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.
Cory Branan's 3D(!!) "You Make Me" music video just premiered via Rolling Stone/Rolling Stone Country! If ya got some red/blue 3D specs lyin' around, put em on! If not, it still looks real sweet in 2D. Watch it and read the slick write-up
AND you can get your own Cory Branan custom 3D... Read more
We can't imagine a better way to sum up the simultaneously debilitating and invigorating #SXSW experience than with these Gapers Block tour diaries by Deano of The Waco Brothers, the undisputed, undefeated, unofficial champions of SXSW. Amidst the debaucherous accounts, Deano hits the nail on the head in terms of what it's like for us and our brethren at the giant... Read more
Murder By Death's "Send Me Home" is the Song of the Week on The Bluegrass Situation! This song has resonated particularly strongly with listeners since its release earlier and TBGS gets at the core of why.
"Thank goodness that Murder By Death can make sonic structures that hold up the lyrics' heft and heaviness. If “hard work”... Read more
The fact of the matter is that we still feel bad about last year's April Fools' Day joke. We're making it up to you by releasing a split 7" single featuring Lydia Loveless and Cory Branan covering The Purple One himself for Record Store Day. On purple vinyl, limited to 1000 copies, only available... Read more
Well, here it is, folks, just in time for the sun to start thawing us out in the next few weeks... our newest pledges Banditos will release their self-titled Bloodshot debut (and overall debut) album on May 12th! To properly ring in their coming out party, NPR Music is streaming Banditos' new song "Cry Baby Cry" with a spot-on write-up... Read more