The Marinade with Jason Earle Episode 41 | Kevn Kinney

The legendary songwriter Kevn Kinney of Drivin N Cryin wiggles into The Marinade. Kevn and Jason caught up in Tallahassee, FL ahead of Drivin N Cryin's outstanding set at the Capital City Amphitheatre. Kevn opens up about the granular details of his creative process, how difficult it is to buy the right number of bananas, and so much more.

You can find all things Drivin N Cryin at

The Marinade with Jason Earle Episode 40 | Chad Cochran

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Chad Cochran sinks into The Marinade! Chad is a photographer and artist based in Cleveland, OH. His latest project is an incredibly important photo essay available in the Fall Wellness issue of No Depression magazine.

Its objective is to normalize the conversation around mental health and you can order a copy at

In this episode, Chad and I talk about the creative process that led to I Didn't Want to Tell You, how he fought through roadblocks, the toll that addiction takes on a family, and so much more.

The song used in this episode is "Lithium Blues" from the album From a White Hotel by Hawks and Doves, written by Kasey Anderson.

The Marinade with Jason Earle Episode 39 | Cat Clyde

Cat Clyde wanders into The Marinade! Cat is a musician from Ontario, Canada, who is now based in Quebec. Her album Hunters Trance is one of our favorites of the year and we are so grateful for the opportunity to catch up with her. Cat sat down with us at Great Lakes Brewing in Toronto, where we were visiting on vacation. The stars aligned for this episode. 

You can find all things Cat Clyde at

The Marinade with Jason Earle Episode 38 | Matt Burke Returns


Matt Burke of Have Gun, Will Travel dons his creative galoshes for a stormy Marinade. Have Gun, Will Travel's latest record is a gorgeous collection of songs called Strange Chemistry. Matt talked about the making of the album on Episode 14 and has returned to celebrate the finished product. We talk about writers as musicians, musicians as writers, the beauty of a clean page, and so much more. 

You can find all things Have Gun, Will Travel and pick up a copy of the new record at

The Marinade with Jason Earle Episode 36 | Shema Shine

Shema Shine shakes her way into The Marinade! Shema is a guitarist, songwriter, and singer based in Central Florida. Her soulful playing and singing have been honed from countless hours of dedication to her craft. You can find all things Shema Shine and her band the Shakers on Facebook and Instagram, and get down on some of their music on Soundcloud

"Sweet Darlin'" by Shine and the Shakers is presented in this episode with express permission from the artist. 

The Marinade with Jason Earle Episode 35 | C.H. Hooks

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C.H. Hooks sinks into the blackwater of The Marinade! Hooks wrote my favorite book of 2019 thus far. The novel is called Alligator Zoo Park Magic. Hooks spins a mystical, hilarious, and heartbreaking story set in small-town, rural Florida. Check out this conversation then pick up a copy of the book.

The music in this episode is from Kyle Keller. You can find his tunes at

C.H. Hooks's Alligator Zoo Park Magic is available wherever you buy books and at

The Marinade with Jason Earle Episode 34 | Jon Snodgrass Returns

Jon Snodgrass crash lands in The Marinade. Jon is a singer and songwriter who has an impressive solo catalog to his credit, as well as extensive work with the bands Drag the River, Scorpios, and Armchair Martian. In addition to being a wonderful songwriter, Jon is a sweetheart and a hilarious guy. We talk about everything from Husker Du to baseball and all points in between on this one.