Monthly Archives: December 2010

Contest: Win Tickets to the Dandy Warhols with Blue Giant at Club Nokia

CONTEST CLOSED Last November of 2009 we caught the infamous Dandy Warhols put on an amazing show full of buzzing drum lines and vibrant guitar fuzz at LA 101. Fully entranced by their wild psychedelic aura of sound, we’re happy to hear that the Dandy Warhols will be headlining Club Nokia this Friday, December 10 […]

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Contest: Readers Choice – Best Albums of 2010

CONTEST CLOSED Contestants and winner will be posted by December 31, 2010. T What fun is it when it’s only music blog contributors and corpo music magazine staff saying who graces the best albums of 2010 lists? Grimy Goods has always believed in “the honest opinion here and spreading the good word.” We’re not blinded […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Big Freedia with Hawnay Troof at the Echoplex

CONTEST CLOSED Photo: Matt Fisher Oh dear, who let the divas out of the dungeon? If you like to get your dance on in the most glamorous-you-sexy-bitch of ways, you best get in on our ticket give-away for Big Freedia at the Echoplex on Tuesday, December 7 (that’s tomorrow). Have you experienced the Queen Diva? […]

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Hot Show Alert: Invisible Children Benefit at The Troubadour with SuperGroup, Middle Brother

***UPDATE*** The headliner has been announced! The latest and greatest “supergroup,” Middle Brother, will headline the Invisible Children benefit at the Troubadour on Monday, December 20. Middle Brother consists of: John McCauley of Deer Tick, Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes, and Matthew Vasquez of Delta Spirit. Also added to the bill as a co-headliner, Cass McCombs!!! […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Delta Spirit with Darker My Love at the Music Box

CONTEST CLOSED Photo: Alex King Two of of our favorite So Cal bands are playing a show at the Music Box this Wednesday, December 8. San Diego’s Delta Spirit will be sharing the stage with LA’s very own psyche rockers, Darker My Love. Though Darker My Love have been know for their loud fuzzy swirls […]

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What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in LA? (Dec. 6-13, 2010)

We don’t post every show that’s going on every night (in or around LA) we just post the goods according to our collective knowledge. We’re music elitists at heart but we try our best to keep an open palette of taste with an affinity towards underground, indie and local musicians and venues. Let us know […]

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Best of the 2010 GRAMMY Nomination List

Of all the music award ceremonies that taint young minds with what “good music” really is, I have to give some credit to the GRAMMYS. Heralded by society as the highest honor in the music industry, the equivalent to winning an Oscar in the world of film, this year the National Academy of Recording Arts […]

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“The Fool” by Warpaint – Album Review

It’s interesting how life experience and age can determine how a phrase is interpreted. The term “girl group” for our parents conjures images of Motown legends like The Supremes. Those of a music absorbing age in the 80s and 90s probably think of TLC, Spice Girls or Destiny’s Child. For a number of years after […]

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The Black Angels at the El Rey Theatre – Photo Gallery & Review

It never fails! Since 2006 every time I have attended a show by The Black Angels I’ve arrived late. The streak continues for last Wednesday’s November 24th sold out show at the El Rey Theatre where I showed up half-way into the song, “You On the Run” which may or may not have been the […]

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Black Mountain at the El Rey Theatre – Photo Gallery

The day before Thanksgiving brought an awesome evening full of psychedelic rock to the El Rey Theatre with Black Mountain performing with the Black Angels. It was chilling experience drenched with soaring guitars, echoing vocals, buzzing bass lines and just an all around crazy-cool vibe. Check out the photos of Black Mountain at the El […]

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