MX Does MUBI: “Why Are We Here?”

If you subscribe to the MUBI streaming service, you can catch MX’s first video (“Why Are We Here”) created at Ralph Records by Graeme Whifler. We appear at about 19:50 in the film, “Ears, Eyes, and Throats: Restored Classic and Lost Punk Films...

MX-80 Reclaims “SOUND”

A 30-year legal dispute over the MX-80 SOUND name came to an end when a settlement was quietly reached with the estate of the band’s former business manager. As of August 1, 2015, the band known as MX-80 has re-acquired the rights to MX-80 SOUND. The dispute...

Son of MX-80: Welcome Nico!

Drummer Nico Sophiea joined MX-80 SOUND in 2014 and his fresh tracks and slinky patterns adorn the band’s latest release, “So Funny.” (Check out his style on the video, No Shoes No Shirt.) Nico is of course well versed in the band’s music. His...

FTC Frees “We’re An American Band”

More than 10 years after making its controversial ruling, the Federal Trade Commission has annulled its 2005 preliminary decision barring export of the MX-80 album, “We’re an American Band.” The ruling, one of the first under the then-recently...