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Los Dias de La Crescent to Include 17 Arizona Acts, Movie in the Park

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Music +, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

This Nov. 15 and Nov. 16, Stateside Presents will host its annual Los Dias de la Crescent festival in Phoenix to celebrate Arizona music and culture. Learn more about the free and all-ages events…

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What I Learned at Bandcamp: Jeremy Mage and The Magi

Posted by on Oct 16, 2014 in Bandcamp, Music | 0 comments

Jeremy Mage has toured the world playing music with others, and in March 2014 released his debut solo effort Jeremy Mage & The Magi. Read our interview with the multi-instrumentalist…

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Interview with Metronomy Frontman Joseph Mount

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in Interviews, Q & A, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

London band Metronomy plays Crescent Ballroom on Oct. 18, read our interview with frontman Joseph Mount…

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Review: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, The New Pornographers

Posted by on Oct 14, 2014 in Concert, Media, Photography, Reviews, Videos | 0 comments

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart and The New Pornographers performed live at Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix. Check out The Spec’s recap of the evening…

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Ticket Giveaway: The Drums

Posted by on Oct 13, 2014 in Giveaways + Contests, Upcoming Events | 8 comments

The Drums play Pub Rock on October 16, enter The Spec’s giveaway for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the show…

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‘Circus Electronica: Singularity’: EDM Circus Headed to Tucson, Gilbert

Posted by on Oct 13, 2014 in Music +, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Circus Electronica: Singularity, an event being described as “Electric Daisy Festival meets Cirque du Soleil,” has two upcoming tour dates in Arizona…

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MP3: Tennis System ‘Dead Honey’

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in MP3, Music | 0 comments

Tennis System released “Dead Honey” off LP Technicolour Blind out later this month. Listen to the track here and catch the band live at Fifty One West in Tempe on Oct. 11…

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What I Learned at Bandcamp: Ewian

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Bandcamp, Music | 0 comments

Ewian will release its sophomore LP this month, the album is a collaboration from musicians across the globe. Read The Spec’s interview with the German band…

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MP3: Blood and Glass ‘Paper Heart’

Posted by on Oct 8, 2014 in MP3, Music | 0 comments

“Paper Heart” is a new single from Blood and Glass, an “electro-noir” band from Montreal set to release its debut album on Oct. 21. Listen to the single…

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Yardstock Music Festival at The Yard in Phoenix to Include Five Local Acts

Posted by on Oct 6, 2014 in Music +, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Yardstock Music Festival will take place Saturday, Oct. 18 at The Yard in Phoenix. The event will include live performances by five local acts…

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Review: Cymbals Eat Guitars

Posted by on Oct 6, 2014 in Concert, Reviews | 0 comments

Find out what happened when New York band Cymbals Eat Guitars took the stage at Last Exit Liveā€¦

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Review: Sondre Lerche, Teen

Posted by on Oct 5, 2014 in Concert, Reviews | 0 comments

Teen and Sondre Lerche charmed an audience at Musical Instrument Museum on Saturday, Oct. 4. Read our recap of the show…

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