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Artist of the Month: Amythyst Kiah
Mixtape
Artist of the Month: Amythyst KiahAmythyst Kiah is having a moment with Wary + Strange, an album that positions her among today's most compelling singer-songwriters. Although she is an East Tennessee native, her personal lyrics somehow feel universal -- this isn't an album about rivers and mountains, but instead touches on identity ("Black Myself"), grief…
Artist of the Month: Amythyst Kiah
MixtapeJun 7, 2021

Each of us having grown up on either side of the Atlantic, our common interests and musical influences could not have been more similar. All of these tracks hold sweet memories in our years of being a couple, and each artist has definitely influenced our sound as The Foreign Landers. David and I thought we’d…

Artist of the Month: Amythyst Kiah
MixtapeMay 24, 2021

This is a collection of the BEST love songs in my life, the heartbreakers and the heart menders. The ones that make your heart burst and bloom. Because hey, it's spring, and who doesn't want a damn good love song or two in their lives? -- Leah Song, Rising Appalachia John Prine – "Angel From Montgomery"…

Artist of the Month: Amythyst Kiah
MixtapeMay 10, 2021

It’s been a year and a month since I got back from my last tour in pre-pandemic times (as we now refer to it). I was winding through the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia, Canada, performing a run of seven shows. The month of March in the Okanagan usually has summer-like weather and the temperatures…

Artist of the Month: Amythyst Kiah
MixtapeMay 3, 2021

Allison Russell has already made an exceptional impression in roots music -- first in the duo Birds of Chicago, then as a member of Our Native Daughters. Now with her new album Outside Child, she's putting her own story front and center. Whether she's singing in English or French, Russell's voice feels like satin, comfortable…

Artist of the Month: Amythyst Kiah
MixtapeApr 26, 2021

Inspired by the reaction we received from our fans to our new single, "Gold," The Golden Tonic is a selection of songs that have helped us through tough situations, inspired us, or take us back to a specific moment in time. The past year has been heavy and we hope The Golden Tonic works its…