Monthly Archives: September 2010

New Video: “Wide Eyes” by Local Natives

This kid’s gettin’ punked by a shark! Or is it a koala? I dunno. Check out the Local Natives new video for “Wide Eyes” from their outstanding debut album “Gorilla Manor.” The shit is ridiculous and totally and odd pairing for the tone of this gorgeous song. But it works and you will laugh. Nice […]

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“Everything In Between” by No Age – Album Review

Door beating percussive throbs open “Life Prowler,” the welcoming introduction into No Age’s latest, Everything In Between. Their third longplayer (second for Sub Pop), the LA duo Dean Spunt and Randy Randall return with the follow-up to their 2008 Grammy-nominated “Best Recording Packaging” that is: Nouns. “One time is all I need to know my […]

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Venice Skatepark One Year Anniversary Celebration

With the forecast set at 85 degrees and nothing but blue skies, the Venice Skatepark’s One Year Anniversary celebration is set to be an amazing day of shredding in the Cali sun. The event will take place this Sunday, October 3, 2o10 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. at the Venice Skatepark (duh). 11am-2:30pm Snakerun […]

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New Video: “Lucidity” by Tame Impala

Causing massive waves of buzz across the world, Aussie psyche-poppers, Tame Impala, have released a trippy new video for their echoing song “Lucidity.” We caught the boys at their first-ever Los Angeles show back in July and have been impressed ever since. Tame Impala’s new video is as trippy as the the song sounds. It […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to The Avett Brothers with Brandi Carlile at Nokia Theatre

CONTEST CLOSED This threesome just may be the most good looking band of brothers I have ever seen! And they’re so talented! Win tickets to The Avett Brothers at the Nokia Theatre on Friday, October 1, 2010. The Avette Brothers will be supported by the lovely Brandi Carlile. Here’s How You Win Tickets! (follow all […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Matt & Kim with Fang Island at The Glass House

CONTEST CLOSED The adorably fun duo Matt & Kim are playing a show at The Glass House on Sunday, October 3, 2010 and Grimy Goods wants to give a few pairs of tickets away to some lucky show-goers. And to top it all off, Matt & Kim will be playing with Fang Island. Here’s How […]

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Video: The Morning Benders Debut New Song Titled “Virgins”

The Morning Benders continue to win the hearts of indie kids across the world with their oh-so-dreamy tunes. And just when you think they couldn’t woo any more teenage crushes, the boys debut a sweet lil diddy via La Blogotheque. The song titled “Virgins” is a charming one (no surprise there) full of tender harmonies […]

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Menomena with Suckers at the El Rey Theatre – Photo Gallery & Review

The El Rey Theatre played host to a pair of spirited live quintets on Thursday, September 14th as breezy Brooklyn quintet, Suckers, who just released their debut “Wild Smile” longplayer via Frenchkiss, played appetizer to Portland-based Menomena’s entrée. Instrument diversity aside (both swap their tools and duties on stage), each band delivered a sound rooted […]

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“Who We Touch” by The Charlatans – Album Review

Wow. This album begins with a startling crash that jolts you into giving it all your damn attention. It burst out like it’s the end of a song that’s already built up to the loudest peak, only it’s just the beginning. I like it. I would think the sound of the song “Love Is Ending” […]

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Hot vs Not: Goofy Hipster Fashionistas

Recently coming back from a 10-day vacation through the Caribbean and Central America, one of the MANY things I did not miss about LA, were the annoying hipsters and tryhards that drench the streets of East LA with a poser stench so strong you can’t help but gag as they sloth by you.  I wonder […]

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