Concert preview: Royal Trux at Helter Swelter

To hear Jennifer Herrema tell it, we should be flattered. “We’ve had a ton of other shows offered, and Neil’s always like, ‘No, no, no, no, no way,’” she said recalling the rejections of Neil Hagerty, the yin to Herrema’s yang and other half of the notorious, art-damaged noise-boogie outfit Royal Trux, which released 10 studio albums between 1988 and 2000, largely on Drag City. “But then this one in Columbus popped up and I was like, ‘Columbus! Yes! Great town! We gotta do Columbus.’”
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