mark e smith

Music

The Oral History of Mark E Smith

The Fall's founding member remembered by those who knew him best.
Daniel Dylan Wray
1.29.19
Noisey News

Mark E Smith’s Family Says He Died of Lung and Kidney Cancer

Smith's siblings have released a new statement on The Fall's website.
Lauren O'Neill
2.14.18
in memorium

Mark E. Smith Was a Complicated Bastard

The Fall frontman was ornery and confrontational, but we loved him for it.
Jason Heller
1.26.18
In Memoriam

John Doran Remembers the Adrenaline Rush of Meeting Mark E Smith

Champagne in a pint glass and that inimitable laugh: The Quietus co-founder and Noisey British Masters host looks back on interviewing The Fall's late frontman.
John Doran
1.25.18
mark e smith

Remembering My Drunken Afternoons with Mark E Smith

Following the death of The Fall's inimitable frontman, one writer reflects on the times they spent together in Manchester's pubs.
Daniel Dylan Wray
1.25.18
News

All the News You Need to Know This Morning

Read it all here so you don't have to open Twitter.
VICE Staff
1.25.18
Noisey News

The Fall's Mark E. Smith Has Died at Age 60

The band's manager announced via social media today that Smith died this morning at his home.
Noisey Staff
1.24.18
Photo

From Ozzy Pissing in the Alamo to Snoop in '94: Legendary Photographer Tom Sheehan Explains His Iconic Images

Tom Sheehan has been taking photos of musicians for 66 years, and he's got some stories.
As told to John Doran, Photos: Tom Sheehan
6.8.16
Op-Eds

First Beers, First Shags, and Shit Haircuts: How I Grew to Love The Fall

I used to fucking hate The Fall, but when the ennui of my twenties arrived like a shower of cement, my infatuation for Mark E Smith exploded.
Francisco Garcia
2.15.16
Features

The Best Noisey Interviews of 2015

From having afternoon tea with Ty Dolla $ign to discussing Fetty Wap with Elton John, here are the best interviews we've published this year.
Noisey Staff
12.31.15
Woah, Dude!

We Think Mark E Smith Might Be Calling a Late Night BBC Lancashire Phone-In Each Week to Rant About Art

"What do you think about Damien Hirst? Absolute crap."
Hayden Hughes
12.7.15
Stuff

Discovering Lost Photos of a Prestwich Psychiatric Hospital

A friend and drinking-partner of Mark E Smith's, Don took photos of patients and Prestwich locals for years. But it's only now that they've been seen.
Austin Collings
12.4.15
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