STEREOSPREAD is an electropop band and production team based out of Western North Carolina that composes intoxicating electronic pop music that evokes the full spectrum of human emotion. Band members Sara Snyder and James Hopkins work side by side writing music that bursts with feeling.
James has produced music for many projects including Between the Now and Voiceless. He has been a member of the Chicago-based industrial-electro group Eight and One Half. He has also worked with members of The Unquiet Void, The Mirror Reveals, Deadly Nightshade Botanical Society, Ophelia Burning, Rivel, Catholic Gun, Le Deux, and more. He has also created music for films, most notably Young Man Kang’s The Last Eve. James’s productions are creatively idiosyncratic, spanning many genres and styles. His range of influences extend from Peter Gabriel to Massive Attack to Halou to Bel Canto.
Sara has extensive songwriting and performance experience with local jazz, blues, and pop groups, as well as a salsa band and a ska band. She sings as well as plays piano, guitar, and trumpet. Sara admires the great singers of the past such as Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald and also enjoys the work of contemporary singers such as Florence Welch, Imogen Heap, and Janelle Monae.