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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Weaves a Wild Web

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 06.29.2014 | Entertainment
Dr. Reese Halter

If you like Spider-Man, drama, nasty villains, New York City and spectacular special effects wound around a touching love story then don't miss this early-summer blockbuster film.

A Psychedelic Fur's Journey to Satellite Paradiso

Tom Semioli | Posted 04.22.2014 | Entertainment
Tom Semioli

If you missed the Furs the first time around, go figure out why their seven studio albums still sound as fresh as they did the day they came out. John Ashton is that rare breed of guitar player whom you can identify in a single chord.

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things: Best Music of 2013

Dusty Wright | Posted 03.01.2014 | Arts
Dusty Wright

One of my most diversified year-end lists yet -- rock, electronica, jamband, prog, pop, R&B. I didn't really think I'd even find 10 albums that could hold my attention start to finish. Here are my top 10s of favorite CDs and singles.

No, There Will Definitely Not Be A Smiths Reunion

Posted 08.10.2013 | Entertainment

It's a well-known fact that fans of popular '80s English band The Smiths are voracious in their desire for a reunion. Johnny Marr, the group's guitari...

IT'S MORRISSEY'S BIRTHDAY!

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.23.2013 | Arts

Today is the birthday of Steven Patrick Morrissey, that devilish Smiths frontman who dazzles us year after year with his sharp tongue and gorgeous hai...

The Legendary Johnny Marr Looks Back and Ahead in Brooklyn

Salvatore Bono | Posted 07.08.2013 | New York
Salvatore Bono

In the final night of latest U.S. tour and the final night of two sold-out area shows, Johnny Marr and his band made their live debut in Brooklyn on Friday.

Former Smiths Rocker Blasts Margaret Thatcher

rollingstonelogo | Posted 04.15.2013 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By STEVE BALTAIN Like many of his fellow British musicians, Johnny Marr has very strong opin...

The Argument for Authenticity in Popular Culture

Michael Drew | Posted 05.04.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Drew

At least the notion of authenticity is out there. It means we are looking for what we want to be true. That authenticity, however we define it, is important to us. It demonstrates a shift from earlier in the decade, at the tail end of an era.

They Started Something They Couldn't Finish - 25 Years After the Smiths' Breakup

Salvatore Bono | Posted 11.25.2012 | New York
Salvatore Bono

The Smiths were the misfits of pop music and the misfits of rock and roll and their audience ate it up. The band's jingle-jangle sound and catchy songs have never been forgotten and still feel as vibrant and as inventive today as they did back then.

2011 Year-End Video Performance Review

Michael Vazquez | Posted 02.20.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

This is not a year-end list -- the headline says it all -- herewith, two dozen filmed performances.

Conversations With John Waite, Jason Reeves, and Tom Moon, Plus Friday's Free George Harrison Concert

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Catching Up With Andy Rourke of The Smiths

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

When it comes to icons of the indie world, none are bigger than The Smiths. Bassist Andy Rourke opens up about his time in Manchester's iconic band and his current endeavors.

WATCH LIVE: Hans Zimmer To Perform Concert After LA Inception Premiere

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

To celebrate the Los Angeles premiere of Inception, composer Hans Zimmer and guitarist Johnny Marr (of The Smiths and Modest Mouse), will be performin...

On Camping

Michael Vazquez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

As I look through images from the sold-out 2010 Coachella, and prepare for my beloved Bonnaroo, I'm posting an essay I wrote for a magazine published ...