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“15 BANDS WHO ARE CRUCIAL TO THE HISTORY OF NOISE MUSIC”

New feature on Alternative Press includes Pussy Galore, Lydia Lunch, Sonic Youth and Jesus & Mary Chain among many others. “Pussy Galore Mid-’80s Washington, D.C. emigrates to the Lower East Side, Pussy Galore brought the rock ’n’ roll and punk … Continue reading

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April 10 – On This Day!

Happy Birthday Jens Jurgensen! 1994: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Howlin’ Wolf, New Orleans, LA, US w/ Neutral Milk Hotel 2002: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Manchester University, Manchester, UK w/ Yeah Yeah Yeahs and The (International) Noise … Continue reading

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You See Me Laughin’: Stream Online

You See Me Laughin’: The Last of The Hill County Bluesmen can now be viewed in full on youtube thanks to Fat Possum Records. The documentary features interviews with Judah Bauer, Russell Simins and Jon Spencer along with footage of … Continue reading

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April 9 – On This Day!

1997: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Evening Session, Maida Vale, London, UK SET LIST: All Aboard 2Kindsa Love Flavor Blues Explosion Attack The Feeling of Love Down Low Soul Typecast Chocolate Joe Son of Sam 2002: The Jon Spencer … Continue reading

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April 8 – On This Day!

2002: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Plastic Fang – released in the UK 2002: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Bristol Academy, Bristol, UK w/ Yeah Yeah Yeahs “…people should get there early and check out the Yeah Yeah … Continue reading

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April 7 – On This Day!

2003: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Exit-In, Nashville, Tennessee, US Poster Design: Print Mafia 2007: Tiny Masters Of Today (w/ Russell Simins) – Fopp Records, Tottenham Court Road, London, UK 2017: Boss Hog – Brood X – released on … Continue reading

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April 6 – On This Day!

1998: Pussy Galore – Right Now! / Sugarshit Sharp / Dial ‘M’ For Motherfucker – released in the UK 2002: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Le Trabendo, Parc de la Villette, Paris, France w/ Yeah Yeah Yeahs 2007: Tiny … Continue reading

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April 5 – On This Day!

1994: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Dallas, TX, US* w/ The Breeders *exact date / venue unknown, possibly April 5, 1994 Live Photos: Joe Dilworth 2002: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – possible European tour date 2004: Blues Explosion … Continue reading

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April 4 – On This Day!

1999: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Offshore Festival, Torquay, Australia Poster Artwork: Jason Jacenko 2002: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Supersonic @ MTV, Milan, Italy Performing: She Said / Calvin / Mean Heart / Sweet N Sour 2002: … Continue reading

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April 3 – On This Day!

2002: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Muffathalle, München, Germany w/ Yeah Yeah Yeahs 2007: Tiny Masters Of Today (w/ Russell Simins) – Artrocker @ Highbury Corner, The Buffalo Bar, London, UK w/ Tigerforce, Bono Must Die & MIT 2008: … Continue reading

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April 2 – On This Day!

1994: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – The Palace, Hollywood, California, US w/ The Breeders and Th’ Faith Healers 1997: Jon Spencer Live Chat / MTV Arena via America Online 1999: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Blues Festival, Byron … Continue reading

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April 1 – On This Day!

1994: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – The Palace, Hollywood, California, US w/ The Breeders and Th’ Faith Healers 1999: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Arena, Brisbane, Australia Poster Artwork: Jason Jacenko 2002: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – … Continue reading

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March 31 – On This Day!

1988: Pussy Galore – Drums, New York City, NY, US* w/ B.A.L.L. (and possibly The Gun Club) *The exact date of this show is unconfirmed. The New York Times article would make the date March 31, 1988 but The Gun … Continue reading

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March 30 – On This Day!

1996: Boss Hog – Bogart’s, Cincinnati, OH, US w/ Cibo Matto and Idaho 1999: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – The Palais, Melbourne, Australia w/ Matt Walker Tour Poster Artwork: Jason Jacenko 2008: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Melkweg … Continue reading

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March 29 – On This Day!

1996: Boss Hog – The Metro, Chicago, IL, US w/ Cibo Matto Poster Artwork: Kozik 2011: Joseph Arthur (w/ Russell Simins) – Bootleg Theater, LA, CA – released *Recording of show on 15 February 2011* 2014: Jon Spencer / Cristina … Continue reading

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March 28 – On This Day!

1994: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – 400 Bar, Minneapolis, MN, US w/ Th’ Faith Healers 1996: Boss Hog – Odeon, Cleveland, OH, US w/ Cibo Matto and Supie T & The Getdown Airwaves Poster Artwork: Derek Hess Ticket and … Continue reading

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March 27 – On This Day!

1996: Boss Hog – Graffiti, Pittsburgh, PA, US w/ Cibo Matto 1999: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Masters, Margaret River, Australia Poster Artwork: Jason Jacenko 2001: Russell Simins – The Garage, London, England, UK 2002: The Jon Spencer Blues … Continue reading

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March 26 – On This Day!

1986: Pussy Galore – The Laundry Rooms – recording with Barrett Jones for Groovy Hate Fuck 1988: Pussy Galore – possible US tour date 1996: Boss Hog – possible US tour date 1999: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Valhalla, … Continue reading

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March 25 – On This Day!

1986: Pussy Galore – The Laundry Rooms – recording with Barrett Jones for Groovy Hate Fuck 1988: Pussy Galore – possible US tour date 1994: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Gabes Iowa City, IA, US w/ Th’ Faith Healers … Continue reading

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March 24 – On This Day!

1988: Pussy Galore – T.T. The Bears, Cambridge, MA, US w/ Laughing Hyenas and Hometown Slobs 1994: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – The Orbit Room, Toronto, ON, Canada w/ The Breeders and Th’ Faith Healers 1996: Boss Hog – … Continue reading

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