38 songs from the Bloodshot catalog reemerge covered by friends and heroes of ours in oft-head-craning styles from gritty punk to back porch folk, dark bedroom new wave to straight up honky tonk, and lush power pop to new emo.
All FOUR volumes of the critically acclaimed series THE OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC SONGBOOK into one powerhouse bundle for one low price!
These songs have thrived in the folk traditions of America for a reason. They are tough and long lasting but malleable enough to be adapted and re-invented easily.
A sonic scrapbook of that day, representing all the performers in the order they performed. 19 tracks and almost 70 minutes of highly polished and professional musicianship (ahem), mixed into the red, sho'nuff.
A rowdy collection of music that exists between the clearly defined genres, nestled in the dark, nebulous cracks where punk and country and soul and pop and bluegrass and rock mix and mingle and mutate.
Re-creates this seminal album by the Knitters, track by track, using musicians who, like us, were blown away by the record.
Shows the world that Wanda is the real deal and an all-star cast celebrates the gutsy talent of an artist overlooked for far too long.
A solid sender tribute to The Boone County Jamboree.
Remakes run the range from faithful evocation to total sonic evisceration. In other words, something for everyone!!
Taken as a whole, it is a dark and meditative album which also perfectly echoes a stark and melancholic setting.
Unaffected, unpretentious, unvarnished, un-sanitized, and, most importantly, un-Nashville-ized cuts from right beneath the noses of the Towers of Doom (i.e. Music Row)
Tracks from many of our long out of print singles and EPs, as well as some totally unreleased dandies from the likes of Neko Case, Ryan Adams and the infamous Madonna Trilogy
Wherein our zany idea to have a label focused on the forgotten corners of roots music gained a national foothold. 18 tracks by artists from NYC to SF, and all burgeoning scenes in between.
42 folk music classics are given a good going over by notable recording artists and the school’s longtime music instructors, each breathing new life into timeless songs.
Where it all began. Our first release. 17 tracks of Chicago's own roots-rockin'est shit-kickin'est artists setting the template.