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.
Bobby Bare, Jr. covered The Smiths' classic "What Difference Does It Make?" featuring some guitar solos from Cory Branan. We tried to get these guys to drop by Bloodshot HQ, but time was limited, so we just set up our gear at Schubas Tavern before their show and told Bobby and Cory to do their thing. Consider it an "Off-Site" edition of...Read more
Lydia Loveless stopped by WNYC's Studio 360 during her tour with Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven and performed several (rare) solo acoustic tunes, including "Blind" (the Kesha cover), "Verlaine Shot Rimbaud," and "Everything's Gone" (which you can WATCH below).
It's in your best interest to watch and listen. Lydia knocks these songs out of the park here....Read more
Watch the entire set here:
In addition to rocking the NPR office to near-ruins, Lydia also makes friends with...Read more
Bobby Bare Jr. and his Young Criminals' Starvation League appeared on the ever-popular public radio show Michael Feldman's Whad'ya Know? while stopping in Madison on their tour with Guided by Voices. They performed several songs and chatted with Feldman.
Michael and Bobby chat about his mother, her unfortunate tornado accidents and how god protected or targeted her....Read more
Despite a big rainstorm in the Chicago area this weekend, Robbie Fulks performed an awesome set of tunes on A Prairie Home Companion on Saturday.
The entire show, complete with real thunderstorm sound FX, is archived for listening on the APHC site, and you can listen here.
Robbie played "That's Where I'm From," "I'll Trade You Money For Wine," and "Long I...Read more
Scott H. Biram skidded into the KEXP studios during his US tour to perform four songs from his new album Nothin' But Blood and share some Biram-isms. Though he says it was "too damn early for this," he sounds damn good.
(Scott does get a hair in his mouth during "Gotta Get to Heaven" - but don't worry folks - the...Read more
This is Bobby's third Daytrotter session. Listen to and download them all here.
Lydia and her band tore up Somewhere Else album-opener "Really Wanna See You" at CIMU in their hometown of Columbus, and there is video proof. It's likely the best live video of Lydia we've seen. Watch/listen here via BrooklynVegan.
And scroll down past the video to see Lydia's extensive tour dates, including a several-week run with our buddies ...Read more