Video: Jon Spencer – “Beetle Boots” Directed by Andrew Hooper. From Spencer Sings The Hits, out now on In the Red. Jon Spencer will not tolerate any phony rock and rollers. He doesn’t have time for you posers. You think it’s easy being in a band? Wrong priorities Misguided intentions Ironic distance just reinforces convention … Continue reading New Jon Spencer video: Beetle Boots
Video: Jon Spencer – “I Got The Hits” Directed by Alex Italics. From Spencer Sings the Hits, due November 2 on In The Red Records. I love bands with a little attitude. I mean, this is rock and roll, man! There is NO room for pussy footin’. One of the things that first drew me … Continue reading New Jon Spencer video: I Got The Hits
Video: Jon Spencer – “Do The Trash Can” From Spencer Sings the Hits due this fall on Shove Records/In the Red. Jon Spencer recorded his first solo album at the Key Club in Benton Harbor, Michigan with Sam Coomes from Quasi and drummer Mike Sord from Kalamazoo. Spencer told Rolling Stone, “Sam is someone with … Continue reading New Jon Spencer video: Do The Trash Can
Video: Danger Mouse – “Chase Me” (ft. Run the Jewels and Big Boi) From the Baby Driver soundtrack, out now on 30th Century/Columbia. Danger Mouse samples the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion’s 1994 classic “Bellbottoms.” Annoying that there’s not a higher resolution video on YouTube, but that’s 90s music for you. It exists in the ephemeral … Continue reading New Danger Mouse video: Chase Me ft. Run the Jewels and Big Boi
Video: Boss Hog – “Shh Shh Shh” From Brood X, out now on In the Red, although Amazon says April 21. Not sure what’s up with that, but coordinating release dates is tricky. Cristina Martinez and Jon Spencer are the coolest married couple ever. Watch them creep around a haunted mansion, and if you haven’t … Continue reading New Boss Hog video: Shh Shh Shh
The Thousand Points Of Light Memorial Waterfall lies dry at the center of the Super 7 Mega Mall food court tetrahedron, and everybody’s got an opinion as to why. Hair triggers, we have them. In this new reality of hot takes and burning questions, it’s fun to clamber onto a roof and shout “BELL BOTTOMS” … Continue reading Listen to Frontier Justice 2/19/17
Cristina Martinez and Jon Spencer are bringing back their New York art/punk/scuzz band Boss Hog just when we needed them. We hadn’t heard from them since 2000’s Whiteout until they released a four-song EP in July. Along with veterans Jens Jurgensen on bass and Hollis Queens on drums, and newcomer Mickey Finn on keys, they’re … Continue reading New Boss Hog album coming soon: Brood X
Video: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – “Do The Get Down”
From their upcoming album Freedom Tower – No Wave Dance Party 2015, due on March 24 on Mom+Pop Music. Cool video with lots of crazy clips from NYC public access channels.
I’ve already got my tickets to see these monkeys at the Pyramid Scheme in April. Take a whiff of my pantleg, baby!
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Watch JSBX’s new Super Bowl spot for Volkwagen.
The Blues Explosion man wonders what this world is coming to. We do too.