Fantastic Exene Interview

April 22nd, 2010 by Bloodshot

Here's a grand interview with Exene Cervenka from the The Sunbreak in Seattle. She talks about working with Ray Manzarek of the Doors, how X would jam to Carl Perkins tunes early on, why record stores are important, what her favorite albums are and so much more. It's a great, informative read and, as we keep mentioning,... Read more

Record Store Day Round Up

April 21st, 2010 by Bloodshot

Last Saturday was Record Store Day, and by all accounts it was a rousing success all across the country. Perhaps folks are coming to a greater realization that shopping for records is WAY more fun than downloading a bunch of ones and zeroes onto their hard drives in the bubble of their bedroom or office.

Several Bloodshot folks participated with in-store... Read more

OUT OF PRINT RELEASES BACK IN THE HOUSE!

April 16th, 2010 by Bloodshot

We never like to bore you with the ins and outs of this weird little business. Suffice to say that sometimes we run out of a title and call it out of print. Then, years later, a distributor (usually some European partner cleaning out their warehouse after they go out of business or something) and they send back things to... Read more

EXENE FEATURE ON THE WEST COAST

March 29th, 2010 by Bloodshot

In anticipation of Exene's West Coast Free In Store Tour, Orange Coast Magazine published THIS extensive profile and interview. Exene talks about her move back to SoCal, the punk days and her creative process.

We like nice in depth stuff like this... Read more

EXENE CERVENKA ANNOUNCES FREE TOUR OF RECORD STORES!

March 8th, 2010 by Bloodshot

The legendary (and totally sweet, by the way) Exene Cervenka has confirmed a tour of the West Coast consisting entirely of FREE performances at record stores starting in April!

Why a tour of record stores and not clubs? Exene 'splains.....

"The reason I am touring independent record stores from San Diego to Seattle this April is that I want to play... Read more

Some Excellent and Informative Exene Cervenka Interviews and Press

February 3rd, 2010 by Bloodshot

Given the overwhelming volume of crapola out there on the intertubes, it's nice when writers take some time to craft their pieces rather than just posting snarky, ill-informed diary entries and calling it "journalism." In our efforts to encourage such behavior, we'll point them out when we can.

We got a couple nice ones in this week about Exene Cervenka, as... Read more

Exene Cervenka Interviews

October 22nd, 2009 by Bloodshot

The thing with some artists is that they haven't been around long enough to have interesting stories. Not so with Exene. She's a living part of music history and when she gets rolling on some stories, they are a hoot to read.

Here's a couple good 'uns that have come our way recently. Culturebelly talks with her about art... Read more

Exene to play memorial to Amy Farris

October 17th, 2009 by Bloodshot

Exene will perform at a memorial for Amy Farris at the Continental Club in Austin on October 21st. For details go here.

Also appearing will be Dave Alvin, Jon Dee Graham, Kelly Willis and others.

Amy's contributions to Exene's new album were invaluable and she will be deeply missed in all the communities she touched. Read more

Bloodshot Digest: 10-13-09

October 13th, 2009 by Bloodshot

The But The Weatherman Promised Me Snow edition:

  • After swearing at me about how STUPID Twitter is, Scott H. Biram went and joined it. You can follow him @ScottHBiram. In 140 characters or less, Biram's been regaling us with tales from his current US tour-- check out the dates and see if he'll be headed your way.

Bloodshot Digest September 18th, 2009

September 18th, 2009 by Bloodshot

As we gird ourselves for the brisket and margaritas that await us in Austin for our Yard Dog anniversary tomorrow (hey, someone's gotta do it), here's a few tidbits to knosh on that may brighten your day. Or not. Who knows?

  • Check out this story on a Detroit filmmaker using a 3D process and capturing some of the city's
  • ... Read more

Bloodshot Digest: 7-22-09

July 22nd, 2009 by Bloodshot

Bloodshot Digest: The "Short and Sweet" Edition

Ben Weaver Art• My Old Kentucky Blog gives Charlie Pickett some love calling Bar Band Americanus one of "4 You Mighta Missed" -- hey, better late than never! You can read MOKB's review here. The cool blog Lost Forest... Read more

Exene's New Record On its Way

July 8th, 2009 by Bloodshot

Earlier this spring, Exene finished her solo album Somewhere Gone, to be released on CD & LP, this October.

Recorded in Springfield MO with Lou Whitney of the Skeletons, it is a haunting, intimate album with the beating heart of a poet at the center.

As Exene told us, "it has the passion of X without all the loud." Read more

A STATEMENT FROM EXENE CERVENKA

June 2nd, 2009 by Bloodshot

June 2, 2009

After some months of not feeling 100% healthy, I recently had some medical tests run and the prognosis is that I am suffering from Multiple Sclerosis. Apparently, it has been affecting me for quite some time.

Although this is obviously unfortunate news, I am choosing to see the positive in it.
I, and X as a... Read more

Exene Sings On New Dex Romweber Album

September 4th, 2008 by Bloodshot

Exene recorded a duet with Dex Romweber for the upcoming album The Ruins of Berlin by the Dex Romweber Duo. The album also features duets with Cat Power, Neko Case and some guitar work by Rick Miller of Southern Culture on the Skids. The album is scheduled for a February 10th, 2009 release.... Read more

Exene Cervenka Signs With Bloodshot

April 18th, 2008 by Bloodshot

We are giddy with pride to announce the signing of a worldwide, multi-album deal with singer, artist, long-time Bloodshot hero and author Exene Cervenka.

Her first album for the label is in the works, and will be released in 2009. Exene will be recording this fall, fans of her mixed-media collages can look forward to new artwork for the CD packaging... Read more

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