Linkage — March 1, 2011 at 11:12 pm

Linkage: Johnny Marr preps two solo albums; plus Talk Talk, Gang of Four, The Pogues

Johnny Marr

A collection of some mildly interesting links we stumbled across recently:

Ex-Smiths Guitarist Johnny Marr Planning Two Solo Releases After playing with Modest Mouse and The Cribs in recent years, Johnny Marr says he’s planning to release two solo albums within the next 18 months. [Billboard]

How Talk Talk Spoke To Today’s Artists A look back at the English pop act, and how its later experimental phase remains a tremendous influence 20 years later. [Guardian]

Gang of Four on “Sound Opinions” Co-founders Jon King and Andy Gill stop by “the world’s only rock ‘n’ roll talk show” to discuss their sound, their beginnings and their latest album on this week’s episode of the show, available as a podcast. [Sound Opinions]

The Pogues Say ‘A Parting Glass’ U.S. Tour Is Their Last Peter “Spider” Stacy says the group, which plays a short American tour this month, is probably done touring in general, but may play the occasional one-off show when the mood strikes. [Billboard]

One Comment

  1. Would Johnny like to sell a lot of albums/downloads? Then he should invite Steven Patrick to guest vocalize on one of his songs.

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