Last summer our best drinking buddies at FEW Spirits in neighboring Evanston, Illinois used their magic boozy powers to cook up an out-of-this-world Blue Corn bourbon whiskey for Sarah Shook & the Disarmers. At the release party we made friends with FEW's neighbors across the street, Sketchbook Brewing, good folks making unique, varied, and delicious beer. And the...Read more
We will celebrate its release on Wednesday, January 8th at our birthplace Delilah's with Mr. Langford himself. DJ sets, tastings, cocktails, and more.
In case you missed it tonight (or you don't live in Chicago), here is the segment about our 25th anniversary on WTTW's Chicago Tonight, featuring interviews with Jon Langford and our fearless leader Rob. They discuss the history of our label, our first-ever compilation album which inspired our new 25th anniversary compilation of local Chicago roots music, and...Read more
For our 25th anniversary album Too Late to Pray: Defiant Chicago Roots, new school rock-n-roll guitar heroes ROOKIE recorded a fuzzed-out, swampy, T-Rexified version of a beloved new wave classic from Tears for Fears. Hear it now via New Noise Magazine.
We had Joel Paterson & his rippin' Chicago band play their Beatles covers on the rooftop of Smashed Plastic Record Pressing, just like the Fab Four did at Apple Records in London!! It was a gas! Watch two live performances, for "All My Loving" and "And I Love Her," right here via Guitar Player Magazine...Read more
Bloodshot Records is releasing its 25th anniversary compilation, entitled Too Late to Pray: Defiant Chicago Roots on Friday, November 8th. The album is a modern-day redux of our first-ever album For a Life of Sin: Insurgent Chicago Country. 22 Chicago artists running the spectrum of classic country, bluegrass, rockabilly, folk, and rock-n-roll! All never-before-released tracks.
Pre-order now on...Read more