Bloodshot Co-Owners Rob & Nan List Their Most Influential Music in an Aquarium Drunkard 'Diversions' Playlist (RIP LUX!)

February 4th, 2015 by bsradmin

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

Murder By Death Talks Songwriting with American Songwriter Magazine

January 26th, 2015 by bsradmin
"I think the best part of being in this band is the fact the music really seems to reach people. I have received seriously hundreds and hundreds of heartfelt emails of people telling me their story - usually about a song touched on some point in their life. ...It’s the main driving force for me to
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Listen to Bloodshot Co-Leader Nan Warshaw and Jon Langford on WGN Radio

January 7th, 2015 by bsradmin

This past weekend Bloodshot co-founder/owner Nan Warshaw stopped by WGN Radio with  Jon Langford to chat with David Hoekstra about Bloodshot's 20th anniversary (and many of Nan and Jon's adventures in Chicago in the early '90s, including the first time they met - at The Empty Bottle), which you can listen to via the link below. Jon also plays a few songs and talks... Read more

Bloodshot Rob Picks His "Favorite" Bloodshot Tunes

November 26th, 2014 by bsradmin

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 Gets In-Depth in an Interview with Our Co-Commander in Chief Rob Miller

November 22nd, 2014 by bsradmin

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.

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Our Fearless Co-Leaders Rob & Nan, Along with Robbie Fulks, Chronicle the Beginnings of Bloodshot via Chicagoist

November 20th, 2014 by bsradmin

Yet another worthy read. Our fearless co-leaders Rob & Nan, along with Bloodshot stalwart  Robbie Fulks, give an oral history to Chicagoist on the BEGINNINGS of Bloodshot Records. Read all about the conversations and libations in Chicago dive bars that birthed the label and the subsequent luck, sweat, and tears that raised it into the 20-something we are now.... Read more

Read an Oral History of Bloodshot Records from The Bluegrass Situation, Featuring Interviews with Rob, Nan, Robbie Fulks, and Ha Ha Tonka

November 14th, 2014 by bsradmin

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

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