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And the Beat Goes on: Musicians Dead in January

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015 in Miscellaneous | 0 comments

At The Spec, we share this sentiment with Neil Strauss: “Everyone loves you when you’re dead.” Learn more about some of the musicians dead in January…

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The ‘Be Good to Your Woman’ Challenge

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015 in Media, Miscellaneous, Videos | 0 comments

Julian Taylor Band’s track “Be Good to Your Woman” is helping fight violence against women by asking listeners to upload videos explaining what that means to them…

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What I Learned at Bandcamp: The Yetis

Posted by on Jan 29, 2015 in Bandcamp, Music | 0 comments

The Yetis recently released two new tracks, “Little Surfer Girl” and “Warm California,” read The Spec’s interview with the Pennsylvania four piece…

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Greil Marcus: The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Ten Songs

Posted by on Jan 28, 2015 in Miscellaneous, Reviews | 0 comments

Read our review to find out more about the recently released book “The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Ten Songs” by Greil Marcus…

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The Dodos: Individ

Posted by on Jan 27, 2015 in Album, Reviews | 0 comments

The Dodos release new album, Individ, on Jan. 27. Read The Spec’s review of the “evocative” album…

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Coming Soon: Sundawg Media’s ‘Play’ Documentary

Posted by on Jan 26, 2015 in Music + | 0 comments

Sundawg Media is currently producing a music documentary called Play. Learn more about the film’s objective and the artists it will feature…

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MP3: Made Violent ‘On My Own’

Posted by on Jan 23, 2015 in MP3, Music | 0 comments

Made Violent will release its debut self-titled EP on Feb. 24, listen to upbeat track “On My Own”…

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Tickets on Sale for Viva Phx, FestivALTAZ, Phoenix Lights Festivals

Posted by on Jan 23, 2015 in Miscellaneous, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Viva Phx, Phoenix Lights and FestivALTAZ events will take place in March and April, but tickets are currently on sale. Details on the music festivals…

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What I Learned at Bandcamp: Dust on the Radio

Posted by on Jan 22, 2015 in Bandcamp, Music | 0 comments

Dust on the Radio released its EP Halfway to the Stars on Jan. 20, read The Spec’s interview with the LA-based five piece…

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The Archives: January

Posted by on Jan 21, 2015 in Miscellaneous | 0 comments

The Archives is an opportunity for SPECtators, both old and new, to explore content that may have gone under the radar. Explore The Spec’s past…

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Viet Cong: Self-Titled Album

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in Album, Reviews | 0 comments

Viet Cong releases its new self-titled LP on Jan. 20. Read The Spec’s review of the album…

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Super Bowl XLIX Sounds: Live Music Events around the Valley

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015 in Music +, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Super Bowl isn’t just for sports fanatics. Check out upcoming live music events taking place around the Valley in celebration of Super Bowl XLIX…

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