Acoustics

SPM Acoustics: Black Bottom Lighters

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By February 22, 2014 at 12:52 pm

SPM BBL Acoustics + Interview from The State Press on Vimeo. If there’s one thing you should know about the Glendale group Black Bottom Lighters, it’s that a lot of musicians play in the band — seven by last count — something that easily accounts for their growing crossover appeal and distinct sound. On one song, they […]

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SPM Acoustics: Néstor Benito

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By October 1, 2013 at 12:00 pm

Without music in his childhood home, Benito, an Argentinean classical guitarist, wouldn’t have realized that the guitar was the instrument for him he says. see more

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SPM Acoustics: Northern Hustle

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By August 30, 2013 at 12:00 am

Local Tempe Band sits down with State Press Magazine to discuss its debut album "Forgether" and play some tunes. see more

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SPM Acoustics: Kachina

Kachina members find their passion in friendship and music.
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By April 30, 2013 at 12:00 am

Kachina discusses its upcoming plans of recording, the meaning behind the band’s name and what that band has come to mean. see more

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SPM Electric: Okat

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By April 19, 2013 at 12:30 am

SPM caught up with ASU student Tyler Griffin to discuss his sound-based band Okat, which merges ambient, electronic and organic noise. see more

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SPM Electric: Wooden Indian

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By April 11, 2013 at 11:57 pm

Local Phoenix band Wooden Indian got together with SPM at The Dressing Room in the heart of Roosevelt Row to discuss its eclectic sound. see more

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SPM Acoustics: Jared & The Mill

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By March 1, 2013 at 12:00 am

Jared & The Mill sat down with SPM for an acoustic rendition of "Know Your Name." see more

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SPM Acoustics: Sundressed

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By February 21, 2013 at 12:00 am

Comprised of friendship and good music, Sundressed sat down with SPM for an acoustic session. see more

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SPM Acoustics: Taylor Jayne

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By November 27, 2012 at 12:00 am

Taylor Jayne is a singer-songwriter who truly understands that every song means something distinct to each listener. see more

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SPM Acoustics: Wallow in the Mire

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By November 14, 2012 at 12:00 am

Wallow in the Mire draws from various artists for inspiration, but creates a foot-tapping beat all its own. see more

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SPM Acoustics: 1967

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By October 29, 2012 at 12:00 am

The band 1967 creates its own magic and proves that friendship is essential to music. see more

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SPM Acoustics: The Hourglass Cats (THC)

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By September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

The Hourglass Cats offers a mix of smooth jazz and dirty saxophone to create a funky blend of tunes. see more

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SPM Acoustics: RAC

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By April 22, 2012 at 6:35 pm

Reggae-surf-acoustic rockers RAC stopped by campus for a performance. see more

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SPM Acoustics: The Morning Amour

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By March 27, 2012 at 1:45 am

The Morning Amor, formerly known as The Young Hearts, came out for a private interview and to play an acoustic song on Feb. 26 for State Press Magazine. see more

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Giving in to the TEMPEtations

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By November 23, 2011 at 12:00 am

ASU’s first coed a cappella group is carving out an identity for itself on campus. see more

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SPM Acoustics: JC & Laney

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By November 2, 2011 at 2:31 am

Local folk duo JC & Laney stopped by campus recently for an exclusive performance. see more

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SPM Acoustics: The Cold Desert

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By September 29, 2011 at 12:00 am

Local band The Cold Desert sits down for an exclusive performance. see more

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SPM Acoustics: Nick Heward

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By August 31, 2011 at 11:42 pm

Valley musician Nick Heward just released his debut album, "Love me Till I'm Home." SPM Acoustics recently caught up with Nick in the Secret Garden for an exclusive performance. see more

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SPM Acoustics: The Maine

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By March 30, 2011 at 11:23 am

SPM Acoustics sits down with The Maine, a Tempe-born band hitting the big time with national tours and the support of a top label. see more

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SPM Acoustics: Boys and Frogs

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By March 7, 2011 at 12:01 am

Meet Boys and Frogs, a Peoria-based band whose indie-rock melodies burst with creativity and craftsmanship. see more

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Breathe Owl Breathe on Grand Avenue

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By February 16, 2011 at 12:01 am

Get cozy at the Trunk Space with folk band Breathe Owl Breathe, whose whimsical harmonies are getting us all ready for spring. see more

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SPM Acoustics at the River Jones Music & Friends Festival

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By February 2, 2011 at 12:01 am

Watch as local label River Jones Music hosts the first RJM & Friends Festival, a 13 band set that provided more than nine hours of music. see more

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SPM Acoustics: Meg & Dia in Scottsdale

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By January 20, 2011 at 12:01 am

Lady rockers Meg & Dia took time away from a rambunctious Old Town Scottsdale crowd to film an exclusive interview and stripped-down set for our acoustic-lovin' crew. see more

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SPM Acoustics: Colour Revolt

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By December 1, 2010 at 12:54 am

Meet Colour Revolt, an indie rock band from Mississippi hitting the big time with the release of their second album, "The Cradle." see more

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SPM Acoustics: Adam Simons

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By November 18, 2010 at 12:17 am

ASU sophomore Adam Simons is a young singer-songwriter with serious ambition. He's proof that Sun Devils have big dreams, and they're not afraid of pursuing them. Hear more from Simons in his SPM Acoustics session in the Secret Garden. see more

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Patrick Park in Phoenix

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By September 20, 2010 at 11:18 pm

SPM Acoustics visits folk singer-songwriter Patrick Park on tour at the Rhythm Room. see more

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Miniature Tigers at Moeur Park

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By September 7, 2010 at 11:27 am

This week we hung out with Miniature Tigers at Moeur Park in Tempe. Check out our interview for more video/photos. see more

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Matthew Reveles on the Tempe Campus

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By August 30, 2010 at 11:24 pm

Matthew Reveles, local singer-songwriter, pays a visit to the SPM offices. see more

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Noma at Night

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By October 27, 2009 at 11:32 pm

Local duo Noma performs for SPM Acoustics in a special sleepover edition. see more

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Locksley in the Secret Garden

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By October 16, 2009 at 11:36 pm

Locksely brings high-energy pop to a low-energy day on the Tempe Campus, transforming our afternoon in the Secret Garden. see more

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Ezra Furman in the Secret Garden

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By October 16, 2009 at 11:29 pm

Ezra Furman slides by the Secret Garden and plays solo, without his backing Harpoons. see more

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Kyle and Natalie Take Over

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By October 9, 2009 at 11:39 pm

Kyle and Natalie take the stage -- er, steps -- for the first ever episode of SPM Acoustics. see more

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