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The Guardian: Unforgettable Moments of Australian Music TV

#4: “The blues is number one!” – Jon Spencer destroys the Recovery set The much-missed tonic for Saturday morning hangovers, Recovery added an extra element of risk in that musical performances were genuinely live, rather than mimed. Like Countdown, though, … Continue reading

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S-E-R-V-I-C-E – LIVE: 2020

DATE VENUE CITY COUNTRY INFO 2020.02.06 State Street Pub Indianapolis, IN US Info 2020.03.13 WHPK 88.5FM Chicago, IL US *live set on for radio broadcast*

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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – New Year

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6zDEIQ8Jsc

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Jon Spencer – Big Yule Log Boogie / My Christmas Wish

Jon Spencer – Big Yule Log Boogie / My Christmas Wish originally released as a Sub Pop singles club 7″ in December 1992.

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Jim Sclavunos interviews Bob Bert: Listen Online

Jim Sclavunos interviews Bob Bert on soho radio. Link: https://www.mixcloud.com/sohoradio/jim-scalvunos-16122019/

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Jon Spencer & The HITmakers: Casa Franciscana, Mexico City + Interviews

Warp.la and indierocks.mx have just published a new interview and preview feature for the forthcoming Jon Spencer & The HITmakers show at Casa Franciscana, Mexico City, MX on 14 December 2019. “Estoy sumamente emocionado por este show, he conocido a … Continue reading

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“Recovery: The Music and The Mayhem”

“We couldn’t do anything about it, it was live,” Dylan Lewis laughs, describing the moment when he and the rest of the Recovery crew watched in horror (and delight) as The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion began to physically tear down … Continue reading

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“Beck fears most of his music has been destroyed”

“There’s a [Jon Spencer] Blues Explosion album I did in ’95 where I cut about 10 songs with them in New York City that’s never been released. But I don’t know [whether it’s gone], nobody’s telling us anything. We didn’t … Continue reading

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S-E-R-V-I-C-E – INTERVIEW / NEW SHOWS

ZO Magazine have just published a new interview with S-E-R-V-I-C-E: LINK: https://zomagazine.com/service-band-interview/ DATE VENUE CITY COUNTRY INFO 2019.12.07 LangLab South Bend, IN US Info / Poster 2019.12.31 Punk Rock Night Indianapolis, IN US Info

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FD Recordings: “Session #200 in the box”

Jon Spencer & The HITmakers have recorded a live session of four songs for FD Recordings, Besançon, France on 8 November 2019. The video will be posted here when it goes up. Links: http://www.youtube.com/faitsdiversshow http://www.fdsessions.com http://www.mixcloud.com/fdshow/

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“The Bobby Lees Are The Giant Green Cyclops of Rock ‘n’ Roll”

“The album doesn’t yet have a name or an official release date, just 11 hard-rocking tracks recorded to tape and ready to blow minds.” Feature on the forthcoming album by The Bobby Lees produced by Jon Spencer: https://btrtoday.com/read/musicmeetup/the-bobby-lees-are-the-giant-green-cyclops-of-rock-n-roll/

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The Bobby Lees – Guttermilk (produced by Jon Spencer)

“Woodstock, NY band The Bobby Lees have released a new single, “GutterMilk.” The track was produced by Jon Spencer (The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Pussy Galore, Boss Hog) and brandishes 98 seconds of expertly crafted garage punk at its best. … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer & The HITmakers – Le 106, Rouen: Photos

Jon Spencer & The HITmakers – Le 106, Rouen, France (30 April 2019) More Photos: https://www.instagram.com/hyero_ze_noize/

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Jon Spencer & The HITmakers: Ditty TV (Part Two)

Jon Spencer & The HITmakers live on Ditty TV, Memphis, TN (Part Two). Time 2 Be Bad Ghost Dang Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dx3xb6DL8I Full Info: https://dittytv.com/jon-spencer-sings-the-hits-on-dittytv/

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Andre Williams R.I.P.

Andre Williams (November 1, 1936 – March 17, 2019) Watch the full documentary ‘Agile, Mobile, Hostile: A Year With Andre Williams’ here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51Hkb0sbMDA

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Asian Dub Foundation – Rafi’s Revenge: 21st Anniversary

On 22 March 2019 the 21st Anniversary edition of Rafi’s Revenge by Asian Dub Foundation will be reissued as a double CD set with bonus tracks including the Russell Simins remix of Free Satpal Ram. Details: “Originally peaked at #20 … Continue reading

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New interview with Jon Spencer: Needle and Grooves

Needle and Grooves: Jon Spencer – Musiker, David Möllmann – “Münsterbandnetz” Link: https://www.nrwision.de/mediathek/needle-and-grooves-jon-spencer-musiker-david-moellmann-muensterbandnetz-190211/

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Andrew Hooper Talks Dog Party ‘Hit & Run’ & Jon Spencer ‘Beetle Boots’

““Beetle Boots” was similar in days to shoot. Since Jon was across the country, we had Matt Pitkoff shoot his stuff out there and send it to me. Jon’s a natural performer, and Matt captured it perfectly. They gave me … Continue reading

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S-E-R-V-I-C-E: Drag Me / Debut Album / Finish Line

“Starting to see the finish line for Drag Me, the debut record. Repost from @russianrecording #gimmesomeservice #servicetheband #russellsimins #russianrecording #dragme” LINK: https://www.instagram.com/p/BtJ8V6SnJ1i/

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Jon Spencer & The HITmakers: Dallas Preview / Feature

“Jon Spencer has racked up quite the resume over a career that spans decades, genres and conventions. Yet somehow it was only last fall that the indie rock stalwart finally debuted as a solo act in his own right. That … Continue reading

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