Tag: Mission of Burma

The Week in Rock: April 29-May 5, 2012

The Week in Rock: April 29-May 5, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes items about the Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch, The Stone Roses, Public Image Ltd., Mission of Burma, Soundgarden, Depeche Mode, Cocteau Twins’ Elizabeth Fraser, The Cure’s Porl Thompson and Bob Mould — plus our latest Auto Reverse mixtape.

Mission of Burma reveals cover art, tracklist for ‘Unsound’ — band’s 4th post-reunion LP

Mission of Burma reveals cover art, tracklist for ‘Unsound’ — band’s 4th post-reunion LP

We brought you news in late March of ‘Unsound,’ the upcoming fifth studio album — and fourth post-reunion effort — from Boston post-punk legends Mission of Burma. Now the band has revealed the cover art and full tracklist for the collection, which is due out July 10 on Fire Records.

The Week in Rock: March 25-31, 2012

The Week in Rock: March 25-31, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about New Order, Duran Duran, The Stone Roses, Ultravox, Peter Hook, Nine Inch Nails, The Cure, Lee Ranaldo, Killing Joke, ‘Dance Craze,’ Echo & The Bunnymen’s Will Sergeant, The Cult, Dreams So Real and Soundgarden.

Mission of Burma releasing ‘Unsound’ in July — stream first track ‘Dust Devil’

Mission of Burma releasing ‘Unsound’ in July — stream first track ‘Dust Devil’

Boston post-punk masters Mission of Burma this summer will release ‘Unsound,’ their fourth post-reunion album (that’s three more records than they put out during their original run in the ’80s), and this week premiered the first track from that effort, called ‘Dust Devil.’

Linkage: Morrissey inserts foot in mouth, plus Mission of Burma, ‘120 Minutes,’ Alan Wilder

Linkage: Morrissey inserts foot in mouth, plus Mission of Burma, ‘120 Minutes,’ Alan Wilder

Today’s round-up of share-worthy links includes a report about Morrissey’s latest offending statement (this time comparing the slaughter in Norway to meat being served in fast-food dives), plus interviews with Mission of Burma’s Clint Conley, ‘120 Minutes’ host Matt Pinfield and ex-Depeche Mode member Alan Wilder.

Athens PopFest 2010 to feature Mission of Burma, The Wedding Present, Oh-OK

Athens PopFest 2010 to feature Mission of Burma, The Wedding Present, Oh-OK

The 2010 installment of Athens PopFest will feature headlining sets by Mission of Burma and The Wedding Present — which will play 1989’s ‘Bizarro’ in its entirety — as well as Dead Milkmen singer Joe Jack Talcum and the reunited Oh-OK, the early ’80s act featuring Lynda Stipe, sister of R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe.

Video: Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis shops for vinyl records at Amoeba Music in Hollywood

Video: Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis shops for vinyl records at Amoeba Music in Hollywood

Tweet Amoeba Records today posted the latest in its “What In My Bag?” video series — in which musicians shopping at the California chain’s outlets […]

Download: Mission of Burma’s WOXY session

Download: Mission of Burma’s WOXY session

Tweet Post-punk legends Mission of Burma hit Austin, Texas, a few weeks ago to play the Fun Fun Fun Fest, and while they were in […]

Video: Mission of Burma’s ‘1, 2, 3 Partyy!’

Not sure what’s more improbable: the fact that it’s 2009 and Mission of Burma is still putting out great records, or the fact that it’s […]

New releases: Kraftwerk reissues, new CDs from Mission of Burma, Lou Barlow

New releases: Kraftwerk reissues, new CDs from Mission of Burma, Lou Barlow

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new albums, reissues and/or box sets due out Tuesday. ARTIST: Kraftwerk RELEASES: Autobahn, Radio-Activity, Trans Europe Express, […]

Quick Spins: Gary Numan and Trent Reznor, Pixies, Sonic Youth, Mission of Burma

Quick Spins: Gary Numan and Trent Reznor, Pixies, Sonic Youth, Mission of Burma

  Gary Numan’s appearances at Nine Inch Nails’ final live gigs could lead to a studio collaboration with Trent Reznor, the synthpop pioneer told The […]

Mission of Burma announces short fall tour for ‘The Sound The Speed The Light’

Mission of Burma announces short fall tour for ‘The Sound The Speed The Light’

Reformed post-punk legends Mission of Burma will mark the release this fall of their third post-comeback album, The Sound The Speed The Light, with a […]

Mission of Burma offers free MP3 of ‘1, 2, 3, Partyy!’ off ‘The Sound The Speed The Light’

Mission of Burma offers free MP3 of ‘1, 2, 3, Partyy!’ off ‘The Sound The Speed The Light’

After teasing fans last week, Matador Records this morning officially announced the Oct. 6 release of Mission of Burma’s third post-comeback LP, The Sound The […]

New Mission of Burma album ‘The Sound The Speed The Light’ due in October

New Mission of Burma album ‘The Sound The Speed The Light’ due in October

Legendary postpunk act Mission of Burma will release its third post-reunion album, The Sound The Speed The Light, on Oct. 6, Matador Records revealed today. […]