Johnny now has a new merchandise store. Head HERE to pick up ‘Messenger’ merchandise, including badges, T – shirts, posters and much more.Read More
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Johnny is to be given an honorary doctorate by the University of Salford. He will receive a doctorate of arts as part of the university’s July graduation ceremonies. Johnny, who became a visiting professor in popular music at the university in 2007, said “I’m very pleased to be given an honorary doctorate by Salford University. [...]Read More
Johnny was filmed in Kingbee Records Chorlton for the film Last Shop Standing.
Based on the successful book by the same name, Last Shop Standing will be a 60-minute documentary to be released on Record Store Day in April 2012. It will be a celebration of the unique spirit of comradeship and entrepreneurial ingenuity that has enabled so many shops to keep operating successfully against the backdrop of massive changes in the music industry, the biggest recession in years, the growth of online file sharing, and the explosion of choice in music consumption.
The Ray-Ban Covent Garden store in London is featuring the Johnny Marr Ray-Ban Raw Sounds iconography and his his Limited Edition sunglasses. Johnny spoke about curating the Raw sounds element. “Ray-Ban Raw Sounds intrigued me from the outset: the idea of collaborating with emerging bands, but doing so in an imaginative and not obvious way. [...]Read More
U.S Hit Comedy TV show Portlandia returns for Series Two on January 6th on one of the shows there will be a guest appearance by Johnny Marr The first episode is transmitted on IFC Channel January 6th 10pm/9pm Central Time: The episode that Johnny appears in details are below A crying infant’s father escalates his [...]Read More
Johnny has filmed a guest star role for Portlandia, a US television series produced by Andrew Singer and Jonathan Krisel. Portlandia is set and filmed in Portland Oregon and features Saturday Night Live cast member Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein. The name Portlandia refers to the sculpture of the same name above the entrance of [...]Read More
Johnny has been working on the Ray-Ban Raw Sounds Project, which involved creating five elements as starting points for song writing. One of the elements a poem titled ‘ I Know The Radiant City’ and a short movie ‘Strum and Drang’ can be seen below. Johnny spoke to Dazed Digital about the project. Dazed Digital: [...]Read More
John Robb was at the Deaf Institute to see Johnny Marr and The Healers, he reviewed the show for rock’sbackpages. “With his new project Marr has returned to those chiming arpeggios and the complex chimes that he patented in the Smiths. There is also a nod towards the post punk and the underground of 1977 in the songs that drip pure pop nous in their electric shocks”Read More