Aaron Nathans & Michael G. Ronstadt “Shadow of the Cyclone” (Independent, 2020)

Multi-instrumentalists Aaron Nathans from Philadelphia and Michael G Ronstadt of Cincinnati have combined their talents to produce an album ‘Shadow of the Cyclone’ that deals directly with the challenges of 2020. The title is in itself a metaphor for the situation which has engulfed us and most of the songs deal with life in the pandemic and under the looming cloud of climate change. These themes run through this largely acoustic album built around cello and guitar but featuring many more instruments. In fact, the pair play 33 distinct instruments between them and Ronstadt (the nephew of Linda) holds a master’s degree in cello performance. Continue reading “Aaron Nathans & Michael G. Ronstadt “Shadow of the Cyclone” (Independent, 2020)”