered, the 60-year old Londoner owes his career to this same sensible streak. He turned to music production in the early 1980s after realising that his...

Stephen Street on Morrissey (Mojo 327, February 2021)

Spike T. Smith YT: "Spike T. Smith with Morrissey - Band Photo Shoot" (December 3, 2020)

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Spike seldom reminisces about his time in the band on social media - so interesting for that fact alone.


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Tim's Twitter Listening Party - "Strangeways, Here We Come" with Stephen Street (Sep. 28, 2020)

Alain Whyte: Safe-At-Home Sessions Redux (dates vary)

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A completely new recording of the previously released acoustic Safe-At-Home sessions song, I Am Hated For Loving. This new version features improved audio compared to the original so as to match the others in the series. The song was original studio recording of the song is a co-write with Morrissey and first appeared on 1994's Vauxhall And I record.


A completely new recording of the previously released acoustic Safe-At-Home sessions song, Crossroads. This new version features improved audio compared to the original so as to match the others in the series. The original studio version of this tune appeared as the 4th track on the debut solo release, The Experiment EP.


Entirely new recording of the previously released acoustic Safe-At-Home sessions song, Sunny Days. This new version features improved audio compared to the original so as to match the others in the series. Sunny Days will be featured on the...

Matt Walker (of1000faces) new album: "Astronomica" (releases September 25, 2020)

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Pre-order and access to 1 track:

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FWD.

Guitar World: "The Smiths’ How Soon Is Now? guitar secrets: producer John Porter reveals the exhaustive tonal sculpting behind the alt-rock anthem"

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Guitar World, August 12, 2020.

The Smiths’ How Soon Is Now? guitar secrets: producer John Porter reveals the exhaustive tonal sculpting behind the alt-rock anthem


Porter gives some interesting (very technical) details about the song's creation.
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FWD.

Alain Whyte & Band: "Tell Me" - 'lockdown' version premiered (August 5, 2020)

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anyone watching?

Tell Me is the next single to be released by Alain Whyte and both the video and song feature the debut of current band members (some of whom he’s worked with in the past in various bands. Most notably, Morrissey), Gary Day, Spencer Cobrin and Craig Gannon. Guesting on violin is Sophie Loyer.

The video/song was recorded both in the US and the UK during the era of COVID-19 as a lockdown offering. The song will be the lead track and featured single on the Tell Me EP. The release date is TBD.
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