REVIEW: John Batdorf “An Extraordinary Ordinary Life”

With An Extraordinary Ordinary Life, rock and roll veteran John Mr. Batdorf enters the arena with an unashamed, pop sensibility and does not apologize or half-step. All songs self-produced and co-written with songwriter Michael McLean, the crystal clear production and sheen is hard to dismiss outright if you’re a sucker for a pop hook like […]

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Show Review: Emily Barker and Frank Turner Break Hearts With An Evening of Powerful Duets

By Hannah Means-Shannon Emily Barker and Frank Turner presented “Barker-Turner Overdrive: An Evening of Duets” on Thursday, April 8th, streaming from The Forum in Tunbridge Wells, UK. They were joined by musical friends Matt Nasir, Lukas Drinkwater, Jess Guise, the quartet Carducci Strings, who were working with arrangements by Joe Duddell. The thirteen-song set was […]

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Video Premiere: Alicia Blue “You Turn Me On”

Americana Highways brings you this video premiere of Alicia Blue’s song “You Turn Me On.”  “You Turn Me On” was recorded Live at Revival Studios at The Complex in West LA.  The video crew was Defector Films: Tommy Zhao (executive producer), Ross Warr and Dante Marino (producers), Benjamin Winters (associate producer), Ross Warr (director of photography and colorist), David Howard […]

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