Bloodshot's Thanksgiving present to you! When the turkey's dry, but your racist old uncle's glass is always wet, when the everyone's talking about the other, more SUCCESSFUL sibling, or when a battle royale is waging over the TV remote, football versus Dancing with the Stars, the Bottle Rockets new video "Dog" is something everyone can agree on: cute dogs.
Freakwater's trippy new music video for "The Asp and the Albatross" is now playing via The Bluegrass Situation! View with your third eye here. Vocalist/guitarist/mandola-player extraordinaire Janet Bean provided some excellent commentary on the song and video, so make sure ya read that too. Might learn yourself something.
"The Asp and the Albatross" is from the band's upcoming Bloodshot...Read more
On Dec. 4th we're releasing a six pack of drinkin' song 7" singles! To celebrate our 21st birthday!
For the collection, our pals in Deer Tick covered The Pogues' "If I Should Fall From Grace with God" (!!!!!), and you can hear it now on Stereogum! Pre-order the set here.
Packaged in a SUPER COOL custom six pack carton with handle...Read more
Here's another new song by The Mekons & Robbie Fulks from their upcoming collaborative album Jura, streaming on NPR Music! LISTEN HERE. The album will be released on limited edition vinyl LP and digital on Black Friday Record Store Day (11/27). Pre-order on iTunes and Bandcamp here.
NPR says it's "an album comprised of old sea chanteys...Read more
This Pitchfork piece on the ties between punk and country hits the nail on the head, and it hits close to home. The Mekons truly are the model and the provost for what we do here at Bloodshot. (And thank Lux this piece mentions The Knitters!) Read it here.
As mentioned, The Mekons are releasing...Read more