Category: Fundamental Musings

Our week at Americana Music Association Conference & Festival

September 16th through the 20th, Fundamental Records was back at the Americana Music Association annual conference, fest and awards ceremony.

Where else can you experience great artists like Loretta Lynn, Billy Joe Shaver, Jackson Browne, Buddy Miller, Lee Ann Womak, Allison Moorer and everybody in between?  Only at AMA.

Wednesday was the stellar awards show, which will be aired Nov. 22 on PBS.  The Ryman Auditorium, dubbed “Mother Church” since it was the site of the original Grand Ole Oprey, was in fine form as was the house band led by multifaceted Buddy Miller.

The Record Low

Great Bands We Never Signed…

You’ve seen them live. You’ve had dinner with them. You really feel like you are clicking with them. Then they spurn you. If it sounds like the dating process, it’s not. It’s courting an artist to sign to your label. Granted, with the digital age in full swing, the aging Phoenix of the massive major label music industry has crumbled…

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Colorblind James Experience

I love history – moreso, I enjoy the lessons of history. They can be summed up in one sentence: The same things seem to happen over and over again, and we just can’t seem to learn. “History is a guide to navigation in perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are.” – David…