Very enjoyable Johnny gig at Stylus last night, I wondered if any other Soloers attended?
Good mix of material with some big crowd-pleasers - Panic, This Charming Man, Headmaster Ritual, Bigmouth, HSIN? and some of his better-known solo material. Venue was bloody hot, Johnny was dripping with...
‘Meanwhile, Marr confirms rumours of a Strangeways, Here We Come box set are not unfounded’
“Yeah, there’s been some talk of a Strangeways box...particularly on that last album, what we were after sonically meant that the [work in progress] monitor mixes were a really good listen. They didn’t...
Not sure whether Johnny is keen on this or not, he seems pissed off that Blossoms never mentioned it to him when they met a few weeks ago - Well, I met The Blossoms a few weeks ago and they elected to not mention it. Nice.
NME article kindly supplied by @This Charming Bowie...
The following is transcribed from a Tumblr post from a user named "wsswatson":
"OKAY SO i don't have absolute proof that this is true because it's what my lecturer told me that his friend who was friends with the smiths told him BUT apparently the night johnny left, morrissey went home and made...
shoplifterromo sends the link:
"Particularly one certain member of the group"
Speaking to Poet Laureate Simon Armitage for the new BBC Radio 4 series The...
"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...