Mon 24 Sep 2012 to Sun 30 Sep 2012

by Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

Meat and Bone is the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion’s first album of new material in eight years. This is straight-up, A-grade Blues Explosion, 12 prime cuts of raw rock ‘n’ roll produced and mixed by Mr. Spencer himself. Recorded in Michigan on a vintage Flickinger mixing console custom built for Sly Stone, and mixed in the jungles of NYC, the three-piece continue to play the music of wizened Delta men with the zeal of urban punks.

The new album comes on the heels of the meticulous and loving 2010 reissues of the band’s Matador albums, including the classics Extra Width, Orange, and Now I Got Worry. (And more recently, the re-release of the long out-of-print seminal Pussy Galore catalog.) It was amid this period of looking back, that Spencer, Simins and Bauer began the process of moving forward. After a year of touring and writing together, the trio aren't just reinvigorated here; because this trio has never, ever lacked zest. It's been twenty years since the JSBX first tore up the indie-rock landscape with fever and a visceral, untouchable vision of rock’n’roll. It’s always wonderful to have them back.

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