Yet another worthy read. Our fearless co-leaders Rob & Nan, along with Bloodshot stalwart Robbie Fulks, give an oral history to Chicagoist on the BEGINNINGS of Bloodshot Records. Read all about the conversations and libations in Chicago dive bars that birthed the label and the subsequent luck, sweat, and tears that raised it into the 20-something we are now....Read more
Here's some more quality Bloodshot literature for you, this time from Chicago Tribune! The piece includes a brief history of our label; interviews with co-fearless-leaders Nan Warshaw & Rob Miller, Jon Langford, Kelly Hogan, and The Reverend Peyton; and some background on how the 20th anniversary album, While No One Was Looking, came together. The album comes...Read more
Here's a creative and outstanding read about the history of Bloodshot Records, as told by our co-fearless-leaders Rob & Nan, longtime fan and writer Raphael Maurice, Robbie Fulks, and Brian Roberts of Ha Ha Tonka, published by The Bluegrass Situation. Give it a read here while you wait for the punch clock to expire so you can get to...Read more
Several of our pals and "drinking buddies" have new releases, and they're all available on our website for your ingestion!
Ben Weaver, who has released two albums on Bloodshot, just released a new album called I Would Rather Be a Buffalo, and we have the deluxe vinyl LP in stock. Limited to 500 copies and packaged in...Read more
Maggie Bjorklund's "Missing at Sea" is the Song of the Week on The Bluegrass Situation! In addition to totally gushing over the track and Maggie's playing, TBGS also chats with her about the story behind the song. Read & listen here.
Introducing the newest addition to the Bloodshot roster...Nashville-via-Birmingham group Banditos! Like them, follow them, and get to know them.
Back in March we saw Banditos at one of those fly-by-night, hole-in-the-wall bars that sprout like skunkweed on Sixth Street in Austin, TX during the height of SXSW crazy. The only other patrons were Bud Light-swilling bros watching a...Read more