In the classic tradition of families who rock, like the Beach Boys and The Black Crowes, there's now Smoosh. The Seattle-based band has been touring this year, opening for Pearl Jam, Sleater-Kinney and Death Cab for Cutie. Now they're promoting their first album, She Like Electric, but they try not to let the hectic schedule interrupt their day jobs — as elementary and junior high students.
Smoosh members Asya and Chloe.
NPR's Jennifer Ludden speaks with the members of Smoosh: sisters Asya, age 12, and Chloe, 10.