[tweetmeme]The five-song On the Road: Live 92 EP from Mick Jones’ post-Clash outfit Big Audio Dynamite II — released on CD in the U.S. and Japan back in 1992, and more recently via digital platforms — will receive its first-ever vinyl release next month for Record Store Day. Full tracklist and details here.
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The Converse sneaker company continues its “Three Artists, One Song” series of musical collaborations this week with some creative math, bringing in four people — Mick Jones and Paul Simonon of The Clash, plus R&B star Frank Ocean and producer Diplo — to craft the track “Hero.”
While the Big Audio Dynamite reunion didn’t result in any new recordings, frontman Mick Jones has re-teamed with that band’s rhythm section — drummer Greg Roberts and bassist Leo “E-Z Kill” Williams — to lend guitar and backing vocals to new single “Too Late,” from the duo’s band Dreadzone.
The Clash return to record stores in a big way this September, with the release of a 12-disc box set called Sound System — featuring five of the band’s six albums, a DVD with unseen footage and three discs’ worth of demos, non-album singles, rarities and B-sides — as well as a new double-disc best-of set.
Despite suggestions he might make new music with Big Audio Dynamite, it appears Mick Jones has moved on to other projects — namely re-teaming with Tony James of Generation X in their band Carbon/Silicon, which has just released a mellow, uplifting new single called “Big Surprise.”
For this week’s installment of Vintage Video, we turn the clocks back to 1987 for this 45-minute TV special capturing Big Audio Dynamite’s performance at the Teatro Carlos Gomes in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The seven-song performance comes in the months following the release of Mick Jones and Co.’s second album.