Chicago's Al Scorch Joins Bloodshot Records, New Album to Come in Early 2016

September 28th, 2015 by bsradmin

We are thrilled and elated to announce that Chicago's own intrepid songwriter and lightning-fingered banjoist/guitarist Al Scorch has joined the Bloodshot ranks! We will release Al's (outstanding!) new album in early 2016. The Bluegrass Situation has the scoop here.

Scorch is a staple of the Chicago DIY music scene, and we've seen him entertain at all sorts of venues with all...Read more

Bloodshot Signs BANDITOS!

November 12th, 2014 by bsradmin

Introducing the newest addition to the Bloodshot roster...Nashville-via-Birmingham group Banditos! Like them, follow them, and get to know them

Back in March we saw Banditos at one of those fly-by-night, hole-in-the-wall bars that sprout like skunkweed on Sixth Street in Austin, TX during the height of SXSW crazy. The only other patrons were Bud Light-swilling bros watching a...Read more

Bloodshot signs Luke Winslow-King!

November 26th, 2012 by Rami


Bloodshot Records is very excited to announce the signing of New Orleans-based artist Luke Winslow-King. Luke initially caught our ear with his unique style, emerging from the ashes of Delta blues, New Orleans traditional jazz, ragtime, and pre-war American folksong. After being transfixed watching Luke and singer/washboard player Esther Rose perform gorgeous duets at a...Read more

Bloodshot welcomes Cory Branan to the fold!

January 8th, 2012 by Rami

Nan, Cory and Rob

We've had our eye on Cory for just about as long as he's been honing his air-tight, clever version of the perfect storysong. For those who don't know him, though, Branan is the owner of two well-crafted, kinetically charged albums--2002's The Hell You Say and 2006's 12 Songs--on Madjack Records. From the...Read more

JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound sign to Bloodshot

June 7th, 2011 by Rami

Any band that get the new mayor of Chicago to do THIS is worth signing, we figured.

For a few years now, JCB&US have been scorching clubs all over this town and we got tired of people telling us "You HAVE to sign these guys." So, we got in the BS corporate jet and flew Uptown and woo-ed...Read more

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