A true hip hop fan cannot deny the impact that the Akai MPC has had on music. If you’re a fan of J Dilla or MF Doom, then you’re a fan of the MPC and some of its most talented users. In this post, we’re checking out one of the newer MPC models, the MPC […]
This Week On Walking The Floor Somehow between writing subversive kid’s poetry, making records and playing shows, Rhett Miller from Old 97’s found the time to chat with Chris about all his plans for 2018 and beyond! About The Guest Rhett Miller is the lead singer of the alternative country band Old 97’s. He also […]
In the dark, mysterious world of heavy music, the guitar reigns supreme, sitting atop a craggy mountain on a throne of crushed skulls. If you want to riff hard, usually you grab a guitar, drop the tuning down, plug into your favorite fuzz and start chugging. If you follow conventional wisdom though, the bass guitar, sitting […]
This Week On Walking The Floor Longtime singer/guitarist with Alison Krauss & Union Station, Dan Tyminski, stops by to chat about his recent solo record Southern Gothic, as well as maintaining his anonymity while enjoying massive success, in the form of hit songs like “Man of Constant Sorrow” and “Hey Brother!” About The Guest Dan […]
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.