Bloodshot Records is excited to announce the signing of Houston, TX-raised/Los Angeles-based artist Jason Hawk Harris. The singer/guitarist – formerly of LA-based indie outfit The Show Ponies – self-describes his sound as "meta-apocalyptic country/Americana grief-grass," a tongue-in-cheek amalgam combining his background in music composition education, impassioned song content, and the influence of growing up listening to traditional country, folk, and...Read more
Bloodshot Records is proud to announce the signing of Dallas-Fort Worth's Vandoliers. After getting hipped to 'em by our pals in Old 97's and then having the band play a spirited early afternoon guest set at our SXSW Yard Dog party earlier this year, it was evident we were kindred spirits (we even took the fellas out for pinball and bourbon at Bloodshot's...Read more
Bloodshot is thrilled to announce the signing of fabled Iowa singer/songwriter and banjo player/guitarist William Elliott Whitmore! WEW will release his label debut later this year.
Nashville-based, Australian-born artist Ruby Boots has signed with Bloodshot Records. Recently off the road with Nikki Lane throughout Europe and the United Kingdom, Ruby will unveil the first single and video from her forthcoming label debut in the fall. She will also be making her first label-related public appearance at this year’s AmericanaFest, performing at the Bloodshot & Pandora Backyard Bash at The Groove in Nashville...Read more
We are excited to announce the signing of Sarah Shook & the Disarmers. Their song "Keep the Home Fires Burnin'" is now streaming below via PopMatters. Bloodshot will release the group’s latest album Sidelong on CD, vinyl LP, and digital on April 28th, followed by another new album in 2018. The band will...Read more
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
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
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 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
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