"The Mekons aren’t a band in any normal sense, may not exist, and can be accurately described only by using the sort of superlatives that would make most normal people throw up their hands in skeptical exasperation, all of which makes them a problem for those who love them. After all, I can tell you that at their...Read more
Our compadre Ben performed at our 20th Anniversary Blowout at Metro in Chicago in January, and before his set, we filmed him playing a stripped down version of the song....Read more
Get yer Nora and Kelly fix in the Bloodshot store:
Consequence of Sound just premiered "Still Sober (After All These Beers)" from Banditos' forthcoming self-titled debut album, out May 12th on Bloodshot. Listen to the song HERE. And pre-order on CD, vinyl LP, or digital here.
The tune seamlessly combines the band's country roots and punk scuzz with a swarm of furious guitars, three-vocal onslaught, and "beer...Read more
Our pal Chris Shiflett (of Foo Fighters and Chris Shiflett and The Dead Peasants) interviewed Robbie Fulks for his podcast Walking the Floor! Hear the two stalwarts spitball about Robbie's career, the journey from punk to "country" (and back), sharing music with their kids (including Robbie's complete aversion to Phish), roots music in Chicago, and how classic country...Read more
The Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats exhibit, featuring artwork by our own Jon Langford, opens today at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville! You have plenty of time to catch it, as it runs until the end of 2016.
The photo above is Jonboy geekin' out with the giant billboard out front before...Read more