At the end of every year since the dawn of time, critics and pundits around the world tell us what works of art they liked in the past year (or rather, they tell us what we should have liked in the past year – since, after all, it’s their job). There were many mentions of Bloodshot releases in said best-of lists at...Read more
Marc Maron said it best: "Ranking artists and making lists is a dead culture's version of intellectualism."
Well, we're holding onto that dead culture with cold, lifeless fingers. It’s that terrific/terrible time of year in which we think about the things we didn’t find to be trite, monotonous drivel and give thanks for the things that made us hold a...Read more
In honor of Cory Branan's new Bloodshot album The No-Hit Wonder (out now - get it here), we asked YOU to take the "green-screened" photo of Cory dozing off (from the album cover) and "Photoshop" him into any photo you want. We received dozens of entries, and we posted our favorites in a photo album on our Facebook page. We could...Read more
We announced our upcoming compilation album While No One Was Looking: Toasting 20 Years of Bloodshot Records (out November 18th) two weeks ago via Rolling Stone Country/Rolling Stone along with a stream of the first song, Blitzen Trapper's cover of Ryan Adams's classic "To Be Young (Is to Be Sad, Is to Be High)." Today, right here on our blog or on...Read more
It's a contest! Use your Photoshop skills (or imagination and shoddy MS Paint skills) to win signed items, vinyl, and Bloodshot Records gift certificates!
20 years and 200-some records in, we've put out a lot of music. On all those records, we've put out a lot of cover songs. We love cover songs, and we know you do too. But how do you go about finding all the cover songs in the Bloodshot catalog? Read the liner notes for each album? Google it? We'll...Read more