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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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Horse Play


By February 24, 2011 at 12:01 am

One Valley man has made it his mission to take in unwanted or uncared-for horses and rear them back to health — but not before training them in the world's most spectacular equine sport. 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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Ancient Ink: Henna Swirls Up Alternative to Tattoos


By February 9, 2011 at 12:01 am

In downtown Phoenix, a local art collective offers henna, an Eastern skin art that offers a rich history and a popular, whimsical alternative to permanent ink. 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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Fight or Flight

Phot by Anthony Sandoval.

By January 21, 2011 at 12:01 am

In this essay, SPM takes you up 1,000 feet in the air, through the Valley's crisp morning skies on a flight that defies our writer's expectations and confronts his fears. see more

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SPM Acoustics: Meg & Dia in Scottsdale

Photo by Rebecca Bever and Lauren Stasko.

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

Color Revolt at the Rhythm Room.

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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Home is Where the Hula is

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By November 23, 2010 at 12:07 am

The Hawai'i and Pacific Islander Club at ASU is a home away from home for many students, who express their cultural traditions through Hula and Tahitian dance performances throughout the school year. 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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Faith Wars: Religion and Politics in America

Photo by Peter Lazaravich.

By November 10, 2010 at 2:22 am

A rift is growing in America between a morality-driven conservative right and a polarized and oppositional liberal left. Watch as religious and academic leaders discuss the clash of politics and religion. Then meet James Davison Hunter, a scholar who explains America's culture war. see more

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Sleeping With the Stereo On

Photo by Rebecca Bever.

By November 2, 2010 at 12:05 am

Ever wonder if your playlist could be changing the way you dream? Delve deep into your own twisted and tired mind to find out how music affects your sleeping psyche. SPM has got the dirt. And our reporter has got the night sweats. see more

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Biking for Barrios

Photo by Rebecca Bever.

By October 26, 2010 at 12:01 am

Flat tires and loose chains bring kids from all over the downtown Phoenix area into Barrio Works bike shop. The desire to earn a bike for free keeps them coming back. see more

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Beauty and the Backstage

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By October 21, 2010 at 12:01 am

Every year, thousands of theatergoers fill ASU Gammage for performances ranging from Broadway musicals to Homecoming comedy shows. But few people go beyond the 46-year-old curtains. Follow SPM backstage during the load-in for "Beauty and the Beast," a special engagement running Oct. 19 through Oct. 24. 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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Open Tables at Revolver Records

One of Revolver's Technics 1200 turntables. Photo by Becca Bever.

By September 10, 2010 at 9:29 pm

Every other Thursday, two Technics 1200 turntables and a sign-up list sit on the counter by the front door. A spin on the classic open mic night, Open Tables lets amateurs and professionals alike spin 20-minute sets of whatever their hearts desire. see more

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Miniature Tigers at Moeur Park


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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Full Walls, Empty Galleries

Christian Tonsgard, an ASU graduate, showed his collection "Mise en Place" at the Harry Wood Gallery in Spring 2009. Photo by Jessica Testa.

By August 25, 2010 at 12:19 pm

How many places on the Arizona State University Tempe campus can you see student-installed, student-created art, for free? If your answer wasn’t “four,” then you might need to get out more. see more

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Noma at Night


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


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


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


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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