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.
Abby Owens splashes down in The Marinade! Abby is a singer and songwriter who melds soul, rock, blues, and country into something uniquely her own. We caught up just after her set at Suwannee Spring Reunion on the grounds of Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park back in March of this year.
Abby was gracious and thoughtful and I am so honored to release this conversation to the world. Follow Abby on social media and find her records wherever you consume music.
Also, check out the Spotify playlist that accompanies this episode.
Graham Sharp dances into The Marinade. Graham is one of the principal songwriters in the Grammy award-winning band Steep Canyon Rangers. We caught up during Suwannee Spring Reunion at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park and immediately went deep on the songwriting process.
The song used in this episode is "Let Me Out of This Town" from the band's album Out in the Open.
Joe Kwon glides into The Marinade. Cellist for The Avett Brothers, food enthusiast, photographer, blogger, and incredibly thoughtful and down-to-earth individual. Joe is a creative hero. We caught up at Gasparilla Music Festival 2019 and talked about all of the aforementioned plus so much more.
"No Hard Feelings" by The Avett Brothers is used with permission from The Avett Brothers.
Jason catches up with several artists while serving as emcee of the Rockin' Robinson festival in Orlando's Milk District. Cat Ridgeway stops by to talk about hearing music in colors, writing melodies, and the power of a good nap. Plus, Beartoe pops in ahead of his set to discuss the next Beartoe record, the greatness of Sam Cooke, and more. This is Part II of a special Rockin' Robinson series.
Jason catches up with several artists while serving as emcee of the Rockin' Robinson festival in Orlando's Milk District. Andrew Yeomanson (aka DJ Le Spam) stops by The Marinade tent to talk about recording and performing with Spam AllStars, the universality of Johnny Cash, and what makes Miami special. Plus, Gainesville, Florida's Savants of Soul stop by after their set to talk creative process and break some big news! This is Part I of a two-part special Rockin' Robinson series.
Sarah Shook swills The Marinade. Sarah is a singer, songwriter, and the band leader of Sarah Shook and the Disarmers. What immediately stands out about Sarah the person is the warmth of her spirit and the quickness of her mind. She is present in every moment and that comes through on record as well. Check out all things Sarah at disarmers.com.
Also, check out the Spotify companion playlist to this episode featuring songs by Sarah Shook and the Disarmers, Kasey Anderson, Campdogzz, and more.
Erika Wennerstrom dips into The Marinade. Erika's album "Sweet Unknown" was our favorite in a crowded 2018 field. After her band Heartless Bastards went on hiatus in 2015, Erika set out to find her next creative outlet. The result is a brilliant solo effort.
Erika sits down with us backstage at The Plaza Live in Orlando, FL, before her show with Lucinda Williams and Drive-by Truckers. We talk about her experience with ayahuasca, how hiking in Big Bend opened the creative spigot and even enjoy a silent cameo from Patterson Hood of Drive-by Truckers.
You can buy Erika's excellent record and keep up with all things Erika Wennerstrom at erikawennerstrom.com.