Tag Archives: Press

Pussy Galore – Melody Maker: Insanity Claws [1700 Word Article] (PRESS, UK)

12 November 1988 Melody Maker – NOTES: This is taken from a from a photocopied document sent out to press to promote the reissues of Sugarshit Sharp, Right Now! and Dial ‘M’ For Motherfucker. The press pack included a whole … Continue reading

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Kim Gordon – The Noise Paintings (PRESS, US)

8 April 2010 Ecstatic Peace 978-1-61623-490-4 NOTES: Kim Gordon: The Noise Paintings, signed and numbered unbound portfolio with recording. Includes “Pussy Galore” painting. 80 Pages, measuring 11″ by 14″ and was available from ecstaticpeacelibrary.com for $500 USD / £350. “In … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Rolling Stone: Jon Spencer [800 Word Interview] (PRESS, US)

28 May 1998 Rolling Stone – NOTES: This article originally appeared in Rolling Stone but was later included in a press release sent out by Matador Records to promote The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion release Acme. Also sent out with … Continue reading

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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – CMJ New Music Monthly: Acme Blues Explosives, INC [1300 Words] (PRESS, US)

December 1998 CMJ – NOTES: This 1130 word article originally appeared in CMJ New Music Monthly but was later included in a press release sent out by Matador Records to promote The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion release Acme. Also sent … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Acme [Press Release] (PRESS, US)

October 1998 Matador Records – NOTES: Press release sent out by Matador Records to promote The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion release Acme. Also sent out with several photocopied articles/reviews and a 10″ x 8″ black and white band photograph. ARTICLE … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Rolling Stone: Random Notes / Track x Track (PRESS, US)

November 1998 Rolling Stone – NOTES: These articles originally appeared in Rolling Stone but were later included in a press release sent out by Matador Records to promote Jon Spencer Blues Explosion release Acme. Also sent out with several other … Continue reading

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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Reflex: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion [Review] (PRESS, US)

1 September 1992 Reflex n/a NOTES: Review of The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion self-titled album on Caroline records. This photocopied review was sent to press by Matador Records with a photograph and press release for Extra Width.

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Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – New Route: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion (PRESS, US)

August 1992 New Route XX NOTES: Article on the history of Jon Spencer and the early days of the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion from August 1992 issue of New Route. This photocopied review was sent to press by Matador Records … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Spin: New Revolutions – Punk Rock Anthems (PRESS, US)

July 1987 Spin 07 NOTES: Article on the very early history of Jon Spencer and the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion also includes a short review of Smells Like Smoke Sausauges featuring Fire of Love by Boss Hog.

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Pussy Galore – Observer: John Peel Purrs Over The Scratch and Bite of Pussy Galore (PRESS, UK)

27 November 1988 Guardian – NOTES: This is taken from a from a photocopied document sent out to press to promote the re-issues of Sugarshit Sharp, Right Now! and Dial ‘M’ For Motherfucker. The press pack included a whole selection … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – NME: Primordal ‘Ooze [550 Words] (PRESS, UK)

8 August 1996 NME – NOTES: Live Review of the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion from the NME by James Oldham. Photo: Andy Willsher. Review of a VPRO Session at Studio Amstel, Amsterdam, Netherlands recorded on 24 July 1996 but broadcast … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Street Roots: The Judah Blues Explosion (PRESS, US)

22 November 2012 Street Roots [unknown] NOTES: Interview with Judah Bauer about the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion from November issue of Street Roots magazine. ARTICLE TEXT: By Sue Zalokar, Staff Writer When The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion formed in New … Continue reading

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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – NME: Experimental Remixes [Review] / Top Indie LPs Chart (PRESS, UK)

3 June 1995 NME – NOTES: Issue of NME featuring a review of The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion album Experimental Remixes and a chart showing the album at number two. Experimental Remixes was also released as a three track 12″ … Continue reading

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R.L. Burnside – Melody Maker: A Ass Pocket of Whiskey [Review] (PRESS, UK)

June 1996 Melody Maker – NOTES: Review of A Ass Pocket of Whiskey by R.L. Burnside from the UK magazine Melody Maker by Sharon O’Connell. TEXT: “R L Burnside A Ass Pocket of Whiskey Matador (10 tks/42 mins) IDEAS pool … Continue reading

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V/A feat. Jon Spencer – Sue de Beer – The Ghosts (FILM / PRESS)

3 February 2011 Art Production Fund / Park Avenue Armory – VIEW: NOTES: The Ghosts, 2009–2011, color video, 31 minutes 25 seconds. Short film by Sue de Beer featuring Jon Spencer as “a banker wanting to find the ghost of … Continue reading

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Honeymoon Killers – Ruta 66: Kansas City Milkman [Review] (PRESS, SPAIN)

November 1991 Ruta 66 No. 67 NOTES: Review of the Honeymoon Killers single Kansas City Milkman . The track features Russell Simins and Jon Spencer and was commercially released on Black, Red and Yellow vinyl.

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Boss Hog – Melody Maker: The White Trash Aesthetic (PRESS, UK)

14 October 1995 Melody Maker #41 NOTES: Boss Hog interview / article (click on images to view full size) from issue of Melody Maker covering the release of their Geffen album.

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Mama Rosin – Les Inrockuptibles: That’s All Right Mama (PRESS, FRANCE)

6 February 2013 Les Inrockuptibles N°897 NOTES: Mama Rosin feature from Les Inrockuptibles. Bye Bye Bayou recorded at NY Hed with Matt Verta-Ray and Jon Spencer in November 2011. The Mama Rosin album Bye Bye Bayou was recorded at NY … Continue reading

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Japanese Popstars – DazedDigital.com: Japanese Popstars: Destroy (PRESS, UK)

4 June 2010 dazeddigital.com n/a NOTES: Short interview with The Japanese Popstars about working with Jon Spencer on Destroy. The article with photos and the complete music video can be viewed at the following address: http://www.dazeddigital.com/Music/article/7673/1/The_Japanese_Popstars_Destroy TEXT: Some guys just … Continue reading

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Pussy Galore – Ruta 66: Historia De La Musica Rock [Review] (PRESS, SPAIN)

July/August 1990 Ruta 66 No. 53 NOTES: Review of the Pussy Galore album Historia De La Musica Rock from Ruta 66. Thanks to frog2000

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