This Week On Walking The Floor Canadian singer/songwriter Lindi Ortega stops by to have a chat about her latest EP Til The Goin’ Gets Gone. About The Guest Lindi Ortega is a Canadian country singer-songwriter from Toronto, Ontario, who now lives in Nashville, Tennessee. Her voice has been described as a blend of Dolly Parton’s, […]
This Week On Walking The Floor Lukas Nelson, bandleader for Promise of the Real and son of Willie Nelson, joins host Chris Shiflett on this week’s Walking the Floor, to talk about surfing and eventually music! About The Guest Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real is an American rock group based in California. The […]
If we know anything about these times, it’s that sacrifices — whether earned or unearned — are coming. Leonard Cohen’s whole life was one moved by sacrifice. He was the first of his generation of Polish-Jewish immigrants to look for a better life in Quebec, Canada. Born into a middle-class family in 1934, his upbringing […]
Chris chats with the group Old Dominion about touring life in a van, the songwriting culture of Nashville, and the inspiration found from a Huey Lewis & The News concert. Listen in for a live performance of the band's song "Not Everything's About You", featured at the end of the episode.
Sarah Jarosz discusses her journey from small town Texas bluegrass jams to making records and living in New York City on the 50th episode of Walking The Floor.
Singer/songwriter Ryan Bingham discusses everything from riding bulls to playing honky-tonks, to moving to Los Angeles and getting a record deal.
Welcome to zZounds Beat Connection. Beat Connection is a series that examines modern and vintage dance styles by providing you a musical starting point to get you going in that direction. Today we shift our focus to the tropical-tinged dance music of Puerto Rico: Reggaeton. Reggaeton holds this fascinating distinction of being both a completely […]
On this week's episode, Chris catches up with Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Jason Isbell backstage at Los Angeles' venerable Greek Theatre.
If you first mistook Lever’s latest album Hover Bored, as a Back to the Future-inspired ’80s rock tribute, it’d be hard to blame you. The first song is called “McFly” for goodness’ sake. But take a listen and you’ll hear that sonically, Lever draws from another era, about 10 years after Marty McFly met Doc. The band describes itself […]