Kevin Russell of Shinyribs and The Gourds brought his ukulele (and some pizza) to Bloodshot HQ and played us his stirring cover of Lydia Loveless's "All the Time." Watch HERE via The Bluegrass Situation!
The lovely Samantha Crain visited our Chicago HQ to play us her cover of Ha Ha Tonka's "Cold Forgiver" while in town during her fall tour with First Aid Kit. Watch the video via The Bluegrass Situation below HERE.
Cory Branan's brilliant (and we mean brilliant!) Audiotree live session is now up for your viewing pleasure! Cory tears through tracks from his new album The No-Hit Wonder, as well as his classic anthem "Survivor Blues." Watch all the videos here.
1 Come On, Shadow
2 Sour Mash (this one's a RIPPER!)
3 Survivor Blues
4 No Hit Wonder
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Our compadre Ben performed at our 20th Anniversary Blowout at Metro in Chicago in January, and before his set, we filmed him playing a stripped down version of the song.... Read more
Get yer Nora and Kelly fix in the Bloodshot store:
https://www.bloodshotrecords.com/store/kelly-hogan... Read more
Maggie Bjorklund treated us to an exquisite performance of her song "Missing At Sea" right here at our headquarters. Watch her make the pedal steel guitar cry, whirr, and sing in ways you've likely never heard. In other words, prepare to have your musical mind blown...
Maggie's brooding and beautiful 2014 Bloodshot album... Read more
Banditos were featured today on AOL's Rise daily morning news show as an Artist on the Rise.
The feature starts at the 2:00 mark.
Since it's a short clip, here's the full video of Banditos playing "No Good":
We suggest you hop on the Banditos train, as these guys (and gal) are charging ahead. You... Read more
Robbie Fulks and his band performed on
A Prairie Home Companion this weekend in St. Paul, Minnesota. If you missed the live broadcast on
NPR, click below to listen. Robbie starts around the 40:00 mark. John Fullbright also performed.
Listen to the whole show (or skip ahead to Robbie's parts).
Bobby Bare, Jr. and his right-hand man Matt Rowland played NPR Music's
Tiny Desk Concert. Need we say more?
BBJ plays "Don't Wanna Know" and "The Big Time" from his 2014 Bloodshot album Undefeated and his classic "Visit Me in Music City" from his 2004 Bloodshot album From the End of Your Leash.
Enjoy the songs, the banter...and the... Read more
Cory Branan played the role of street performer and sang some of his tunes on Lower Broadway in Nashville for CMT's Concrete Country. Click HERE to watch Cory perform "Sour Mash" (his ode to whiskey) and "Daddy Was a Skywriter" from his latest Bloodshot release The No-Hit Wonder and the Branan classic "Prettiest Waitress... Read more
It was a scorching summer day in Chicago before Lydia and her band played an outdoor festival in Wicker Park. We ate pizza and drank cheap beer before our friends Made of Chalk captured the stripped-down performance... Read more
Yahoo Movies just premiered the brand new trailer for Revenge of the Mekons! The outstanding (really, we've seen it) movie about one of punk's most important, yet unheralded, bands is premiering theatrically this fall and will be getting a wide(r) release via Chicago's Music Box Films (the folks who brought the The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo trilogy to the U.S.) in 2015!
Bobby Bare, Jr. covered The Smiths' classic "What Difference Does It Make?" featuring some guitar solos from Cory Branan. We tried to get these guys to drop by Bloodshot HQ, but time was limited, so we just set up our gear at Schubas Tavern before their show and told Bobby and Cory to do their thing. Consider it an "Off-Site" edition of... Read more
Scott H. Biram skidded into the KEXP studios during his US tour to perform four songs from his new album Nothin' But Blood and share some Biram-isms. Though he says it was "too damn early for this," he sounds damn good.
(Scott does get a hair in his mouth during "Gotta Get to Heaven" - but don't worry folks - the... Read more