Bloodshot's Annual Stuffed Animal Drive

November 16th, 2012 by Rami

So, every year I do the Letters to Santa charity thru the Chicago Sun-Times. I get a few letters from kids asking for Bratz dolls, Barbies, trucks, cars, Hot Wheels and the like. I make a harrowing run to Toys R Us or wherever, wrap them up, and send them away.

In 2008 (remember that year?  When the economy was...Read more

The Real Story of Rosie Flores' "Working Girl's Guitar"

November 15th, 2012 by Rami

Rosie Flores released her second full-length Bloodshot Records release, Working Girl's Guitar, on October 16 to a widely positive response. If you have read any press associated with the album, especially interviews features, you might notice Rosie talking about the origin of the album's lead song and title track, "Working Girl's Guitar” and about how songwriter Ritchie Mintz...Read more

Thanks for 18 years of Bloodshot Records!

September 25th, 2012 by Rami

It's been a couple of days now—the cobwebs have cleared, our ears have stopped ringing, we've made our rounds of apologetic phone calls to friends and significant others, you know, the usual stuff—and so we'd like to get to formally thanking all of you who came out Saturday night to our 18th birthday party at the Mayne Stage in...Read more


September 21st, 2012 by Rami

"How the f@*# did this happen?" says Jon Langford after I ask for his bands' set times for tomorrow, September 22. Yes, the man who does a million things at once has triple-booked himself.

So, we thought it'd be fun to make it into a "crawl" for you hardcore Langford fans (and I know there are many) -- a prize...Read more


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