I sometimes obsess over bands. Two of my heaviest obsessions were focused on The Smiths and Wilco. So, if I had been in the audience when Johnny Marr joined the members of Wilco, Liam Finn, and Radiohead‘s Ed O’Brien and Phil Selway on a cover of “Fake Plastic Trees” I may have pissed my pants … Continue reading Johnny Marr Joins Wilco for Radiohead Cover
Yet another “Best of! Most of The Smiths” compilation satiates the need for remastered audio with participation from both Morrissey and Johnny Marr.
Right on schedule, the NME has a titillating headline that more than implies that Johnny Marr is mulling the idea of a Smiths reunion: Johnny Marr: ‘The Smiths might reform’ Simple as that. He’s thinking about it, right? Well, not really. The money quote of the article is, “Stranger things have happened so, you know, … Continue reading Smiths to Reform? Only in the NME
You can’t see everything, and with 130 bands over three days, you wouldn’t want to. Words and photos of what we saw in Grant Park this weekend…
Former Smith and current Mousketeer Johnny Marr is designing a limited edition shoe for charity: “I’ve been wearing PF Flyers onstage for quite awhile and to come up with a design on a sneaker that will also benefit a charity that is important to me is an exciting opportunity.” Only 108 pairs will be available … Continue reading Johnny Marr, Shoemaker
Johnny Marr: Meet the New Guy – Apparently, his teenage son is a huge Modest Mouse fan: “Yeah, he knew the riff to “Ocean Breathes Salty” before I learned it. So that was kind of handy! […] I was talking to them about being on tour. I was saying, ‘This record might keep me away … Continue reading Johnny Marr talks about Modest Mouse
We’ve been waiting with great anticipation to get a listen to the new Modest Mouse material. Ex-Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr joined the group a couple months ago and now Netzoo some live tracks from their Wiltern show earlier this week. Modest Mouse and Johnny Marr: Two Great Tastes That Taste Great Together. Fire it Up … Continue reading Modest Mouse (with Johnny Marr) Live
According to Rock and Roll Daily, “Johnny Marr is now officially a full-on member of Modest Mouse.” What the fuck? Via cw.