The Grand Tour: Hashknife Outfit
You can catch Hasknife live at the Yucca Tap Room's Valley Fever on March 7.
Most cherished piece of gear: Marcanti prepared two answers -- one silly, one sincere. The silly one was the band's beer fridge and its accompanying overflow mini-fridge. "For liquor," Laura said. The other was his collection of set lists, documenting the times they've shared with their buddies.
Odds n' ends: A Forest Whitaker standee; a framed pic of Jesus.
In addition to serving as Hashknife's practice space, the cozy Tempe house acts as a crash pad for touring acts like Soda & His Pawn Shop 3 and Tom VandenAvond. The resulting sleepovers often coalesce into organic jam sessions, with Marcanti and crew goofing around on acoustic guitars out by the pool 'til 4 in the morning. "The neighbors don't mind," he laughs. "I think they kind of like us."
|Lyrics, presumably about heartbreak, loneliness, beer and awesome dogs.|
|Less bearded than her bandmates, for sure.|
|Ask Hashknife producer Jalipaz about Forest Whitaker's right eye...|
|The "one of a kind banjo-bass."|