Jon Spencer & The HITmakers Begin Winter Tour!

“We are back–primed and loaded–ready to bring the HITS to all the rockers!”– Jon Spencer Legendary king of weird-cool, Jon Spencer (Pussy Galore, The Blues Explosion) hits the road with his new act, Jon Spencer & The HITmakers on January 24th in Cambridge, Massachusetts the Middle East., wrapping up on February 4th in Ridgewood, New York at TV Eye. The tour will also showcase talent by Bob Bert (Sonic Youth, Pussy Galore), and Sam Coomes (Quasi, Heatmiser). Recently, Spencer released his latest album, Spencer Gets It Lit, described as typical of the “Spenceresque sound,” wielding “electro art-pop beats” and stamped … Continue reading Jon Spencer & The HITmakers Begin Winter Tour!

Radkey: A Whole New Class of Modern Rock

by Amaris Pollinger No one has executed modern rock as flawlessly as Dee, Isaiah, and Solomon Radke of Kansas City rock band, Radkey. They emerged from a literal green room and propelled themselves onto the big stage, performing with Fishbone, Foo Fighters, and Local H. Currently, they’re on the “Let the Bad Times Roll” tour with 90’s punk legends, The Offspring.  Just days before hitting the pavement with The Offspring, the Radkey team arranged an interview, for which I am eternally grateful. Isaiah Radke, the bass master, and usual Radkey spokesman joined me on 4/20 (make all the jokes you … Continue reading Radkey: A Whole New Class of Modern Rock

Radkey Hits the Pavement with The Offspring

Missouri rock band Radkey, consisting of brothers Dee, Isaiah, and Soloman Radke, have officially set off on the “Let the Bad Times Roll” tour with The Offspring. The tour opened on April 26th in San Diego at the Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre. Radkey will be rocking with The Offspring until May 18th, wrapping up in Pittsburgh, PA at Stage AE. The brothers will then head to Daytona Beach for Welcome To Rockville, performing with the likes of The Smashing Pumpkins, Nine Inch Nails, and Jane’s Addiction. Blame My Youth will fill Radkey’s spot on The Offspring’s “Let The … Continue reading Radkey Hits the Pavement with The Offspring