"I feel very humbled by it. It’s crazy … starting when we did and now I’m 25 doing this."
Jon Spencer has been slogging it out on the front line of the trashy garage war for so long he’s got foxholes named after him. As the primary or co-leader of vaunted groups like Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Pussy Galore, Boss Hog, Heavy Trash and now the HITmakers, his resume is unassailable. ...
"We are surrounded by so much information, yet we feel helpless like we know nothing or at least everything we once thought was true isn’t true anymore. Gender, race, religion is all up for grabs."
"it’s getting those fucking awesome repetitive sludgy riffs that you hear at the most fuzziest of tones that just make you want to get really fucking baked and fall into the riff forever, and then slam it, head-on collision, with the speed, intensity, and ferocity of the punk rock sound. When those come together, the coolest shit happens. Some galactic thing like when two planets or two suns collide. It’s like, fuck.”