The highly anticipated Who Is Lydia Loveless? documentary will premiere in Chicago on April 16th at the Logan Theatre as part of the Chicago International Movies and Music Festival (CIMMFest)! There will also be a Q&A! Get yer popcorn ready.
Ain't no better flick than a rock-n-roll pic. From the early days of rock stars acting (badly) in music tie-in movies to the new age of sappy biopics, we can't get enough. We love the fake movie bands (Sonic Death Monkey! Stillwater! Cap'n Geech and the Shrimp Shack Shooters!) and the real stories in the (more) accurate rock docs alike....Read more
Here is the first trailer for the new documentary film Who Is Lydia Loveless?, which is about...you guessed it...Lydia Loveless. The film will be released this year by director Gorman Bechard, who has directed docs about The Replacements, Husker Du, and Archers of Loaf. The movie was filmed while Lydia and her band worked on their new album...Read more
The film, written by Amy Koppelman (whose husband Brian Koppelman conducted one of the best Lydia interviews we've heard), is in theaters now. More new Lydia Loveless...Read more
The 1976 outlaw country/americana documentary Heartworn Highways is getting a sequel this year, and our own Bobby Bare, Jr. and Justin Townes Earle will be included in the cast alongside Deer Tick, Langhorne Slim, Jonny Fritz, Shovels and Rope, and returning veterans David Allen Coe, Guy Clark, and Steve Young. The new film, 'Heartworn Highways Revisited,' is produced...Read more
Revenge of the Mekons, the documentary about the band Lester Bangs calls "the most revolutionary group in the history of rock 'n' roll," the crew that birthed Bloodshot stalwarts Jon Langford, Sally Timms, and more, is coming to the silver screen! The film premieres tonight at the DOC NYC Festival at the SVA Theater!...Read more
NOVEMBER 16TH: Cucalorus Film Festival in Wilmington NC
NOVEMBER 21ST: UK premiere at the LEEDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
From the program:
WORLD PREMIERE Emerging from the first blast of 1977 U.K. punk...Read more
Yes, friends, you read that right!
After a quick little 30 year hiatus, GP and the Rumour are reuniting!
You thank Judd Apatow for it. The new album Three Chords Good will be out in November.
AND you can hear a track off the album...Read more
Yeah, sometimes we find out things about our artists that make our tiny little monkey brains spin. This would be one of them. Exene Cervenka and Kevin Costner made a movie together way back when, with Dave Alvin and John Doe and a load of others. Note the fundraising for Gulf Coast charities.
The Degree of Separation betwixt Bloodshot and Kevin...Read more
Don't Ask Me Questions, a documentary about our own in-house rock and roll legend Graham Parker, is nearing completion.
BUT (isn't there always a but...?), in this internet era of everyone wantin' everything for free, the producers are a little cash-strapped so they've set up a tip bucket kinda thing to finish it off. So, if you've ever dreamed of...Read more