The lovely Samantha Crain visited our Chicago HQ to play us her cover of Ha Ha Tonka's "Cold Forgiver" while in town during her fall tour with First Aid Kit. Watch the video via The Bluegrass Situation below HERE.
Ha Ha Tonka's brilliantly stark and visually stunning video for "Lessons" is now playing via The AV Club! Watch it here.
"A muted black and white clip full of silhouettes and vacant stares, the clip for “Lessons” is both soothing and jarring—just like Ha Ha Tonka’s tunes."
The song is the title track to Ha Ha Tonka's newestRead more
Here's a creative and outstanding read about the history of Bloodshot Records, as told by our co-fearless-leaders Rob & Nan, longtime fan and writer Raphael Maurice, Robbie Fulks, and Brian Roberts of Ha Ha Tonka, published by The Bluegrass Situation. Give it a read here while you wait for the punch clock to expire so you can get to...Read more
NPR put together a list of 100 bands to check out at SXSW, and they included Lydia Loveless and Ha Ha Tonka! Whether you're trekking to Austin or not, this downloadable playlist should keep your ears occupied this week.
Soundtrack your Wednesday afternoon with Ha Ha Tonka's fabulous World Cafe session on NPR!
The band plays stand-out tracks from their newest Bloodshot album 'Lessons' and participates in an interview with David Dye, in which they cover the main muse for the album (a Maurice Sendak interview on NPR's Fresh Air, coincidentally), Ozark culture, and scrapped album titles.
The Ozark gang came by Bloodshot HQ and treated us to a spirited version of the TP classic "Learning to Fly," complete with mandolin solo, morale-filled chanting, shouting, and stomping, and Brian's spot-on Petty impression.