Tag: Mick Jones

Big Audio Dynamite II’s ‘On the Road: Live 92’ to get vinyl release for Record Store Day

Big Audio Dynamite II’s ‘On the Road: Live 92’ to get vinyl release for Record Store Day

[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.

Download: The Clash’s Mick Jones, Paul Simonon team up with Frank Ocean, Diplo on ‘Hero’

Download: The Clash’s Mick Jones, Paul Simonon team up with Frank Ocean, Diplo on ‘Hero’

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.”

Mick Jones re-teams with Big Audio Dynamite bandmates on Dreadzone’s ‘Too Late’

Mick Jones re-teams with Big Audio Dynamite bandmates on Dreadzone’s ‘Too Late’

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 to release 12-disc ‘Sound System’ box set, new 2CD best-of this September

The Clash to release 12-disc ‘Sound System’ box set, new 2CD best-of this September

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.

Video: Carbon/Silicon, ‘Big Surprise’ — new single from The Clash’s Mick Jones

Video: Carbon/Silicon, ‘Big Surprise’ — new single from The Clash’s Mick Jones

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.”

Vintage Video: Big Audio Dynamite in Rio de Janeiro, 1987 — watch full 45-minute set

Vintage Video: Big Audio Dynamite in Rio de Janeiro, 1987 — watch full 45-minute set

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.