The Smiths
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//Features

The 25 Best Re-Issues of 2011
30 Nov 2011 // 4:00 PM

The year's best reissues are highlighted by a massive re-issue campaign for the kings of English prog rock, a soul giant, and the masterwork of one of America's finest ever pop bands.

//Reviews

Morrissey As the Sweet and Tender Hooligan
6 Jan 2014 // 2:10 AM

Morrissey cannot square his inner discontent with his mass appeal. He peers at himself as if a specimen.

The Smiths Scholars of the World Unite & Take Over in 'Why Pamper Life's Complexities?'
10 Feb 2011 // 4:00 PM

This is a scholarly essay collection of both depth and accessibility on the fey lads from Manchester.

//Blogs

Hope Despite the Times: 12 Essential Alternative Rock Albums from the 1980s
27 Aug 2014 // 4:24 AM

For those interested in acquainting themselves with alternative rock's rich and diverse early years, Sound Affects has assembled this '80s alt-rock primer.

Knowing When to Indulge the Rock-Out Impulse
21 Aug 2014 // 4:36 AM

Making the big dumb rock gesture isn't always the cool thing to do. But a good musician always knows when it's best to do it anyway.

//Mixed media