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Sleepless: The Music Center After Hours Provides Surreal Musical and Visual Experience, feat. Adrian Younge, Money Mark, Peanut Butter Wolf & More

The Music Center in Downtown Los Angeles has created a new special event dubbed Sleepless, where attendees can immerse themselves in a unique artistic experience and space, that is usually not accessible to the public. The gorgeous structure was re-imagined and re-invigorated with music, performance and visual arts, an incentive for attendees to also come […]

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Spend the night with Sonos for Tonalism with Dublab

Sonos is taking your typical “sleepover” to a whole new level. This Saturday, Aug. 16, Sonos invites you to Tonalism, a dusk-to-dawn event inspired by La Monte Young’s “Dream House” as well as the work of musician and composers such as Terry Riley, Yoko Ono and John Cage. If you’re a music nerd and love […]

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Japanther Bring Their Performance Art Punk to the Lyric Theatre in Hollywood

After performing at FYF in 2009, Brooklyn’s Japanther got some major love from Los Angeles and started to play at various L.A. venue. With their hard, fast and loud punk riffs, fans have also grown to love Japanther’s blend of weird art rock. I mean, how many punks do you know that also do shadow […]

Into the Night: Secrets and Truth featuring Hunter Hunted and Harriet
Into the Night: Secrets and Truth featuring Hunter Hunted at Skirball Cultural Center

The Skirball Cultural Center has some really hot events popping off this summer and one just happens to take place Friday, July 12. We highly recommend attending this late night soiree called Into the Night: Secrets and Truth. With performances by Hunter Hunted and Harriet, stay up late with Gary Baseman at this after-dark party […]

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Grimy Cartoon: Don’t Date Someone Who Likes Shitty Music

You know that awful moment when you find out the person you’re dating, and who you’re totally attracted to (looks wise) listens to shitty-ass music … Damn, what a fucking way to make a boner flaccid or dry up a moist clam. Don’t date someone who likes shitty music, you’ll regret it later. Click here […]

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Grimy Cartoon: Does This Bikini Make Me Look Fat?

After last weekend’s crazy 100+ degree weather in Los Angeles, I think it’s safe to say that summer in L.A. is finally here. Despite the morning May grey and June gloom brought on from the coast, it’s time to bust out those bikinis, work on those tans, and attend the many hotel pool parties, house […]

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Grimy Cartoons: Annoying Concert Habit #1 – Endless Selfies

While updating out 2011 post “Concert Etiquette – 13 Lame Things You Should NOT Do at a Show” we decided to kick off our new Grimy Goods Cartoon series with a set of Annoying Concert Habits. We already expressed how lame selfies all over your Instagram are, but we really hate endless selfies at shows. […]

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Win Tickets to Foxygen at The Echo – March 29, 2013

Sam France and Jonathan Rado are the bi-coastal songwriting duo that is Foxygen. They are next big thing, creating impressionistic, hyper-real portraits of sounds from specific times and places. Their music is modern and creative and highly original. Many of their albums are self released, and only a few are available. Later, they signed on […]

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Win Tickets to The Residents at the El Rey – Feb. 25, 2013

Regarded as icons in the world of experimental music, The Residents, celebrate 40 years with “The Wonder of Weird” tour at the El Rey on Monday, February 25. Their groundbreaking work in trance, world fusion, electronica, punk, industrial, and lounge music never fail to keep their audience guessing. They have gained a steady audience in […]

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Win Tickets to LACMA’s Halloween Costume Ball Featuring Stanley Kubrick Exhibition and Daedelus

There are a lot of fun and interesting events to take part in this Halloween Wednesday, but the hottest event on our list is LACMA’s ninth annual Muse Costume Ball, which includes an exclusive preview of the Stanley Kubrick exhibition. Partygoers will have the opportunity to view annotated scripts, set models, costumes, props, and more. Not to mention, L.A.’s eclectic DJ/producer, Daedelus — will supply the […]

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The Luckman Fine Arts Complex Concert Schedule: Jane Birkin, CocoRosie, India.Arie & More

Delivering cutting edge music, dance, and visual arts from all over the globe, the Luckman Fine Arts Complex has rolled out their upcoming concert schedule and it’s looking oh-so-appealing! The Luckman concert season will feature hot International acts such as Jane Birkin, CocoRosie, India.Arie, Nikka Costa and many more! Check out the full line-up below […]

City of Los Angeles Hires Graffiti Control Systems to Illegally Destroy a Culturally Significant Mural

Photo (Before): ReignmanP After reading numerous tweets this afternoon about the latest scandal in the Los Angeles street art community, I was outraged. Apparently, the city of Los Angeles hired a private graffiti removal service (Graffiti Control Systems) to ILLEGALLY remove one of the illest murals in L.A. Not only was this piece of work […]

Venice Art Crawl: Skate Park Photography by Matt Fisher

Check it out West Siders (and beyond). This Thursday, November 18 is the monthly Venice Art Crawl. If you have yet to venture through the eccentric artist community of Venice Beach, I highly recommend you take your usual “art walk” experience the other direction and hit up Venice. Amongst the many pieces of amazing art […]

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros Premier Second Installment of Salvo!

Whoa! These shorts are pretty weird but super cool. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros have gone beyond the traditional concept of a music video with an ambitious project entitled SALVO!, a feature-length movie musical split into 12 visually striking segments. In the first, “Desert Song,” singer (and former Ima Robot frontman) Alex Ebert confronts […]

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