Ever wondered what music the people who post on the DiS boards are into? Us too. We've always thought about doing some sort of poll-of-polls, and then - as is often the way with DiS - a member of the community took it upon themselves to start one. The results of which were revealed on the boards too but right here, right now, we can reveal far more than the top 20.»
The Smiths News
The restoration of Salford Lads' Club, the venue made iconic by The Smiths, has been dealt a cruel blow after thieves stole its new roof.»
Andy Rourke, he that played guitar in The Smiths, is sending out a clarion call to all buskers as he looks to raise money for charity.»
Lyrics are great, eh? They provide the average listener with something to shout along to while stuck in a mile-long tailback on the M4, and enable record labels to make little CD booklets that read like bad senior-school poetry. Viewers of popular music channel VH1 have been voting for their favourite lyric lately, and the results are in...»
Placebo are set to release a 2-disc version of their last album which includes all the covers the band have recorded to date. The special version of 'Sleeping With Ghosts' is set for release through Hut Recordings on September 22nd (a week after their next single 'Special Needs') and a»
To mark the end of their 25th birthday celebrations, Rough Trade are showing live footage of The Smiths.
'Reel Around The Fountain' features live footage from a gig at Sheffield Town Hall as well as scenes shot backstage at various venues throughout their 1984 tour.
The 52-minute feature wi»
Coming after similar collections inspired by The Fall and Sonic Youth, is the inevitable – but, for the contributors, possibly more daunting – collection inspired by The Smiths.»