Category Archives: Interview

Jon Spencer – Guitar World Interview: “I’ve still got the virus!”

“I’m playing in a band because I love these kinds of sounds, this kind of music. It’s always come from a place of devotion — it’s an obsession. I certainly never set out thinking this is a good job, that … Continue reading

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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Interview / Live Clips: 1995

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion interviewed by Miles Hunt and clips of Dissect and Bellbottoms live at O2 Academy Brixton (March 1995). Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8wUOz6Pdr0

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Bert and Earnest: A Punk Pioneer Tells All

“Never has anyone smashed garbage cans and powered NYC post-punk quite like Bob Bert, who tells the whole tale in his new book, I’m Just the Drummer.” Eric Davidson interviews Bob Bert for Rock and Roll Globe. Rock and Roll … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer – Radio Student: Interview

Radio Student have recently posted a new interview with Jon Spencer. Stream the 60 minute show here: https://radiostudent.si/glasba/night-time/jon-spencer-interview

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Jon Spencer – Ditty TV: Interview

Jon Spencer & The HITmakers – Ditty TV, Memphis, TN (24 January 2019). Live Performance: Part One: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PneSGRLgyIQ Part Two: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dx3xb6DL8I Part Three: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PneSGRLgyIQ Part Four: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfU2_2I2_To Part Five: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLi4LvuA4Hc Part Six: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwSpggzKbek Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kDfO-9oQYQ Full Info: https://dittytv.com/jon-spencer-sings-the-hits-on-dittytv/

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Jon Spencer – Bayern 2, Zündfunk: Interview

Jon Spencer interview on Bayern 2, Zündfunk from 13 May 2019 can now be streamed on BR.de (Interview starts at 21m). LINK: https://www.br.de/radio/bayern2/programmkalender/ausstrahlung-1747506.html

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Jon Spencer & The HITmakers – Radio Lomax: Interview

Jon Spencer & The HITmakers interview on Radio Lomax. LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsd1D-2KVss

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Jon Spencer: Qetic.jp Interview

Japanese-language Jon Spencer interview (with some great pictures). Link: https://qetic.jp/interview/jonspencer-feature/310379/

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Jon Spencer: Interviewed for Rockin’On

Jon Spencer was interviewed for a future issue of rockinon.com Blog Entry Here: https://rockinon.com/blog/rockinon/184090

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“Pop Quiz: Jon Spencer on going solo, growing old gracefully in garage rock”

“Pop Quiz: Jon Spencer on going solo, growing old gracefully in garage rock” Feature / interview from SF Chronicle.

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“Post Explosion: Jon Spencer sings the hits and slings that grit”

“It’s not my first choice,” Spencer says of working alone in a recent chat with Vanyaland. But in a period of downtime following a deactivation of the long-running Blues Explosion and a lull in other projects, the solo approach arose … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer: New Interview

Why was now the time to release your first “solo” record? I wanted to get back on the road. I wanted to get back to work. I didn’t have a band of my own anymore; both Blues Explosion and Heavy … Continue reading

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SET THE WAYBACK MACHINE TO NEVER: A Q&A With Jon Spencer

“SET THE WAYBACK MACHINE TO NEVER: A Q&A With Jon Spencer, Legendary Blooze Traveler, Elvis From Hell, Noise-Rock Deviant & A Really Nice Guy” LINK: http://www.phawker.com/2019/01/10/set-the-wayback-machine-to-never-a-qa-with-jon-spencer-legendary-blooze-traveler-elvis-from-hell-noise-rock-deviant-really-nice-guy/

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Q&A: Jon Spencer (9 January 2019)

“It might come as a surprise that Jon Spencer — the guiding force behind some of the best, most dangerously playful rock ‘n’ roll of the modern era — would only now be releasing his first solo album. The 12-song … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer – NEW interview: Stream

Paltrocast with Darren Paltrowitz: Episode #011 opens with a Jon Spencer interview which can be streamed at the following address: https://soundcloud.com/puregrainaudio/paltrocast-with-darren-paltrowitz-episode-011-with-jon-spencer-chris-barron-hafthor-bjornsson

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Bob Bert – Interview: Download / Stream

A new interview with Bob Bert can be streamed / downloaded here: http://www.radionope.com/podcasts/protonicreversal/?name=2018-12-06_128_ep128__bob_bert_sonic_youth__pussy_galore__lydia_lunch_retrovirus__jon_spencer__the_hitmakers.mp3

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From and Inspired By, Episode #74: Jon Spencer

The latest episode of ‘From and Inspired By‘ is an interview with Jon Spencer discussing the Edgar Wright films Hot Fuzz and Baby Driver along with the new album Spencer Sings The Hits. Stream / Download here: http://www.fromandinspiredby.com/blog/2018/11/28/episode-74-jon-spencer-amp-the-films-of-edgar-wright “Musician Jon … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer – Skream! Magazine: Interview

Skream.jp have recently published a new interview with Jon Spencer. Link: https://skream.jp/interview/2018/10/jon_spencer.php

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Now I Got Worry: An Interview With Jon Spencer

“Ladies and gentlemen: the fabulous Jon Spencer on his new solo album, his most groovy past and the ‘orange piece of shit’ and ‘stupid men that run the United States of America’” A new interview with Jon Spencer has just … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer – Interview / Acoustic: Stream

A new Jon Spencer interview and live acoustic performance of I Got The Hits has just be published by Radioeins.de. Stream Here: https://www.radioeins.de/programm/sendungen/sondersendung/radiobruecke-usa/ny/jon-spencer.html

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