Morrissey will release a brand new studio album, titled Low in High School, this November via Etienne, a new label he has started through BMG. The album was produced by Joe Chiccarelli, who was also behind the boards on 2014’s World Peace is None of Your Business…
There’s a bunch of videos out there. Some of them are good. Some of them are a cut above. I like to think my picks for Video Of The Day are a cut (or two) above. The majority of this week week can already kiss my bumper, so I’m feeling like being vintage Morrissey levels of petulant. Here’s the Moz visual ode to James Dean, one pompadoured gent’s tribute to the life of a pompadoured gent gone far too soon. Also, it’s hard to believe this classic gem is pushing 30.
West Village club Sway closed back at the end of 2015 and a year later owner Paul Sevigny reopened in the same space as Paul’s Casablanca. He’s kept the club’s Morrocan flair and the popular Sunday Smiths party.
“In modern Britain everyone seems petrified to officially say what we all say in private. Politicians tell us they are unafraid, but they are never the victims. How easy to be unafraid when one is protected from the line of fire. The people have no such protections.” — Morrissey
When We Were Young Festival kicked off its inaugural year with a Saturday headlined by Morrissey, and sets from AFI, Joyce Manor, The Get Up Kids, Alkaline Trio, Beach Fossils, David Bazan, Balance and Composure, and more.
“Whether you care about animals or not, the use of their sliced bodies in the new five pound note evokes a mood and a vibration that displays a gaping hole in human intelligence and in the human race as a compassionate idea.”
1922 – The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the first national broadcasting corporation, is founded on this day in London.
1957 – Paul McCartney and John Lennon perform together for the first time after McCartney joins Lennon’s band the Quarrymen. The show takes place at New Clubmoor Hall in their hometown of Liverpool, and Paul plays guitar.
1964 – Taking a day off from their British tour, The Beatles go into the studio and complete recording six album tracks and the A-side of their next single, “I Feel Fine.” They also finish “Eight Days a Week,” “Kansas City/Hey Hey Hey Hey,” ...