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And the Beat Goes on: Musicians Dead in May

Posted by on May 29, 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 May…

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What I Learned at Bandcamp: Go!Zilla

Posted by on May 28, 2015 in Bandcamp, Music | 0 comments

Italy’s “grungedelic” band Go!Zilla released album Sinking In Your Sea on April 15, read The Spec’s interview with the three-piece…

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Ticket Giveaway: Bogan Via Madly EP Release Show

Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Giveaways + Contests, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Bogan Via will release its much-anticipated Madly EP with a party at Crescent Ballroom on June 5. Enter to win a pair of tickets to the show…

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MP3s: Fort Lean ‘I Don’t Mind,’ ‘Quiet Day’

Posted by on May 26, 2015 in MP3, Music | 0 comments

Listen to new singles from Fort Lean’s forthcoming debut, Quiet Day, and see the band live at Valley Bar in Phoenix on July 18…

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Yucca Tap Room Hosts Free Vagfest 6 Music Festival

Posted by on May 25, 2015 in Music +, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Vagfest 6 will take place May 29-May 30 at Yucca Tap Room in Tempe. Find out the lineup for the free, 21+ music festival…

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Numb Bats Releases New Video, Plays Crescent Ballroom

Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Media, Upcoming Events, Videos | 0 comments

Tempe’s Numb Bats are keeping busy with the music video release of “I Don’t Know Why / To Die” and a summer tour. Check out the details…

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MP3s: Kid Wave ‘Honey,’ ‘Best Friend’

Posted by on May 22, 2015 in MP3, Music | 0 comments

Kid Wave will release its debut “Wanderlust” album on June 2 via Heavenly Records. Until then, the indie rock band has shared singles “Honey” and “Best Friends.” Listen up…

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What I Learned at Bandcamp: The Kut

Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Bandcamp, Music | 0 comments

U.K. rockers The Kut released EP “Rock Paper Scissors” in April. Read The Spec’s interview with the three-piece band…

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The Archives: May

Posted by on May 20, 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. Go on — explore The Spec’s past…

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Hannah in the Wars: Self-Titled Album

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

Hannah Curwood will release her first album under the musical project Hannah in the Wars on May 25. Read The Spec’s review of the album produced by The Cure’s Roger O’Donnell…

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