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The indelible Jon Spencer (Blues Explosion, Boss Hog, Pussy Galore, Heavy Trash etc) is back with JON SPENCER & the HITmakers. The
forthcoming long-layer SPENCER GETS IT LIT is out April 1st on Bronzerat Records.
Spencer Gets It Lit delivers friction, excitement, and post-modern depravity in a gonzo retaliation against idiocy that is as good a balm for
our collective PTSD as any. Across layers of big beats, fuzz guitar, and fat synths he spits, croons, rhapsodises, and seduces. Spencer Gets It
Lit is his most complex, groovy, and fun record in years; a dark and danceable odyssey – both a studied take-down of the early
21st century, and a celebration of the place where electricity meets the mind.
‘The Worst Facts’ has the HITmakers chanting “It’s called a fact!” over a uniquely Spencer lesson in humility. ‘Strike 3’ has Spencer exchange
anxieties with HITmaker (and one half of Quasi) Sam Coomes (Jon: “This world! Make me feel bad!”, Sam: “I’m grindin’ my teeth! Grindin’
’em out!” ) before they jointly erupt into the chorus of “Hot dogs! Baseball!…We’re gonna die!!”.
Forthcoming single ‘Worm Town’ (with its gambit “Twinkle twinkle little star, tried to run but didn’t get far”) is country-synth-funk that you didn’t know you needed til you needed it. In ‘Get It Right Now’, Spencer mixes hitmaking with troublemaking, calling out Zuckerberg, Bezos, and, er, Jagger (“You got nothin’ on me!!”). Spencer Gets It Lit is classic Jon Spencer taken to the extremis – electro-boogie, constructivist art pop, a cocktail of industrial sleaze
and futurist elegance.
Says Spencer, “Send out the Hit Signal! This is the most uncompromising album I’ve ever made!”
1. Junk Man
2. Get It Right Now
3. Death Ray
4. The Worst Facts
5. Primary Baby
6. Worm Town
8. Layabout Trap
9. Push Comes To Shove
10. My Hit Parade
11. Rotting Money
12. Strike 3
13. Get Up & Do It