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Friday, September 25, It was amid this period of looking back, that Spencer, Simins and Bauer began the process of moving forward. Says Jon Spencer: "We still have that psychic glue that allows us to create music together.
Over the course of a year touring and writing new songs and recording, we rediscovered our shared history as a band. We circled the wagons, and went back to our roots. In a way this is almost like another first album.
This was part of a bigger plan to get the a picture of Tom with Russell and Judah and send it out with a tongue-in-cheek press release "Tom Waits Blues Explosion" to see if the story would get picked up by the mainstream press but before the event took place a record company publicist took the text direct from the Blues Explosion website and sent it out as a legitimate press release and very nearly led to the show being called off. Jon Spencer has been wrangling his brand of the blues — extrovert, down-and-dirty, pinched by punk and acknowledging a debt to Little Richard and Carl Perkins as much as Hasil Adkins and Son House — for around 14 years now.
And have he and his band enjoyed even a taste of White Stripes-like acclaim? Have they flick" . Of Crunchy NME said it was "packing the kind of irresistible groove that would shoot straight to the number one for 14 years in any right-thinking world.
The track lasts approximately 60 seconds and around 20 seconds of this is used during the programmes intro sequence and the menu screen on the subsequent DVD release. The band played Orange followed by a set of non- Orange songs. During this time there was a message sent out to the Blues Explosion mailing list outlining a number of future projects and releases including news of a Live Recordings album recorded during the Damage tour possibly just the Japanese shows which has, to date, never been released.
Towards the end of the band went on hiatus and the members worked on numerous different projects with different artists. The album artwork parodied the original Back From The Grave compilation with drawings of Judah, Russell and Jon replacing the original characters. Both sleeves were created by Mort Todd. In an interview with "Get Back", Jon Spencer responded to a question about the possibility of the band releasing new material with "There's totally a chance. We've been playing concerts, touring and playing live because these records are coming out again.
It's been very, very enjoyable. We have been talking about the possibility of something new. The track "Bellbottoms" from the album Orange was featured at number in a chart titled "The Top Tracks of the s" published by Pitchfork on August 30, . In October Yahoo! On October 15, videos of the songs and interview were published on the "Maximum Performance" blog along with a short article.
During the band started playing more regularly in Europe, US and Australia. During the live shows the band played some previously unreleased songs including a cover of "My War" by Black Flag. And the band look set to continue playing live with further European live shows in mid including Primavera Festival in May.
With the Honeymoon Killers he appears on several recordings and made one complete album as a member of the band with Russell Simins, Jerry Teel and Lisa Wells:. He has also performed with, recorded, remixed and produced a huge number of artists including: Gibson Bros.
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Register Become a member of Amoeba. It's easy and quick!Limited gm vinyl LP pressing including download code. release, the first studio album by the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion in eight years. This is straight-up, Grade a Blues Explosion, mixed by Mr. Spencer himself, with no special guests.