The worlds of American Idol and Bloodshot Collide

March 10th, 2011 by Rami

Usually the artists on Bloodshot toil away in obscurity. We like it that way, mostly. Every once in a while, though, odd confluences in the ionsphere occur and popular culture weirdly or circuitously takes notice of us.

Last night was one such occurance when American Idol met Bloodshot and many heads were scratched. It seems that a contestant busted out "Come...Read more

Geo-Political Turmoil and YOU, the Music Fan

March 3rd, 2011 by Rami

One of the reasons we like what we do is that it allows us to shield ourselves from the workaday realities of geo-political strife. We live in a happy, simple world.

However, every now and again, the connections between a nutjob despot (looking like Fred Armisen's kooky old uncle after a weeklong bender) and the world of hard working musicians...Read more

Diane Izzo Passes Away

March 2nd, 2011 by Rami

Diane Izzo, a unique contributor to Chicago's rich musical community, passed away on February 25th at the age of 43 after a lengthy illness.

Diane contributed her haunting and fearless vocal talents to the Pine Valley Cosmonauts "Executioner Last Songs" albums. On Volumes Two & Three, she boldly tackled "Strange Fruit" and on Volume One, her husky version of...Read more

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