Tag: The Clash

Video: The Clash’s Mick Jones and Paul Simonon in the studio with Gorillaz

Video: The Clash’s Mick Jones and Paul Simonon in the studio with Gorillaz

It’s not much, but this 30-second promo for the Gorillaz’s forthcoming Plastic Beach is kind of exciting: It offers an all-too-fleeting glimpse of The Clash’s Mick Jones and Paul Simonon recording together for the first time since 1982’s Combat Rock.

The Clash’s Mick Jones, Paul Simonon reunite on Gorillaz’s upcoming ‘Plastic Beach’

The Clash’s Mick Jones, Paul Simonon reunite on Gorillaz’s upcoming ‘Plastic Beach’

Tweet The Clash’s Mick Jones and Paul Simonon have reunited on record for the first time since 1982’s Combat Rock, each contributing to the title […]

‘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 […]

Mick Jones’ Carbon/Silicon gives away ‘Carbon Bubble’ album as free MP3 download

Mick Jones’ Carbon/Silicon gives away ‘Carbon Bubble’ album as free MP3 download

Tweet Carbon/Silicon — the band fronted by The Clash’s Mick Jones and Tony James of Generation X — continues its tradition of offering fans free […]

‘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 […]

Video: Duran Duran’s Simon Le Bon, John Taylor shopping for vinyl at Amoeba

The latest entry in Amoeba Records’ clever “What In My Bag?” video series — in which musicians shopping at the California chain’s outlets show off […]

Billy Bragg reunites The Clash’s Mick Jones, Topper Headon to record ‘Jail Guitar Doors’

Billy Bragg reunites The Clash’s Mick Jones, Topper Headon to record ‘Jail Guitar Doors’

Former Clash bandmates Mick Jones and Nicky “Topper” Headon recently recorded together for the first time in 27 years as part of a documentary being […]

Quick Spins: Big Audio Dynamite, Bad Lieutenant, The Cult, Sonic Youth

Quick Spins: Big Audio Dynamite, Bad Lieutenant, The Cult, Sonic Youth

The expanded 2CD reissue of This is Big Audio Dynamite — the 1985 debut from Mick Jones’ post-Clash project, Big Audio Dynamite, which featured breakout […]

WBCN ‘The Rock of Boston,’ station that helped break U2 in U.S., going off-air

WBCN ‘The Rock of Boston,’ station that helped break U2 in U.S., going off-air

Boston modern-rock radio station WBCN (104.1 FM), aka “The Rock of Boston,” will be pulled off the air next month and survive as a Web-only […]

Pixies’ ‘Where Is My Mind?’ tops WOXY’s 20th annual Modern Rock 500 countdown

Pixies’ ‘Where Is My Mind?’ tops WOXY’s 20th annual Modern Rock 500 countdown

Online radio outlet WOXY’s 20th annual Modern Rock 500 wrapped up this week by crowning a new champion: the Pixies’ “Where Is My Mind?,” which […]

Quick Spins: Big Audio Dynamite, Dinosaur Jr, Joy Division, Dukes of Stratosphear

Quick Spins: Big Audio Dynamite, Dinosaur Jr, Joy Division, Dukes of Stratosphear

Epic/Legacy will release an expanded reissue of the 1985 debut from Mick Jones’ terrific post-Clash project, Big Audio Dynamite, on Sept. 8, according to Pause […]

In stores Tuesday: New Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys, plus Jane’s Addiction box set

In stores Tuesday: New Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys, plus Jane’s Addiction box set

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday: ARTIST: Depeche Mode ALBUM: Sounds of the Universe BACKSTORY: Preceded by […]