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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Premier Guitar: Interview

“Were these sessions different from previous records in any way, for example in the way you guys determine the dynamic between guitar parts? Bauer: Everything’s just jamming—whether it’s at soundcheck or in a basement on Avenue B [in New York … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer – The Line of Best Fit: “The Heart of How Rock n Roll Works”

“For many years, I worked day jobs. But music was my passion. I never set myself up in a situation where whether or not I could make music, play in a band, release a record, or go play in a … Continue reading

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PunkDaddy.com – Bob Bert: Interview

“How was working with Steve Albini for you while with Pussy Galore?” “It was great! Pussy Galore did a bunch of shows with Big Black. He was just getting started being a recording engineer and we recorded half of Right … Continue reading

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Boss Hog – Ruta 66: Dulce Estrangulamiento (PRESS, SPAIN)

March 1996 Ruta 66 No. 115 NOTES: Boss Hog cover and article from March 1996 issue of Ruta 66. Originally posted by http://frog2000.blogspot.com.es

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Spin.com: Jon Spencer Explains How to Survive a Blues Explosion

6 September 2012 Spin n/a NOTES: Words of Wisdom article/interview with Jon Spencer. TEXT: Whether it was with skuzz-rockers Pussy Galore, rockabilly revivalists Heavy Trash, or his namesake blooze provocateurs, Jon Spencer has been detonating classic American rock’n’roll forms for … Continue reading

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Spin.com: Jon Spencer Explains How To Survive a Blues Explosion

“Great art is something that transcends time. It’s not that I’m in a band because I chose this as a career. I did this because I was in love with rock’n’roll, and there are bands and records that just totally … Continue reading

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Mama Rosin – Line of Best Fit: Introducing Mama Rosin

24 July 2012 Line of Best Fit n/a   NOTES: Mama Rosin interview posted on LineofBestFit.com which mentions working with Jon Spencer for their album Bye Bye Bayou. TEXT: In an ambitious sonic experiment that must rival the finest efforts … Continue reading

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Cat Power: New Interview on ConsequenceofSound.net

“Only one song on Sun, “Ruin”, features The Dirty Delta Blues Band. You commented on how the sessions didn’t turn out the way you had hoped. Are you still playing with them, or is that project no more? Well, there’s … Continue reading

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Classic Rock: Jon Spencer Interview / Andre Williams & The Sadies Article + Track

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Classic Rock: Jon Spencer Interview / Andre Williams & Sadies Article + Track

The September 2012 issue of Classic Rock magazine features a short interview with Jon Spencer (click image to view) an article about Andre Williams and the covermount CD includes I Gotta Get Shorty Out of Jail from the Andre Williams & … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Drowned in Sound: New Interview

“I didn’t start playing in a Rock and Roll band to be part of a music industry, I started playing a rock and roll band because I love Rock and Roll. I felt I couldn’t do anything else” – Jon … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – MTV Interview: “Wailing with Jon Spencer About My Pending Colonoscopy”

“Our bodies are just the machines and gears that carry around our thoughts and ideas,” Spencer tells me. “You can grow old with experience and grace, but you’re still trapped. Your body’s still going to fall apart. There’s nothing you … Continue reading

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Cat Power – Guardian.co.uk: Full Album Stream / Interview

Guardian.co.uk recently posted an interview with Cat Power [LINK] and yesterday they have put up a full album stream of Sun [LINK].

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Mojo: Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Meat and Bone / Self Portrait

The new issue of Mojo magazine (October 2012, #227) available in the UK from today (Friday, August 24) features four star reviews of Cat Power – Sun, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Meat and Bone and a ‘Self Portrait’ interview / feature with … Continue reading

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Uncut: Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Meat and Bone [Review / Q&A] (PRESS, UK)

23 August 2012 Uncut Take 185 NOTES: Q&A with Jon Spencer and review of The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion album Meat and Bone from Uncut Magazine dated October 2012 (issue #185, available from 23 August 2012). The Into Your Arms … Continue reading

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Uncut Magazine: Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Bag of Bones / Review

The new issue of Uncut magazine [LINK] (October 2012, Take 185) is available in UK shops from today (Thursday, August 23). The covermount CD features Jon Spencer Blues Explosion track Bag of Bones and the magazine includes a full page … Continue reading

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Q Magazine – Q & A with Jon Spencer: Read Online

A lot of artists who return after a break come back more serious or sombre because it’s legacy time. In a good way, this album is not that.  “Oh no, we love to make a racket!” Q Magazine [LINK] have just … Continue reading

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Spin Magazine – Words of Wisdom: Jon Spencer

This week Jon Spencer will be interviewed by Kenny Herzog for the Words of Wisdom feature in Spin Magazine [LINK].

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TopMan Generation – Blues Legend: Jon Spencer

“Topman GENERATION: So listen, garage rock bores me in the main. I get sent new bands doing it and invariably I have to turn it off or I’ll fall asleep. Why is it that the Blues Explosion always sounds so … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Festival BBK Live: Photos

New 9 minute interview [LINK] with Jon Spencer at Bilbao BBK Live, Spain on 12th July 2012 covering many topics including Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, the forth Heavy Trash album and Boss Hog. …and poor-quality, audience shot videos of Dang … Continue reading

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