- Clint Conley
He is probably best known as a co-founder of Mission of Burma. He played bass guitar, occasional guitar, and wrote and sang some of the group's best-known songs, such as "That's When I Reach For My Revolver" and "Academy Fight Song" -- songs that often had an anthemic sing-along quality. Conley's bass work often featured double stops and chords.
Mission of Burma was active from 1979 to 1983. They found only limited success, but over the years their reputation grew until they were often seen as one of the more influential American post-punk groups of their era. When the group broke up in 1983, Conley dropped out of music almost entirely for over a decade, earning a master's degree in broadcast journalism  and going to work as a producer for a Boston television station. He did, however, produce Yo La Tengo's 1986 debut album Ride the Tiger.
In 2001, Conley formed a new group, Consonant, playing primarily guitar. They released two albums. Conley said that the fact he was playing in a band again helped him be more receptive to the idea of returning to his old one. 
In 2002, Conley reunited with Roger Miller and Peter Prescott, and with Bob Weston of Shellac replacing original member Martin Swope, they began performing and recording once more as Mission of Burma. They have since released three albums, including 2009's The Sound The Speed The Light.
Mission of Burma Roger Miller · Clint Conley · Peter Prescott · Bob Weston
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