Man of the people Jon Langford hopped on the back the FitzGerald's pickup truck with generator-powered guitar and mic to entertain neighbors in Berwyn and Oak Park at a safe distance and raise money for the furloughed bar staff of FitzGerald's, some of the best barkeeps and hospitality folks at any music venue if you ask us. ...Read more
Last summer our best drinking buddies at FEW Spirits in neighboring Evanston, Illinois used their magic boozy powers to cook up an out-of-this-world Blue Corn bourbon whiskey for Sarah Shook & the Disarmers. At the release party we made friends with FEW's neighbors across the street, Sketchbook Brewing, good folks making unique, varied, and delicious beer. And the...Read more
We will celebrate its release on Wednesday, January 8th at our birthplace Delilah's with Mr. Langford himself. DJ sets, tastings, cocktails, and more.
In case you missed it tonight (or you don't live in Chicago), here is the segment about our 25th anniversary on WTTW's Chicago Tonight, featuring interviews with Jon Langford and our fearless leader Rob. They discuss the history of our label, our first-ever compilation album which inspired our new 25th anniversary compilation of local Chicago roots music, and...Read more
"My mother always thought I should become a lawyer or a doctor and I could have the drawing "to fall back on." But I decided to become a punk rocker, and in 1992 when I landed in Chicago,...Read more
"I see myself more as a bastion of unpopular music. I wouldn't know a hit single if it bit me in the arse."
Jon Langford confabbed with No Depression on his new album with band Four Lost Souls, the music he listened to growing up (you could make a pretty killer playlist out of that paragraph), and how a...Read more