As 2012 draws to a close, we'll be looking forward to the 2013 and spotlighting 13 Phoenix bands that will be making a mark on the Southwest throughout the new year. Today, Christina Caldwell brings us a look at PALMS (all caps, babies), the fast-rising indie/surf outfit that recently signed to the Valley's own 80/20 Records.
If you haven't been to one of their live shows, you'd think PALMS was a bit of a secret.
With only two songs available on its Bandcamp page, Tempe's mellow indie surf rock band -- which finds its home back from any natural body of water -- has remained mostly quiet online, with the exception of their ever-rambunctious Facebook posts. PALMS is just another reason why local music fans actually need to get out of their house to enjoy local music, well, locally.
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