HOT METRO FINDS: Johnny Marr – Easy Money – First Look Off New Album – Ted Cantu

“Easy Money” is taken from Johnny’s second solo album “Playland” which is out now.

iTunes: http://smarturl.it/PlaylandiTunes

Physical: http://smarturl.it/PlaylandCD



Directed by David Barnes – http://www.davidbarnes.com

Produced by Louise Lynch – http://www.libratelevision.com



LINKS

Official Website: http://www.johnny-marr.com

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Here is the latest track from Johnny Marr. There are a lot of videos flooding YouTube now on Johnny’s guitar techniques from when he was in the Smiths. So now for the first time we are getting some real intimate interviews and real insight as to who he is as a performer.

We’ll be posting some of those so keep an eye out for them…..

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Hot Metro Finds: Detroit Is The Birthplace Of Punk Rock – Ted Cantu

 

Where Did Punk Rock Come From?  DETROIT 1967
“Detroit, Michigan – Who is more punk – Los Angeles, or New York?  Does it really matter? I am referring to a ridiculous feud that is going on with the L.A. Weekly and the Village Voice about who is more – “Punk”. Or I should say – “Who Was More Punk” because that whole thing has been put to bed around sometime in 1977. Sure we got alternative bands now with punk-ish like influences but it’s not the same thing as the original punk movement.”
Taken from www.HotMetroFinds.Com
The article goes on to say….
“But Detroit rock and roll in the late 70’s was anything but nice and fuzzy. It was more street, more grunge, loud, and real. There were no happy endings in any of the songs. The MC5, which stands for the Motor City Five, starts out their album with, “Kick Out The Jams Mother F*cker !!!” and it set the tone for where this movement was going. At the same time of Wayne Kramer and the MC5 the British bands were coming  to Detroit to play at the Grande Ballroom. Some of the bands that came turned out to be classic rock giants like Led Zeppelin and The Who. This has to sound like science fiction to some of you because the Grande Ballroom was actually a pretty small place but this really happened. The other interesting thing about the Grande was that it was not right downtown. You couldn’t just park your car downtown and then walk over to it like Saint Andrews Hall.  You had to drive out a bit to get there….”
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