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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 catclydemusic.com.

The Marinade with Jason Earle Episode 38 | Matt Burke Returns

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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 hgwtmusic.com.

The Marinade with Jason Earle Episode 30 | Rockin' Robinson Series Part II | Cat Ridgeway and Beartoe

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.

Check out all things Beartoe at: beartoe.com; And, all things Cat Ridgeway at: catridgeway.com

The Marinade with Jason Earle Episode 28 | Sarah Shook

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. 

The Marinade with Jason Earle Episode 22 | Chuck Ragan

Chuck Ragan is a mensch. Punk legend. Folk genius. Fishing guide. Author. Purveyor of hot sauce. Ragan is the stuff of legend. We caught up at the Sing Out Loud Festival in St. Augustine Amphitheatre right after Chuck poured his heart out to an eager crowd. After seemingly leaving it all on stage, Chuck still gave us a solid half hour of insight into his creative process. 

Check out the Spotify playlist that accompanies this episode featuring music from Chuck and some things I've been getting down on recently, including the excellent solo record from Heartless Bastards frontwoman Erika Wennerstrom.

Chuck Ragan's Website: http://chuckraganmusic.com/ 

The Marinade with Jason Earle Episode 20 | Sadler Vaden

Sadler Vaden teleports into The Marinade! Sadler is probably best known for his work playing guitar in Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, but he was also in Drivin' N Cryin' and has created some fantastic solo music. We discuss what he has learned from his famous bandmates, how he approaches the solo process, and just when the hell Oasis is going to finally reunite. Sadler is a massive guitar player, an impressive songwriter, and a supremely nice individual. Cheers, y'all.

Check out Sadler Vaden's music at sadlervaden.com

Also, enjoy music from Sadler, the bands we discuss, and some things I'm getting down on with our @spotify playlist

The Marinade with Jason Earle Episode 19 | Micah Schnabel Returns

Micah Schnabel graciously floats into The Marinade! Micah is a dear sweet soul. Already a songwriter with few peers, Micah recently release one of my favorite books of the year Hello, My Name is Henry. We focus on his process writing the book and dive into new tunes he is writing, why Wily Vlautin is so amazing, and so much more. Cheers, y'all.

Check out our @spotify playlist for this episode including one of the songs you heard on the episode, "Jackson, Don't You Worry." 

The Marinade with Jason Earle Episode 16 | BJ Barham Returns

BJ Barham makes a return splash into The Marinade. BJ and his band American Aquarium recently released a masterpiece of a record called Things Change. Since we last spoke on episode one of this show, BJ has welcomed a baby girl to the family, hired an all-new band, and toured the lower 48 states in support of his brilliant solo record Rockingham. We talk about the split with his former bandmates, how fatherhood has changed him, and what went into making Things Change. 

American Aquarium is currently on tour. Check out their tour dates at americanaquarium.com.

Huge thanks to Hannah Harber for sharing her experience opening for American Aquarium. Check out her music at hannahharber.com