Mekons + Freakwater = Freakons!

September 4th, 2013 by Bloodshot

See the birth (and most likely death) of the FREAKONS at the Hideout on Sunday September 22nd in Chicago....the offspring of two very aged parents with all the attendant problems, the Mekons and Freakwater combine their musical talents to sing songs of the old mines for your delectation.

And all at the very civilized time of 6pm...Who would miss... Read more

ROGER KNOX FEATURE on National Geographic Radio

July 23rd, 2013 by Bloodshot

On this past weekend's episode of National Geographic Weekend, host Boyd Matson interviewsAboriginal Australian Country & Western singer Roger Knox about his latest album Stranger In My Land. His folks, country and rock n' roll-hybrid songs were written by Aborigine artists — some handed-down over generations, but not widely sung. In their conversation, Roger shares why he... Read more

Jon Langford Helps Close Down Maxwell's in style...

July 12th, 2013 by Bloodshot

Waco Brother/Mekon Jon Langford helped close down one of indie rock's great venues this week, Maxwell's in Hoboken.

It was, as expected, a classy affair. A sampling:

"I went to the doctor recently, and he told me I had to stop masturbating," Langford announced. "I asked him why."

"Because I'm trying to take your pulse!" he concluded, to a cymbal shot... Read more

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