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What I Learned at Bandcamp: Secretary

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Bandcamp, Music | 0 comments

Read The Spec's interview with Seattle-based Secretary and check out the group's debut EP on Bandcamp...

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Phochella at The Sail Inn Celebrates Six Years of TMI on KWSS FM

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Miscellaneous, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

The third annual Phochella concert bring rockers Crash Kings to Tempe with a number of local favorites...

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Mix: Songs We Love Right Now, Vol. VII

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Mixtape, Music | 0 comments

“Songs We Love Right Now” is a mix dedicated to tunes, old and new, that are stuck on repeat in our heads and music players...

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Berklee City Music Scholarship Benefit Concert at KROC Performance Center

Posted by on Apr 14, 2014 in Music +, News, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

On April 27, Phoenix Conservatory of Music’s City Music Program will host a scholarship benefit concert at KROC Performance Center in Phoenix. Find out more about the event...

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Videos: The Spec on YouTube

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014 in Media, Videos | 0 comments

The Spec has a YouTube channel. Subscribe to our channel to see when we post concert footage or video interviews...

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What I Learned at Bandcamp: Sweet Ghosts

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Bandcamp, Music | 0 comments

Sweet Ghosts is set to release its debut album, Certain Truths, on April 19. Read The Spec's interview with the Tucson-based duo...

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Baths Comes Clean, Talks Touring, Sexual Music, Future Releases

Posted by on Apr 9, 2014 in Interviews, Q & A | 0 comments

Read The Spec's interview with Will Wiesenfeld of Baths and catch the band live at Crescent Ballroom on Friday, April 11...

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Mix: Community

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in Mixtape, Music | 0 comments

Some locals have garnered a national audience, but plenty more have not seen that success and are still blowing minds. Listen to tracks by bands in the community...

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Tea for Tyrants Syncs Tea with Tunes

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in Giveaways + Contests, Music + | 0 comments

Learn more about the Tea for Tyrants company that sells tea and music downloads, and enter a giveaway to win a tea and music package...

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Videos: Local Series

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014 in Media, Videos | 0 comments

Watch some of The Spec's favorite videos from Last Exit Live's Airstream Sessions and First and Washington...

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Ticket Giveaway: The War on Drugs

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014 in Giveaways + Contests | 0 comments

Win a pair of tickets to The War on Drugs and White Laces at Crescent Ballroom on April 7...

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What I Learned at Bandcamp: Senteons

Posted by on Apr 3, 2014 in Bandcamp, Music | 0 comments

Experimental rock band Senteons, out of Tempe, is gearing up to play its first show on Friday, April 4, read The Spec's interview with frontman Dane Jarvie...

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