Independent Music Awards Tag

Q&A With Stone Crusher

What’s the meaning of your band name? It actually has a double meaning. For one, a stone crusher is a powerful transmission for GM models. It is also the name of an intimidating, colossal creature made of stone but benevolent in nature....

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Q&A With Spottiswoode

What’s the meaning of your band name? My band name, Spottiswoode & His Enemies, means that at the time I formed the band I assumed my band would sooner or later start to hate me and that the music I played was...

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Q&A With Shortstack

What’s the meaning of your band name? It’s a type of locomotive. It’s sort of a reference to a line in the Hank Williams‘ song “Ramblin’ Man.” We picked that name so long ago none of us remember any other contenders....

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Q&A With Selasee

Describe your nominated work: The nominated work titled “Saidaway” means ‘hear my voice,’ was composed around the ‘palmwine guitar’ style that originates from Ghana, West African.this finger picked guitar rhythm which is heard in the intro of the song. It has a...

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Q&A With Scrapyard Lullaby

What’s the meaning of your band name? We were looking for a name with some inherent contradiction. While listening to Chris Whitley‘s “Scrapyard Lullaby” (Dirt Floor), it finally came to us!...

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Q&A With Roman Miroshnichenko

Describe your nominated work: Temptation is a collection of original compositions containing a number of extraordinary melodic and rhythmic ideas based upon modern tunes as well as the tunes rooted in the flamenco-gypsy, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean folk and Latin rhythms with...

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Q&A With Rebecca Jordan

Describe your nominated work: The idea to make an EP came out of my desire and need to have something tangible people could take away from our shows. I’d recently written a song where I say “every song I hear is a...

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Q&A With Quiet Company

What’s the meaning of your band name? There isn’t any real meaning, it’s just something I heard on a commercial in high school. Years later, when I found myself without a band again, I went back to it out of laziness....

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