Little Stevie Van Zandt (yes, that Steven...of E Street Band and The Sopranos fame) runs one of the best rock-n-roll radio shows around and has a kickass station on SiriusXM, and this week he named Barrence Whitfield & The Savages' "Slowly Losing My Mind" as The Underground Garage's Coolest Song in the World!!! Hear the...Read more
Watch out, buckaroos, there's a new Sarah Shook & The Disarmers song in town! Everyone can hear "New Ways to Fail" right now below via TIDAL. It's a barroom singalong if we've ever heard one. Sarah also dished some dirt on touring, politics, and the new album in an accompanying interview.
Tidal asserts that Sarah "enter[s]...Read more
New Orleans (via Cadillac, MI) blues guitarist and singer Luke Winslow-King returns May 11th with new album (and fourth Bloodshot album) Blue Mesa. Hear Luke's sweltering new song "Leghorn Women" right now via Mxdwn. Pre-order the album on digital, CD, or limited blue translucent vinyl LP.
"Direct, no-frills ethos of classic R&B, powered by Whitfield's forceful bellows and anchored by his rock-solid band, the Savages, which delivers compact, effective saxophone...Read more
Behold! Barrence Whitfield & The Savages' FIRST-EVER music video! That's right, the band's intergalactic video for new song "Let's Go to Mars" is the first in their nearly 40-year stretch as garage rock titans. Directed by King Salami and the Cumberland 3's Eric Baconstrip, watch it now via PopMatters.
As guitarist Peter Greenberg puts...Read more
"Don’t Talk About It gives the lie to the idea that music can or should be so swiftly or easily pigeonholed; call it country, call it pop, call it garage rock. I just call it 'great.'"
Rolling Stone premiered a flat-out incredible acoustic live video of her affecting song "I Am a Woman" and interviewed RB about her journey from Australia to Nashville.
Joined by her on vocals are Nicole Atkins, Phillip Creamer, and Kashena Sampson. Of the...Read more
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
Country music mag Wide Open Country dishes the dirt on Ruby Boots' Bloodshot debut album Don't Talk About It, which comes out next Friday. They chatted with RB about the album's songwriting and production and growing up in the most isolated city in the world. And it sure seems like they're...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
It’s a wild, electric phantasmagoria of blues, rock, garage, and soul; it blasts off into diverse orbits only...Read more
Whoa nelly! Rolling Stone called Ruby Boots' Bloodshot debut album Don't Talk About It one of its most anticipated country albums of 2018! And it's cominatcha Feb 9! Pre-order on digital, CD, or orangey-gold vinyl LP.
"Ruby Boots, the alter-ego of Australian Bex Chilcott, does more than throw a foreigner's view into the mix; it brings sass,...Read more
Lydia Loveless has released a new 3-song acoustic EP benefitting LSS Faith Mission, which provides food, shelter, employment assistance, and other basic needs to women, men and veterans in her hometown of Columbus, OH. The set, which features songs from her newest studio album Real as well as the recent compilation Boy Crazy and Single(s), was...Read more
Hear Ruby Boots's new song "Don't Talk About It," co-written and featuring vocals by Nikki Lane, via BrooklynVegan! It's the title track to her Bloodshot debut album, out Feb 9th on digital, CD, and gold/orange vinyl LP.
"An airy, dreamy vibe that should appeal to fans of Mazzy Star or Cowboy Junkies." —BrooklynVegan
Shakin' in your stockings to dive headfirst down the chimney into our new album Bloodshot Records' 13 Days of Xmas? Wipe the sweat off your rosy cheeks! You can download or stream a sampler (plus a couple oddball holiday-related tracks) right now via NoiseTrade!
And while you're at it, read a round-table interview about the...Read more
Jon Langford's Four Lost Souls holed up in The A.V. Club's (very Midwestern-looking) studio to perform the harmony-heavy "Fish Out of Water" and lilting "Mystery" from their brand new album, highlighted with some exceptional pedal steel by Tom McGettrick.