Bloodshot @ SXSW 2014: Looking Back at Two-Week-Old Memories

The modern traveling speed of information creates the illusion of time moving more quickly than it once did. SXSW was just a little over two weeks ago, but it seems like it was in 1914 (perhaps if it were 1914, we wouldn’t have had to walk by SXSubway (yes the sandwich chain had a stage) [...]

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2013 Bloodshot Best-Of Mentions

At the end of every year since the dawn of time, critics and pundits around the world tell us what works of art they liked in the past year (or rather, they tell us what we should have liked in the past year – since, after all, it’s their job). There were many mentions of [...]

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Bloodshot’s Best of 2013! (Artist & Staff picks)

It’s that terrific/terrible time of year in which we think about the things we didn’t find to be trite, monotonous drivel and give thanks for the things that made us hold a little flame of hope for this world. 2013 was a year of…well, we’ll let our artists and the Bloodshot staff detail what made [...]

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Bloodshot Gives Thanks 2013

Though we at Bloodshot are sometimes caught being outwardly (and overly) snarky, cynical, and jaded (some of us) throughout the year (editor’s note: we are, for the most part, pleasant, however), we still count our blessings every so often. Thanksgiving seems like a perfect time to remind ourselves that we have much for which to [...]

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R-O-B in the U-K

Barrence Whitfield & the Savages recently appeared on the BBC TV show Later with Jools Holland.  It airs for the first time in the United States on Halloween (TODAY!) on Palladia at 10PM ET. Bloodshot co-honcho Rob accompanied the band to London to wield his considerable influence, check up on Bloodshot’s vast  UK “business interests” [...]

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The Bloodshot Records Guide to Scary Cinema

After reading our resident movie buff band Murder By Death‘s list of their favorite horror films in VICE/Noisey magazine, we were inspired to create our own guide. We had each Bloodshot staff member pick his/her favorite film in the “horror” genre (quotes denote loose definition of “horror,” as you’ll see). And no, not all of these [...]

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DIG THY SAVAGE SHOW: Tell Us Your Raucous Concert Stories and Win Prizes

Newest Bloodshot signees and legendary Boston garage-punk-soul warriors Barrence Whitfield and the Savages are heading out on a US and European tour in support of their first American release in over 20 years, Dig Thy Savage Soul. Since the ’80s these guys have been known for the bombastic, rambunctious, mayhem they bring to the stage. Serious uninhibited [...]

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“Six Month Reality Check” by Jeremy Mackinder

Jeremy Mackinder, bassist for Deadstring Brothers (formerly of Whitey Morgan & the ’78s), just wrapped of six months of touring with the band, and with that, the band charted new territory and learned new lessons. Jeremy recounts and reflects below. Today officially marks six months of touring for Deadstring Brothers in 2013.  A lofty goal for any [...]

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“Numbers” by Jeremy Mackinder

Jeremy Mackinder, bassist for Deadstring Brothers (formerly of Whitey Morgan & the ’78s), just played with the band at their 100th show of 2013 and wrote an account of 2013 so far, what touring with the Bros. has meant to him, and what’s to come for the second 200 of 2013. Last night, Deadstring Brothers played our 100th [...]

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The RESULTS of the Eddie Spaghetti Photoshopped Into Anything Challenge!

The delegates have reported in and the electoral college points have been votes have been counted (except Florida!). We now have the official results of the Eddie Spaghetti Photoshopped into Anything Challenge! Without further ado… The winner of the popular vote is: “Eddie Aerobics” The winner of the Bloodshot Records staff vote is: “Eddie Auditions for Bob” AND [...]

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