61 episodes

Nashville local Daniel Donato, a dying breed, has been in the music industry since the age of 14. He has toured the entire country 3 times over, and has played over 2,000 shows from Honky Tonks, VFW halls, to the Grand Ole Opry. Fueled by a hyper curiosity, Donato brings on artists, creatives, and industry entities from music and beyond to fulfill his mission to reveal the honest human element in anybody’s career and life story. Through genuine and unfabricated discussion, Donato aims to trace patterns of success that every listener can learn from and apply to their own life experience to empower and fulfill their individual potential.

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    • 4.8 • 65 Ratings

Nashville local Daniel Donato, a dying breed, has been in the music industry since the age of 14. He has toured the entire country 3 times over, and has played over 2,000 shows from Honky Tonks, VFW halls, to the Grand Ole Opry. Fueled by a hyper curiosity, Donato brings on artists, creatives, and industry entities from music and beyond to fulfill his mission to reveal the honest human element in anybody’s career and life story. Through genuine and unfabricated discussion, Donato aims to trace patterns of success that every listener can learn from and apply to their own life experience to empower and fulfill their individual potential.

    Episode #61: Pablo Morales and Ryan Giuliano

    Episode #61: Pablo Morales and Ryan Giuliano

    Pablo Morales and Ryan Giuliano each have PhDs in neuroscience from the University of Oregon. They both have accomplished careers in the field and are currently engaged in studies that will optimize the lives of many people. In this episode Pablo, Ryan, and Daniel discuss the aforementioned studies, relating music to neuroscience, tips from neuroscience that will help optimize your life, and what exactly goes on in your brain when you see an amazing concert. 
     
     
    Listen to the NEW Cosmic Country & Western Songs album here: https://onerpm.link/cosmiccountryandwesternsongs
     
     
    This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. Please leave us a rating or review on Apple Podcasts!
    Daniel Donato’s Lost Highway is presented by Osiris Media. Hosted, Produced, and Original Music by Daniel Donato. Executive Produced by Matt Dwyer for Osiris Media. Produced by Owen Canavan of Perry Street Management. Production Assistance from Matt Bavuso. 
     
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    • 1 hr 35 min
    Episode 60: Kyle Crownover

    Episode 60: Kyle Crownover

    Kyle Crownover is a singer-songwriter, tour manager for country music stars, viral Instagram comedic music content creator, and the co-host of the podcast Keekers and Ferg. In this episode, Kyle and Daniel discuss the concepts of 'Myth Stories' in spiritual and religious contexts, how his work as a tour manager has taught him helpful life lessons, the process of writing and recording his latest music release, Another Day in Our 20s, as well as a few stories about psychedelic exploration that will remain vitally truthful and ever so fun to any and all listeners. 
     
    Listen to the NEW Cosmic Country & Western Songs album here: https://onerpm.link/cosmiccountryandwesternsongs
     
    This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. Please leave us a rating or review on Apple Podcasts!
    Daniel Donato’s Lost Highway is presented by Osiris Media. Hosted, Produced, and Original Music by Daniel Donato. Executive Produced by Matt Dwyer for Osiris Media. Produced by Owen Canavan of Perry Street Management. Production Assistance from Matt Bavuso. 
     
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    • 2 hr 2 min
    Episode #59: Jude Smith

    Episode #59: Jude Smith

    On this episode of The Lost Highway Jude Smith joins Daniel to discuss his approach and philosophy towards music, social media, and life through the framework of spirituality and religion. Jude is a producer, guitarist, and performer based out of Nashville, TN and he has garnered hundreds of thousands of followers of his music through viral success on Instagram, where he showcases his one-man-band abilities. In this episode, Jude and Daniel discuss their experiences with God and the various interpretations of a higher being, withholding from vices for creative benefits, Jude’s intersections between music and religion, and much more.
     
    Check out Jude’s new single, “I Used To Be Like You,” here.
     
    Listen to the NEW Cosmic Country & Western Songs album here: https://onerpm.link/cosmiccountryandwesternsongs
     
    This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. Please leave us a rating or review on Apple Podcasts!
    Daniel Donato’s Lost Highway is presented by Osiris Media. Hosted, Produced, and Original Music by Daniel Donato. Executive Produced by Matt Dwyer for Osiris Media. Produced by Owen Canavan of Perry Street Management. Production Assistance from Matt Bavuso. 
     
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    • 2 hr 24 min
    Episode #58: Michael Palmisano

    Episode #58: Michael Palmisano

    This week on The Lost Highway Michael Palmisano joins Daniel to talk about the organic growth of his popular Youtube channel, Guitargate, and how the Grateful Dead re-shaped his teaching philosophy. GuitarGate has been a bluechip source of inspiration for millions of musical minds, driving the collective advancement of our knowledge of the instrument. In this conversation Michael and Daniel discuss Michael’s background in music and his slow rise to success through social media, a utopian live music venue that Michael is currently building, Michael’s practice routine, thinking big and diving deep, and his newly-found love for the Grateful Dead. 
     
    Check out Guitargate on Youtube here.
     
    Listen to the NEW Cosmic Country & Western Songs album here: https://onerpm.link/cosmiccountryandwesternsongs 
     
    This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. Please leave us a rating or review on Apple Podcasts!
    Daniel Donato’s Lost Highway is presented by Osiris Media. Hosted, Produced, and Original Music by Daniel Donato. Executive Produced by Matt Dwyer for Osiris Media. Produced by Owen Canavan of Perry Street Management. Production Assistance from Matt Bavuso.
     
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    • 1 hr 26 min
    Episode #57: Joshua Ray Gooch

    Episode #57: Joshua Ray Gooch

    On this episode of The Lost Highway Joshua Ray Gooch joins Daniel to talk about the intricacies of guitar phrasing, and bringing the best out of your musical collaborators. Joshua is a guitarist, producer, writer, music clinician, and the guitarist for Shania Twain. He has performed with numerous legendary musicians, produced Grammy nominated film scores, and writes for a monthly column in Premier Guitar magazine. In this conversation Joshua and Daniel discuss how his career began with famed Widespread Panic producer Johnny Sandlin, the importance of luck and preparation in music, as well as a deep dive into some music theory, life philosophy, and other Cosmic concepts. 
     
     
    Listen to the NEW Cosmic Country & Western Songs album here: https://onerpm.link/cosmiccountryandwesternsongs
     
     
    This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. Please leave us a rating or review on Apple Podcasts!
    Daniel Donato’s Lost Highway is presented by Osiris Media. Hosted, Produced, and Original Music by Daniel Donato. Executive Produced by Matt Dwyer for Osiris Media. Produced by Owen Canavan of Perry Street Management. Production Assistance from Matt Bavuso. 
     
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    • 1 hr 34 min
    Episode #56: Chris Turpin

    Episode #56: Chris Turpin

    This week on The Lost Highway, Daniel talks with Chris Turpin, who is one half of the husband and wife Americana duo Ida Mae, a Delta-blues inspired act who’s sonic palette spans from heartfelt acoustic songwriting, to riff-rocking blues, all the way to ambient chordal soundscapes. In this episode, Chris and Daniel discuss the origin of the band's career, how Ida Mae finds their way through the tumultuous commonalities of the recording industry, the hero's journey of touring and bringing truth to fans through music, and an audible that the group called during the pandemic to record and self-produce their best record yet, Click Click Domino. 
     
    Listen to Ida Mae’s new album, Click Click Domino, here.
     
    Listen to the NEW Cosmic Country & Western Songs album here: https://onerpm.link/cosmiccountryandwesternsongs
     
     
    This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. Please leave us a rating or review on Apple Podcasts!
    Daniel Donato’s Lost Highway is presented by Osiris Media. Hosted, Produced, and Original Music by Daniel Donato. Executive Produced by Matt Dwyer for Osiris Media. Produced by Owen Canavan of Perry Street Management. Production Assistance from Matt Bavuso. 
     
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    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
65 Ratings

65 Ratings

Lonnie S MI ,

Always a positive experience

What Daniel brings to the table on this podcast is an extremely influential perspective for positivity and wellness in the world!

Music is meant to be made to breed love and happiness while also being used as a tool for tough times. This podcast supplements what he is trying to do from a musical perspective perfectly. Listen! You shall not regret the time spent.

tmason0921 ,

Fantastic for Musicians!

Daniel, I’ve really been enjoying the Podcast so far!!! Really excited about the Brent Mason episode coming up! Brent has been my favorite guitarist since I started playing! Keep up the good work!

jerrod502 ,

So Cosmic

Great perspectives from a killer guitarist. Very interesting. Must have for musicians or anyone who just wants to listen to the face of the new generation of telecaster slingers.

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