Monthly Archives: February 2011

What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in LA? (February 21 – 27, 2011)

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club at the Glass House – Photo by Monique Hernandez for Grimy Goods 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 […]

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Local Natives to Support Grammy Winners, Arcade Fire on U.S Tour

UPDATE: Presale begins on Thursday, Feb. 24 at 10am. Password: AEGFIRE. You can purchase your presale tickets here! Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Saturday, Feb. 26 at Noon PST. Buy your Arcade Fire w/ Local Natives tickets here! If Arcade Fire winning the GRAMMY for “album of the year” wasn’t […]

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New Music Video: Radiohead “Lotus Flower”

We caught the almighty Radiohead play their new song “Lotus Flower” live, back in January of 2010 at the Music Box for a Haiti benefit. Now Radiohead delivers the official video for “Lotus Flower” and naturally, it’s pretty damn rad. Check it out below. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xumBcPNCzpA] Also, Radiohead’s new album King of Limbs is now available! […]

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An Interview With Blake Miller of the Moving Units

L.A.’s Moving Units are back on the scene with their recently released EP, Tension War. Valuing such strong relationships, Moving Units chose to self-release the new EP in conjunction with their management firm, Post Modern Entertainment, which provided them the freedom and flexibility to do their own thing—with no restrictions from any labels. The result […]

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Hot Show Alert: Esben and the Witch @ Bootleg Theater (March 22, 2011)

Esben and the Witch @ El Rey Theatre – Photo by Wei Shi Back in October we had caught an extraordinary performance by the British three-piece, Esben and the Witch. The band had opened up for fellow Brits, Foals, at the El Rey Theatre. Their dark and haunting sounds really took us by surprise and […]

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Wolfgang Gartner & JFK of MSTRKRFT at the Roxbury (February 11, 2010) – Show Review

Photo Credit: URB Last weekend saw music’s biggest names in town for the annual GRAMMY Awards—which really meant parties galore in the great City of Angels. To celebrate the up-and-coming DJ’s Grammy nomination, Ultra Music and Undocumented Management threw Wolfgang Gartner a pre-GRAMMY celebration at the Roxbury of Hollywood on Friday, Feb. 11th. Gartner was […]

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La Sera :: Self-Titled Album Review

La Sera at the Echoplex – Photo by Ivette Orenos for Grimy Goods Out with the old, in with the new. Vivian Girls’, Katy Goodman, has been out-and-about touring indie venues in celebration of her La Sera self-titled debut. Even with all the indie blog love they’ve received that past few months, the 12-track album […]

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Jarrod Gorbel at the Echo (Feb. 11, 2011) – Photo Gallery Review

Former Honorary Title front-man, Jarrod Gorbel played a heart warming set at the Echo in support of his new EP, Bruises From Your Bad Dreams. The intimate show featured the lovely folk and soulful musing of Gorbel with luscious strings including a special female guest on the violin. Gorbel’s enchanting set a the Echo was […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Global Green USA’s Oscar Party with Black Rebel Motorcyle Club, Portugal. The Man & Best Coast

CONTEST CLOSED Los Angeles music, film and environmental aficionados, this is the hot Oscar event for you! Global Green USA is putting on quite the pre-Oscar party with an awesome musical line-up: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Portugal. The Man, Best Coast, DJ Jeremy Sole (KCRW) and a special DJ set by Solange Knowles, with more […]

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Dom “Sun Bronzed Greek Gods” EP — Album Review

With a title that stirs up images from Greek mythology, Dom’s EP, Sun Bronzed Greek Gods provides fans and listeners with some great fusion of indie pop, rock and a couple of synths thrown in for good measure. The Worcester, Massachusetts-based quartet’s seven-track EP is actually a remastered/remixed version of a previous debut, but there […]

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