Category Archives: Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

“The Fabulous, Most Groovy: Director Edgar Wright’s Favourite Albums”

TheQuietus.com have just published Edgar Wright‘s Baker’s Dozen feature which includes The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion‘s Orange. “This album pretty much inspired a whole movie of mine. It means a lot to me – very special, very influential. I was … Continue reading

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Baby Driver: References to Jon Spencer / JSBX

Baby sits back, cranks up “Bellbottoms” by the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion and air guitars his way through the sequence while the others rob a bank and exit in a hurry. That’s when things really get going as Baby steps … Continue reading

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Simon Mayo and Edgar Wright discussing Baby Driver and JSBX

Short clip of Simon Mayo and Edgar Wright​ discussing Baby Driver​ and The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion​ track Bellbottoms (originally released on the 1994 album Orange). Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUsDZEDY1tA Taken from Kermode & Mayo’s Film Review​ on BBC Radio 5 (23 … Continue reading

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Music From The Motion Picture Baby Driver: Released Friday

Music From The Motion Picture Baby Driver is scheduled for release this week (June 23, 2017). The double CD and digital versions of the soundtrack will be available in the UK and US from 23 June 2017, the vinyl edition … Continue reading

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Danger Mouse ft. Run The Jewels & Big Boi – Chase Me: Official Video

The official music video for Danger Mouse feat. Run The Jewels and Big Boi – Chase Me (based on The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Bellbottoms) has been posted online. The song appears on the double CD and digital versions … Continue reading

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Baby Driver: Edgar Wright Interview

Stream interview with Edgar Wright on CBC. He discusses Baby Driver and how ‘Bellbottoms‘ by The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion inspired the movie. Stream Here (18m 51s):http://www.cbc.ca/radio/q/tuesday-june-6-2017-giles-martin-edgar-wright-and-more-1.4146189/

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Music From The Motion Picture Baby Driver: 23 June 2017

30th Century Records have recently posted the tracklisting and pre-order details for Music From The Motion Picture Baby Driver. The double CD and Digital versions of the soundtrack are available from 23 June 2017 but according to the 30th Century … Continue reading

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War Machine (2017)

War Machine (2017) opens and closes with The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion song ‘Confused‘ (originally released as a b-side to Magical Colors and later released on Xtra Acme USA / Acme Plus / Ura Acme). The film is streaming on … Continue reading

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Danger Mouse feat. Run The Jewels and Big Boi – Chase Me: Available Digitally

Danger Mouse feat. Run The Jewels and Big Boi – Chase Me (remix of The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Bellbottoms) from the soundtrack to Baby Driver by Edgar Wright. Music From the Motion Picture Baby Driver is released digitally … Continue reading

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The Songs That Made Edgar Wright Make “Baby Driver”

“The acclaimed British filmmaker’s SXSW debut was a smash success–and it was guided by a soundtrack that tells its story.” “Bellbottoms” – The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion: “There was a point in my life when I couldn’t stop listening to … Continue reading

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Baby Driver: Reviews / Articles

Articles on Baby Driver​ (11 August 2017) which reference The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion​. “Wright explained that the 1994 Jon Spencer Blues Explosion album Orange was a big influence, specifically the song “Bellbottoms,” which he thought would make a great … Continue reading

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“You won’t be disappointed with the amount of Jon Spencer.”

Edgar Wright Discusses ‘Baby Driver’ on AustinChronicle.com: “He’s been tinkering with the idea since 1994. That’s five years before his breakout success with subversive British sitcom Spaced, when “Bellbottoms” by The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion earwormed its way into his … Continue reading

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Archie & The Bunkers – Wax Dummy: Video

Archie & The Bunkers cover of Wax Dummy from The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion album Freedom Tower: No Wave Dance Party 2015. Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZxhI54FGAA

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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Melkweg (1996) / Akasaka Blitz (1997): Videos

MTV and VPRO TV broadcasts of The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion have recently been posted on youtube.com. Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands (23 October 1996) for Lola De Musica, VPRO TV. Includes live footage, interview clips and JSBX with R.L. Burnside performing … Continue reading

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Recovery Box Set feat. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion performance of Wail, 2Kindsa Love – Flavor on Recovery, ABC Studios, Melbourne, Australia (6 September 1997) will be featured on a double DVD / double CD set. Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uh1M7Zs1SI News: http://www.noise11.com/news/recovery-20th-anniversary-box-due-in-november-20161013 Shop: https://shop.abc.net.au/products/recovery-20th-anniversary-deluxe-2cd-2dvd Track list:

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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Now I Got Worry: Feature

“Spencer, Bauer, and Simins sound completely unrestrained, like feral dogs left alone to run free and follow their every creative impulse.” The A.V. Club have just published a feature on The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion album Now I Got Worry. … Continue reading

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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – ‘Hangar’, Brazil: Video

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion live tracks broadcast on the TV show ‘Hangar’ (São Paulo, Brazil circa April 2001). 0m 45s – 10m 20s: Talk About The Blues / Attack / Hell 24m 10s – 28m 24s: She Said Link: … Continue reading

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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Boston Rock Talk: Videos

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – live on Boston Rock Talk, Norwell, MA, US (9 April 2015). SET LIST: Betty vs The NYPD [Interview] Wail Funeral Tales of Old New York: The Rock Box White Jesus – White Jesus (Part … Continue reading

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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Showbox (1998): Video

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion live at The Showbox, Seattle, WA, US on 28 October 1998. SET LIST: Hell / Dang / Fuck Shit Up / I Wanna Make It All Right / Chowder / Love All Me / Desperate … Continue reading

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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion: Record Store Day 2016

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – That’s It Baby Right Now We Got To Do It Let's Dance! (Live in Tokyo 2015) album will be released on pink vinyl on Record Store Day 16 April 2016. Link: http://recordstoreday.co.uk/exclusive-releases/rsd-2016/jon-spencer-blues-explosion-the/

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