Taproot Media

Jon Shain talks about the Piedmont Blues, making slow songs interesting, how Ordinary Cats got electrified, and his ambiguous duet.

Plus newgrass from The Brothers Comatose, cosmic americana from Colin Linden, sing-along rock from Bart Budwig, Texas twang from AJ Downing, alt.folk from Stella, old school R&B from Fats Domino, and Appalachian rock from Chelle Rose.


Direct download: tmf0128.mp3
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Amanda Cevallos talks to Rick Cornell about singing Tejano music, her Doug Sahm show, playing the Broken Spoke and why she wears a cowboy hat.

Plus blues rock from The Delta Saints, alt.folk from Stella, a dark ballad from Mark Lucas, country rock from Alex Culbreth & The Dead Country Stars, rockabilly from Mark Robinson, string band music from the Woody Pines, and New Orleans style R&B from Fats Domino.


Direct download: tmf0127.mp3
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Mary Gauthier talks about the joy of house concerts, the sugar cane industry, hobo kings, and her song about the wheel of eternity.

Plus evangelical rock from Crankshaft and the Gear Grinders, blues rock from the Delta Saints, lo-fi blues from the Reverend Freakchild, a tragic ballad from Alex Culbreth, rock from local legend Michael Rank, classic R&B from Aaron Neville, new twang from Dale Watson, and string band music from The Locust Honey String Band.


Direct download: tmf0126.mp3
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Ben Ringel of The Delta Saints talks about his homage to Robert Johnson, his bucket list gig, and playing a gig in a bull fighting stadium.


Direct download: tmf0125.mp3
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