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Hear The Smiths’ Mike Joyce Interview The Fall’s Mark E. Smith Tomorrow on East Village Radio

Radio transmission: notorious weirdo Mark E. Smith, leader of iconic post-punk band The Fall, breaks his interview silence for the first time in over five years tomorrow, June 17. Renowned for his press-shyness, he’s agreed … read more »

POSTED June 16, 2010 5:15PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , ,

The Singles Collection – Naked On The Vague, Nice Face, Timmy's Organism

Ok, after a few snags and some schedule wrangling, we’re finally ready with our latest all-Sacred Bones edition of The Singles Collection. We’ve made no secret of the fact that we love this label, and true to their ever-stellar form, their latest batch of singles are all absolute must-owns, both from sonic and aesthetic points of view. Since you’ve undoubtedly heard us sing their praises in the past, let’s just get to this latest batch of killer tunes. read more »

POSTED May 6, 2009 2:30PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , ,

The Fall's Mark E. Smith Serenades Fans From Wheel Chair In Dressing Room

Today’s news of the weird report comes from U.K. post-punk band The Fall, or rather the band’s only consistent member since 1976, Mark E. Smith. Recovering from a broken hip, he took the stage last night in a wheelchair, which by itself is not totally weird. But then he left the stage and sang the rest of the set from his dressing room. We can’t make this stuff up. read more »

POSTED April 2, 2009 1:34PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: ,