The Marinade with Jason Earle Bonus Episode: Julia Haltigan

Julia Haltigan races into The Marinade! Julia is a singer, songwriter, and actor from New York whose new record Trouble comes out on October 25, 2019. We caught up by phone and talked about the medicine of motorcycle riding, how Trouble came together, puppies, and so much more. 

You can find all things Julia at

The Marinade with Jason Earle Bonus Episode: Chris Catalena

Chris Catalena is a singer and songwriter from the hill country of Texas whose excellent self-titled solo debut feels like the soundtrack to a Coen Brothers film. This is our first in a new series of bonus episodes- conversations that deserve to be heard but may not make sense as feature episodes.

Episode 10: Bill Scorzari


Bill Scorzari enters The Marinade! Bill’s record Now I’m Free is set to be released on September 20, 2019. We had the honor of an advanced listen to the album and it is a stunning work. Bill’s poetic lyrics are a frozen rope to the heart. We talk about how the record came together, the difference between being an attorney and being a creative, and much more. You can find all things Bill Scorzari at, and on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Episode 7: Rod Picott


Rod Picott has long been one of the great songwriters of his generation. His bonafides are well established, but his new record cements him as something different. It is the best of an impressive catalog and there are a few clear reasons for that. Rod and I talk about the new album Tell the Truth and Shame the Devil, his excellent book of short stories, and the creative process in general. Rod Picott is a class act and an incredible writer. Give this conversation a listen, then head over to and get his new record.

The song used in this episode is “A Beautiful Light” from Tell the Truth and Shame the Devil which will be released on July 19, 2019.

Episode 6: Meghan Hayes


Meghan Hayes is an outstanding songwriter based in East Nashville who recently released one of our favorite records of 2019. “Seen Enough Leavers” is a gorgeous record completed in the wake of a very difficult life transition. Meghan graciously agreed to sit down with The Marinade and talk about the making of the record, mental health awareness, the magic of music, and so much more.

Episode 5: Andy Thorn of Leftover Salmon

Leftover Salmon has been touring to faithful hordes of fans for thirty years! Our guest Andy Thorn has been on a third of that incredible journey. To celebrate thirty years of touring and recording, the legendary band is throwing a party at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, CO. Boogie at the Broadmoor boasts an incredible lineup including Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Sam Bush, and so much more.

Andy and I talk about his own creative process, that of the band’s, Boogie at the Broadmoor, and why Leftover Salmon would fit right in on a European tour.

Episode 4: Amy McCarley

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Amy McCarley splashes into The Marinade! Amy is a singer, songwriter, guitar player, and all around bad ass who has just released a wonderful record called MECO. We talk about the process that led to MECO’s creation, how Amy gave up her job as a NASA contractor to pursue music full time, and why Jason Earle needs to tighten up and finally play an open mic!