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EP Premiere: Egg Drop Soup Have Feminism in Their DNA—Catch Their Residency at Bigfoot Lodge East

Punk music is better live and that’s a fact. In that spirit, Grimy Goods favorites, Egg Drop Soup are about to drop a four-track EP recorded live at Golden Beat Recording Studio. It is rough around the edges, complete with questionable vocals and feedback—both from the monitors and the audience. Listen to it exclusively below […]

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A Whole Lotta Love Fills the El Rey for Lauren Ruth Ward’s headline show

It hasn’t even been two years since Lauren Ruth Ward, supported LP, opened at the EL Rey and yet this headliner’s star has risen significantly since then. At the time she was still a bit unknown on the LA scene but Thursday night at the El Rey was a celebration of those that have been supporting […]

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Rituals of Mine explode with raw energy at Resident Downtown LA

The city is bursting with end of the year happenings. Los Angeles-based Rituals of Mine joined the festive season with their final show of the year. The eventful night took place at Resident DTLA Lead singer Terra Lopez was an eruption of energy in every song. Heads bobbed, sweat flowed and hair flew, while the percussion coexisted with […]

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Video Premiere: Laura Jean Anderson Puts on a Brave Face Ahead of Dec 11 Bootleg Show

The holiday time brings cheer for most, but when spent away from family or friends, one may become forlorn. Laura Jean Anderson’s recent EP should alleviate the pain, not only for anyone in such a position this December, but for all who have felt self-doubt at any point in their lives. She recorded a series […]

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Best Los Angeles Concerts of the Month: December 2018

We haven’t done our Best Los Angeles Shows of the Month in quite some time. In all honesty, it’s a lot of fucking work — and since having a baby my life and time has changed drastically. Managing Grimy Goods while managing a successful spin-off brand (Grimy Diapers) is time-consuming AF, not to mention raising […]

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Shallou at El Rey
shallou’s bedroom recordings come to blissful life at the El Rey

On the first of two evenings in Los Angeles, shallou performed to a sold out crowd at the El Rey last week. The second to last show of his Souls world tour was set to begin at 10:10. Perhaps due to the rain, the venue was noticeably empty until right before shallou took the stage […]

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Boygenius wax all the radiant feels at the Wiltern

Los Angeles received the best holiday present ever Friday evening. The supergroup of our dreams finally debuted live and the show served as the best the year had seen. Boygenius started as a perfect joke over the summer between fast friends and musical goddesses, Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker, and Lucy Dacus. What came from the […]

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Hot Artist Alert: DeathByRomy brings the ‘Monsters’ to Moroccan Lounge this December

Rising goth pop star DeathByRomy revealed her debut full-length record, Monsters, this past September and it is fierce. The local artist exhibits a wide range of sounds on the album; it begins with Lana Del Rey-like ballads and moves into melodic pop tunes where the bass is turned up to eleven. She will be celebrating […]

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Singer/songwriter Maria Taylor to returns to Los Angeles for holiday stint at The Moroccan Lounge

Singer/songwriter Maria Taylor is prepping for a pseudo-homecoming this December when she returns to Los Angeles, the city where she lived for a time before returning back to her original home of Birmingham, Alabama. Once one-half of Azure Ray alongside Orenda Fink, Taylor’s solo career has resulted in six studio albums with the latest In the […]

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Helena Deland Brings Her “Sincere Pop” to The Echo

Montréal-based artist Helena Deland makes her Los Angeles debut with a co-headline show at the The Echo on December 15th. Her latest release, From The Series of Songs “Altogether Unaccompanied” Vol III & IV (Luminelle Recordings), is a menagerie of songs that are as poetic as they are mesmerizing. Self-described as “sincere pop,” Deland’s songs […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |