Bloodshot Records Hosts 3rd Annual Record Store Day Pop-Up!

March 29th, 2019 by bsradmin

Our luxurious, MTV-Cribs-worthy Chicago headquarters will open up to the public for a storefront pop-up shop on Record Store Day 2019! This is our third straight year offering our Chicago neighbors an oasis in the retail chaos! No three-hour lines for a re-press of the complete Kenny Rogers catalog on tie-die vinyl! No mob scenes trying to grab a cassette...Read more

Bloodshot Record Store Day Pop-Up Returns for 2018!

April 3rd, 2018 by bsradmin

We're at it again! Bloodshot's Chicago HQ storefront pop-up shop will be open on Record Store Day! An oasis in the chaos! No three-hour lines for a re-press of old soundtracks from flop films that shouldn't have been made in the first place! No mob scenes trying to grab vinyl infused with the juice from a porterhouse steak Jack White...Read more

Bloodshot Chicago Pop-Up Shop to Open for Record Store Day April 22nd!

April 13th, 2017 by bsradmin

Record Store Day 2017 is Saturday April 22nd! And this year Bloodshot's Chicago HQ storefront pop-up shop will be open for business! An oasis in the chaos! No two-hour lines for a special boxed set that contains a vial of Eddie Vedder's sweat! No mob scenes! No elbow-throwing! We'll have free refreshments and maybe even some snacks so you can rest between your...Read more

Robbie Fulks & the Mekons to Release Collaborative Album 'Jura' on Black Friday! Hear New Song via Rolling Stone!

November 5th, 2015 by bsradmin

Hear Robbie Fulks and The Mekons perform "Beaten and Broken" from their upcoming collaborative album Jura via Rolling Stone / Rolling Stone Country (click here).

This limited edition album will be available on vinyl in select record stores as well as digitally via iTunes and Bandcamp on Black Friday 11/27. Digital pre-orders are live.

The Rolling...Read more

Lydia Loveless Featured on NPR's All Songs Considered

April 16th, 2014 by bsradmin

Lydia Loveless's cover of Kesha's "Blind" was featured on todays episode of NPR's All Songs Considered along with some great commentary along with other Record Store Day songs from Bruce Springsteen, Joe Strummer, and Devo.

Listen here.

Hopefully someone will take note from the episode and actually get a tattoo of Lydia Loveless with a Kesha tattoo. (*head explodes*)

(Hint: the Lydia...Read more

Record Store Day 2013

April 3rd, 2013 by Rami

Record Store Day 2013 is fast approaching. The annual lovefest for Indie record retailers, the lifeblood of labels like us, and often the anchor businesses for the "cool part of town" throw one helluva party every year. Loads of sales, special releases and in store performances. SUPPORT LOCAL! SUPPORT INDIE!!!

Seriously, do you really want another Quizno's to open...Read more

Record Store Day Round Up

April 21st, 2010 by Rami

Last Saturday was Record Store Day, and by all accounts it was a rousing success all across the country. Perhaps folks are coming to a greater realization that shopping for records is WAY more fun than downloading a bunch of ones and zeroes onto their hard drives in the bubble of their bedroom or office.

Several Bloodshot folks participated with in-store...Read more


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