Monthly Archives: February 2010

Harlem at Spaceland – Show Review and Photos

Um, excuse me! These Texan shit-kickers are pretty bad ass! Harlem brings on that groovy garage sound sure to get bodies shaking. The boys definitely know how to deliver those thrashin’ pop melodies that take you on a sweet blast to the past. Led by dual vocalists Michael Coomers and Curtis O’Mara (the duo switch […]

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Stalk Us! A Libertine’s Masquerade

As promised a couple weeks ago in the first segment of Stalk Us!, here’s some more pics into our personal life. Sometimes you gotta switch the hottness up …. xo Photos: Jen Chen \

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38 Sure Ways to Market Your Band With Little to No Budget!

For all you bands that are trying to make it and really can’t afford to hire some publicity agency or consultant, here’s 38 sure ways to market your band with little to no budget. Yeah, besides running GrimyGoods.com I’ve been doing marketing and publicity for the past five years or so. Trust, these tips will […]

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“Spells” by The Happy Hollows – Album Review

Listening to The Happy Hollows‘ latest album “Spells” tends to leave me in a dizzy through the first half. It’s dreamy, fuzzy indie pop straight from Silver Lake that makes me want to look through dark kaleidoscopes, wear baby doll dresses, and bust skulls just to remind you that I can. Wandering along through the […]

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Hot Band Alert: The Hounds Below

I’m totally diggin’ The Hounds Below ! They’re a hot new band band formed by Jason Stollsteimer, frontman of Detroit’s The Von Bondies, with Ben Collins (lead guitar), Molly Jean Schoen (bass) and Ben Luckett (drums). Their music resurrects all the delectable sounds from rock n’ roll’s glory days. From Buddy Holly to Elvis, The […]

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Sonic Treats: Free Downloads From Roky Erickson, Archie Bronson Outfit and More!

Check out these FREE mp3 downloads coming from Roky Erickson, Archie Bronson Outfit and Peter Silberman of The Antlers. Just right click on the “download here” link and save link as an mp3 and it’s yours! Roky Erickson & Okkervil River – Goodbye Sweet Dreams Our godfather of psych rock is releasing his first full-length […]

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Soko at Fonda Music Box – Show Review and Photo Gallery

Holy shit this lil girl is a feisty lil firecracker! Opening up for Nouvelle Vague a few weeks ago at the Fonda Music Box, French singer-song writer, Soko, brought smiles to our faces with her spunky folk tunes. At times those smiles dropped to open-mouths, shocked at the words coming out of this lil cutie’s […]

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All Tomorrow’s Parties (ATP) – DVD Review

I wanna go to a rock show! I wanna hear some hip-hop! I wanna dance with the hippies! I wanna get floated at a punk show! I wanna hear some down home blues! I wanna … This is exactly how you’ll feel while watching All Tomorrow’s Parties (ATP), a legit  DVD compiled by fans, musicians […]

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Win Tickets to The Soundtrack of Our Lives w/ Nico Vega at the El Rey Theatre This Saturday!

We’re giving away a pair of tickets to go see The Soundtrack of Our Lives (TSOOL) at the El Rey Theatre this Friday, Feb. 26. Haling from the country of beautiful people, Sweden, TSOOL is “the greatest living, six-piece, space rock’n roll band in the history of the eardrum!” Opening up for TSOOL will be […]

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The Damned at The Casbah – Photo Gallery

It was a sweltering punk rock set of madness at last Wednesday’s Damned show at the Casbah in San Diego. The British punk rockers put on quite the impressive show playing some classic tunes that got the crowd fired up into an old school punk rock frenzy! Check out the photos below! Photos: Big Swig […]

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