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S-E-R-V-I-C-E – NEW SHOW!

S-E-R-V-I-C-E – The Hi Fi, Indianapolis, IN, US (8 January 2022) w/ Detroit Cobras and Brother o’ Brother Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/217937887103179/ Venue: https://www.facebook.com/hifiindy https://www.instagram.com/thehifiindy/

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Columbus Alive: Jilly Weiss is finally writing love songs in S-E-R-V-I-C-E

A show-preview and new interview with Jilly Weiss discussing S-E-R-V-I-C-E has just been published on columbusalive.com. “Weiss and Simins also had plenty of time to write, amassing enough material for a new record, which the musicians intend to start work … Continue reading

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October 29 – On This Day!

1988: Production date of the Product Inc. Pussy Galore – Sugarshit Sharp test pressing. 1992: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Paycheck’s, Hamtramck, MI, US 1995: Boss Hog – The Venue, Edinburgh, UK w/ Pilotcan 1996: The Jon Spencer Blues … Continue reading

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October 22 – On This Day!

1987: Pussy Galore show at Cat Club, New York City, NY, US w/ Sonic Youth and Black Snakes “Pussy Galore uses three guitars, each contributing a different range of textures and a distinctive rhythm attack, along with Bob Bert’s unusual … Continue reading

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Honeymoon Killers – Hung Far Low: Bang Records Reissue

The Bang! Records vinyl reissue of Honeymoon Killers – Hung Far Low is now shipping! Available from Munsterama.com for 16 € here: https://www.munsterama.com/index.php?mode=spot&skuid=40729 The line-up of Honeymoon Killers on this album is Jerry Teel, Lisa Wells, Russell Simins and Jon … Continue reading

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October 11 – On This Day!

1994: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Orange released in the US 1996: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – CCO, Lyon, France 2004: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Muffathalle, Munchen, Germany 2007: Heavy Trash – Chapiteau, Rouen, France 2008: … Continue reading

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October 10 – On This Day!

1987: Pussy Galore – Cave Club, Austin, TX, US 1995: Boss Hog – released in the US 1995: Boss Hog – Dynamo, Zürich, Switzerland w/ Sportsguitar 1996: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Bataclan, Paris, France 1996: The Jon Spencer … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer & The HITmakers – Tour Dates Postponed

“In light of the ongoing pandemic — and especially with the continued surge in cases — I am sad to announce that the HITmakers are postponing our October dates. As excited as we were to play for you, we have … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer & The HITmakers: 2021 Shows – Clarksdale, MS Date Added!

Jon Spencer & The HITmakers – NEW SHOW: Deep Blues Festival @ The New Roxy, Clarksdale, MS on 15 October 2021. w/ Alvin Youngblood Hart’s Muscle Theory Tickets / Info: https://deepbluesfest.com/merchandise/ TOUR DATES: October 07: Tellus 360, Lancaster, PA October … Continue reading

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S-E-R-V-I-C-E – Drag Me: Album Release!

“Our debut full-length Drag Me comes out this fall on Let’s Pretend Records / It was a long time in the making and it’s just what we hoped it could be – a loud messy behemoth with some surprising hooks. … Continue reading

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May 21 – On This Day!

1999: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Rock Am Ring, Nürburg, Germany 2005: Blues Explosion – Snack Cracker – released in Japan 2005: Heavy Trash – released in Japan 2007: Heavy Trash – Townehouse, Sudbury, Canada 2009: Russell Simins – … Continue reading

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May 9 – On This Day!

1991: Boss Hog – [unknown venue] 1996: Boss Hog – The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA, US w/ Supernova Poster Artwork: John Howard 1999: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Roseland Ballroom, New York City, NY, US 2002: … Continue reading

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Disturbios: Forthcoming Release

Disturbios – forthcoming album by Matt and Rocío Verta-Ray, released by Midnight Cruiser Records on May 21, 2021. Recorded at N.Y. HED Studio and features Jon Spencer (baritone guitar on Jesus I Was Evil), Bloodshot Bill (Big Boss Man), Sam … Continue reading

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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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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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The Tremolo Beer Gut – Hey Hello / ‘You Can’t Handle’ Pre-Order

Hey Hello is new single by The Tremolo Beer Gut featuring Cristina Martinez & Jon Spencer! out on 6 March 2021. The forthcoming album You Can’t Handle The Tremolo Beer Gut featuring a slew of “Grade A Guest Stars” is … Continue reading

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December 31 – On This Day!

1986: Pussy Galore – The Rat, Boston, MA, US w/ Big Black and Volcano Suns 1991: Boss Hog – Rose Club, Köln, Germany 1993: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Off Ramp, Seattle, WA, US w/ Pleasure Elite, Sinister Six … Continue reading

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December 13 – On This Day!

1986: Pussy Galore – Midnight Love Club @ Lismar Lounge, New York City, NY, US w/ Honeymoon Killers 1995: Boss Hog – Howling’ Wolf, New Orleans, LA, US 1998: The Jon Spencer Blues Exploison – First Avenue, Minneapolis, US Ticket: … Continue reading

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December 12 – On This Day!

1986: Pussy Galore – Court Tavern, New Brunswick, NJ, US Poster Design: Eric C. Gladstone Image posted by Bob Bert on Facebook. 1988: Pussy Galore – Brixton Academy, Brixton, London, UK w/ The Jesus and Mary Chain 1996: The Jon … Continue reading

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December 11 – On This Day!

1993: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – CBGB’s, New York City, NY, US w/ Grey, Loudspeaker, Gin Mill and Helmet Advert: via Skeleton Boy (https://www.instagram.com/skeletonboynyc/) 1995: Boss Hog – The Abyss, Houston, TX, US w/ ’68 Comeback 1997: 20 Miles … Continue reading

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