I remember a time in the 90s when certain critics just didn’t believe that Jon Spencer’s impassioned retro-rock stage presence wasn’t some sort of ridiculous gimmick. Though some derided his band the Blues Explosion as a second-rate mimic of Canned Heat fronted by a white guy with Mr. Dynamite-era James Brown aspirations, for others his […]
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The reunited Jon Spencer Blues Explosion returns to town with a new album in tow
Jeremy comes to the Pitchfork Music Festival with Pavement and reminisces about Pitchforks past. There’s some food and coffee in there too.
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