Category: Interviews

The Two Tens: Styxx & Bones, Loud & Proud

After a couple of EP releases, March of 2016 saw the release of Los Angeles-based punk duo The Two Tens’ debut full length ‘Volume.’ Led by front man Adam Bones’ fuzzed out guitars and infectious melodies with big thumping beats…

The Courtneys: A Band Of Millennials

Owned and operated by record store manager Roger Shepherd, Flying Nun Records has been a respected independent record label since 1981. The Christchurch, New Zealand-based label has released albums from such luminary acts as Bailter Space, The Bats, The Chills,…

Dropkick Murphys: Inside Creative Embryo’s

For the past 20 years, the Dropkick Murphys have recorded every album in their native Boston – close to family and friends. But for ‘11 Short Stories of Pain & Glory,’ the group’s ninth studio album, they decided to pack…

Less Than Jake: 25 Years of Great Hygiene and Music

This year marks a milestone for iconic punk/ska band Less Than Jake. They’ve been playing music together for 25 years. The Gainesville-based band has released eight full lengths, a host of singles and Eps, a couple live album and weathered…

Middle Kids: New Sensation From Down Under

Last May, Australian-based three-piece Middle Kids released their debut single “Edge Of Town” and low and behold the song caught the attention of none other than Sir Elton John who added the track to his Apple Music playlist and aired…

Innocent Words Presents IW10 with Jonathan Smith of Vassals

TEN: Starting in 2013, each Friday, Innocent Words started shining the spotlight directly on up and coming artists/bands with 10 questions we like to call IW10. Hometown: Brooklyn, NY Members and Instruments: Shay Spence: bass, vocals Jeff Fettig: guitar Jonathan…

Innocent Words Presents IW10 with Reilly

TEN: Starting in 2013, each Friday, Innocent Words started shining the spotlight directly on up and coming artists/bands with 10 questions we like to call IW10. Hometown: Allentown, Pennsylvania Members and Instruments: Morgan Reilly; piano, ukulele Short Bio (in your…

Tommy Stinson: One More Time Around with Bash & Pop

As many Replacements fans will tell you, good things come to those who wait. And while it took 22 years for Tommy Stinson and Paul Westerberg to reform the Replacements for a brilliant and ultimately short-lived reunion tour (by fans’…

The Darts: They Wanna Get You Off

When singer Nicole Laurenne (the Love Me Nots, Motobunny, Zero Zero) and guitarist Michelle Balderrama (Brainspoon) started turning up at each other’s live shows, they admired each other’s musical talents and befriended each other. Then after a while they realized,…