Author Archives: Innocent Words

Poster Children West Coast Tour Report #1: Los Angeles

Photos and words by Rose Marshack Earlier this year Poster Children’s announced that they were going on tour for the first time in 10 years in celebration of the 25th anniversary of their third album ‘Daisychain Reaction,’ and with that a…

The Celestial Visions of Kristin Hersh

A blog by Christine Hughes I see a lot of imagery in song. I almost feel as though Kristin Hersh’s songs are celestial in nature that they’ve come from some otherworldly place. I sense imagery and color in them that…

Tanya Donelly: Piloting Musical Journeys

Tanya Donelly is one of the sweetest and nicest people you’d ever meet. Plus, she makes some pretty beautiful music to boot. I first met Tanya on the street outside of The Paradise in Boston the summer of 1989. I…

Panda City: Self-Titled (Self-Released)

Panda City Self-Titled (Self-Released) Together for less than a year, Panda City sounds fully-formed. The unit was brought together by Bronx native and rapper Clacc and New Orleans born Mazz-1, best known for a long running stint as the drummer…

Remembering June Carter Cash by Carlene Carter

Written by Carlene Carter Let’s talk about my little auburn haired, blue-eyed Mother, born on June 23, 1929 to Maybelle Addington Carter and Ezra J. Carter and they named her Valerie June Carter. My grandma was assisted in the birth…

James Houlahan: Multitudes (Self-Released)

James Houlahan Multitudes (Self-Released) James Houlahan’s shadowy world is worth a visit. On his latest self-released album ‘Multitudes,’ his folky poetics will remind one of obscure Tom Waits tracks. Now that is an endorsement! The first track. “Fiery Mercy” will…

Remembering June Carter Cash by Carlene Carter

Written by Carlene Carter Let’s talk about my little auburn haired, blue-eyed mother, born on June 23, 1929 to Maybelle Addington Carter and Ezra J. Carter and they named her Valerie June Carter. My grandma was assisted in the birth…

PHOTO BLOG: The Grannies Triple Threat Tour

As reported by Grannies guitarist Sluggo Cawley (aka Lois Carmen Denominator) All photos are by Sluggo unless otherwise noted Photo of Ben (Lemonheads), Sluggo & Kurt (Bullet LaVolta) by Michael Scanland Tour poster is by Gregg Gordon for GIGART.COM Triple…

Nick Oliveri: Uncontrollable / Leave Me Alone

Nick Oliveri Uncontrollable / Leave Me Alone (Schnitzel) There’s some kind of magic when a multi-instrumentalist with a vision (Kevin Parker, Dave Grohl, etc.) goes into a studio and plays all the instruments on their own album. With the exception…