Americana Music Profiles

Americana Rhythm Music Magazine's special audio feature, Inside Track. Proud part of Pantheon - the podcast network for music lovers.

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He Is The Artist Interview
He Is The Artist (HITA), is an American Christian singer-songwriter from Central Islip, New York, who has recently come to the faith and chosen a new style to channel his music through. He joins us here on Americana Music Profiles to tell about his new found faith and new approach to his music.
14 min
Mauri Dark Interview
Finland's Mauri Dark says his latest single really resonates with the middle-aged men in his audience. "Dreams Of A Middle-Aged Man" invites you into a dark, folky, timeless, intimate, and acoustic songscape. With over 500 shows and eight albums in 25 years with various bands, the formal heavy metal singer says he likes this new place he's settled into in his life. Mauri joins us for a candid conversation about life and music in this edition of Americana Music Profiles brought to you by Americana Music Magazine.
22 min
Jeremy Parsons Interview
Austin Texas is home for singer/songwriter Jeremy Parsons. After leaving Austin for a 10 year stint in Nashville, Jeremy returned home just prior to the pandemic, and in time to hang out with his dad who was instrumental in the beginnings of Jeremy's music career. Jeremy's new album, Things To Come, is his third to date. He is my guest on this edition of Americana Music Profiles, brought to you by Americana Music Magazine.
24 min
Sweetheart Interview
John-Arne Gundersen, guitarist and lead singer with the Norwegian band, Sweetheart, wrote all the songs for this debut project sitting in his kitchen. The album was then recorded in just six days in an Oslo studio during the Spring of 2020. John, and vocalist Mette Hardnes, join us to talk about their past music careers and the forming and future of this relatively new trio in this edition of Americana Music Profiles brought to you by Americana Music Magazine. Stick around til the end to hear one of the songs from Sweetheart's new album. This show is part of Pantheon Podcasts
25 min
Ed Roman Interview
Canadian singer/songwriter Ed Roman's music blurs the lines between folk, country, rock, and even hints of pop. His songs have been played on over 600 radio stations world wide, and was named a Billboard magazine Emerging artist in December, 2018. Ed won a 2017 Radio Music Award for Best Americana Artist, and was nominated for the 2020 IMEA Awards. Ed is my guest on this edition of Americana Music Profiles brought to you by Americana Music Magazine.
25 min
Vanessa Delaine Interview
New Zealand born Vanessa Delaine has had a very successful career as an Australian singer/songwriter. Her latest release, One Girl Band 25 Years has already earned five prestigious songwriting awards. Vanessa joins us on this edition of Americana Music Profiles to talk about her long and successful career.
22 min
Timothy Jaromir Interview
Zurich based singer songwriter Timothy Jaromir joins us for an international conversation about his latest project, Hiraeth. The album is enhanced by his English and Czech roots, and his experiences with wife's Canadian culture as well.
20 min
Bill Abernathy Interview
After taking time off to raise a family, Bill Abernathy picked up his guitar and began playing music again. In December 2018, Billboard magazine name him as an "Emerging Artist." His latest project, Crossing Willow Creek has already netted him significant chart action. Bill joins us for this edition on Americana Music Profiles to talk songwriting, and his latest project.
22 min
David Sprague Psychopath Etiquette Interview
David Sprague along with his brother Paul, formed Psychopath Etiquette in 2019. "If Folk and Rock music had a baby, it would sound like Psychopath Etiquette." David joins us for this edition of Americana Music Profiles to talk about the brothers journey in music, and their new EP, Rough Draft.
20 min
David Arn Interview
Virginia Beach, VA based singer songwriter, David Arn's latest album, Traveler Tales, has charted singles all the way to South Africa where the single, "Mother's Day," reached #1. The album tells the tale of 14 travelers each telling a tale. David and I talk about his music and latest album on this edition of Americana Music Profiles.
23 min
Fuzzy And The Rustbelts Interview
Fuzzy and The Rustbelts have touched a nerve with their audience - a good nerve; it's that desire for authentic, all-American folk, rock, country soul music. And they play it well. Since debuting on 2018 they have amassed quite a following. Founder, Fuzzy, joins us for this edition of Americana Music Profiles to talk about what makes their band tick and their music so timely.
22 min
The Grassifieds Interview
Although the Grassifieds have been entertaining audiences since 2006, they are just now getting the time to introduce their debut CD, What We Are. Founder Jim Grubbs joins us for this edition of Americana Music Profiles as we chat about their unique beginnings, and their latest record.
25 min
Robert Wagner The Little Wretches Interview
Born out of the 70s Punk scene, Robert Wagner's The Little Wretches opted for a toned down approach simply so the audience could truly hear what they had to say through Wagner's passionately thought out lyrics. Robert joins us for a conversation about his musical journey and their latest CD, Undesirables And Anarchists, on this edition of Americana Music Profiles.
19 min
Ed Taylor Interview
Ed Taylor Collective is the new musical experience from Auckland's Ed Taylor. He's was a 2019 semi-finalist in the USA International Songwriting Competition. Ed hopes his latest single, "M & C Shuffle" might take off and become the next line-dance craze. We do too. Ed joins us for this edition of Americana Music Profiles.
25 min
Banjo Bones Interview
Sacramento California's Banjo Bones has just released his 6th studio project, Lucifer's Hand. The self produced project deals with the idea that much of what we call evil actually comes from inside of us. This "darker side of Americana" features all original material penned by Banjo. He join's us to talk about his musical trail, and this new project on Americana Music Profiles.
22 min
Ryan Warner Interview
Columbus, Ohio singer-songwriter Ryan Warner is set to soon release his self recorded project from his own Creative Wild studio. The self taught, then classically trained guitarist is also a visual artist, and enjoys the synergy between the two forms. Ryan is our guest on this edition of Americana Music Profiles.
22 min
John Vento Interview
Although John Vento came later in life to the professional music scene, he hasn't wasted any time, landing an IMEA award, and named Billboard's Emerging Artist for 2019. John is my guest on this edition of Americana Music Profiles as we talk about his career and latest project, Brick By Brick.
22 min
Raveis Kole Interview
Laurie Raveis and Dennis Kole are a duo singer-songwriting couple hailing from Bellingham Washington. Their single, "Thanksgiving" is an appropriately timed release for the season. Their recent album, Electric Blue Dandelion - Nashville Sessions, debuted at #11 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart. Their new audio experimental project, 3D Immersive, just dropped on October 23rd. Laurie and Dennis are our guests on this edition of Americana Music Profiles.
25 min
Aly Cook Interview
New Zealand's Aly Cook's latest project, Caught In The Middle, has netted her several songs with chart action, including the release, "Red Dirt Road Trip," hitting number one on several charts. Aly joins us for this edition of Americana Music Profiles as we chat about her career and latest music.
24 min
Christopher Griffiths Interview
Christopher Griffiths was playing in bands by the time he was 13, and was pursuing a Nashville career by the time he was 22, after attending Berklee College of Music. His latest single, Take On You, is set to release on October 29th. Christopher is our guest on this edition of Americana Music Profiles.
23 min
Ten Penny Gypsy Interview
Justin Patterson and Laura Lynn Danley make up the duo, Ten Penny Gypsy. Their latest album is entitled Fugitive Heart. In this edition of Americana Music Profiles we chat with the Arkansas singer/songwriters about their sophomore project, and even take a listen to one of the tracks off the new project, "Making Headway."
29 min
Brad Lauretti Interview
Brad Lauretti, a.k.a. This Frontier Needs Hero's fifth album release, Go With The Flow, has netted him a finalist position in Merlefest's Chris Austin Songwriting Contest with the track, "Dakota." Brad is our guest on this edition of Americana Music Profiles.
24 min
Thomm Jutz Interview
German born Thomm Jutz has spent his adult career in Nashville, TN as an accomplished songwriter penning six number on Bluegrass hits, and nominated for songwriter of the year by the IBMA three years in a row. His latest project, "To Live In Two Worlds, Vol. 2" is the follow up to May's release, Vol. 1. Thomm joins me for this edition of Americana Music Profiles.
22 min
Gary Van Miert Interview
Jersey City, New Jersey is home for Gary Van Miert. His band is the Sensational Country Blues Wonders, and their forte is 50s and 60s Memphis, Sun Records style covers and originals. In fact, their first full album of original material is working it's way out now; The World Will Break Your Heart. Join us as we chat about Gary's music and origins for his authentic stage show.
24 min
Justin Howl Interview
A man with a guitar and a harmonica - you just can't beat that sound. Justin Howl is doing his darnedest to master it too. His latest release, Wanderlust, is scheduled for release on December 1st, 2020. Justin talks with us about his blues roots and the new project on this edition of Americana Profiles.
26 min