Jon Langford's Skull Orchard at The Vic

February 16th, 2012 by Rami

Jon at Vic

Late in 2011, hometown heroes Wilco decided to celebrate the release of its latest album, The Whole Love, by setting up a Chicago residency and playing shows at several of our fair city's lauded music venues. Jon Langford's Skull Orchard was handpicked to open up the Wilco show at The Vic, where he...Read more

SXSW 2012 Taking Shape

January 24th, 2012 by Rami

The South By Southwest Music Festival 2012 in Austin TX on March 15-19th is starting to take shape.

We don't have all the details ironed out yet (oy! It's like herding cats...) but we can tell you a few things for certain and promise to keep you updated.

Our official showcase is Saturday March 17th at Red Eyed Fly

Performing will be ...Read more


January 19th, 2012 by Rami

Today, January 20th, in 1978, the Mekons released their first single "Never Been In A Riot" on the indie Fast Records.

That first incarnation of the The Mekons consisted of Kevin Lycette and Tom Greenhalgh on guitar, Jon Langford on drums, Mary on bass and Mark White and Andrew Corrigan sharing vocals.

It was described in NME as "making the Sex Pistols...Read more

Repeal Day Playlist and Contest!

December 5th, 2011 by Rami

Happy Repeal Day! Today, we celebrate the 21st Amendment, which overturned the nationwide Prohibition of 1919. I'd like to think that if the Bloodshot crew was around in the 20s, you would've found us in one of the nation's speakeasies.

In honor of Repeal Day, we lift a glass and name our favorite drinking songs from these Bloodshot artists:

Jon...Read more

HI-larious Mekons interview

September 23rd, 2011 by Rami

Check out THIS interview with Jon Langford and Sally Timms regarding the MEKONS new album.

It is full of the self-deprecating bon mots you have grown to need over the years...

Hell, even the title of the article "No One Buys Our Records" ought to be a clue.

A couple of our favorite gems:

"I've got teenage kids, and...Read more


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