"In the spirit of their infamous 1987 life-on-the road cassette, "Mekons New York," the new album is a document that turns the audience and the recording space into accomplices for the band's high-wire act. A single microphone is one of the few concessions to technology."
To celebrate the Lydia Loveless Real release day, here's her brand new music video for "Clumps," now playing via Noisey/VICE! It takes place in a record store, where you should be today picking up this album.
"It’s simple and gorgeous." —Noisey
The video was filmed at Lost Weekend Records in Columbus, OH by director Gorman Bechard.
"I kind of told everyone that I’d kill them if they got involved in the recording and messed anything up. Because that’s the most important thing to me: making records and being uninterrupted."
"My confidence onstage is a bit of a joke. It's weird for someone who does not like to be the center of attention to do something...Read more
This Saturday August 20th Lydia Loveless and her band will melt your TV screens on CBS This Morning! Saturday morning cartoons will have to take a backseat. She'll be performing songs from her album Real, which comes out this Friday! It's a Loveless weekend!
And yes, it's ok to put whiskey in your cereal when you tune in.
Lydia Loveless's Real is featured on the newest episode of Sound Opinions, and Greg and Jim give it uber high praise! They touch on the refined and honest songwriting, as well as the expanded stylistic range, "from pop to sparse acoustic to new wave, but all with her country flair in them."
Here are the Bloodshot happenings you may have missed this week! Unfortunately Bloodshot-land's olympic teams didn't qualify.