ROOTS - noun: Something that is an origin or source (as of a condition or quality) - The part by which an object is attached to something else.
Broadcasting live from the corner of 4th & Tibbs, Dirty Roots Radio is a Quentin Tarantino-ization of a spaghetti western style old-school record show featuring renegade country, vintage gospel, raw blues, greasy soul, punk, and funk.
Join your host Ryan Mifflin every Thursday night from 8 to 10 p.m. (central) as he explores the twisted roots and branches of American music.
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I’m a little intimidated to throw this post out into the cyber-world. Writing about Bob Dylan is a daunting task for me because I know there are many very devoted Bob-ologists out there who know far more about the man […]
Bob Dylan’s new album, “Tempest” drops today. According to the publicity surrounding the release, the timing was scheduled to mark the 50th anniversary of the release of his first studio album, back in 1962. September 11, 1962. As everyone’s thoughts […]
Well, after a week and a half of waiting, August 7th is finally here. And, as he put it in his own announcement… TOM ENDS THE SUSPENSE. After several days of cryptic messages and mysterious pictures from Tom Waits… …the […]
I tried to put pen to paper when the news broke that Adam Yauch, a/k/a MCA of the Beastie Boys, had lost his battle to cancer a few months ago. But I’m not a hardcore Beastie Boys fan and there […]
“What’s he building in there…?” The great Tom Waits posted the following picture on his Facebook today, along with the caption, “Permission to Come Aboard?”: The first thought that comes to mind is that Tom Waits needs to be a […]
Last night I noticed that a musician friend of mine had posted the following picture to his Facebook… I initially agreed with the sentiment conveyed here and I shared the photo on my Dirty Roots Radio Facebook page, with this […]
In the last 48-hours I’ve learned of a new upcoming tribute album and one that was just released. The just-released album pays tribute to the music of The Black Keys. The upcoming one features the songs of Fleetwood Mac. First […]
Before the Occupy Wall Street movement woke Americans back up to the opportunity of protest… Before the Civil Rights movement, anti-war demonstrations, and the counterculture revolution… Before Bruce Springsteen or Steve Earle, before punk rock, before Bob Dylan, and even […]
If you’re not familiar with the music of the legendary Louvin Brothers, find a copy of their classic album “Satan is Real”. Look at it. Study it. Absorb it. Then play it. That album cover says it all. It sounds […]
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