ROOKIE's New Album Reviewed on Sound Opinions! Greg & Jim Approved!

April 3rd, 2020 by bsradmin

The new Sound Opinions episode features a rave review of ROOKIE's self-titled debut album! Listen here!

"Both Jim & Greg are impressed by the energetic, good-times, “give me a beer, no make it a pitcher,” attitude. The combination of Cheap Trick, Big Star, Thin Lizzy and The Allman Brothers influences puts Jim in mind of early Replacements."

Once again, the music critic...Read more

Chicago Rock-N-Rollers ROOKIE to Release Debut Album 3/13, Premiere New Song "Sunglasses" Via American Songwriter

February 6th, 2020 by bsradmin

ROOKIE is six matching jumpsuit-clad, shaggy-haired friends from Chicago who play rock-n-roll that’s more at home next to their parents’ battered LPs than on their friends’ streaming playlists. Their self-titled, debut full-length album—out on March 13th and available to preorder now—deftly reformats the classic rock landscape with blowtorch hooks, enthralling harmonies, evocative touches of cosmic country, and...Read more

Bloodshot to Release 25th Anniversary Album 'Too Late to Pray: Defiant Chicago Roots.' Hear the First Track on BrooklynVegan

October 3rd, 2019 by bsradmin

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. 

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Mekons' New Album Deserted Reviewed on NPR's Fresh Air!

April 17th, 2019 by bsradmin

The new Mekons album 'Deserted' was reviewed on NPR's flagship program Fresh Air! Listen here. Appropriate that it was after a segment about the threat of global ecological collapse!

"It's a gleefully elusive yet beautiful composition about a country collapsing into chaotic hostility." —Ken Tucker, Fresh Air...Read more

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