Issue #111 September 2016

Issue #111 September 2016
Innocent Words #111 September 2016


INNOCENT WORDS ISSUE #111 SEPTEMBER 2016 COVER STORY: Poster Children – Rick Valentin’s Daisychain Memories

The Bar Stool Preachers: Blatant Propaganda
D.A.R.K’s Andy Rourke: The Curiosity and Making It Happen
Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers: Risky and Risqué With ‘Little Black Heart’
Chris Farren: Loves The Smiths, Sorta
Hidi Lynne Gluck: Freedom Writer On ‘Pony Show’
Nots: Carving Out a Niche with ‘Cosmetic’


Remembering Patsy Cline: September 8, 1932 – March 5, 1963
Remembering Buddy Holly: September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959
Joan Jett: Celebrating the One and Only Queen of Rock & Roll
Nirvana: ‘Nevermind’ Turns 25

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Alice Bag: Self-Titled (Don Giovanni)
Camille Bloom: Pieces of Me (Self-Released)
Crushed Out: Alien Ocean (Cool Clear Water)
D.A.R.K.: Science Agrees (Cooking Vinyl)
Death Valley Girls: Glow In The Dark (Burger)
Dig It Up: Bad Water (Stomp)
Direct Hit: Wasted Mind (Fat Wreck Chords)
Dog Party: ‘Til You’re Mine (Asian Man)
Fialta: Shadow of a Drought (Self-Released)
Jenny Jarnigan: Heart Percent (Self-Released)
Jon Lindsay: Cities & Schools (File 13)
Lydia Loveless: Real (Bloodshot)
Cotton Mather: Death of the Cool (Star Apple Kingdom)
Nots: Cosmetic (Goner)
Rich Robinson: Flux (Eagle Rock)
Dex Romweber: Carrboro (Bloodshot)
Ken Sharp: New Mourning (Self-Released)
So Cow: Lisa Marie Airplane Tour (Jigsaw)
The Surly Bells: After All This Time b/w Young and Bittersweet (Self-Released)
Sara Watkins: Young in All the Wrong Ways (New West)

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Alcatrazz: The Ultimate Fortress Rock Set (Arena/MVD)
The Chills: Kaleidoscope World (Flying Nun Records)
Gene & Eddie: True Enough: Gene & Eddie With Sir Joe At Ru-Jac (Omnivore)
Pearl Jam: Aladdin, Las Vegas (Leftfield/MVD)
Kiss: Hotter than Hell [Radio Broadcast 1976] (Laser Media)
Prince: Naked In the Summertime (Hobo/MVD)
The Scientists: A Place Called Bad (Numero Group)
Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band: Passaic Night (Leftfield/MVD)
The Ann Wilson Thing!: Focus (Rounder)

Read all the Once More With Feeling Reviews here:


Redd Kross / The Side Eyes: Songs That Chargo Taught Us 7″ (In The Red)
Secret Stuff / Sundressed: Split EP 7″ (Spartan)
Tesla: Psychotic Supper [25th Anniversary Edition] (Geffen/UME)
James Williamson & Petra Haden: Blues Jumped The Rabbit b/w Last Kind Words (Self-Released)

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Lee Scratch Perry: Vision of Paradise (Cadiz Music)
10 Cloverfield Lane: Starring – John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Gallagher Jr. (Paramount)
The 33: Starring – Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Gabriel Byrne, Juliette Binoche, Lou Diamond Phillips, James Brolin (Alcon Ent)
Crimes of Passion: Starring – Kathleen Turner, Anthony Perkins, John Laughlin, Bruce Davison (Arrow Films)
Freeheld: Starring – Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Michael Shannon, Steve Carell (Double Feature)

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