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- Posted on Sep 15th 2009 4:00PM by Linda Laban
After two decades apart, Mission of Burma reformed in 2002 and age, it seems, hasn't withered its restless agit-rock spirit. Conley thinks there's too much fancy stuff going on in rock and roll currently and he's having none of it. "It seems it's very fashionable to be -- this is the old fart section of the interview -- but there seems to be a dominance these days of this dream-soup cloud-pop," he says. "It's sorta interesting, but it feels like everything but the kitchen sink is thrown in. It doesn't grab me. Then I put on something like Heartless Bastards, it's blood and sinew. You don't need to traipse it up in pirate suits and stuff. I don't get it. Come on! Hose my eardrums out."
To make sure he's earned the right to be curmudgeonly, Spinner decides to age check Conley. "Oh, how old is this old fart?" he laughs. "I am 54. It's unbelievable. I'm so freakin' proud."