From the noisy demise of underground kingpins Pussy Galore came two interesting bands. The first was Jon Spencer’s blues deconstruction unit, the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion; the second was Neil Hagerty and Jennifer Herrema’s dissonant junkie nightmare known as Royal Trux. Interestingly, both bands started out as avant-noise combos playing little that resembled traditional rock & roll. That doesn’t mean the music they made was bad; it was rather a little difficult to figure out when they were really into it or simply pulling your chain. What’s amazing is that after a protracted period of making harsh, nearly inaccessible records, both bands, by the mid-’90s, were making records that sounded like ’70s rock, only with gobs more attitude and noise.