The Mekons played on NPR/WXPN World Cafe!! Yes, the whole band! Hear the ol' punks perform songs from throughout their discography and chat (candidly) with David Dye about the band's wayward career, the Revenge of the Mekons documentary, and why Chicago rules(!!).
The Yawpers made a visit to 90.9 The Bridge in Kansas City before their performance at TEDx this past weekend. Check out the videos below to hear (er...rather, experience) three brand new songs, as well as a real kicker of an interview that had us near tears in laughter. Those Yawpers are damn charming...and Jon Hart is a hell of an interviewer. Fall in...Read more
Kevin Russell of Shinyribs and The Gourds brought his ukulele (and some pizza) to Bloodshot HQ and played us his stirring cover of Lydia Loveless's "All the Time." Watch HERE via The Bluegrass Situation!
The lovely Samantha Crain visited our Chicago HQ to play us her cover of Ha Ha Tonka's "Cold Forgiver" while in town during her fall tour with First Aid Kit. Watch the video via The Bluegrass Situation below HERE.
Cory Branan's brilliant (and we mean brilliant!) Audiotree live session is now up for your viewing pleasure! Cory tears through tracks from his new album The No-Hit Wonder, as well as his classic anthem "Survivor Blues." Watch all the videos here.
1 Come On, Shadow
2 Sour Mash (this one's a RIPPER!)
3 Survivor Blues
4 No Hit Wonder
Get yer Nora and Kelly fix in the Bloodshot store:
Maggie Bjorklund treated us to an exquisite performance of her song "Missing At Sea" right here at our headquarters. Watch her make the pedal steel guitar cry, whirr, and sing in ways you've likely never heard. In other words, prepare to have your musical mind blown...
Maggie's brooding and beautiful 2014 Bloodshot album...Read more
Before last weekend's appearance at Celtic Connections in Glasgow, Maggie Bjorklund performed a house concert for Daily Record writer John Dingwall, which was captured on video and posted on the magazine's website. Click HERE to watch Maggie play songs from both of her Bloodshot Records releases, along with a cellist and guitarist (and in turn mesmerize a bunch of Scots),...Read more
Robbie Fulks and his band performed on Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion this weekend in St. Paul, Minnesota. If you missed the live broadcast on NPR, click below to listen. Robbie starts around the 40:00 mark. John Fullbright also performed.
Listen to the whole show (or skip ahead to Robbie's parts).
Bobby Bare, Jr. and his right-hand man Matt Rowland played NPR Music's Tiny Desk Concert. Need we say more?
BBJ plays "Don't Wanna Know" and "The Big Time" from his 2014 Bloodshot album Undefeated and his classic "Visit Me in Music City" from his 2004 Bloodshot album From the End of Your Leash.
Enjoy the songs, the banter...and the...Read more
Cory Branan played the role of street performer and sang some of his tunes on Lower Broadway in Nashville for CMT's Concrete Country. Click HERE to watch Cory perform "Sour Mash" (his ode to whiskey) and "Daddy Was a Skywriter" from his latest Bloodshot release The No-Hit Wonder and the Branan classic "Prettiest Waitress...Read more
It was a scorching summer day in Chicago before Lydia and her band played an outdoor festival in Wicker Park. We ate pizza and drank cheap beer before our friends Made of Chalk captured the stripped-down performance...Read more
Wondering Sound just premiered Lydia Loveless's new live performance video of "Hurts So Bad," performed at The Mug and Brush Barber Shop in Columbus. It'll stop you in your tracks. Really. Lydia is on point here. And lookin' good.