Amanda Bocchi & the Americana Soul Flood

        Amanda Bocchi and the Americana Soul Flood combine musical elements from jazz harmony, hip hop rhythms, roots music and a deep soulful vibe to create a visceral sound we call Americana Soul Flood. Her songs and lyrics rush from the sweetness of motherhood to the death rattle of addiction. Organ Donor, their upcoming sophomore album, is a memoir of her experience through heroin addiction and macabre or funny stories that resemble the arc’s and crevices of her life. Cereal Box Murder, Amanda’s debut, was self released in 2006.

Media & Endorsements

The Ties That Bind Us Interview

WVTF Radio Interview


WSLS News Story







Heroin to Heroine

Dope sick. For the better part of a decade, I battled opiate addiction. My struggle started like it did for many addicts: OxyContin (OC), in the early 2000’s, flooded the streets of Atlanta. I was 19, living without caution or consequence after leaving the structure...

Taking the Hero out of Heroin: Through the Eyes of a Ex-Heroin Addict.

It’ll Get You Well

‘It’ll get you well’ is an expression used by heroin addicts and dealers to indicate that a ‘brand’ of dope will not get you high, but it will stave off dope sickness, thereby making you well. Charlotte,​ ​NC​ ​2014 How​ ​can​ ​I​ ​describe​ ​the​ ​particulars​ ​of...

Lips Like Poison – a film noir pop story

*artwork by Jaimie Phillips Ladies and Gentlemen, these are the events that lead up to the disappearance and subsequent death of the infamous black widow, Ms. Janice Flowers.  Readers direction: you've been binge watching six straight hours of SNAPPED, you're glued to...