Monthly Archives: June 2011

Contest: Win Tickets to the Hootenanny with Drop Kick Murphys (July 2, 2011)

The Hootenanny is back with some dope bands to get your rockabilly kicks on! Celebrating its 16th anniversary, this year’s Hootenanny is set to take place on July 2, 2011 at the Oak Canyon Ranch in Irvine, Calif. Tickets range from US $39.00 – US $100.00 with VIP tickets available including open bar and backstage […]

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Hot New Music: Son Lux “We Are Rising” – Album Review

There is a small restaurant at the meeting of Manhattan’s East Village and Lower East Side that specializes in making meals that mix tastes that don’t normally go together: sausages and oysters, fish paste and liverwurst – you get the idea. The idea sort of scared me but also sort of intrigued me.  In fact, I […]

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2011 Make Music Pasadena Photos: Hello Seahorse!, Ben L’Oncle Soul, Tita Lima & More!

Make Music Pasadena went off last Saturday, June 18 and it was a scorcher! Not only were all the performers on fire, but the day was hot and sunny! Check out our photos below of musicians at both the The Luckman World Music Stage and Vroman’s Jazz Stage: Hello Seahorse!, Ben L’Oncle Soul, Tita Lima, […]

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Explosions In The Sky Official Video for “Last Known Surroundings”

In the 12 years that Explosions In The Sky has been playing together as a band, they never made or released a video for any of their amazing songs. For their new album, Take Care, Take Care, Take Care, Explosions decided to reach out to some talented people and see if they could get something […]

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Contest: Win tickets to Sondre Lerche at the El Rey Theatre (June 29, 2011)

In celebration of his self-titled seventh album, Sondre Lerche is headlining the El Rey Theatre this Wednesday, June 29. Supporting Sondre will be Nightlands and Kishi Bashi. The show begins at 9pm with doors at 8pm. Tickets to the show are $20 and open to all ages. Thanks to the cool peeps at Goldenvoice we […]

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What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (June 27 – July 3, 2011)

Le Butcherettes @ The Echo – Photo by Ciera Leisenfelder 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 of taste with […]

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The Drowning Men at the Fox Theater Pomona (June 3, 2011) – Photo Gallery Review

Our favorite San Diego rockers, the Drowning Men, played to a sold-out show opening up for Flogging Molly on June 3, 2011! The guys are extremely talented and create such beautiful yet edgy music. Playing up their powerful sound the men use a variety of instruments from guitars, drums, keyboards, organ, theremin, mandolin and more. […]

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Hot Band Alert: The Postelles Self Titled — Debut Album Review

The Postelles’ self-titled debut album is drenched with bubbly and addictive ’50s rock ‘n’ roll vibes intertwined with a bit of ’60s pop—all with a modern twist. In an odd way, they sort of resemble an early Weezer (from their Blue album), but are more upbeat. The Postelles is full of a sort of first […]

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Mona at the Echo (June 14, 2011) – Photo Gallery Review

Nashville rockers, Mona, played the Echo last week with Ida Maria and they both put on an incredible show! Mona have been touring in support of their self-titled debut album. Check out the photos below from their show at the Echo! Photography by Monique Hernandez         Click through the photo gallery below for […]

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Contest: Andre Williams with Jail Weddings at the Satellite (June 24, 2011)

It’s because of innovative, I-don’t-give-a-fuck musicians such as Andre Williams, that I named this here music blog, Grimy Goods. Music that pushes limits, that’s not of the norm and certainly not socially accepted until quite some time (if at all)—music that is grimy, is the kind of music we dig and Andre Williams represents all […]

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