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What I Learned at Bandcamp: What Model Citizens

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Bandcamp, Music | 0 comments

What Model Citizens is the noise/synth project of Alex Musto. Read The Spec’s interview with the Brooklyn musician…

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Palm Ghosts: Self-Titled Album

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Album, Reviews | 0 comments

Self-described as “sun-damaged American music,” Philadelphia band Palm Ghosts released its self-titled album on Aug. 27. Read The Spec’s review of the record…

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Summer Ends Music Festival: Video Shoutouts

Posted by on Aug 25, 2014 in Giveaways + Contests, Upcoming Events | 8 comments

Summer Ends Music Festival will take place at Tempe Beach Park in September. Enter to win tickets to the three-day event…

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The Wytches: Annabel Dream Reader

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

Brighton band The Wytches is set to release debut album, “Annabel Dream Reader,” on Aug. 25, read The Spec’s review of the upcoming release…

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What I Learned at Bandcamp: The Rifle

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014 in Bandcamp, Music | 5 comments

The Rifle’s debut EP, “Rib to Rib,” was written and recorded in a Tucson bedroom, read The Spec’s interview with the lo-fi musician…

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Summer Ends Music Festival: Q&A with American Authors

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in Giveaways + Contests, Upcoming Events | 11 comments

American Authors performs during day one of Summer Ends Music Festival, read The Spec’s interview with the band and enter to win a pair of tickets to the festival…

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Literature: Chorus

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Album, Reviews | 0 comments

Philadelphia-based Literature released “Chorus” this week, read why The Spec gave the band a perfect album rating…

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Crescent’s Family Road Trip to Arcosanti Featuring The Album Leaf

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 in Music +, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Bring in the fall with a road trip to Arcosanti for a concert with The Album Leaf, Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra, iCARAY! and North Brother Island. Find out more about the Sept. 27 event…

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MP3: Cold Shoulders ‘Better’

Posted by on Aug 15, 2014 in MP3, Music | 0 comments

Who is Cold Shoulders? It’s an answer that no one really knows and yet the band has released its debut single off its LP to be released later this year. Have a listen…

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What I Learned at Bandcamp: Broken Quote

Posted by on Aug 14, 2014 in Bandcamp, Music | 0 comments

Broken Quote released EP Foreshadowing Sunlight in June, read The Spec’s interview with the Texas multi-instrumentalist…

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Ticket Giveaway: Interpol

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in Giveaways + Contests, Upcoming Events | 12 comments

Interpol is taking its tour to Marquee Theatre in Tempe on Aug. 20. Enter to win tickets to the upcoming Lucky Man Concerts and Stateside Presents show…

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The SPECifics: John Densmore on His Past, Current Trajectory

Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 in Features, Interviews | 2 comments

John Densmore of legendary band The Doors is appearing at Zia Records in Phoenix on August 17. Read The Spec’s interview with the iconic drummer…

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