"I was living in a cultural revolution, at the real centre of it, and I was escaping a very negative scenario"
Note: fairly interesting read for Johnny Marr & Electronic fans.
The indie guitar icon details how Telecasters fueled the making of The Smiths classic, and why he loves the dark “clang” of his beloved ’64 model
(Video stills from Marr's IG, Jan. 30th).
Article from 10 days prior:
Johnny Marr receives Boss Lifetime Achievement Award at NAMM Believe in Music Week
The Smiths legend and CE-2 Chorus pedal devotee is honored for “inspiring a generation to pick up a guitar”...
Short excerpt from an upcoming podcast with Johnny Marr. Guy Pratt was briefly set to replace Andy on the 1986 US tour. He and Morrissey didn't get on though and Andy eventually got his visa.
"It's a romance when guys meet like that and fall in love with each other [...] and the love making...
Rare bit of Smiths memorabilia for someone with VERY deep pockets!
From GAK Music Store:
"This is a chance to own a piece of real rock history which was owned by Johnny between 1986-2012 and was his main amp during the recording of The Smiths iconic albums ’The Queen is Dead’ and ‘Strangeways...
Johnny Marr has announced a handful of summer headline shows around his upcoming festival appearances.
Friday June 28 – EXETER Lemon Grove
Friday July 19 – NORWICH Waterfront
Wednesday July 31 – HULL Welly
Thursday August 1 – MIDDLESBROUGH Empire
Watch Johnny Marr Rate Morrissey, Robot Brothels, and “The Great British Baking Show” - Pitchfork
Johnny Marr also rates Love & Hip Hop, moustaches, Red Bull, and more in this episode of Over/Under
Morrissey, ah, enigma, ex partner, words, politics
Jaime Harding has assembled a band and is currently touring the UK.
MARION, of course, supported Morrissey back in 95...and worked with Johnny Marr on their second album.
Manchester Music History Print (Ltd. to 500)
The first exhaustive investigation of Manchester Music History as wall art designed by The Sense of Doubt.
After the success of Morrissey's musical influences print, the Manchester Music History print maps out the full musical history of The Smiths'...