Bob Weston

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    Mission of Burma at The Firebird, 4/4/12: Review, Photos and Setlist

    Mission of Burma | The Conformists The Firebird April 4, 2012 One-third of a century isn't too long to wait for a band to come to town, is it? Mission of Burma - the band that basically invented American indie-rock as we know it today - never got closer than Lawrence, KS during its 1979-1983 heyday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    Mission of Burma's Roger Miller Talks About the Band's Weird Death and Weird New Life

    In the past decade, there have been so many indie-rock band reunions, and so many song-by-song recreations of now-classic albums, that the whole scene threatens to take on the tacky air of a 1950s or 1960s nostalgia revue. Only a very few of these reunited bands have managed to get back together and ... More >>

  • Music

    August 22, 2007


    Excellent Italian Greyhound (Touch and Go)

  • Music

    January 18, 2006

    Contort Yourself

    New label, new album, same old Conformists

  • Music

    October 2, 2002

    Local Hokum

    Our Town's radio stations aren't playing much local fare because they're not getting much that's fit to play