CNN Interviews Banditos Singer Mary Beth Richardson About Music in Today's Political Era

March 23rd, 2017 by bsradmin

CNN (yeah, that CNN!) interviewed Banditos vocalist/percussionist/kazoo-ist Mary Beth Richardson about music's importance in this political era and making music that's political by default. Read it here.

"You never really think (that) you're in a movement until its gone, until it's passed. This is so transparent and so powerful that you know you're in something huge. It's exciting and it's...Read more

Hear (Some) Mekons Perform and Chat on Sound Opinions

December 23rd, 2016 by bsradmin

It's a Mekons Christmas! Hear Jon, Tom, and Lu perform and chat on WBEZ's Sound Opinions with Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis followed by some Christmas songs and The Stooges and Twin Peaks tunes.

More Jon Langford Christmas cheer coming tomorrow...

 

Our Feisty Co-Leaders Rob & Nan Talked to TIDAL About the Press, the Future, and the Time-Space Continuum

December 9th, 2016 by bsradmin

Our feisty, fearless, frugal co-leaders Rob & Nan talked to TIDAL about the history of the label, where we're headed, and the time-space continuum (really!). It's a worthy and wise read.

"Bloodshot started the same way a great many ridiculous enterprises began: ignorance, stubbornness, naiveté, and boundless enthusiasm for music that others seemed to be ignoring. And liquor." —Rob Miller

And...Read more

Rosie Flores's Career Profiled in She Shreds Magazine

November 30th, 2016 by bsradmin

She Shreds Magazine's profile on Rosie Flores is definitive, fascinating, and required reading. Rosie recalls her entire career, from her teenage rock-n-roll band to her days on Music Row in Nashville to her revolution as a world-renowned lead guitarist and genre-bender.

"When I look around now, it makes me feel good to see that women are getting their up and commence more...Read more

Lydia Loveless and John Paul White (of The Civil Wars) Chat Together for a Bluegrass Situation Piece

November 1st, 2016 by bsradmin

Lydia Loveless and John Paul White (of The Civil Wars) hopped on the phone together for a The Bluegrass Situation piece that resulted in some fascinating conversation about how songwriting changes over with age, coming up in small town music scenes, and what current music excites them. (Lydia is listening to Mitski, in case you were wondering.)

Read it here....Read more

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