For our 25th anniversary album Too Late to Pray: Defiant Chicago Roots, new school rock-n-roll guitar heroes ROOKIE recorded a fuzzed-out, swampy, T-Rexified version of a beloved new wave classic from Tears for Fears. Hear it now via New Noise Magazine.
Bloodshot Records is releasing its 25th anniversary compilation, entitled Too Late to Pray: Defiant Chicago Roots on Friday, November 8th. The album is a modern-day redux of our first-ever album For a Life of Sin: Insurgent Chicago Country. 22 Chicago artists running the spectrum of classic country, bluegrass, rockabilly, folk, and rock-n-roll! All never-before-released tracks.
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Watch the video below!
The poignant country/folk tune is from Jason's debut album Love & the Dark, out now on digital, CD, and vinyl LP.
As a follow up to his well-revered holiday album Hi-Fi Christmas Guitar, Joel Paterson will release a collection of vintage instrumental, guitar-centric covers of songs from the Beatles’ catalog, entitled Let It Be Guitar! Joel Paterson Plays The Beatles. The album—out on September 20th—features the guitarist’s signature blend of vintage jazz, exotica, blues, rockabilly, western swing and country, and...Read more
Hear "The Smoke & the Stars," the album opener from Jason Hawk Harris's upcoming debut album right now via Paste Magazine. The astounding record is coming out in about two weeks. Pre-order on digital, CD, or ghost white vinyl LP.
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Jason Hawk Harris's new song "I'm Afraid," a "high-speed honky tonk burner," is now playing via Billboard! Listen here.
Jason told Billboard the basis for the song: "He was telling me this story about how his mom had hung up all this really scary Catholic iconography of Jesus above his bed
As part of our 25th anniversary celebration, Robbie Fulks's landmark 1996 debut album Country Love Songs will be made available on vinyl LP for the first time ever on July 26th!! Pre-order the 180-gram heavyweight black vinyl with liner notes and drawings by Mr. Fulks himself.
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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.
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"Its centerpiece is “In the Desert,” which makes reference to the Iraq War, George W Bush, Tony Blair and Ozymandias, and features lead vocals from Sally Timms and drummer Steve Goulding."
Ground zero outlaw David Allan Coe’s “Monkey David Wine” gets a sinister gut bucket blues duet treatment. It lands about 11 feet away from Screamin’ Jay Hawkins on a ten foot chain. Pass the bottle, friends....Read more
Ruby Boots returns with new song "Might Be Losing My Mind," a collaboration with Mississippi-via-Nashville rock-n-rollers Indianola! Hear the "blackened whirl of punk’s raw noir and late '70s/early '80s jukebox glory" right here via Glide Magazine.
The song hits all digital music platforms tomorrow. Pre-save on Apple and Spotify here.
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New song from roving bluesman Luke Winslow-King! The Bluegrass Situation is streaming Luke's tropically jazzy take on New Orleans folk classic "Going to New Orleans" ahead of his appearance at New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival this Friday.
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.
"It's a gleefully elusive yet beautiful composition about a country collapsing into chaotic hostility." —Ken Tucker, Fresh Air...Read more
The Yawpers new album 'Human Question' is coming April 19th. Pre-order on digital, CD, or jungle swirl vinyl LP.