Drew Glackin, instrumentalist and bassist for Bloodshot Recording artists, The Silos, passed away suddenly on Saturday, January 5th. According to Bloodshot and his band, he was unaware of an overactive thyroid condition that led to severe heart damage. A press release from the label included this message from the band: Drew was adored around the … Continue reading Silos Bass Player Dead at 45
Anti- Records has reissued three Neko Case albums: 2006’s Fox Confessor Brings The Flood, 2000’s Furnace Room Lullaby, and 2002’s Blacklisted. Not sure what was wrong with the Bloodshot versions of those albums, but Amazon claims they’ve been remastered… Bonus material for the updated version of Fox Confessor will boast a previously unreleased demo version … Continue reading Anti- Reissues Neko Case
MP3: Wayne Hancock – “Shootin’ Star From Texas” from Tulsa, out now on Bloodshot. If you love “twang” as much as you hate New Country, then you might want to check out Wayne “The Train” Hancock. This new song contains a verse that might as well be his bio: Lefty and Hank Williams, Lord, they … Continue reading Wayne Hancock – Shootin’ Star From Texas
MP3: Gore Gore Girls – “All Grown Up” from Get The Gore out June 26 on Bloodshot. You should also listen to “Pleasure Unit”, co-written with Runaways manager Kim Fowley. This band has come a long way from the snotty Detroit punks they started as ten years ago, although there’s still a healthy dose of … Continue reading Gore Gore Girls – All Grown Up
“Mountain to Climb” by the Bottle Rockets from Zoysia, out 06/06/06 on Bloodshot.
Cult of Personality Jeff Tweedy’s family feud with alt.country By Phil Wise Obsession is a funny thing. It can be as powerful as a smoking habit and as enveloping as the priesthood. It often elicits behavior as extreme as the lifetime smoker stuffing cigarette butts into his tracheal hole or a monk protesting injustice by … Continue reading Cult of Personality: Jeff Tweedy vs. Alt-Country