Interview: Bonnie Whitmore on Delivering Emotional Impact of Serious Subjects

Austin-based singer-songwriter and bassist Bonnie Whitmore has never been shy about, well, anything (witness her last album title, F#@k with Sad Girls). But her latest release, Last Will & Testament, finds her addressing some of our toughest topics, including rape culture, mental illness and suicide – the type of things that Whitmore feels we NEED […]

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REVIEW: Aaron Nathans & Michael G. Ronstadt “Shadow of the Cyclone” Never Disappoints

Review by John Apice Aaron Nathans & Michael G. Ronstadt – Shadow of the Cyclone Philadelphia based guitarist/songwriter Aaron Nathans & Cincinnati cellist/songwriter Michael G. Ronstadt (nephew of Linda), has impressed me since their first 2014 LP. Shadow of the Cyclone (drops Oct 1 – Independent/Trespass) – is the duo’s 3rd & it’s a little […]

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REVIEW: Will Payne Harrison “The Stratford Sessions” Brings Solace to Lonely Listeners

Will Payne Harrison releases The Stratford Sessions to the world amidst a global pandemic and brings solace to lonely listeners. A tightly focused EP highlighting Harrison’s nimble guitar work and penchant for a turn of phrase built on a foundation of common themes without sounding contrived, The Stratford Sessions is easy on the ears with greater […]

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Song Premiere: Matt Eckstine “Old Guitar”

Americana Highways brings you this premiere of Matt Eckstine’s song “Old Guitar” from his forthcoming album Lil’ Blue, due to be released on October 16th. “Old Guitar” is  Matt Eckstine on vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, lap steel, ukulele, banjo, harmonica, electric piano, and percussion; Stan Ray on drums; Jim Basso on vocals; Eric Jones on keys; John […]

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Video Premiere: Amelia Presley “Harm Nobody Else”

Americana Highways brings you this video premiere of Amelia Presley’s song “Harm Nobody Else,” produced by Eric McKinney.  This authentic and significant song about childhood abuse, “Harm Nobody Else,” was written by Amelia Presley. The song was engineered, mixed and mastered by Eric McKinney at Wonderland Studios. It’s Amelia Presley on guitar and vocals; Taylor Long […]

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