Thursday, December 18 2008
Thursday, May 22 2008
The seminal Boston post-punk band Mission of Burma is back in force, and there is no better time to enjoy the perfect remastered editions of their initial Ace of Hearts output, with live DVDs to boot. Burma Rules!
Sunday, June 4 2006
Two years after their astonishing return to music, Mission of Burma raises the ante with The Obliterati, playing harder and louder than ever... but this time with a lopsided grin. 'This is all pure gravy, unexpected and unsought,' says bass player Clint Conley, a statement that is as true for fans as it is for the band.
Thursday, July 12 2012
What makes Unsound particularly, umm, unsound is that you can actually hear flashes of the influences of bands that were influenced by Mission of Burma, which creates a rather weird reverse osmosis effect.
Wednesday, October 14 2009
American treasure Mission of Burma remain solid, if slightly unspectacular on The Sound the Speed the Light.
Wednesday, July 9 2008
Mission of Burma’s continued relevance, cemented by the two excellent albums released since their reunion, is just one thing that separates them from the current crop of groups reuniting around classic albums. Their music, and their performance, is much too timely to ever be confused with nostalgia.
Sunday, January 28 2007
When people ask me who my favorite band is, I usually say Oneida, except for when I say Mission of Burma...
Thursday, January 4 2007
This film is, at best, a primer for those who aren’t yet but desperately need to be familiar with Mission of Burma.
Friday, September 21 2012
New single described as sonic tribute to Piper at the Gates of Dawn.
Tuesday, March 27 2012
Mission of Burma has thankfully reunited and will be issuing a new album titled Unsound on 9 July via their new label home, Fire Records. The
Monday, February 22 2010
Words and photos by Mehan Jayasuriya.