As you may recall, Jeremy Mackinder, who has played bass in Whitey Morgan & the 78s, used to check in with us from the road with some entertaining and...educational...posts. Now he's playing with Deadstring Brothers (it's all relative over here at Bloodshot Records), who are on tour supporting their new album Cannery Row, out Tuesday 4/9. We'll... Read more
Like most Americans, a people known for their geographical indifference to the rest of the world, we here at Bloodshot thought Australia was all hilariously slobbery Tasmanian devils, Crocodile Dundee Chappys and Shielas, and louts with Fosters oil cans. On a trip to Australia to record parts of the new Roger Knox record, Bloodshot Rob assumed there would be a... Read more
By Cory Branan
So, Bloodshot asked me to write a short thing about my recent travels through Europe and the U.K. with The Revival Tour. Short? Perfect. What little wit I stored for winter washed off in the U.K. or is currently drying at the... Read more
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
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