Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Carbon/Silicon Sputnik

Here's some news about probably-Advanced-but-I-never-really-liked-the-Clash-though-they-were-"important"-enough-to-be-elibigle-for-Advancement Mick Jones' new project, from

Mick Jones, former Clash guitarist, will take his new band, Carbon/Silicon into the studio next month. Jones, who collaborates with former Generation X/Sigue Sigue Sputnik bassist Tony James, in the four-piece rock'n'roll outfit hasn't released a studio album since F-Punk with Big Audio Dynamite in 1995, will lead his act into an unnamed studio next month to record its first album. No title, track listing or release date has been released. Jones has been a vocal supporter of MP3 file sharing, dedicating a song, "MP Free," to peer-to-peer music discovery. True to his word, the band will post mixes and works in progress on the act's official site,
As I hope you remember, embracing new technology (though MP3 isn't exactly new anymore) is an Advanced trait, and Mick Jones has always been good about that. Plus, he likes his World Music, which is also Advanced. By the way, isn't it time for another (?) Sigue Sigue Sputnik reunion? I'd like to see that.

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