Random Wax: Mike Smith - Limbeck 'Hi, Everything's Great'

January 8th, 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 new...Read more

Happy Birthday Elvis, From Bloodshot

January 8th, 2016 by bsradmin

[Painting by Jon Langford]

The King, Elvis Aaron Presley, was born on this day in 1935. The Memphis Flash would have been 81 today. (Wonder what it would have taken to get him to guest on a Bloodshot compilation. Perhaps he'd be an affable old man just doing what he wants, saying "yes" to bizarre projects and guest appearances....Read more

Bloodshot's 2015: Our Opinions (Artists & Staff)

December 29th, 2015 by bsradmin

We haven't heard a better relevant quotation in 2015, so we're gonna quote the wise Marc Maron again: "Ranking artists and making lists is a dead culture's version of intellectualism."

And once again, we're holding on to that dead culture with cold, lifeless fingers. We're a dying breed in a lot of ways. It’s time to look back on this...Read more

RIP Lemmy

December 29th, 2015 by bsradmin

In the dark ages of the 1980s in Detroit, Motörhead was one of the only things punks and the dickhead burnouts could agree upon.

Seeing them at the Main Act in Roseville in 1982 was the first show I contemplated irreversible hearing loss.

Thanks Lemmy.

-Rob Miller

[This flyer from the '82 show was dug up from Rob's archives at Bloodshot

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The Bloodshot Staff Picks Their Favorite Christmas Songs

December 23rd, 2015 by bsradmin

In lieu of our weekly Vinyl Friday post, we put together a list of our favorite Christmas songs, in an effort to continue to subject you to the Bloodshot staff's bizarre and eclectic music tastes during this holiday week. We hope these festive and demented songs will be a part of your playlist while you open presents and drink heavily...Read more

Random Wax: Nan Warshaw - PopDefect 'Live With This'

December 18th, 2015 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...Read more

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