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  1. More - The Music ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Jon Spencer has been part of rock's underground since his college days with Pussy Galore. He and band The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion have just released their 10th album Freedom Tower which he calls a "dance album in homage to New York City".

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  2. Supersense organisers ecstatic at reception for new Arts Centre Melbourne festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 9 | The Age

    ... four days. Curated by artistic associate Sophia Brous, it featured raucous bands including the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion and Lydia Lunch and Retrovirus, the gentler sounds of Gurrumul and experimental acoustic guitarist Marc Ribot, and some ...

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  3. Pavement Throw Open Their Vault: Inside 'The Secret History, Vol. 1'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | RollingStone

    "Whoa!" Stephen Malkmus stops short mid-sentence. There's a brief pause, then he starts to laugh.

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  4. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion: Out on the streetRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The New Zealand Herald

    They are now playing on Wednesday August 5* He's one of the most gravelly voiced musicians you'll ever speak to, but Jon Spencer is in a pretty upbeat mood when he calls from New York City. The vocalist of The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion is looking forward to returning to New Zealand this week, and 25 years into his career, things have been going well with new album Freedom Tower: No Wave Dance Party 2015 .

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  5. Jon Spencer's explosive dance partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Yahoo!

    New York rabble rousers Jon Spencer Blues Explosion are back with their best album in nearly 20 years. Freedom Tower - No Wave Dance Party 2015, a mouthful by any measure, is widely being compared with their 1994 classic, Orange.

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  6. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion bring Freedom Tower of funk to AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | The Age

    The namesake of power rock/blues/funk/soul trio the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, creator of some of the most fun-filled bass lines and chants in music history , is sounding a little, well, phlegmatic. Maybe it's the ennui of answering the same tiresome questions from journalists, or the grind of being on tour, but the purveyor of party anthems, who's bringing a new album of towering tunes to Australia next month, is taking a while to warm up.

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  7. 15 Minutes with Jon SpencerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    Formerly a member of Pussy Galore, Boss Hog and Heavy Trash, Jon Spencer is the New York City-based singer/ guitarist with veteran alt-rock trio, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, alongside Judah Bauer and Russell Simins. Interview by Grant Smithies.

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  8. Big Apple bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | The Mercury

    ... that you don't notice!" Spencer told Pulse from his New York City home. Spencer, who formed the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion with guitarist Judah Bauer and drummer Russell Simins in 1991, put his onstage nerves to the test making the band's latest ...

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  9. Protomartyr Won't Stop Until They CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Spin

    ... Michigan and produced by Bill Skibbe (whose other credits include work with Fucked Up and the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion). The upcoming 12-track set plays to Protomartyr's strengths - their gallows humor and sly way with melody hasn't dulled - but ...

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  10. New winter gigs announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    And Lydia Lunch is also doing Auckland and Wellington . Should be fun. Worth seeing.

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  11. Your Weekend To Do ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    ... scorchingly inventive and influential releases of the modern Rock age. Next year will be The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion's 25th anniversary. And its recently released new studio album, Freedom Tower - No Wave Dance Party 2015 , may well be the proof ...

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  12. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion announce NZ ShowsRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | Scoop

    For nearly a quarter-century The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion have been sweating, freezing, eating, drinking, fighting, winning, and losing in New York City, perpetrating some of the most timeless moments of musical mayhem in the history of Manhattan and beyond. As ever, Jon Spencer tells the tales, Judah Bauer plays the blues, and Russell Simins smashes things to bits... delivering the real deal - rock'n'roll that is unapologetically nasty and strong.

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  13. Here's Your Weekend: Go See The Growlers, Los Rakas, and Blood DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | SF Appeal

    ... of the Knockout's Early Rock n Roll Show, the Seattle quartet melds the ferocious swagger of the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion with the occasional side step dissonance of Hot Snakes. Do yourself a favor and catch Blood Drugs before they start selling ...

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  14. High OctaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Morgantown

    It's a word you'll find associated with alternative rock band Jon Spencer Blues Explosion's 2015 album, Freedom Tower: No Wave Dance Party , but it also neatly encapsulates the band's soul - ferocious, gritty, unapologetic - what Jon Spencer himself might call true rock and roll. "This is America, baby.

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  15. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion played Bowery BallroomRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Brooklynvegan

    MCEVERS: I'm wondering if this record in some ways is a love note to a city that no longer exists. I mean, you kind of came up from kind of, you know, the down-and-dirty Lower East Side.

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  16. Crescent BallroomRead the original story

    May 23, 2015 | Phoenix New Times

    ... partake in free performances by local DJs and musicians. It has been less than a year since the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion obliterated the Crescent Ballroom with their raucous road show, blasting an eager crowd with its high-energy hybrid of ...

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  17. Supersense festival-goers dive into sound, vision and movementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... Brous says of the program, which spans ancient Indonesian incantation, techno intensity and the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion.

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  18. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion Ready for More Phoenix PieRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Phoenix New Times

    It has been less than a year since the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion obliterated the Crescent Ballroom with their raucous road show, blasting an eager crowd with its high-energy hybrid of punk-ass blues, noise, soul, garage, and straight ahead punch-you-in-the-face rock 'n' roll. If you were there, you'll be back.

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  19. Daddy Long LegsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | This Is Bristol

    ... and stomps real-deal roots and blues. The band has performed on stage with The Sonics, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Alabama Shakes, The Jim Jones Revue, and backed Chicago legend T. Valentine on his album, The Vampire. A recent tour of Spain ...

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  20. Out & About: Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Ed Sheeran, Ivan & Alyosha and much moreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Living Traditions Festival will present headliner Bombino. Guitarist, singer and songwriter Omara "Bombino" Moctar, a native of Agadez, Niger, is a member of the Tuareg people.

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