One article I'm reading
starts with an unexpected declaration of gratitude on behalf of the author
thankful of doing the most beautiful job in the world.
such a sudden burst of enthusiasm for being a journalist? The answers
is: you're going to encounter a lot of intriguing personalities
and Boss Hog drummer Hollis Queen performing in the Whiteout
Of course he's going
to interview Cristina Martinez.
you think it's easy to find young attractive women which write great
song, sing in a rock band, are endowed with brightness, kindness and
sense of humor, are not afraid to declare their love for sex and can
recall by heart the first twenty bands which played for Dischord?
reference to miss Martinez on behalf of another fallen-in-love journalist.
Just in case, Dischord was a punk-label of Washington DC. You really
don't have to worry if you never heard of it.
So Cristina seems to have charmed most of her interviewers. But they are
not the only ones to knee in front of her fascination.
In 1995 was released the second album of Boss Hog a band leaded
by Cristina Martinez as the main vocalist.
It was a landmark.
Another shot from
That album, which
was named Boss Hog as for the band, is still worth to remember.
The masterpiece of Cristina Martinez and her companion in life and in
music Jon Spencer.
were survivors of the disgregation of the gang of misfits revolving around
Pussy Galore, the hard-core punk band that stormed New York
club scene in the late '80.
Five year are passed after that historic event five years of silence
Cristina turned to her private life and had a baby. Meanwhile Mr. Spencer
spent most of time time carrying on it's own projects with the John
Spencer Blues Explosion band.
But now it's over. Boss Hog are back with a new album Whiteout,
a new sexy video and a new pop attitude.
pop less punk. Still Cristina tremendous charisma remains unchanged.
you can learn about Cristina from the origin at Washington DC where
the fatal encounter with Join Spencer took place through the wild extremes
of Pussy Galore up to the creation of Boss Hog.
Guess what? Anotherd
shot from the video
review of Boss Hog discographic producion.
Cristina's pictures: with Boss Hog / with Jon Spencer/ alone. Some are
small but some are quite huge.
Hog are essentially a live band. They do their best on stage. If you
miss their show here you can find what was happening in Milan the 28th
of april 2000, a bit after nightfall (with live pictures!).
A collection of Cristina's interviews.
for beeing Cristina's partner this guy is even blessed with a tremendus
talent (expecialy in tearing to pieces whatever musical convention).
Jon Spencer definetely deserves some attention which is duly given here.
News about Cristina
whereabouts, as well as this site What's New section. All updates
are duly reported here.
Last update: 24th November
2001. (New pictures)
know more? Here some links to further explore the Martinez/Spencer malevolous