AN ANNIVERSARY AND A ONE DAY SALE!

January 19th, 2012 by Bloodshot

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 Bloodshot

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:

SCOTT:
Jon... Read more

HI-larious Mekons interview

September 23rd, 2011 by Bloodshot

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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