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Johnny Marr gives us 'The Right Thing Right'

Johnny Marr gives us ‘The Right Thing Right’

Best known (at least or the moment) as a strummer of strings in The Smiths, Modest Mouse and The Cribs, Johnny Marr is effectively stoking the fires of his guitar-hero legacy with imminent debut, The Messenger. His second single from the record (due due February 26th) is entitled, The Right Thing Right, and it serves...
Johnny Marr unveils 'The Messenger'

Johnny Marr unveils ‘The Messenger’

Earlier this month, we gasped when it was reported that Johnny Marr had announced his first proper solo LP, The Messenger, for release in February 2013. Today, we muffle tiny squeals of delight as he surprises us with a video for the title track. It’s artsy (but not too artsy) in a tasteful black and...
Johnny Marr announces solo LP, 'The Messenger'

Johnny Marr announces solo LP, ‘The Messenger’

Did you hear that? We sure did. It was the collective *gasp* of Johnny Marr fans the world over as concrete news of his first-ever, proper solo album breaks across the intraweeb. According to his official website, Johnny has recorded The Messenger and scheduled it for a February 25th release date via Warner Bros. Recorded...
The Cribs: And then there were three

The Cribs: And then there were three

The Cribs are three brothers from Wakefield, West Yorkshire who formed in 2002 for “something to do.” With a keen ability to merge punk riffs with pop hooks, Ryan, Gary and Ross Jarman signed quickly to Wichita Recordings and by 2004,  released their self-titled debut to instant acclaim. Then came two more: 2005’s The New Fellas and...
Pre-release stream of The Cribs new album

Pre-release stream of The Cribs new album

This band of British brothers may now be sans Johnny Marr, but there’s certainly no shortage of big names gracing the liner notes of In The Belly Of The Brazen Bull: part of the LP was recorded with Flaming Lip/Mercury Rev producer Dave Fridmann and another with Mr. (needs-no-introduction) Steve Albini. In The Belly Of...
Update: Johnny Marr squashes buzz of The Smiths reuniting

Update: Johnny Marr squashes buzz of The Smiths reuniting

Yesterday we reported on a fresh rumor circulating about a potential Smiths reunion tour when UK site Music-News.com alleged the band was in talks with a “well known promoter.” Former guitarist Johnny Marr however has since posted this on his Facebook page: “The rumor of the Smiths reunion is untrue. It’s not happening.” Just like...
The Smiths plan an autumn reunion?

The Smiths plan an autumn reunion?

In what can only be considered  wishful thinking at this point, UK site Music-News.com has reported that well-loved Manchester band The Smiths are talking with a “well known promoter” about a major fall reunion tour. Morrissey, Johnny Marr and crew have been offered millions to reform at various points since their final show was played...
Fender announces Johnny Marr Signature Jaguar

Fender announces Johnny Marr Signature Jaguar

From The Smith’s to The The to Modest Mouse, Johnny Marr’s signature sound is honored with Fender’s newest special-edition Jaguar. Iconic guitar manufacturer Fender has paid homage to British guitarist Johnny Marr’s “instantly identifiable ringing, jangling genius” with a new, special-edition Jaguar model. Revered for his inimitable approach to melody and layering, guitar anti-hero Marr...

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