We announced our upcoming compilation album While No One Was Looking: Toasting 20 Years of Bloodshot Records (out November 18th) two weeks ago via Rolling Stone Country/Rolling Stone along with a stream of the first song, Blitzen Trapper's cover of Ryan Adams's classic "To Be Young (Is to Be Sad, Is to Be High)." Today, right here on our blog or on...Read more
• We're pleased to announce that Lydia Loveless will be a featured guest and performer on the nationally-syndicated rock-n-roll talk show, Sound Opinions. The episode starts airing on Friday, July 27 -- but go to the Sound Opinions website to see when it will air on your local station that weekend. (UPDATE: Listen to it here!)
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Rockabilly icon and personal hero of ours Wanda Jackson (who we love so much, we did a tribute album of her music) is back in the studio with Justin Townes Earle producing. The album will be out in October on Sugar Hill Records.
As JTE tells it, he encouraged her to return to her roots.
"From day one I really...Read more
Keeping up with the Kardashians? Psssshhhffft. The hottest thing in TV these days are Bloodshot bands! Just check out some of what's turning up Bloodshot on the boob tube:
It's starting to be that time of year when pointy-headed scribes pull together their faves.
#15 on Paste Magazine's Best of 2010
#7 Top 10 Country Albums of 2010 on Amazon
Check out this piece wherein Justin recounts playing with the Band's Levon Helm. That's right LEVON f****** HELM!
Here's a snippet:
Q: "You just played at one of Levon Helm's "Midnight Rambles" at his home in Woodstock, New York. What was it like playing with such a legend of contemporary Southern music? "
A: "I got to sit in Levon Helms parlor and...Read more
Vote now for the Justin as the most stylish! As we say in Chicago, vote early and vote often.
We don't mind him being in the company of Clint Eastwood and Johnny Depp. Hell, even Ichiro is pretty bad ass, but we CANNOT let the likes of Russell Brand, Tom Brady, Ryan Gosling, David Beckham or Pete Doherty beat him out!
Earlier this month, Justin Townes Earle and Dawn Landes stepped into the studio to record "Do I Ever Cross Your Mind." Take a listen to it over at the The Tripwire and then catch JTE and Dawn on tour together this winter.
In other news, JTE has been nominated by GQ Magazine as one of "The Most Stylish 25...Read more
Do you like Texas? How about fly fishing? What about our boy Justin Townes Earle?
Then, brother, now's your time to be heard. Justin's 2009 album Midnight at the Movies has been tapped as some of the best fly fishing music of the year. Go here to vote and check the other music that is GUAR-AN-TEED to make...Read more