Linkage: Morrissey inserts foot in mouth, plus Mission of Burma, ‘120 Minutes,’ Alan Wilder

A collection of some interesting links we stumbled across recently:

Morrissey likens Norway attacks to McDonald’s and KFC Moz has inflamed the masses yet again, this time with the less-than-sensitive comment that the recent slaughter in Norway were “nothing” compared to the parade of meat products served up daily at fast-food outlets like McDonald’s and Kentucky Fried Chicken. [The Guardian]

Interview: Clint Conley This wonderfully titled blog checks win with the Mission of Burma bassist in advance of the band’s free New York City concert on Aug. 7, and gets him to talk about the group’s ongoing and highly successful reunion, its progress toward recording its fourth post-comeback album and his other act, Consonant. [Fucking Nostalgic]

A chat with… ‘120 Minutes’ host Matt Pinfield USA Today’s must-read pop-culture blogger Whitney Matheson interviews once-and-future “120 Minutes” host Matt Pinfield on the resurrection of MTV’s late-night alternative show, which returns to cable this weekend. [Pop Candy]

The Alan Wilder Interview This electropop blog conducts a lengthy interview with the former Depeche Mode member about his solo project Recoil and its recent tour, plus his contribution to DM’s recent Remixes 2 album, his upcoming memorabilia auction and the stories behind the recording of classics such as “Halo” and “Waiting for the Night.” [The Electricity Club]

 

 

 

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