We will celebrate its release on Wednesday, January 8th at our birthplace Delilah's with Mr. Langford himself. DJ sets, tastings, cocktails, and more.
We are heartbroken by the passing of our dear, dear friend Justin Townes Earle. Due to this tragic event, it has been difficult to keep up with orders for his catalog, and we apologize for being sold out of many JTE titles. With all that is going on in the world, we were unprepared for the outpouring of support. Thank you.
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
Watch the video below!
The poignant country/folk tune is from Jason's debut album Love & the Dark, out now on digital, CD, and vinyl LP.