Here's a creative and outstanding read about the history of Bloodshot Records, as told by our co-fearless-leaders Rob & Nan, longtime fan and writer Raphael Maurice, Robbie Fulks, and Brian Roberts of Ha Ha Tonka, published by The Bluegrass Situation. Give it a read here while you wait for the punch clock to expire so you can get to...Read more
Maggie Bjorklund's "Missing at Sea" is the Song of the Week on The Bluegrass Situation! In addition to totally gushing over the track and Maggie's playing, TBGS also chats with her about the story behind the song. Read & listen here.
Click HERE to listen to an exclusive stream of Whitey Morgan and the 78's playing a live version of "Where Do You Want It?", Dale Watson's tune about that one time Billy Joe Shaver shot a guy in the face in Waco.
The track streaming on Saving Country Music is from Whitey's forthcoming live album Born, Raised & Live from Flint, out...Read more
Hear Chicago's Into It. Over It. play a stark, haunting version of Neko Case's classic "Deep Red Bells" via Esquire HERE. Also included is an interview with our co-commander-in-chief Rob Miller.
This is the final song we are sharing from our upcoming 20th anniversary compilation While No One Was Looking before its release one week from today. The album also features Blitzen Trapper, Chuck...Read more
EW also interviewed Luke and Kyle about how they met and the making of the video for the article alongside the video.
Aquarium Drunkard asked Luke Winslow-King about his favorite Delta Blues and NOLA favorites. Luke put together a fascinating video playlist featuring amazing vocalists, guitarists, brass players, and more, spanning multiple decades. We guarantee you'll find something new that you like. Luke is virtually an encyclopedia of roots music.
Yahoo Movies just premiered the brand new trailer for Revenge of the Mekons! The outstanding (really, we've seen it) movie about one of punk's most important, yet unheralded, bands is premiering theatrically this fall and will be getting a wide(r) release via Chicago's Music Box Films (the folks who brought the The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo trilogy to the U.S.) in 2015!
Our fearless leader Nan Warshaw graces the cover of this month's DEMO Magazine. If you're in Chicago, pick up a copy. If not, read the comprehensive story on Nan and Bloodshot Records for our 20th anniversary here on the interweb.
Luke Winslow-King's smokin' new tune "Swing That Thing" is streaming via American Songwriter Magazine! This is a bona fide rug-cutter if we ever heard one. Listen HERE. There's an excellent story behind the song, so read the write-up as well, as told by Luke.
The career-spanning editorial along with interviews with Cory, Bloodshot Rob, and Tim Barry is quite the enlightening read. Noisey covers everything from the beginning of Cory's career to the current No-Hit Wonder phase. Great reading for lounging by the pool (or the drainage ditch) this holiday weekend.
Here's a link to listen to Cory Branan's feature from last night's episode of NPR's All Things Considered. Cory talks about his new album The No-Hit Wonder, "preposterous happiness," and how his music doesn't go well with bachelorette parties.
"Roots music is a little more like a bourbon," Branan says. "In that world, some people are...Read more