Interview: Samantha Fish on New Album, New Orleans and Meet and Greets

photo by John Hancock Fiery blues guitar player/singer/songwriter Samantha Fish is back with her first new album in two years, Kill or Be Kind. It’s her initial release after signing with Rounder Records, and it features an enhanced focus on songwriting. This road warrior of a musician took time to speak with Americana Highways about […]

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REVIEW: Jeremy Ivey’s “The Dream and the Dreamer” is Personal and Political

One of the best aspects of Americana music is the elasticity of both the musicians and the fans. Artists don’t feel pigeonholed into one narrow vein of music, and listeners are willing to entertain different lyrical topics and musical styles (although Sturgill Simpson’s upcoming release seems to be testing that latter willingness to stretch). Nashville-based […]

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REVIEW: Sunny War’s “Shell of a Girl” is Visceral Look at Relationships

One of the most notable facets of the music business in 2019 is the lack of prolificacy. It’s not that musicians are any less creative than their predecessors. But, with music sales bottoming out, leaving artists chasing other sources of much-needed revenue (touring, selling merch, launching Kickstarter campaigns), there’s simply less time (and monetary incentive) […]

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