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Video Premiere: Dead Dawn “Live Near You”

Echo Park rockers, Dead Dawn have released their striking new video for “Live Near You”. Shot at the infamous scenic location, the Salton Sea, the video depicts a group of eccentric young adults rolling up to an abandoned shanty home as they park their El Camino and vintage motorcycle in what’s left of the driveway. […]

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Watch Corners’ twisted new video for “The Spaceship”

Just a few week’s ago, Echo Park-based Corners released their stunning nine-track full-length record, Maxed Out on Distractions. Rich in haunting synths with the dark sounds of the 80s post-punk era, these good ole East Side boys have done well for themselves with this new record. Released on October 7 via vinyl and CD via Lolipop […]

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Operators showcase new material at The Echo inciting total movement across the dance floor

Operators played a triumphant show at the The Echo on Thursday night. Coming off of a stint opening for Future Islands, The Echo was the first Los Angeles headlining show of Dan Boeckner’s newest creative outlet. PARIS opened the show with a strong set. The band is still finding it’s voice musically, but they performed […]

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BEDROCKtoberfest goes out with ferocious bang from Head Wound City

BEDROCKtoberfest went off this past Saturday at Bedrock LA in Echo Park. Nick Zinner, the guitarist of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs handpicked this year’s acts to include Cherry Glazerr, Deap Vally, Black Sabbitch, DJ Soft Touch and his very own shredful and recently reunited supergroup, Head wound City. There was even a bunch of magic […]

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Top 10 Pre and Post-Show Eats in Los Angeles

While there is a vast and endless list of foodie haunts all over the great city of Los Angeles, a few stand out amongst the crowd as go-to spots for delicious post and pre-show eats. Because parking twice is a pain in the arse and we want to cater to all ye drunken concert heathens, […]

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Subsuelo sizzle Echo Park Rising with global sounds and basketball

The Global Rhythm Stage hosted by the Subsuelo crew and Golden Glue Mngmt was going off this past Sunday at Echo Park Rising. Attendees had a chance to musically travel all over the world without leaving Echo Park. The Subsuelo crew were on fire on this very hot day throwing down global sounds for all […]

Echo Park Rising fills the streets with record number attendees

Together Pangea It seemed nearly every hipster, hippie and hobo in southern California was summoned to the 4th annual Echo Park Rising festival last weekend in Los Angeles, for the limitless supply of free shows and free beer on the menu. With an extra enticing lineup scheduled, featuring such burgeoning acts as Peanut Butter Wolf, […]

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5 Bands You Need to See at Echo Park Rising (Sunday)

Alright, Los Angeles! Let’s wrap it up. For those of you planning to pull an epic hat-trick this weekend at Echo Park Rising (or if you just plan on attending Sunday), here’s our top five selections of bands and artists to see this Sunday! As we mentioned in our previous top five picks for both […]

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Top 5 Bands to See at Echo Park Rising (Saturday)

Yesterday we shared our top 5 band / artist selections for day one of Echo Park Rising and today we’re hooking you up with day two recommendations! While there’s clearly more than five bands (per day) you should see this year, we highly recommend you add our selections below to your Echo Park Rising schedule. A lot […]

5 Must See Bands at Echo Park Rising (Friday)

Cherry Glazerr — Photo by Casey Lewis So many bands, so little time. Unless you have a few clones or superhuman powers, you’re not going to be able to see all 300+ bands/artists performing at this year’s Echo Park Rising. And it’s a shame you can’t, because it’s the festival’s best lineup yet. To ensure […]

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Watch the Dead Ships’ new video for “Golden Room”

While they may be on tour in New York, local L.A. favorites, the Dead Ships have released a ferocious yet comical video for their new single, “Golden Room”. As the first track released from their upcoming sophomore record, which was produced by Brendan Canning (Broken Social Scene), the song is an explosive garage rock banger […]

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Jon Spencer Blues Explosion rattle the Echo with nasty guitar licks

This last Thursday night, the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion (JSBX) took over The Echo in an intimate and up close performance that is reminiscent of their early shows. The not surprisingly older crowd, packed the place early and ate up every nasty guitar lick and bombastic beat provided by JSBX. Supporting JSBX was the surprise highlight […]

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The Best Concerts in Los Angeles – March 17-23, 2014

The best concerts happening in Los Angeles, Orange County and more neighboring cities are all here on Grimy Goods’ custom show list. Now that SXSW is over, get ready for some great shows in Los Angeles, starting with Kraftwerk, MUSINK feat. the Decendents and the Vandals — as well as some smaller, but very hot […]

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Fashion Giveaway: Win a necklace or ring from Black Willow Jewelry ($100 value)

Last week we featured an interview with Los Angeles jewelry designer and vintage clothing reviver, Black Willow Jewelry (aka Jessica Senteno). Today, we’re offering a chance to style your body parts up and own some of Black Willow Jewelry’s gorgeous pieces. Her work has a very gothic, old-age and mystic look to it. Trust, you will turn heads wherever […]

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