"Specs," a note posted to the recently closed Coral Gables music shop's front door read. "A piece of Miami, a piece of history, never to be forgotten, nor replaced! Especially by some lousy bank." Consider that Spec's Records & Tapes' epitaph. Because the Dade County landmark -- a 64-year-old purve ... More >>
Cynic plays at Culture Room on Friday.While this blog keeps on trucking with the multiple daily updates, there is, in fact, in a nod to Stone Age tradition still a print music section that comes out weekly. That's where the longer music features live, and we've got at least one in-depth look week ... More >>
Listings, listings, listings
A brand-new label takes a chance on a little orphan has-been -- and wins
June 3 - 9, 1999
May 6 - 12, 1999
Spec's Records patriarch Martin Spector may be 86 years old, but when a used-CD store opened next door to his flagship location, he took the gloves off. Literally.