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Mission of Burma reissues

signals, calls, and marches; VS.; and The Horrible Truth About Burma are examined

Mission of Burma reissues

Replacing Ryko’s single CD compilation, these reissues return Mission of Burma’s significant efforts to print, plus singles and unreleased tracks. While some of the sharply geometric riffs and chanted vocals sound dated, the power of ”That’s When I Reach for My Revolver” or ”Academy Fight Song” (from the Signals EP) or most of VS. — which sounds loud at any volume — makes almost every album released today sound tame by comparison. Signals: B+ VS.: A+ Horrible Truth: A-