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Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

When
Sat Aug 1st, 2015
Where
Bodega,
Wellington

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8:00pm
Entry
R18
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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.

On the back of their new record, Freedom Tower – No Wave Dance Party 2015 the Blues Explosion are bringing their savage funkacide to New Zealand, locked and loaded with the deadliest, predatory guitar riffs that primitive magnetic tape can handle.

Rehearsed and polished in a string of secret gigs and unannounced opening slots in theaters, hotel bars, and dives (often under assumed names), Freedom Tower was recorded at the legendary Daptone House Of Soul in Bushwick and mixed with hip-hop cult legend Alap Momin at the cutting edge of Harlem; the record is a document of New York City, a chronicle of grit and terror and love.

Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

Friday 31st July, The Powerstation, Auckland
Saturday 1st August, Bodega, Wellington
Sunday 2nd August, Allen St Rock Club, Christhchurh
Tuesday 4th August, Chicks Hotel, Dunedin

Tickets for all shows except Auckland available now from here at UTR.

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