Chicago Tribune Nails the Chaos of the New Mekons Live Album/Book 'Existentialism' in Their Review

August 19th, 2016 by bsradmin

"In the spirit of their infamous 1987 life-on-the road cassette, "Mekons New York," the new album is a document that turns the audience and the recording space into accomplices for the band's high-wire act. A single microphone is one of the few concessions to technology."

What did you expect from a Mekons live album? Frampton Comes Alive? Greg Kot perfectly...Read more

Robbie Fulks and Bloodshot Co-Owner Nan Warshaw Talk to Westword About the 20th Anniversary of Robbie Fulks's 'Country Love Songs'

August 3rd, 2016 by bsradmin

Westword looks back on the legacy of Robbie Fulks's seminal, iconic debut album Country Love Songs, released on Bloodshot Records in 1996. Bloodshot co-owner/founder Nan Warshaw and Robbie himself lend their thoughts on the initial release of the album and the aftermath.

“We were aware that it was more traditional-country-leaning than the other records we released, and we knew we’d...Read more

Bloodshot at Newport Folk Festival: No Depression Has the Scoop

August 1st, 2016 by bsradmin

Bloodshot descended upon Newport Folk Festival this year, with Freakwater and Banditos representing us at the iconic, historic festival. No Depression was there to document the monumental musical moments with a spot-on write-up, which you can read here.

"Although some might think less of an early time slot, it’s become a badge of honor at Newport. In fact, guitarist Jeffrey Salter noted 'Kris...Read more

Robbie Fulks Talks to Former Guitar Student Tina Fey for The New Yorker

June 20th, 2016 by bsradmin

“I took Robbie’s class on a whim,” Fey said. “I’m not musical. I was onstage at The Second City, and I thought it would be helpful if I could play the ukulele or the guitar in one of the sketches, the one called ‘Grandma’s Records.’"

Robbie Fulks sat down with his old friend and guitar student Tina Fey for a piece in this...Read more


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