Before last weekend's appearance at Celtic Connections in Glasgow, Maggie Bjorklund performed a house concert for Daily Record writer John Dingwall, which was captured on video and posted on the magazine's website. Click HERE to watch Maggie play songs from both of her Bloodshot Records releases, along with a cellist and guitarist (and in turn mesmerize a bunch of Scots),...Read more
Banditos were featured today on AOL's Rise daily morning news show as an Artist on the Rise. The feature starts at the 2:00 mark.
Since it's a short clip, here's the full video of Banditos playing "No Good":
We suggest you hop on the Banditos train, as these guys (and gal) are charging ahead. You...Read more
Lux Interior of The Cramps died six years ago today, so it’s only fitting that the year’s first installment of Aquarium Drunkard's Diversions features Bloodshot co-captains Rob Miller and Nan Washaw chronicling their own respective musical histories with a list of their essential, most influential songs and albums and "in turn cite the artists that helped form what would eventually define the label’s ongoing...Read more
Our resident pedal steel empress Maggie Bjorklund and Kurt Wagner of Lambchop DIY'd their new music video for duet "Fro Fro Heart" and The Bluegrass Situation is streaming the video today!
The song is from Maggie's new album Shaken and she says of the video: “I went to Nashville with just a small camera in my bag. He picked me up at my...Read more
Chicago TV station TouchVision was at our 20th Anniversary Blowout at Metro in Chicago and also interviewed our co-commanders Rob & Nan at our headquarters to put together this story on the past, present, and future (fingers crossed?) of Bloodshot. The piece also features snippets of live performances (and spirited banter) by Bobby Bare, Jr. and Banditos!
Hear Murder By Death's new song "Natural Pearl," from the band's upcoming album Big Dark Love (out Feb. 3rd), on CMT Edge! Click HERE to listen to the song and read some commentary from singer/guitarist Adam Turla.
"A quick, unrelenting rhythm evokes the frantic pace of raising a child and watching her grow, while playful steel guitar...Read more
Murder By Death is this week's NPR World Cafe Next artist! Click HERE to hear David Dye chat about the band and play two songs from their upcoming album Big Dark Love, out February 3rd!
Pre-order Big Dark Love on CD, vinyl LP, or digital....Read more
If you're out in the frozen tundra that is Chicago this evening, pick up a copy of the Chicago Reader because we're the B-Side cover story! Bloodshot co-commanders Rob & Nan give insight into everything from our beginnings to this Saturday's Bloodshot 20th Anniversary Blowout at Metro Chicago featuring Ben Kweller, Lydia Loveless, Rhett Miller (of Old 97's),...Read more
Murder By Death's new song "Send Me Home" is streaming on Noisey / VICE! Click HERE to listen to what Noisey calls "the album's most somber heartwrencher."
The band's gorgeous, ambitious new album Big Dark Love hits digital and physical stores on February 3rd! Pre-order on CD, vinyl LP, and iTunes HERE....Read more
Our artists and staff picked our favorite music, movies, trends, online hilarity, etc. of 2014 for our annual year-end survey.
Learn what Cory Branan is watching on TV, why Lydia Loveless and her band love Phantogram, what Robbie Fulks's New Year resolution is (hint: it involves Russian literature), and more exciting factoids to impress your friends.
As much...Read more
Our pals Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis at WBEZ NPR flagship show Sound Opinions interviewed our co-leaders Rob & Nan about the history of the label, our 20th anniversary compilation album, how the release of Ryan Adams's Heartbreaker came to be (multiple bar bathrooms in Austin are involved), and what it's like operating an indie label in 2014.
You gotta listen to this one! Lydia Loveless chatted with film writer/director Brian Koppelman (Rounders, Ocean's 13, etc.) for the Grantland / ESPN podcast and came out with one of the best interviews we've heard in some time. Listen here.
Seriously, this dude knows how to conduct an interview. You'll most certainly learn something....Read more
AllMusic had Bloodshot co-commander Rob Miller pick his top 13 favorite Bloodshot songs...perhaps to be festive we'll say it's the songs he's most "thankful for." They aren't necessarily what he's calling the BEST songs (that would be impossible), but they carry a cultural and Bloodshot-autobiographical significance. The list is complete with video embeds for each song, so you can listen while...Read more
American Songwriter Magazine conducted this in-depth interview with our co-founder/head honcho Rob Miller to celebrate our 20th anniversary. Rob gets pretty detailed about how our 20th anniversary compilation came together (including what he loves about some of the tunes), what we look for in new artists in the "digital age," and finally... Rob's thoughts on this whole Spotify debacle.