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Review: Foxy Shazam, Stop Light Observations, Captain Squeegee

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Concert, Reviews | 0 comments

Find out what happened when Foxy Shazam, Stop Light Observations and Captain Squeegee shared the Crescent Ballroom stage…

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Ticket Giveaway: Miniature Tigers, The Griswolds

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in Giveaways + Contests | 0 comments

The Spec is giving away a pair of tickets to see Miniature Tigers, The Griswolds, Finish Ticket and Party Gardens at Crescent Ballroom on Aug. 3, enter for your chance to win…

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Hard Format Showcases the Best in Music Design

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in Music + | 0 comments

Hard Format’s website tagline says it all: “Reaching for the sublime in music design.” Learn more about the site that showcases physical music media…

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What I Learned at Bandcamp: The Lymbs

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 in Bandcamp, Music | 2 comments

Read The Spec’s interview with Albuquerque rock duo The Lymbs. The band’s debut, Casa de Amor, is streaming on Bandcamp…

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MP3s: Cymbals Eat Guitars ‘Jackson,’ ‘Chambers’

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 in MP3, Music | 0 comments

New York’s Cymbals Eat Guitars released new tracks “Jackson” and “Chambers” off of upcoming album LOSE. Listen to the singles…

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Alvvays: Self-Titled Album

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 in Album, Reviews | 0 comments

Canadian-based band Alvvays released a “surfy” self-titled album on July 22. Read The Spec’s review…

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Review: The Neighbourhood, Danny Brown, White Arrows

Posted by on Jul 22, 2014 in Concert, Reviews | 0 comments

The Neighbourhood, Danny Brown and White Arrows took the stage at Marquee Theatre in Tempe last night, read The Spec’s review of the energetic show…

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Hook & Anchor: Self-Titled Debut

Posted by on Jul 22, 2014 in Album, Reviews | 0 comments

Oregon band Hook & Anchor released its self-titled debut album on July 22. Read The Spec’s review of the Americana-infused album…

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Mixtape Mandi Celebrates One Year, Hosts Scavenger Hunt

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 in Music + | 0 comments

Mixtape Mandi will celebrate her one-year anniversary in an out-of-the-ordinary way when she hosts a scavenger hunt on July 26. Learn more…

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Discovering the ‘Brutal Truth’ with Foxy Shazam

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Features, Giveaways + Contests, Interviews, Q & A | 0 comments

Foxy Shazam’s “Gonzo” tour will stop at Crescent Ballroom on July 28. Read The Spec’s interview with the band and enter to win tickets to the Phoenix show…

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Summer Ends Music Festival: Q&A with The Maine

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Giveaways + Contests, Miscellaneous, Upcoming Events | 4 comments

The Maine will perform on day two of Summer Ends Music Festival in September. Read our Q&A with frontman John O’Callaghan and enter to win tickets to the event…

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What I Learned at Bandcamp: Old Hours

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

Cousins Anna and Nathaniel formed Old Hours in 2013 and recently released debut album Even in the Sun, read The Spec’s interview with the band…

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