May 10th, 2012 by Rami

In anticipation of the new Firewater album International Orange (Sept release) and the first US tour since 2008, we're re-releasing 4 classic Firewater titles.

On June 19th, you can complete, re-invigorate or get up to speed with your Firewater collection so's you can singalong when they bust out the hits. These albums have been sadly out of print for several...Read more


September 17th, 2009 by Rami

As part of our 15th Anniversary shenanigans, we've put together something to give a tip of the proverbial hat to a couple of our seminal releases:

OLD 97S: "Wreck Your Life and Then Some: The Complete Bloodshot Recordings" Like the title says, it's everything they ever recorded for us. "Wreck Your Life", "Early Tracks," long out of...Read more

Bloodshot Digest August 28th, 2009

August 28th, 2009 by Rami

As some of us get ready to run out the door and head to Boston for our 15th Anniversary Shindig at the Middle East, here are some nifty goings on:

  • Andre Williams recently recorded a new album for us in the Motor City with Matt Smith (Outrageous Cherry, Volebeats, Nathanial Mayer) at the controls. Sitting in with them was Motown
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Andre Williams gets a new Album in the Can!

July 15th, 2009 by Rami

Last week, Andre went back to Detroit, hooked up with stellar players and got back to his roots. With a band featuring producer Matt Smith (Outrageous Cherry, Volebeats, Nathanial Mayer, legendary Motown session guitarist Dennis Coffey and members of Electric Six, The Dirtbombs and Miss Alex White), his new disc is a low down bluesy, funky monster in the vein...Read more

Exene's New Record On its Way

July 8th, 2009 by Rami

Earlier this spring, Exene finished her solo album Somewhere Gone, to be released on CD & LP, this October.

Recorded in Springfield MO with Lou Whitney of the Skeletons, it is a haunting, intimate album with the beating heart of a poet at the center.

As Exene told us, "it has the passion of X without all the loud."Read more

Bloodshot Digest 6-5-09

June 5th, 2009 by Rami

June? Already? How did that happen?

  • The Bottle Rockets are ready to roll! The album will be released on August 11th. Check out some songs, the cover and read all about it here.
  • The love for the upcoming Ha Ha Tonka album is already rolling in. Check out this review in and pre-order the album
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Bloodshot Digest 5-15-09

May 15th, 2009 by Rami

Shovel ready Bloodshot tidbits for a stimulus-seeking appetite:

  • Andre Williams (with guitar help from Jon Langford) tore up the local PBS TV studio this week and brought some welcome bluster to a show more known for CTA fare hike stories. It's archived here
  • Champing at the bit for the new BOTTLE ROCKETS album? Us too. August 11th,
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Scott H. Biram finishes New Album

February 12th, 2009 by Rami

Austin's one man band/human dynamo has finished his new album entitled Something's Wrong/Lost Forever. It is set for a May 2009 release and will available on CD and limited edition LP. You can sample some new Biram on the download sampler card included in the new Ben Kweller 7", or look for it in April on the Bloodshot radio...Read more

New Wayne The Train album on the way!

February 12th, 2009 by Rami

Wayne "The Train" Hancock's new album is all done and ready to smoke jukeboxes all over the land. "Viper of Melody" is set for an April 21th release and will available on CD and a limited edition LP--just the way Wayne's music begs to be heard.

Pre-order now and hear some advance tracks on the Bloodshot Radio station now!...Read more

Neko duets with Dex Romweber

October 17th, 2008 by Rami

Neko recorded a duet "Still Around" with Dex Romweber for his new album The Ruins of Berlin to be released February, 10th 2009. She is a huge fan. Other guest stars include Cat Power, Exene Cervenka (X, Knitters) and Rick Miller (Southern Culture on the Skids)...Read more

New Pine Valley Cosmo Record On The Way!

October 2nd, 2008 by Rami

Recording will commence November '08 for the new PVC record. For this go 'round, PVC will be backing the considerable talents of the Rockabilly Filly Rosie Flores. If you saw them play together at '08's American Music Festival at Fitzgerald's (expecially that version of the Sex Pistols' "Pretty Vacant" you know we're all in for a treat....Read more

Exene Sings On New Dex Romweber Album

September 4th, 2008 by Rami

Exene recorded a duet with Dex Romweber for the upcoming album The Ruins of Berlin by the Dex Romweber Duo. The album also features duets with Cat Power, Neko Case and some guitar work by Rick Miller of Southern Culture on the Skids. The album is scheduled for a February 10th, 2009 release....Read more

Dex Romweber Signing Ceremony Goes Off Without Incident

August 27th, 2008 by Rami

Bags of money, instruments of bondage, and an enormous cigar all played roles in Bloodshot Records' signing of American Music luminary Dexter Romweber. Just hours after setting the stage on fire at Chicago's Red Line Tap this July 16, the Dexter Romweber camp, consisting of the legendary frontman's sister and band-mate, Sara Romweber, and the pair's childhood friend and manager...Read more


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