Independent Music Awards Tag

Q&A With The Speedbumps

Describe your nominated work: “I Come From a Town” was written while driving back from a tour last year. It describes a midwest town that is so focused on its better past it oversees the problems its present faces....

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Q&A With The SpacePimps

What’s the meaning of your band name? We needed a name to enter our high school talent show, and our drummer submitted The SpacePimps as a joke…years late we are stuck with it....

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Q&A With The Paper Shapes

What’s the meaning of your band name? I think it had something to do with an evil race of origami aliens. Haha! It was between “The Paper Shapes” and “Vendetta Marshmallow”, which is now a cartoon movie trilogy we are...

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Q&A With The Nightmare River Band

What’s the meaning of your band name? There were a few other contenders, but one of them really stood out. Since he was a child, Matt has been a huge fan of the Jim Henson movie, “Emmet Otters Jug Band Christmas.”...

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Q&A With The Monkey Bunch

What’s the meaning of your band name? We were on our first album Sho, Mo and The Monkey Bunch but we feel The Monkey Bunch says it all. Four Humans having fun. Evolution meets musical Revolution....

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Q&A With The Knockouts

What’s the meaning of your band name? Formed by Johan Frandsen in 1996, the band title THE KNOCKOUTS can mean lots of different things – THE KNOCKOUTS have respectively gained a reputation for being an amazing live act – perhaps that says...

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Q&A With The Dustbowl Revival

Describe your nominated work: “Dan’s Jam” started as a get-up-and-dance bluegrass instrumental tune before we added the horn part and the rather…suggestive lyrics. It’s about telling the gal you love that no matter what she does or where she goes… you can’t...

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Q&A With The Black Lillies

What’s the meaning of your band name? I spent over a year driving a truck and thinking of band names daily. I figured it had better be right – it might just stick. I first wrote the song “Where the...

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