The Clash's new 12-disk set is called Sound System, and is loaded with a bunch of swag, including what looks like a giant cigarette. I don't know what the significance of it is, though.
The new Clash retrospective, Sound System, is a 12-disc monstrosity containing remastered versions of the original band’s studio recordings, three full discs of demos, rarities and live tracks and a DVD of all their videos, as well as plenty of bodacious swag including official Clash fanzines, posters, stickers, badges and even Clash-related dogtags, all painstakingly packaged in an exact replica of Mr. Simonon’s beloved old boom-box.
The Clash Unveils 12-Disc Set: 'We Were Very Busy People With a 24-Hour Lifestyle'
The Clash recorded “Police On My Back” for Sandinista! in 1980, but The Equals (fronted by Eddie Grant) did it on 1967. Here’s the Richard-Lester-meets-the-Keystone-Kops video. Here’s The Clash’s cover: Both are great. I like the Clash’s version better. The Clash also covered Toots & The Maytals “Pressure Drop.” Both are great. I like Toots […]
The Clash will always be my favorite band. So it is nice to listen to these early drafts of the songs on London Calling. Open Culture has a bunch of them, including songs that never made it on the double LP, like “Heart and Mind” (above).
I just found out about this documentary of my favorite band, The Clash, which was produced by Google. Above: it’s Topper, Paul, and Mick! In this exclusive documentary featuring never-before-seen footage of the late, great Joe Strummer, all four members of “the only band that matters” walk us through the making of each of their […]
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Although there will never be a consensus about the best way to make coffee, any coffee connoisseur will agree that controlling the grind of your beans and balancing water temperature are the keys to a tasty cup. Since your plastic coffee pot doesn’t really allow for that kind of customization, going back to the French […]