Interview of Samantha Fish by Marc Louis-Boyard for Slow Culture - Picture by Kaelan Barowsky

Samantha Fish (Kill or Be Kind now available) – ITW #18

Blues vocalist and guitarist Samantha Fish released the incredible Kill or Be Kind album in September 2019. Almost nine months after the initial release, the album lost nothing of his attractiveness and cultural value.

Since 2016, we interviewed many musicians, from dream pop to jazz to americana to post-punk. You get the idea: blues was terribly missing from our range, and we are honored to have exchanged a few words with Samantha. 

Samantha is a talented, ambitious, down to earth musician and we all have to learn from her discipline, openness and honesty. 

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Janaki's Palace - Everything is Temporary interview Marc Louis-Boyard for Slow Culture

Janaki’s Palace (Everything is Temporary, out now) – ITW #13

Chiara, Lorenzo, Carlo, Matteo and Lorenzo form Janaki’s Palace. They released their stellar EP “Everything is Temporary” last January, and you should absolutely listen to it. Remember the excitement we felt for Lunar Vacation? This very same excitement is back with Janaki’s Palace.

Lorenzo Lena (drums) gave us some of his time to talk about the EP, their story, their creative process and 63466 other interesting topics.

One thing is sure: every breath they take, every move they make, every bond they break every step they take, we’ll be watching them and you’ll hear about it here.

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Cat Casual & The Final Word, The Secret Self – ALBUM REVIEW #10

BIO: An Okie by birth, William Benton (aka Cat Casual) spent many years making music in Louisville, Kentucky writing and performing with bands such as Bodyhammer, Tyrone, Lucky Pineapple, and The Phantom Family Halo.

Also, on his Facebook page, Benton claims to have attracted the favors of Tony Clifton as artistic director. We cannot not like that.

tony clifton eating spaghetti
Tony Clifton casually eating spaghetti

The Secret Self is out on Nov. 22 via sonaBLAST! and we can testify that this album has been (sound) designed for all major uses of modern life. Such uses include: making pizza, drinking wine and daydreaming at work.

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