Song Premiere: Thomm Jutz “Something About a Sunset”

Americana Highways brings you this premiere of Thomm Jutz’s song from his forthcoming album To Live in Two Worlds Vol. 2. To Live in Two Worlds Vol. 2 was produced by Thomm Jutz, recorded and mixed by Van Atkins and Scott Barnett at Crossroads Studios, Arden, NC; and mastered by: Alex McCollough at True East Mastering, Nashville, TN. To […]

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REVIEW: “Bromberg Plays Hendrix” By Brian Bromberg Is A Dazzling Display Of Bass Playing Virtuosity

  It was in 2012 when renowned jazz bassist Brian Bromberg first unleashed his audacious and altogether brilliant instrumental album Bromberg Plays Hendrix into the music world and now in September 2020, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the tragic and untimely passing of Hendrix, we find that the bass player virtuoso is […]

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REVIEW: Ryan Hamilton & The Harlequin Ghosts “Nowhere To Go But Everywhere” is Instantly Likable

Fort Worth’s melodically full-bodied Ryan Hamilton & The Harlequin Ghosts – Nowhere To Go But Everywhere (drops Sept 18 – Wicked Cool Records) opens their sophomore LP with the integrated pop gasoline of “Only a Dream,” that tilts back its head to a new wave era when singles were filled with catchy hooks & melodies […]

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REVIEW: Brennen Leigh’s “Prairie Love Letter” Drops You into America’s Great Plains

If a songwriter is truly passionate about his or her subject matter, chances are the songs will be both singular and relatable. Over the summer, Colter Wall released a collection of original Canadfian cowboy songs that no one knew they needed, but the project succeeded because of Wall’s full-hearted attention to his craft. Brennen Leigh’s […]

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INTERVIEW: Slim Jim Phantom Talks About His Musical Influences, Elvis, And The Origins Of The Stray Cats

Slim Jim Phantom is the longtime drummer of the iconic American rockabilly band the Stray Cats whose new career-spanning live album Rocked This Town: From LA To London was released September 11 on Surfdog Records. Recently I spoke by phone with this great American rocker about how he became a drummer, the significance of Elvis […]

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Video Premiere: Grace Pettis “Drop Another Pin”

Americana Highways brings you this video premiere of Grace Pettis’ song “Drop Another Pin.”  “Drop Another Pin” was recorded at Rubicon Studios & Hello Gorgeous; co-produced by Christopher Boosahda, Alejandro Rose-Garcia and Dan Barrett; mixed by Andy Zulla; and mastered by Howie Weinberg and Will Borza.  “Drop Another Pin” is Grace Pettis on lead vocals, rhythm guitar, background vocals and […]

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