Like Sweet, Sweet Wine: Rob Miller Reflects on Robbie Fulks 'Country Love Songs,' 20 Years Later

June 28th, 2016 by bsradmin

This week marks the 20th anniversary of Robbie Fulks's debut album Country Love Songs, released June 26th, 1996 on Bloodshot Records.

Yesterday we published an essay by Robbie Fulks himself about the album (it's inception and aftermath), and now here's Bloodshot Records bossman Rob Miller's take. 


Despite the modest and surprising success of a couple of our early records like the...Read more

Random Wax: Pete Klockau - King Floyd 'King Floyd' (1971)

June 24th, 2016 by bsradmin

We like to listen to vinyl on Fridays here at BSHQ. Every Friday we have a Bloodshot crew member randomly select a record from his/her personal collection and bring it to the office. The person has to explain why the album is on his/her shelves, and then we listen to it. We call this Random Wax

Today's contestant is Bloodshot retail wizard...Read more

RIP Ralph Stanley, Bluegrass Legend and Friend of Bloodshot

June 24th, 2016 by bsradmin

Late last night I felt and heard a faint, lonesome sound. It was as if a giant tree had fallen in faraway woods. I wake up this morning to find Ralph Stanley had died.

I find myself, quite oddly, crying as I write this. I met him once. He reminded me of my grandmother, the most purely spiritual person I have ever known.
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