The Fader had a real nice chat with Lydia Loveless about her upcoming album Real, and Lydia gets...er...um...real about songwriting and a number of other noteworthy topics. Worth a read for both new and seasoned LL fans. And the photos are pure summer FUN.
The world of Bloodshot continues to spin. If it's too fast for you, don't sweat. Here's what you may have missed in the news this week.
Mekons will release 'existentialism,' a limited edition 96-page book and CD on September 1st! The release is now available for pre-order. The album was recorded, collaboratively with an audience, live in July 2015 at Jalopy Theatre in Brooklyn. The book includes 12 chapters of writing and art from Mekons and friends.
Watch the brand new The Bottle Rockets documentary and concert film (think The Last Waltz but from Missouri and on an indie label and without Neil Diamond) Welcome to Our Movie, now up for free streaming via No Depression and The Roots Channel!
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Here's a great interview with Lydia Loveless from her appearance on WGN Radio last night. Host Justin Kaufmann asks her a lot of questions about the new record Real, so get informed. Lydia also plays a couple killer acoustic songs. We'll be at Square Roots Chicago tonight for her set at 8:45! Hoisting beers and singing along.Read more