We’ve had our collective eye on these fellas for a while, after getting our grubby little hands on the recordings that will soon be their Bloodshot debut release,... Read more
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.
Our compadre Ben performed at our 20th Anniversary Blowout at Metro in Chicago in January, and before his set, we filmed him playing a stripped down version of the song.... Read more
Consequence of Sound just premiered "Still Sober (After All These Beers)" from Banditos' forthcoming self-titled debut album, out May 12th on Bloodshot. Listen to the song HERE. And pre-order on CD, vinyl LP, or digital here.
The tune seamlessly combines the band's country roots and punk scuzz with a swarm of furious guitars, three-vocal onslaught, and "beer... Read more
The fact of the matter is that we still feel bad about last year's April Fools' Day joke. We're making it up to you by releasing a split 7" single featuring Lydia Loveless and Cory Branan covering The Purple One himself for Record Store Day. On purple vinyl, limited to 1000 copies, only available... Read more
Well, here it is, folks, just in time for the sun to start thawing us out in the next few weeks... our newest pledges Banditos will release their self-titled Bloodshot debut (and overall debut) album on May 12th! To properly ring in their coming out party, NPR Music is streaming Banditos' new song "Cry Baby Cry" with a spot-on write-up... Read more
Murder By Death's new album Big Dark Love (released Tuesday February 3rd) debuted in the Billboard Top 200 albums chart at number #130. It ain't no T-Swift #1 for a thousand weeks, but we don't hang in the top 200 every release, so we're patting ourselves on the proverbial lower back tattoos. That said, the album was Soundscan's... Read more
The critics are already raving...
"Every album feels less like a studio recording and more like a well-worn Cormac McCarthy book." – Noisey/VICE
"For a band with an already strong discography, they still... Read more
"Strange Eyes," the first new song from
Murder By Death's upcoming album
Big Dark Love is now streaming via Entertainment Weekly! This one's a stunner.
Listen here and then pre-order the album on CD, vinyl LP, or iTunes (with instant download of "Strange Eyes") here.
"They tap into the same reserve of acid-fried energy that powers psych-rock bands like Spiritualized and The Black... Read more
EDIT: Now available for order RIGHT HERE.
We're ecstatic to release a very special limited edition Andrew Bird/ Robbie Fulks 7" single release featuring their respective covers of one another, available this Friday at select independent record stores for Black Friday Record Store Day!
Head to one of these participating retailers to grab a copy…
STINKWEEDS (Phoenix,... Read more
Several of our pals and "drinking buddies" have new releases, and they're all available on our website for your ingestion!
Ben Weaver, who has released two albums on Bloodshot, just released a new album called I Would Rather Be a Buffalo, and we have the deluxe vinyl LP in stock. Limited to 500 copies and packaged in... Read more
Maggie Bjorklund's new album Shaken comes out next Tuesday October 14th, but Guitar World is streaming the album front-to-back this week. CLICK HERE to listen to the album. Then go here to pre-order it on CD, vinyl LP, or digital.
Guitar World says: "At the sounds' core are the subtly dominant and defining touches of Bjorklund’s Sho-Bud pedal steel melody... Read more