"The Mekons aren’t a band in any normal sense, may not exist, and can be accurately described only by using the sort of superlatives that would make most normal people throw up their hands in skeptical exasperation, all of which makes them a problem for those who love them. After all, I can tell you that at their...Read more
The Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats exhibit, featuring artwork by our own Jon Langford, opens today at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville! You have plenty of time to catch it, as it runs until the end of 2016.
The photo above is Jonboy geekin' out with the giant billboard out front before...Read more
Rolling Stone has the story on the making of Revenge of the Mekons, the documentary about everyone's favorite cult first wave punk/country/art/etc. band that's playing in select US theaters now. The piece includes comomentary from Jon Langford, Sally Timms, and director Joe Angio. Read it here.
Fresh off celebrating our 20th anniversary last year, Bloodshot Records will be knockin' em out (and knockin' em back) in Austin for SXSW 2015 in March! We can't wait for what is seemingly the only time of year in which many of our bands, fans, followers, friends, cohorts, colleagues, appendages, and hanger-ons are present in one place, to celebrate, at some capacity,...Read more
This past weekend Bloodshot co-founder/owner Nan Warshaw stopped by WGN Radio with Jon Langford to chat with David Hoekstra about Bloodshot's 20th anniversary (and many of Nan and Jon's adventures in Chicago in the early '90s, including the first time they met - at The Empty Bottle), which you can listen to via the link below. Jon also plays a few songs and talks...Read more