Tag: Don Letts

Watch: The Clash’s ‘The Magnificent Seven’ gets new Don Letts-directed video

Watch: The Clash’s ‘The Magnificent Seven’ gets new Don Letts-directed video

To mark the 40th anniversary of The Clash’s triple LP Sandinista!, filmmaker Don Letts put together a new music video for “The Magnificent Seven,” a clip based on the band’s performance of the song on “The Tomorrow Show” with Tom Snyder and previously unseen footage of the group.

Glastonbury 2013: Nick Cave, Primal Scream, PiL, Tom Tom Club, Johnny Marr — and more

Glastonbury 2013: Nick Cave, Primal Scream, PiL, Tom Tom Club, Johnny Marr — and more

The lineup for this summer’s Glastonbury festival was announced today, and it’s an utter monstrosity, with headliners The Rolling Stones, Arctic Monkeys and Mumford & Sons joined by a seemingly endless list of bands, including Primal Scream, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Elvis Costello, Billy Bragg and more.

Video: Big Audio Dynamite reunites original lineup in Liverpool for first gig in 22 years

Last night in Liverpool, Mick Jones brought his post-Clash outfit Big Audio Dynamite out of retirement for the original lineup’s first concert in 22 years, the opening night of a nine-date U.K. tour that will be followed by a pair of U.S. gigs and a slot at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in California next month.

Big Audio Dynamite plans to record new album, prep more Legacy Edition reissues

Big Audio Dynamite plans to record new album, prep more Legacy Edition reissues

Mick Jones and Co. ‘have plans in the works for a new Big Audio Dynamite album,’ according to a news release e-mailed late Monday by Sony Music promoting the band’s three upcoming U.S. performances.

Big Audio Dynamite to play Los Angeles, New York around Coachella appearance

Big Audio Dynamite to play Los Angeles, New York around Coachella appearance

After wrapping its upcoming U.K. tour, the reunited Big Audio Dynamite will bookend its appearance at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival with a pair of pre- and post-fest gigs in Los Angeles and New York City.

Big Audio Dynamite sets 9-date U.K. reunion tour in advance of Coachella appearance

Big Audio Dynamite sets 9-date U.K. reunion tour in advance of Coachella appearance

Big Audio Dynamite will reunite for the first time in 20 years for a nine-date U.K tour this spring as a lead-up to the band’s just-announced slot at the enormous Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in the California desert.

Coachella 2011: Duran Duran, Wire, Suede and reunited Big Audio Dynamite set for festival

Coachella 2011: Duran Duran, Wire, Suede and reunited Big Audio Dynamite set for festival

The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival tonight unveiled the official lineup for the April15-17 festival, which will include appearances by Duran Duran, Wire and — in one of the lineup’s biggest surprises — a reunion of Mick Jones’ post-Clash project Big Audio Dynamite.

Video: Mick Jones and Don Letts discuss Big Audio Dynamite in vintage footage

We continue our commemoration of this week’s 25th anniversary reissue of the groundbreaking ‘This Is Big Audio Dynamite’ with this seven-minute electronic press kit assembled by bandmember Don Letts that the folks at Columbia/Legacy sent out to the media on Wednesday.

Q&A: Drummer Greg Roberts on ‘This Is Big Audio Dynamite’ reissue, band’s legacy

Q&A: Drummer Greg Roberts on ‘This Is Big Audio Dynamite’ reissue, band’s legacy

The seminal debut from Mick Jones’ post-Clash outfit Big Audio Dynamite is set to be reissued tomorrow in an expanded 2CD package — and to mark the occasion, Slicing Up Eyeballs spoke to drummer Greg Roberts about B.A.D.’s origins, the recording of ‘This Is Big Audio Dynamite’ and his current group, Dreadzone.

Big Audio Dynamite’s Mick Jones on possible reunion of post-Clash act: ‘Maybe next year’

Big Audio Dynamite’s Mick Jones on possible reunion of post-Clash act: ‘Maybe next year’

With a new reissue due this month, the two key figures in Big Audio Dynamite — former Clash member Mick Jones and DJ/filmmaker Don Letts — have broached the idea of reuniting the ’80s cross-genre act, Letts tells Billboard.

‘This Is Big Audio Dynamite’ reissue to include outtake ‘Electric Vandal,’ 4 unreleased mixes

‘This Is Big Audio Dynamite’ reissue to include outtake ‘Electric Vandal,’ 4 unreleased mixes

Tweet The expanded 2CD reissue of This Is Big Audio Dynamite — the 1985 debut from Mick Jones’ post-Clash project, Big Audio Dynamite — will […]

New releases: Public Image Ltd., The Clash reissues, plus Pet Shop Boys ‘Christmas’ EP

New releases: Public Image Ltd., The Clash reissues, plus Pet Shop Boys ‘Christmas’ EP

Tweet Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, reissues and/or box sets. ARTIST: Public Image Ltd. RELEASES: Metal Box, Plastic Box BACKSTORY: Virgin […]

The Clash’s ‘London Calling’ 30th anniversary reissue skimpier than 25th anniversary set

The Clash’s ‘London Calling’ 30th anniversary reissue skimpier than 25th anniversary set

Tweet There was a bit of a hubub a few weeks ago when the NME reported that  The Clash’s classic 1979 double album London Calling […]

‘This Is Big Audio Dynamite’ reissue due in February, will include unreleased tracks

‘This Is Big Audio Dynamite’ reissue due in February, will include unreleased tracks

Tweet The expanded 2CD reissue of This Is Big Audio Dynamite — the 1985 debut from Mick Jones’ post-Clash project, Big Audio Dynamite — that […]