Click Track: Mark E. Smith

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 10/21/2010

Ari Up of the Slits is dead; Gwenyth Paltrow to sing at CMAs; Mark E. Smith throws bottles

By Chris Richards - Ari Up, post-punk icon and founder of the Slits, has died at the age of 48. The Slits' 1979 debut album "Cut," released when Up was only a teenager, stands as one of the most...

By Chris Richards  |  10:00 AM ET, 10/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Ari Up, CMAs, Daft Punk, Gwenyth Paltrow, Mark E. Smith, Mumford & Sons, Phoenix, The Fall, Vince Gill, the Slits

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 06/10/2010

Taking sides: If they gave a World Cup for best World Cup anthem, who deserves to win it?

Let's be real. This is D.C. and everyone here at Click Track knows that the best World Cup anthem that will ever be written belongs to Washington indie-pop heroes Air Miami. (If you haven't heard 1995's "World Cup Fever,"...

By Chris Richards  |  01:00 PM ET, 06/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Air Miami, Dario G, Mark E. Smith, Pitbull, R. Kelly, Shakira, Shuttleworth, TKZee