Original Mechanical Mouse / Bio

Joel Collinsworth's music project "Original Mechanical Mouse" is in its fifth year. He has been compared to Bon Iver and Fleet Foxes by internationally known musicologist Alan Cross.* He does shows in Madison and Chicago a few times a year and has been a regular performer at the House Cafe in Dekalb, IL in support of their infamous open mics since 2010. A few times a year he performs in Rockford, IL. You can hear listen to and purchase his music here on Reverbnation and at Bandcamp. His inaugural CD “Softer Sides” is available exclusively on Bandcamp and is on Pandora radio as well.
*Alan Cross has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.
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General Info

Band Members
Joel Collinsworth
Artist Name
Original Mechanical Mouse
Profile Page
Active Since
Indie / Indie Pop / Singer/Songwriter

Contact Info

Rockford, IL

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