We've had our eye on Cory for just about as long as he's been honing his air-tight, clever version of the perfect storysong. For those who don't know him, though, Branan is the owner of two well-crafted, kinetically charged albums--2002's The Hell You Say and 2006's 12 Songs--on Madjack Records. From the...Read more
Good hearted peoples,
So, every year I do the Letters to Santa charity thru the Chicago Sun-Times. I get a few letters from kids asking for Bratz dolls, Barbies, trucks, cars, Hot Wheels and the like. I make a harrowing run to Toys R Us or wherever, wrap them up,...Read more
Happy Repeal Day! Today, we celebrate the 21st Amendment, which overturned the nationwide Prohibition of 1919. I'd like to think that if the Bloodshot crew was around in the 20s, you would've found us in one of the nation's speakeasies.
In honor of Repeal Day, we lift a glass and name our favorite drinking songs from these Bloodshot artists:
Get yourself a Black Friday treat without even leaving the couch! For the next week, Amazon is offering deep discounts on the following MP3 albums:
Alejandro Escovedo, A Man Under The Influence ($5.99)
Old 97s, Wreck Your Life ($5.99)
Scott H. Biram, Bad Ingredients ($6.99)
JC Brooks & the Uptown...Read more
Before the tidal wave of unruly in-laws, hyper-kinetic consumerism, and stale fruitcakes arrive, here's Graham Parker's "Almost Thanksgiving Day"--quite literal in its subject matter--from his 2004 release, Your Country. Happy Thanksgiving from your pals at Bloodshot!