The Grand Tour: Hashknife Outfit

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Welcome to The Grand Tour, a regular feature where PHXmusic.com takes you inside practice spaces, tour vans and seedy apartments occupied by Phoenix-area bands. This week we give you a look inside the rehersal space occupied by Hashknife Outfit. If you'd like your band featured, tweet @PHXmusicdotcom.  

You can catch Hasknife live at the Yucca Tap Room's Valley Fever on March 7.

Smells like: Clean air.

Guitarist, singer and songwriter Jeremy Marcanti & Miss Laura D may front a rough-and-tumble bluegrass outfit, but their practice spot was immaculate.

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."

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Lyrics, presumably about heartbreak, loneliness, beer and awesome dogs.


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Soon to be surrounded by Jackie O Warhol paintings. Shrine-tastic.
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The band's invisible drummer.
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A relic from before TAD went on to multi-platinum status...oh, wait...
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Beer me.
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Less bearded than her bandmates, for sure.
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Ask Hashknife producer Jalipaz about Forest Whitaker's right eye...
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The "one of a kind banjo-bass."


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