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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 24 | 2018 in Review Part II | Luke Wagner talks Austin Lucas

Luke Wagner and I belly up at Barley and Vine Biergarten in Orlando, FL, to record the second of our 2018 in Review series. To end an outstanding year of music, we invited several artists whose work we respect to talk about some of 2018's highlights. Luke and I discuss "Immortal Americans" by Austin Lucas (Episode 21) then Luke plays one of his own tunes.

Check out Luke's music at lukewagnermusic.com. Cheers, y'all.

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 15 | Travis Meadows

The bio on Travis Meadows' website reads,

"An orphan who turned into a preacher
A preacher who turned into a songwriter
A songwriter that turned into a drunk
A drunk that is learning to be a human being"

Travis is a songwriter and singer originally from Mississippi who now makes his home in Nashville. He has written songs for Wynonna Judd, Dierks Bentley, and Blackberry Smoke among others. We talk about alcoholism, getting clean, co-writing versus writing solo, his creative process, and so much more. Travis is an amazing guy and was so gracious with his time. Cheers, y'all.

travismeadows.com

Photos by jennrossphotography.com

Check out our Spotify playlist that accompanies this episode: https://open.spotify.com/user/marinadepodcast/playlist/5qOb5iqKRq5pZjYXTep6hU?si=xoJglCa_RWSt4uPqc-dJDg

The Marinade with Jason Earle Episode 12 | Matthew Logan Vasquez

Matthew Logan Vasquez is one of our all-time favorite songwriters. Best known for his work with Delta Spirit, Matt is a good dude and he opened up in a huge way. Few songwriters are willing to take the chances Matt takes. His music ranges from Americana to rock to folk and soul.

Matt's most recent release is an EP called "Texas Murder Ballads." Go get a copy after you listen to this episode. 

We talk about micro-dosing mushrooms, buddy records, love, and the inspiration of ghosts. Cheers, y'all.

http://matthewloganvasquez.com/

Check out our Spotify companion playlist for Episode 12:https://open.spotify.com/user/marinadepodcast/playlist/7s0vO8Dvxs4bhyoCYjaQIC?si=k1ZL3CN1RUCFdRvaQ95h1g

The Marinade with Jason Earle Episode 8 | James McMurtry

Legendary songwriter James McMurtry takes a dip in The Marinade. McMurtry is the genius behind such tunes as "Levelland" and "We Can't Make it Here Anymore." His 2015 release Complicated Game is one of our favorites in recent memory and includes a song we can't seem to get out of our heads, "You Got to Me."

In this episode, McMurtry discusses what really scares white supremacists, the evolution of his creative process from bar napkins to iPhones, and where he gets some of those incredible song lines. Also, Jason Earle opens up about his creative process and the heavy day that preceded this interview. Cheers, y'all.

The Marinade with Jason Earle Episode 5 | Oliver Wood

Oliver Wood of The Wood Brothers wades deep into The Marinade! Oliver, his brother Chris Wood, and Jano Rix make up the three-piece soulful roots band The Wood Brothers. We caught up backstage at Suwannee Roots Revival in October. The conversation begins with food, goes to discussing mentors and ends with a few nuggets of invaluable wisdom from one of the great players and personalities in roots music. Check out The Wood Brothers at thewoodbrothers.com and don't miss them when they come to your town. 

The Marinade with Jason Earle Episode 2 | Verlon Thompson

Verlon Thompson enters The Marinade! Verlon is a fine human being. He spent years as a collaborator of the great Guy Clark. Thompson played guitar for and wrote songs with Guy for many years. He is a beautiful singer, outstanding songwriter, and all-around amazing individual. We talk about the difference between writing by yourself and collaborating, the beautiful nature of playing with impeccable musicians, and how Guy introduced Verlon to the love of his life. Check out Verlon Thompson's music and tour schedule at VerlonThompson.com.