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48 Bands That Took 20 Or More Years Between Albums

What's a legacy to a legend? For some, it's a thing to be actively patrolled: endless tours, obligatory records, the noblesse oblige of the bassist…
Brad Shoup | May 21, 2015 - 11:40 am

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Vundabar Interpolate Mission Of Burma’s “That’s When I Reach For My Revolver” On New Single “Tonight I’m Wearing Silk”

We recently spoke with Vundabar about the heavy ideas behind their exceptionally catchy new indie-rock release Smell Smoke, and if that didn't sell you on…
Chris DeVille | February 7, 2018 - 1:05 pm

Bumbershoot Lineup 2014

The Bumbershoot Festival goes down in venues around Seattle every year on Labor Day weekend, and the lineup for this year's festivities on 8/30-9/1 just…
Chris DeVille | May 9, 2014 - 9:46 am

Mission Of Burma – “Dust Devil”

In July, Mission Of Burma will put out Unsound, their first record since 2009's The Sound The Speed The Light. Today the reunited group unveiled…
Corban Goble | March 26, 2012 - 4:17 pm

Our Band Could Be Your Life Tribute @ Bowery Ballroom, NYC 5/22/11

It's ten years since Michael Azerrad first published his defining DIY '80s scene portrait Our Band Could Be Your Life, which covered an independent music…
Amrit Singh | May 23, 2011 - 10:01 am

ATP 2010: Curated By Pavement @ Butlin’s Holiday Centre, Minehead, UK

Pavement's on their way to a long summer of festivals and one-off gigs, but curating an ATP is a sweet way to get things started.
jessica | May 18, 2010 - 2:27 pm

New Mission Of Burma Video – “1, 2, 3, Partyy!”

If you recall, Mission Of Burma's third post-reunion collection Sound The Speed The Light is "a departure from the pinned-needles roar of 2006's The
Brandon Stosuy | October 7, 2009 - 3:30 pm

New Mission Of Burma – “1, 2, 3, Partyy!”

Dinosaur Jr. aren't the only ones releasing stellar material in their post-reunion life: Judging from the sort of off-the-wall quality of Mission Of Burma's ONoffON
Brandon Stosuy | July 13, 2009 - 12:24 pm

Mission Of Burma/Fucked Up/Ponytail/Jemina Pearl Kick Off The 2009 Pool Parties @ Williamsburg Waterfront, Brooklyn 7/12/09

After being ousted from McCarren Park when the city decided to spent $50MM to restore The Pool as an actual pool, Jelly NYC found a…
Amrit Singh | July 13, 2009 - 11:43 am

CMJ ’08: Jay Reatard, King Khan, & Mission Of Burma @ “Rhapsody Rocks NYC”

The "Rhapsody Rocks NYC" party at the Music Hall Of Williamsburg offered not only a strange, intriguing mix of performers, but also an oddball order…
Brandon Stosuy | October 25, 2008 - 4:12 pm

New Old Volcano Suns – “Jak” & “White Elephant”

Last time I saw Bob Weston, he was onstage at ATP making amusing cracks about preferring Mission Of Burma to Big Black because, well, their…
Brandon Stosuy | October 8, 2008 - 4:10 pm

Pitchfork Music Festival 2008: Mission Of Burma And Sebadoh Look Back

Sparks Plus was flying the first night of the Pitchfork Music Festival. The promised thunderstorms never materialized, though the clouds remained generally ominous…
Brandon Stosuy | July 19, 2008 - 12:01 pm

Pitchfork Music Festival 2006 Photos

That Pitchforkmedia must be doing something right; 19,000 people a day hit up their Festival for 18 hours of music over two days, despite some…
Amrit Singh | August 3, 2006 - 1:45 am