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The Menstruators
An Interview with Nadia G of The Menstruators — We talk new EP, food, menstruation and superpowers

“If it wasn’t for menstruation, you wouldn’t be here…”   Los Angeles feminist punk rockers, The Menstruators have released their debut EP Dead Glitter and it’s quite the “dirty, feral and slutty” experience. Fused with a blistering dose of riot grrrl punk and 90s grunge, the album comes at you like a wild banshee out of […]

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An Interview with Shy Girls — we talk debut album and preventing himself from being pigeon-holed as alt-R&B

Shy Girls Set to Release Debut Album “Salt” via Hit City Records on January 20th   Here’s a riddle for you: If twenty people record demos on a synthesizer and guitar in their bedrooms, and someone labels it all alt-R&B, does anyone hear the difference between them? At the expense of some really great DIY artists, alternative R&B […]

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Spencer Ludwig
An Interview with Spencer Ludwig: bringing trumpets to pop, and making you move & groove

Even if the name is unfamiliar at first, chances are you’ve heard Spencer Ludwig’s signature trumpeting long before you even knew there was a man behind the horn. In a world in which instrumentals are as easily recorded as pushing a button on a keyboard, Ludwig’s ever-shining presence both in the studio and onstage has […]

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Video Premiere: Veronica Bianqui “Aah, Paris…”

Veronica Bianquie Defines the Joy of Wanderlust in New Video for “Aah, Paris…” Inspired by old, classic French films and vignettes, Los Angeles singer/songwriter Veronica Bianqui has shared the official video for her delectable track “Aah, Paris…” Shot in none other than Paris, the playful song comes to life with this colorful new video where […]

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2017 Forecast: Los Angeles Bands / Artists to Watch — they’re on the rise!

It’s the start of a new year and time for Grimy Goods’ annual forecast of up-and-coming Los Angeles bands and artists to watch. While we’ve selected 13 acts to keep an eye on, we’re fully aware of the many great and hardworking bands out there in our great city of Angels. This year’s projections are […]

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Dot Hacker featuring Josh Klinghoffer (Red Hot Chili Peppers) pack the Echo for anticipated performance
Dot Hacker return with new track “C Section” — new album N°3 out Jan. 20

Los Angeles experimental rockers, Dot Hacker are kicking off the new year with a new track titled “C Section.” Clocking in at about six and half minutes of melodic splendor, the new songs arrives from Dot Hacker’s forthcoming album N°3, out January 20, 2017 via ORG Music. The release follows Dot Hacker’s two-part album, How’s […]

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Warbly Jets
From couch surfing to rock ‘n’ roll, Warbly Jets open up ahead of January Satellite residency

In the land where jangly guitars and 60’s psychedelia have latched firmly onto the sound of what seems nearly every band is producing, Los Angeles newest addition Warbly Jets espouse unfiltered, against the grain rock that gleefully trades the nostalgia of yesterday for a face-melting tomorrow. Unsigned, with only one sizzling single to show, and […]

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Kim and The Created at Bootleg Theater
Los Angeles Bands that Kicked Ass in 2016: Kim and The Created

If there is one Los Angeles artist that never stops breathing, it’s Kim House of Kim and The Created. At the start of this year, we featured her in our annual forecast featuring artists on the rise, and it goes without saying, she definitely turned heads in 2016. The fiery frontwoman is without a doubt, […]

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The Dead Ships
The Dead Ships to headline The Roxy West Hollywood — share new animated live video

Yesterday we published an end-of-year interview with The Dead Ships, and today we got the news that the L.A. rockers have announced two headlining Southern California gigs. Returning to headline The Roxy in West Hollywood, The Dead Ships will take the stage at The Roxy on (new date) Wednesday, March 1, 2017 February 2, 2017! Additionally, […]

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Los Angeles Bands that Kicked Ass in 2016: The Dead Ships

With 2016 quickly slipping away, it’s time we highlight some of the best Los Angeles bands that really made the most of themselves in 2016. As the first in our Los Angeles Bands that Kicked Ass in 2016 series, we’d like to highlight The Dead Ships. It goes without saying that The Dead Ships are […]

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Ex-Sage
Ex-Sage rings in night one of Bootleg residency with Twin Temple, Bones and Blood Red Shoes

Helping Angeleno beat the case of the Monday blues, Ex-Sage’s residency at the Bootleg Theater on December 5th gave attendees a reason to anticipate the dreaded day. Kicking off the night with a promoted secret performance, UK band Blood Red Shoes surprised and delighted attendees at the crowded venue. Continuing the lineup of supporting performances, Bones, also from […]

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An Interview with La Luz: We talk new album, making L.A. home, crowd surfing limbo and more

La Luz to Perform at El Rey Theater on Dec. 8 Interview feature by Emily Saex Surf doo-wop quartet La Luz originally hail from the rainy city of Seattle, and while a bit of that gloomy underbelly remains — though generally bright — effervescent tunes pair up nicely with Los Angeles’ sunnier outlook. Their sound finds […]

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Alina Bea
Alina Bea Brings Star Power and Strings to the Bootleg Bar

In the gentrified crannies of major cities, concerts are often more about the hype behind the performer’s brand name than the actual experience itself, making the path to success especially daunting for underground musicians who haven’t had help from the corporate generators of the music industry. “Free Monday night residency at the the Bootleg Bar” […]

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Daughter at the Wiltern
Daughter delivers aural bliss at the Wiltern, Alexandra Savior spellbinds as opening act

The Wiltern hosted a warm evening of dream pop/folk on Wednesday. It’s never a dull show when European trio Daughter are in the building. The attendees anxiously stood waiting for our hump day treat, with a lovely opening by rising star Alexandra Savior. Originally from Portland, but now repping Los Angeles, the dreamy vocalist casted a […]

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