Listen: Song Premiere of Katie Kuffel’s “Come Home” From Forthcoming Album “Take It Up”

Americana Highways is pleased to premiere this single from Katie Kuffel’s upcoming album Take It Up:  “Come Home.”  Take It Up features Kuffel, rhythmnists Jon Robinson and Jordan Weigert; Kale Lotton on sax with Lana McMullen and David Kelly on vocal harmonies. It was recorded at Nickerson Studios in Seattle; and mixed and mastered by […]

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REVIEW: Aaron Lee Tasjan’s “Karma For Cheap” Mixes Brit and Heartland Influences

When I read interviews with Aaron Lee Tasjan in which he talked about emphasizing his Britpop influences on Karma For Cheap (New West),  produced and recorded by Jeffrey Trott and Gregory Lattimer (and featuring Sheryl Crow), I was concerned. This summer, several albums by roots/Americana artists have come out that have stretched the boundaries of […]

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Show Review: John Hiatt Performed with Grinning Rapport at Frederick MD’s Weinberg Center

The Weinberg Center for the Arts theatre in Frederick Maryland is a classic theatre with a full sized professional stage complete with velvet curtains, seating capacity of 1,183, and a nice little bar in the lobby. But even though Frederick is the second largest city in Maryland — outside the Baltimore/DC metropolitan areas — the […]

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Watch: Video Premiere of Sylvia Rose Novak’s “Wildflowers” from Upcoming Album “Someone Else’s War”

Americana Highways brings you this premiere of Sylvia Rose Novak’s video for the song “Wildflowers” from her upcoming October 5th release Someone Else’s War.  The album was recorded at Birmingham’s Ol Elegante by Lester Nuby III with Novak producing.  The video was edited by videographer Meredith Singer. With Kellen Riley on guitar with Novak on […]

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Song Premiere: Ray Bonneville’s “Papachulalay” from Upcoming “At King Electric”

Americana Highways presents a song premiere from Austinite Ray Bonneville’s upcoming album At King Electric (Stonefly Records): “Papachulalay.” Bonneville wrote all the songs on this project, and co-produced it with Justin Douglas (Celine Dion, Chuck Hawthorne). In addition to Ray Bonneville (guitars, vocals & harmonica), the album features Richie Lawrence on accordian and electric piano, […]

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Interview: Rodney Hall of FAME Studios on New Release: “Muscle Shoals: Small Town Big Sound,” His Father’s Legacy

FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, is the recording studio that produced ’60s-era smash hits by artists like Etta James, Little Richard, Arthur Alexander, Wilson Pickett, and Aretha Franklin. Then in the ‘70s along came the Osmonds, Mac Davis, Paul Anka , and Bobbie Gentry. More recently Americana artists like the Drive-By Truckers, Jason Isbell, […]

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