"I had one 20 years ago, but in those days I was too broke to keep it, you know? It was one of those deals where the house payment came due and the Rickenbacker had to go. I’m old enough and wise enough now to get exactly the one I wanted; in the color I wanted; with every feature I wanted … and...Read more
Bobby Bare, Jr. covered The Smiths' classic "What Difference Does It Make?" featuring some guitar solos from Cory Branan. We tried to get these guys to drop by Bloodshot HQ, but time was limited, so we just set up our gear at Schubas Tavern before their show and told Bobby and Cory to do their thing. Consider it an "Off-Site" edition of...Read more
Lydia Loveless stopped by WNYC's Studio 360 during her tour with Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven and performed several (rare) solo acoustic tunes, including "Blind" (the Kesha cover), "Verlaine Shot Rimbaud," and "Everything's Gone" (which you can WATCH below).
It's in your best interest to watch and listen. Lydia knocks these songs out of the park here....Read more
Last night JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound were featured on Chicago PBS WTTW Channel 11's flagship show Chicago Tonight! Click below to watch J.C., Billy, and Ben talk about the band's history, their creative process, and Chicago in the summer. Plus, you'll hear a few clips of some new tunes they're writing...
"I was trying to write the word "tour," because that was the first thing I was concerned about when I woke up - if I was still going to make my tour." - Scott H. Biram on his first moments waking up after the horrific car accident he suffered in 2003
Hear Biram tell the full, frightening story, as well...Read more