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Jon Spencer & The HITmakers: 2021 Shows!

October 8: The Beachland Ballroom and Tavern, Cleveland, OH October 9: Club Cafe, Pittsburgh, PA October 10: Ace of Cups, Columbus, OH October 11: The Southgate House Revival, Newport, KY October 12: The Zanzabar, Louisville, KY October 13: The High … 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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April 25 – On This Day!

1995: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Roxy, Phoenix, AZ, US w/ Johnny Balls And The Vibro Thunder Balls and Royce Union 1996: Boss Hog – Corner, Melbourne, Australia 1997: Herbaliser – Blow Your Headphones – released in Japan Features … 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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April 7 – On This Day!

2003: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Exit-In, Nashville, Tennessee, US Poster Design: Print Mafia 2007: Tiny Masters Of Today (w/ Russell Simins) – Fopp Records, Tottenham Court Road, London, UK 2017: Boss Hog – Brood X – released on … Continue reading

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March 27 – On This Day!

1996: Boss Hog – Graffiti, Pittsburgh, PA, US w/ Cibo Matto 1999: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Masters, Margaret River, Australia Poster Artwork: Jason Jacenko 2001: Russell Simins – The Garage, London, England, UK 2002: The Jon Spencer Blues … Continue reading

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March 18 – On This Day!

1996: Boss Hog – possible European tour date 1997: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, US 1998: Boss Hog – Irving Plaza, New York City, NY, US 2005: 20 Miles – Spider House / … Continue reading

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March 5 – On This Day!

1986: Pussy Galore – DC Space, Washington D.C., US w/ Rick and Mike and Bill and New Carrolton “I guess maybe the first two bands drove every body away because there weren’t many people left to hear the last band, … 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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January 30 – On This Day!

1988: Pussy Galore – Forum, Enger, Germany 1992: Honeymoon Killers (w/ Judah Bauer) – XTC, Berlin, Germany 2003: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Nottingham Rock City, Nottingham, UK 2005: Blues Explosion – Big Day Out, Melbourne, Australia (30 January … Continue reading

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January 3 – On This Day!

1987: Pussy Galore – CBGB, Manhattan, New York, US w/ Happy Flowers, Killdozer and Big Black 1992: Honeymoon Killers (w/ Judah Bauer) – Wehrschloss, Bremen, Germany 1994: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Kennel Club, San Francisco, CA, US

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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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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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NPR: Arts & Letters – The Ghost Variations: Podcast

The NPR podcast “Arts & Letters – The Ghost Variations, with Kevin Brockmeier” features the song Ghost from Jon Spencer album Spencer Sings The Hits. STREAM HERE: https://www.ualrpublicradio.org/post/ghost-variations-kevin-brockmeier “Preview award-winning author Kevin Brockmeier’s upcoming release, The Ghost Variations: One Hundred … 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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