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New Johnny Marr video: Spiral Cities

Video: Johnny Marr — “Spiral Cities” Johnny Marr – Spiral Cities – Official Music Video [HD]Watch this video on YouTube Directed by Mat Bancroft and Johnny Marr. Single is out now on New Voodoo with new b-side “Spectral Eyes.” Brian: I’m not the Messiah! Arthur: I say you are, Lord, and I should know, I’ve followed … Continue reading New Johnny Marr video: Spiral Cities

Riot Fest 2018: Whole Lotta Shakin’

I’ve been attending big music festivals in Chicago every summer since 2005, but it’s been many many years since I arrived anywhere near early enough to see the opening wave of bands. There’s always bands I’d kinda like to see who play before 2:30pm but 3-day music festivals are work and you have to make … Continue reading Riot Fest 2018: Whole Lotta Shakin’

New Johnny Marr video: Hi Hello

Video: Johnny Marr — “Hi Hello” Johnny Marr – Hi Hello – Official Music Video [HD]Watch this video on YouTube From Call The Comet, due June 15 on New Voodoo. How great do Johnny Marr’s guitars sound on this song? Got a bit of that “Money Changes Everything”/”Draize Train” vibe going on. The instrumental track … Continue reading New Johnny Marr video: Hi Hello

New Johnny Marr video: The Tracers

Video: Johnny Marr — “The Tracers” Johnny Marr – The Tracers – Official Music Video [HD]Watch this video on YouTube From Call The Comet, due June 15 on New Voodoo. We open with Marr and mates driving around what could be “the edge of the world” referenced in the opening lines of the song. They’re … Continue reading New Johnny Marr video: The Tracers

New Johnny Marr and Maxine Peake video: The Priest

Video: Johnny Marr and Maxine Peake — “The Priest” The Priest – Johnny Marr and Maxine PeakeWatch this video on YouTube This is a cool spoken word piece about living on the streets of Edinburgh based on Joe Gallagher’s diaries that were published in The Big Issue under the pseudonym James Campbell. “Arite there pal, … Continue reading New Johnny Marr and Maxine Peake video: The Priest

Forever Summer

Forever Summer by The SilenceWatch this video on YouTube I’ve been in bands my entire adult life. For most of that time, it was the most important element of my identity. Being in a band was not only a crucial creative outlet, but also a social space; it was how I met people beyond what … Continue reading Forever Summer

New video from The The: We Can’t Stop What’s Coming

Video: The The — “We Can’t Stop What’s Coming” THE THE – We Can't Stop What's Coming – from the film The Inertia VariationsWatch this video on YouTube This song was released in the UK for Record Store Day as a 7″ single. It features Matt Johnson, Zeke Manyika, Johnny Marr, James Eller, Meja Kullersten, … Continue reading New video from The The: We Can’t Stop What’s Coming

Photos: Johnny Marr at Brudenell Social Club

Brudenell Social Club is a workingman’s club in Leeds with an old function room that was used previously for bingo and cabaret style acts – it still has brass fittings and seats and tables at the back on the elevated section – while the dance floor in front of the stage is all standing. It … Continue reading Photos: Johnny Marr at Brudenell Social Club

Not That Jealous of Youth Anymore

“It’s funny how, as we grow old we cling to the past as we cling to the air, and feel nostalgia for things that were maybe never there.” I loved that song when I was 19. I worshiped the Smiths in high school and followed Johnny Marr’s career when he split the group. Pretenders, Talking … Continue reading Not That Jealous of Youth Anymore