Here's a grand interview with Exene Cervenka from the The Sunbreak in Seattle. She talks about working with Ray Manzarek of the Doors, how X would jam to Carl Perkins tunes early on, why record stores are important, what her favorite albums are and so much more. It's a great, informative read and, as we keep mentioning,...Read more
Last Saturday was Record Store Day, and by all accounts it was a rousing success all across the country. Perhaps folks are coming to a greater realization that shopping for records is WAY more fun than downloading a bunch of ones and zeroes onto their hard drives in the bubble of their bedroom or office.
Several Bloodshot folks participated with in-store...Read more
You know, this indie music racket is a tough one. We struggle, we plan, we do everything we can to mitigate all the travails that are heaped upon our artists in their tour vans. Blown tires, shot transmissions, snowstorms, unscrupulous promoters, commercial indifference, bird flu, plagues, hangovers, faulty Mapquest directions, stalkers, and a hundred other factors have reared their ugly...Read more
Just in time for Record Store Day--the DVD release of the independent documentary, "I Need That Record! The Death (and Possible Survival) of the Independent Record Store" featuring Ian MacKaye, Thurston Moore, Mike Watt ... and Rob from Bloodshot! You can...Read more
We never like to bore you with the ins and outs of this weird little business. Suffice to say that sometimes we run out of a title and call it out of print. Then, years later, a distributor (usually some European partner cleaning out their warehouse after they go out of business or something) and they send back things to...Read more
Ain't that the way of the world? Just before hitting the road to do some dates with Jon Langford, Rosie had a bit of an accident at home and broke her arm. For an amazing guitar player, a broken arm is a bit of a problem.
Thus, she has had to cancel this week's shows in the midwest. Jon Langford will...Read more