Heavy Hops Ep. 073: Land of Men (Buick Audra/Friendship Commanders)

Joining us this week is Buick Audra, a Grammy award winning musician, writer, and activist living in Nashville, TN. She is the guitarist, primary songwriter and vocalist in the melodic heavy duo, Friendship Commanders. The band recently released four singles “Stone Child” and “Your Reign is Over” last year to mark Indigenous Peoples Day, and most recently “Altar” and “Land of Men” . We caught up while she was on tour supporting these singles and en route to recording their third LP at God City with Kurt Ballou. In addition to discussing the singles at length, we dive into sources of inspiration for Buick’s activism, the importance of elevating voices of those fighting for social justice and protest songs.

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Episode Art and HH Logo By: Bryn Gleason

Audio editing, mix and mastering: Esben Willems / Studio Berserk

Music by: Sam Cangelosi

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