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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Formed: 1990 in New York, NY
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Jon Spencer, Russell Simins, Judah Bauer
Biography: After a long and semi-successful tenure as leader of scuzz-rock heroes Pussy Galore, Jon Spencer took his anti-rock vision and hooked up with guitarist Judah Bauer and drummer Russell Simins to create the scuzz-blues trio the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion. Postmodern to the core, this is an ironic name; ...Read full biography
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Released: 1993
Label: Matador Records
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On their self-titled debut album, the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion had worked out the basic framework of their sound -- lots of guitar clatter, booming drums, and wild vocal gesticulations from Spencer ...Read full review
Now I Got Worry
Released: 1996
Label: Matador Records
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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion were one of the most viscerally exciting indie rock acts of the 1990s, but making their blast of frantic energy work in the studio was sometimes a challenge if you were ...Read full review
More The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion albums: Main Albums (12), Compilations (10), Singles & EPs (32), Others (2)