Update 6:22 PM Fri 10/22: This story has been changed to add a comment from Bloodshot Records cofounder Nan Warshaw. Bloodshot Records, the Chicago record label that launched the alternative-country genre in the mid-1990s, was purchased this week by a newly formed global investment group that plans to manage and monetize its back catalog. Exceleration […]
Internal strife, unpaid royalties, and the looming possibility of a sale have forced venerable Chicago indie Bloodshot Records to a crossroads.
On the occasion of the label’s 20th birthday party, cofounders Rob Miller and Nan Warshaw talk about diversifying their roster, surviving the collapse of album sales, and not getting rich.
Toni Preckwinkle, Democratic candidate for Cook County Board President, sits down with Mark Bazer at the Hideout.
His next challenge: a six-figure medical bill