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MP3: Ava Luna ‘Billz’

Posted by on Mar 6, 2015 in MP3, Music | 0 comments

Brooklyn quintet Ava Luna is back with “Billz,” the new single from its third full-length album, “Infinite House,” due April 14 on Western Vinyl.

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What I Learned at Bandcamp: Nola Gras

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 in Bandcamp, Music | 0 comments

Nola Gras released his debut album on Bandcamp this month, read The Spec’s interview with the Brooklyn multi-instrumentalist…

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Darkness Dear Boy Music Videos, CD Release Party

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015 in Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Watch two new music videos from DDB and catch the band live at its CD release party March 21 at The Rogue Bar…

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Michael Rault talks ‘Living Daylight’ Release, Viva PHX

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Miscellaneous, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Michael Rault has a new album due on Burger Records in May and is set to perform at VIVA PHX Festival in Arizona this month. Read an interview with Rault…

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Interview with Kristina Moore, TedxPhoenix 2015’s Musical Act

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in Music +, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

TEDxPHOENIX is back on April 26 at Mesa Arts Center. Read our interview with Kristina Moore of Pageant, the local musician set to perform at the event…

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First Friday: Exploding Plastic Inevitable with Andy Warhol

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Exploding Plastic Inevitable with Andy Warhol takes place during First Fridays at the Phoenix Art Museum on March 6, read details about the music and art event…

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And the Beat Goes on: Musicians Dead in February

Posted by on Feb 27, 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 February…

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What I Learned at Bandcamp: Rathborne

Posted by on Feb 26, 2015 in Bandcamp, Music | 0 comments

Luke Rathborne recently released SOFT, an 11-track garage rock album. Read our interview with the New York musician…

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Ticket Giveaway: Viet Cong

Posted by on Feb 26, 2015 in Giveaways + Contests | 4 comments

Calgary-based Viet Cong plays Pub Rock Live on March 8, enter to win a pair of tickets to the show…

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The Black Ryder: The Door Behind the Door

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 in Album, Reviews | 0 comments

Black Ryder released “The Door Behind the Door” album on Feb. 24. Find out why we’re calling the new release “methodical” and rating it 3.9/5…

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