Rock against Thatcher

Ding dong, the bitch is dead! Here’s some old-fashioned protest folk, vintage ska, hate ballads, hardcore punk and petulant pop music inspired by the former British prime minister’s reign of terror, from 1979–1990, wherein England was remodelled into cookie-cutter towns, trade unions were crushed and a war with Argentina happened for no reason. Good riddance, you awful hag.

Morrissey on his Cdn boycott & indie career path

It’s not every day that one exchanges emails with a music legend. Well, Cult MTL got lucky this weekend and conversed with one of the most respected lyricists and singers of our generation, just ahead of his show in Burlington, VT. Read about his continued boycott of Canada, his relationship with the music industry and his feelings about Smiths-reunion rumours and “the noise generation,” right here.