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NYC indiepop dance party Mondo saying farewell this weekend after 11 years

225 days ago
Brooklyn Veganby Bill Pearis the Mondo crew As mentioned, long-running NYC indie pop dance party Mondo will be saying goodbye this Saturday (9/19) at Cameo. Having spent many a Friday and/or Saturday dancing to The Smiths, New Order, northern soul, girl... more info

Steve Gunn touring this fall with James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg who cover The Smiths on new LP (listen)

255 days ago
Brooklyn Veganby Bill Pearis Steve Gunn While details on Steve Gunn's first record for Matador are still forthcoming, he has announced a fall tour with his former Paradise of Bachelors labelmates James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg. That tour includes a two-night... more info

James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg – “Reel Around The Fountain” (The Smiths Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

256 days ago
StereogumJames Elkington and Nathan Salsburg are strange bedfellows in many ways. They’re two men who come from very different places but share an affinity for acoustic traditions and the lost art of guitar duets. Elkington is an Englishman camped out in Ch... more info

Majical Cloudz – “Silver Car Crash”

263 days ago
StereogumThere are unmissable echoes of the Smiths’ classic “There Is A Light That Never Goes Out” in “Silver Car Crash.” The first single from Majical Cloudz’ heavily anticipated Are You Alone? begins with these lyrics: “I never show it, but I ... more info

Shorties (Fall's Most Anticipated Books, Ryan Adams' Taylor Swift Covers Album, and more)

268 days ago
LargeHeartedBoyPublishers Weekly listed fall's most anticipated books. Ryan Adams is covering Taylor Swift's 1989 album in the style of the Smiths. Stream a new Tune-Yards song. Hobart interviewed author Sarah Gerard. Author Val Brelinski interviewed herself at The... more info

New The Smiths x Tears For Fears Mashup Is Surprisingly Great

276 days ago
StereogumEver wonder what it would sound like if the Smiths and Tears For Fears joined forces? Well, a surprisingly good new mashup of “Stop Me If You Think You’ve Heard This One Before” and “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” surfaced about a week ... more info

Pete Townshend Declined To Produce Two Morrissey Albums

277 days ago
StereogumPete Townshend served up some nice Morrissey shade in the latest issue of Q. According to the Who guitarist, Morrissey twice requested that Townshend produce solo albums for him: Morrissey asked me to produce albums for him after the Smiths, twice. I... more info

Gold Class – “Life As A Gun” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

279 days ago
StereogumKnife-throwing is no casual sport. You either have great aim or you wound someone. Australian newcomers Gold Class come off as an aggressive post-punk version of the Smiths thanks to singer Adam Curley’s deep, lingering vocals. There’s an innate ... more info

Morrissey Disses Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith

296 days ago
StereogumThe far-reaching disdain of Morrissey now encompasses Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith. Sadly, those are two British musicians who would probably both cite Morrissey as an influence, but he’s not into their music at all. In an email interview with Colorado... more info

#MTVFestivalSeason: 9 Moments When Jaden & Willow Smith Were The Best Things About Wireless Festival

300 days ago NewsThe Smith siblings killed it on Capital Xtra’s Re:Wired Stage at Wireless… more info

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