Linkage: Stalking Morrissey, plus Peter Buck, Dinosaur Jr, Happy Mondays, Robin Guthrie

Slicing Up Eyeballs is on vacation this week, so here’s a collection of some interesting links we recently stumbled across:

I followed Morrissey around for a week Amy Rose Spiegel reports on “impromptu tattoos, accidental moonings, uncontrollable sobbing and other things that happen when you go see Moz four times in seven days.” [BuzzFeed.om]

Interview: Peter Buck of R.E.M. Len Comaratta checks in with the former R.E.M. guitarist about post break-up life, the upcoming second-annual installment of his Todos Santos Music Festival in Mexico and the release of his solo debut. [ConsequenceOfSound.net]

J Mascis’ guitar stolen at Dinosaur Jr. show Someone stole frontman J Mascis’ Squier Jazzmaster during Dinosaur Jr’s concert in Eugene, Ore., last week. According to the band: “Some characteristics that make this guitar unique: there is a dent in the neck, the pickups have no screws as they usually do and the action is currently set high.” [Pitchfork.com]

‘The new Happy Mondays album sounds brilliant’ Backing singer Rowetta fills in the NME on the recording of the Happy Mondays’ reunion album, which could includes songs titled “Designer Vagina,” “Lollipop Man” and “Mumbo Jumbo.” [NME.com]

Robin Guthrie announces next album Our friends at Strangeways Radio report that the former Cocteau Twins guitarist is prepping a new 10-track solo album called Fortune for a late November release. [StrangewaysRadio.com]

 

 

 

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