Birth Place: New York City, New York, United States
Years Active: 1991-present
Genres: Alternative Rock, Punk Blues, Rock And Roll, Garage Rock, Indie Rock
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion is an American alternative rock trio, formed in 1991 and based out of New York City. The band consists of Judah Bauer on guitar, backing vocals, harmonica and occasional lead vocals, Russell Simins on drums and Jon Spencer on vocals, guitar and theremin. Their musical style is largely rooted in rock and roll although it also draws influences from punk, blues, garage, rockabilly, soul, noise rock, rhythm and blues and rap. Throughout the course of their career this experimental sound and occasionally unconventional recording techniques has allowed the band to work with a number of diverse artists including Andre Williams, Dr. John, Alec Empire, Elliott Smith, Beck...