ROOKIE is six matching jumpsuit-clad, shaggy-haired friends from Chicago who play rock-n-roll that’s more at home next to their parents’ battered LPs than on their friends’ streaming playlists. Their self-titled, debut full-length album—out on March 13th and available to preorder now—deftly reformats the classic rock landscape with blowtorch hooks, enthralling harmonies, evocative touches of cosmic country, and...Read more
Houston-born-and-raised, Los Angeles-based orchestral country/rock/folk mastermind Jason Hawk Harris's debut album 'Love & the Dark' is coming August 23rd!! Hear the first single "Cussing at the Light" right now via Rolling Stone.
And yes, the music video has corpse paint.
"A lush, two-stepping number...Read more
The music video, directed by Ryen McPherson, is a one-shot narrative that depicts the struggles of a working class family, a demographic with whom the farm-keeping, blue-collar Whitmore identifies.
Whitmore is also...Read more
Party time! Excellent! Here's the new music video for Laura Jane Grace & the Devouring Mothers' road-raging, Cubs-cursing, Lollapalooza-lambasting Windy City anti-anthem "I Hate Chicago." We're not worthy!
From the band's 2018 album Bought to Rot. Directed by Hannah Welever.
Dark Matter Coffee poured the joe. Liz served the brews. We ate popcorn. It was a very Chicago affair. Enjoy. We sure did.
The song is from...Read more
New song and music video from William Elliott Whitmore! This time he's takin' on Harlan Howard's humble country classic "Busted." Watch the video, featuring Will performing with a band on an Iowa farm (and a dog!), right now via The Bluegrass Situation.
Here's a brand new Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis tune "I Just Lived a Country Song," with accompanying lyric video, from their upcoming collaborative album Wild! Wild! Wild! It's a slice of absolutely perfect country balladry, sung by two greats.
The new album from the Chicago roots icon and Memphis queen of rock-n-roll is out August 10th on digital,...Read more
“Classic-style bluesman” Luke Winslow-King hits all the Midwestern feels (and bowls a nice game) in the new music video for “Chicken Dinner” now playing via The FADER! It’s a perfect slice of Americana for the 4th of July.
Shot in Luke’s home state of Michigan, the video “commemorates my recent move back to my hometown of...Read more
Behold the thrilling and dangerous new video for The Yawpers' surfy blues/punk anthem "No Going Back!" Watch below!
It's a cinematic rescue mission for a black rooster from a Satanic cult in Brazil. What else do you need?
From The Yawpers' newest album Boy in a Well, out now on digital, CD, and vinyl LP.
Directed by...Read more
Aussie Pharaoh Ruby Boots has a glamorously golden new music video for electrifying new song "Believe in Heaven." Doo-wop beats, dark choral echoes, and a plucked string section lead into ZZ Top full-bodied rawk riffage. And some serious Queen of the Damned vibes in this video.
From Ruby Boots' Bloodshot label debut Don't Talk About It. Out now on digital, CD, and limited edition...Read more
Our resident New Orleanian Luke Winslow-King is featured on the new Playing For Change album, performing his song "Everlasting Arms" alongside fellow Big Easy musician Dr. John, frequent collaborator Roberto Luti, and a band of talented musicians from around the world.
Hot on the heels of the band's 2017 critically acclaimed debut album Sidelong, North Carolina outlaws Sarah Shook & the Disarmers will release their new album Years on April 6th. The album–with its sharpened songwriting, unique perspective, deepened sound and roll-up-your-sleeves attitude–will grab you by the collar and put a defiant finger to your chest. It is resolute, blunt, and...Read more
Ruby Boots' latest video for "Don't Talk About It" highlights a family struggling to be true to themselves.
The second soulful, doo-woppy single off of her Bloodshot debut album of the same name was co-written by friend Nikki Lane, who also hops on backing vocals.
Don't Talk About It is available for pre-order on CD, orangey-gold translucent vinyl, and...Read more