Well, here it is, folks, just in time for the sun to start thawing us out in the next few weeks... our newest pledges Banditos will release their self-titled Bloodshot debut (and overall debut) album on May 12th! To properly ring in their coming out party, NPR Music is streaming Banditos' new song "Cry Baby Cry" with a spot-on write-up...Read more
Mekons frontwoman and Bloodshot songstress Sally Timms interviewed the infamous Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth for this week's Chicago Reader Artist on Artist piece (well, it sort of turned into them interviewing each other...as these things tend to go). Go on and learn yourself somethin from these two independent rock pharaohs...
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Fresh off celebrating our 20th anniversary last year, Bloodshot Records will be knockin' em out (and knockin' em back) in Austin for SXSW 2015 in March! We can't wait for what is seemingly the only time of year in which many of our bands, fans, followers, friends, cohorts, colleagues, appendages, and hanger-ons are present in one place, to celebrate, at some capacity,...Read more
Murder By Death's new album Big Dark Love (released Tuesday February 3rd) debuted in the Billboard Top 200 albums chart at number #130. It ain't no T-Swift #1 for a thousand weeks, but we don't hang in the top 200 every release, so we're patting ourselves on the proverbial lower back tattoos. That said, the album was Soundscan's...Read more
Maggie Bjorklund treated us to an exquisite performance of her song "Missing At Sea" right here at our headquarters. Watch her make the pedal steel guitar cry, whirr, and sing in ways you've likely never heard. In other words, prepare to have your musical mind blown...
Maggie's brooding and beautiful 2014 Bloodshot album...Read more