Category: Interviews

Innocent Words Presents IW10 with Cowtown

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: Leeds, United Kingdom Members and Instruments: Hilary Knott – keybass, vocals David Michael…

Josh Berwanger: Walking the Fine Line of Maturity

It’s hard to believe there almost wasn’t a Berwanger. Well, technically, there’s always been Josh Berwanger, who made a respectable name for himself in his seminal emo rock band the Anniversary (who recently did a reunion tour) and after that,…

Crushed Out: Rolling With the Tide

Husband-and-wife team Frankie Sunswept (guitar, vocals) and Moselle Spiller (drums, vocals) make up the New York-based duo Crushed Out. It seemed only natural that the two would meet at a party in 2009 and fall for each other and share…

Death Valley Girls: Cult Femme Fatales

In a music industry which has been playing it safe for the better part of the last decade, California’s Death Valley Girls are bucking the trends and bringing back a bit of danger to rock & roll. Earlier this year…

The Grannies: Sluggo, Lords and Ladies

It almost sounds like a bar joke – what do you get when you have grown men wearing 18th Century noblemen outfits (powdered wigs included) and another set of grown men dressed in thrift store old lady dresses? Punchline? There…

Smoke Or Fire’s Joe McMahon: Living In a Whole New World

Smoke or Fire front man Joe McMahon’s first solo outing has been about five years in the making. Over the course of writing the songs which would eventually become ‘Another Life,’ he ended a seven-year relationship, lost his house, his…

The Moms: Jersey Punks and Comic Books

Sometimes house sitting has its perks; you can live in a better neighborhood for a few weeks, stay in a bigger house and occasionally find time to pull together your next album. “The songs for this EP were written in…

The Shook Twins: Heading Back To Vashon Island

The Shook Twins have been praised in USA Today, celebrated by New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman, and saluted by music peers Laura Veirs, Langhorne Slim and Mason Jennings. Identical twins, Katelyn and Laurie Shook, along with Niko Daoussis,…

Innocent Words Presents IW10 with New Orleans Suspects

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: New Orleans Members and Instruments: Jake Eckert: guitar, vocal “Mean” Willie Green: drums…