Whoa! Paste Magazine named Alejandro Escovedo's Bloodshot album More Miles Than Money one of the 30 best albums of 1998! They even suggest the record includes the high point of the decade: 'The 12-minute, album-closing medley of Escovedo’s vertigo-inducing “Gravity” and [Lou] Reed’s “Street Hassle”'
Today 93XRT and FitzGerald's announced the 33rd Annual American Music Festival in Chicago (Berwyn). The summer 4-day event features artists from around the country, and this year on July 4th the festival will celebrate Bloodshot's 20th Anniversary with a lineup featuring artists spanning the entire timeline of the label. Yes, you can celebrate the births of America and Bloodshot...Read more
Rosie Flores, Bobby Bare Jr., Alejandro Escovedo, and a slew of other deservedly famous musicians performed at a SXSW Lou Reed Tribute Concert last Friday March 14th 2014. (Yes, Bobby and Rosie ran from their knockout sets at our Yard Dog party to the Lou Reed show and played again.)
Other performers who played songs by the late Velvet Undergroundling...Read more
As we like to say, "we release a lot of good music, but we can't release ALL the good music."
Some former compadres (well, they'll ALWAYS be compadres...that's what makes this job so great) who have moved on to other labels have released a bundle of new music this month. Being dorky fans, we wanted to let you know about them,...Read more
Get yourself a Black Friday treat without even leaving the couch! For the next week, Amazon is offering deep discounts on the following MP3 albums:
Alejandro Escovedo, A Man Under The Influence ($5.99)
Old 97s, Wreck Your Life ($5.99)
Scott H. Biram, Bad Ingredients ($6.99)
JC Brooks & the Uptown...Read more