10th IMAs Tag

Q&A With Tim and Myles

Describe your nominated work: “Gypsy Samba” is a Latin piece I (Tim) wrote. The form is simple: an “A” section and a “B” section, both with distinct melodies played in unison on guitar and violin. Then we each take a couple solos,...

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Q&A With The Woodlands

What’s the meaning of your band name? We had been talking and deliberating about band names for a long time. We mentioned a lot of names that we liked for the most part, but that just seemed to be missing something....

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Q&A With The Speedbumps

Describe your nominated work: “I Come From a Town” was written while driving back from a tour last year. It describes a midwest town that is so focused on its better past it oversees the problems its present faces....

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Q&A With The SpacePimps

What’s the meaning of your band name? We needed a name to enter our high school talent show, and our drummer submitted The SpacePimps as a joke…years late we are stuck with it....

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Q&A With The Paper Shapes

What’s the meaning of your band name? I think it had something to do with an evil race of origami aliens. Haha! It was between “The Paper Shapes” and “Vendetta Marshmallow”, which is now a cartoon movie trilogy we are...

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Q&A With The Nightmare River Band

What’s the meaning of your band name? There were a few other contenders, but one of them really stood out. Since he was a child, Matt has been a huge fan of the Jim Henson movie, “Emmet Otters Jug Band Christmas.”...

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Q&A With The Monkey Bunch

What’s the meaning of your band name? We were on our first album Sho, Mo and The Monkey Bunch but we feel The Monkey Bunch says it all. Four Humans having fun. Evolution meets musical Revolution....

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