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Jon Spencer

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion at the Bluebird Theater, 6/15/13

    JON SPENCER BLUES EXPLOSION @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | 6/15/13 Saving one of the most blistering numbers of the show for the end of the set, Jon Spencer and the Blues Explosion cut loose with "Blues X Man." Making his way to the front of the stage amid a squall of sculpted feedback, Spencer offered up a v ... More >>

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    June 14, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this weekend

    DEVOTCHKA & COLORADO SYMPHONY @ RED ROCKS | FRI, 6/14/13 Teaming up with an orchestra can sometimes be a thin attempt to disguise a creative lag, but in this case, the pairing has produced an inspired, brilliantly structured melding of two aesthetics that relies less on contrast than it does on simi ... More >>

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    June 13, 2013

    Jon Spencer on how working with R.L. Burnside felt like being in the presence of an eternal god

    A few years ago, Jon Spencer was getting the Blues Explosion's Matador albums ready for expanded reissues when he thought about getting the band back together after an extended hiatus began taking root. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion subsequently regrouped and spent the intervening years touring, w ... More >>

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    April 11, 2011

    Five careers Jack White could help revive next

    ​Jack White has been a busy bee lately, producing records for Loretta Lynn, Wanda Jackson and now, Jerry Lee Lewis. We're starting to get the feeling he might view himself as a sort of Rick Rubin-type character, but instead of making older musicians darker and more introspective, he's just mak ... More >>

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    March 3, 2008
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    November 20, 2007

    Top Music Turkeys and Other Assorted Goodies

    Here's a selection of the best of last week's music blogging from around the Village Voice media empire: Hip-hop needs more pie charts, as this post proves elegantly as it breaks down the latest offerings from Jay Z, Kanye and Wu-Tang visually. An explication of rock and roll more pure than “Jim ... More >>

  • Music

    December 29, 2005

    Overlooked in '05

    Ten discs that are worthy of your money and your close attention.

  • Music

    March 28, 2002

    The Holy Ghost

    Broken Records (Clearly)

  • Music

    February 10, 2000

    20 Miles to Go

    A member of Jon Spencer's Blues Explosion maps his own road.

  • Music

    April 22, 1999

    Still Burning

    Jon Spencer and Alec Empire want you to get a sample of R.L. Burnside.

  • Music

    August 7, 1997

    Doll Parts

    The Demolition Doll Rods combine R&B and T&A.

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    December 26, 1996

    The Prize Patrol

    The biggest musical winners from 1996.

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    November 29, 1995

    WHO'S THE BOSS

    HER MORE-FAMOUS BEAU'S IN THE BAND, BUT CRISTINA MARTINEZ IS STILL IN CHARGE OF BOSS HOG.

  • Music

    April 26, 1995

    SPENCER FOR HIRE

    LIGHTING IT UP WITH THE JON SPENCER BLUES EXPLOSION.

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