Monthly Archives: August 2011

Interview with Giovanni Giusti of The Limousines at Outside Lands

My very first interview at Outside Lands Music Festival was with the super cutie Giovanni Giusti, one half of the duo for indie electro-pop dance band The Limousines. Before I get into the questions, please allow me to set up the environment for you. If you read our festival coverage you get an idea of […]

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Grimy Goods Presents the Ettes at the Echo – Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011

If you have yet to listen to the rad Nashville threesome know as The Ettes, you need to get aboard their show at The Echo on Thursday, August 25. They will be supported by Hans Condor and Tulsa Skull Swingers. We’ve been a fan of The Ettes for a few years now and every time […]

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2011 Outside Lands – Day Three (Aug. 14, 2011) – Photos & Review

Day three of Outside Lands Music Festival began with a sprint through the woods to make it to see my favorite Los Angeles band, Grouplove. I made it! I weaved my way through the obstacle course of a shit load of people using a big smile and a “I’m so sorry” to get up in […]

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What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (Aug. 22 – 28, 2011)

Charles Bradley at the Echo – Photo by Ben Irwin We don’t post every show that’s going on every night (in or around L.A.) 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 […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Obits at the Satellite (Aug. 24, 2011)

Obits are the shit and not only because they’re past members of Drive Like Jehu and Hot Snakes (which both kick ass) but they just straight up know what’s up. If you’re a fan of 60s garage in the likes of The Seeds and The Sonics, you’ll dig Obits. With a mix of garage and […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to The Ettes at The Echo (Aug. 25, 2011)

Grimy Goods presents the beat punk rock and rollers The Ettes, who will be rocking every one’s face off at The Echo this Thursday Aug. 25.  With support from Hans Condor and Tulsa Skull Swingers the rock and roll mania will be nonstop, so come party with us!  Tickets to the show are $8 in […]

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Emily Saex |
Contest: Win Tickets to Bilal at the El Rey Theatre (Aug. 26, 2011)

The sweet genre bending mezcla of jazz, funk, soul and rock of Bilal will be wetting some diverse musical palettes at the El Rey Theatre this Friday Aug. 26, 2011.  With support from DJ Seano (soundwavesradio/soundation) and Destroyer (Strictly Social/Umoja HiFi) you’ll be groovin’ all night long (all night!).  Tickets to the show are $25, […]

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Emily Saex |
Contest: Win Tickets to Atmosphere at the Greek Theatre (Aug. 26, 2011)

Mid West MC extraordinaire Atmosphere brings The Family Vacation Tour, in support of his new album, The Family Sign to the Greek Theatre this Friday, Aug. 26.  Rhymesayers label mates Evidence, Blueprint and DJ Babu round out the lineup with some of the best that hip-hop has to offer.  Tickets to the show are $35 […]

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2011 Rock The Bells Set Times at San Manuel Amphitheater (Aug. 20, 2011)

2011 Rock The Bells Set Times at San Manuel Amphitheater on Saturday, Aug. 20. Check them all out below! From VIP meet & greets to the entire concert schedule. See you there! Also, DOOM has canceled: Rock the Bells regrets to inform Southern California fans that DOOM will not make his scheduled appearance at the […]

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2011 Outside Lands – Day Two (Aug. 13, 2011) – Photos & Review

Day two (Saturday, Aug. 13) of Outside Lands Music Festival had me starting late in the afternoon as the public transportation is awesome in San Francisco but because of that reason it is overcrowded and several full buses will pass you before one has room for more passengers. Crazy. I caught the tale end of […]

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