Boston's Mission of Burma took the sneering aggression and art-spastic manner of Wire or Gang of Four and clamped it on the New England rock scene like a hammerlock. One of the most important U.S. post-punk bands, the quartet was also one of the first to include a sound engineer as a full-fledged member, and Martin Swope's innovative use of tape became a key element in MOB's sound. Another was sheer volume, the proper means to express the disgruntled sentiments... More >>>