Monthly Archives: September 2011

Hanni El Khatib Record Release Show at the Echo – Photos (Sept. 26, 2011)

L.A.’s favorite blues-garage-rockin’ bad boy, Hanni El Khatib, put down his skateboard to play an exciting show full of  classic swagger at the Echo. In celebration of his highly anticipated debut album, Will the Guns Come Out—Hanni packed the intimate Echo up for an evening of sexy riffs and gangsta howls. Yes, we said “gangsta.” It was […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Blondie at Club Nokia (Oct. 5, 2011)

Legendary new wave dance-punk pioneers Blondie bring their classic sound to the Club Nokia stage on Wednesday, Oct. 5.  Just to reiterate one more time BLONDIE is playing!!!  Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to party like its 1978, 1982, 1999 and 2011!  Indie 103.1 DJ Scott Davallo supports by spinning some sweet […]

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Male Bonding “Endless Now” – Album Review

The Dalston neighborhood of London is home to many significant pop culture people/places/things.  It brought us the ‘Nabootique’ shop on The Mighty Boosh, the setting of Simon Pegg’s movie Run Fatboy Run and it’s also where electronic party starters The Prodigy made their live debut in 1990.  Now, Dalston has one more thing to boast about […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Peter Bjorn & John at the El Rey Theatre (Oct. 5, 2011)

Hath no fear!  Swedish indie pop maestros Peter Bjorn & John are here…again!  If you can’t make one of their other L.A. stops on their “All You Can Eat Tour” or just want to experience their awesome pop multiple times, get excited because they’ll be playing the El Rey Theatre on Wednesday, Oct. 5.  This […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue at the El Rey Theatre (October 6, 2011)

The young horn phoneme and the band bring some Louisianan soul to LA’s El Rey Theatre on Thursday, October 6. We’re talking about Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue! Fusing all things jazz, funk and hip hop, this is going be one bumpin’ show, so be sure to put on those dancing shoes! Tickets to the show are $20 and open to all […]

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Concert Tickets: The Pixies at the Music Box (November 19, 2011)

Now this is a show worth cheering about. The Pixies have just announced a special show at the Music Box on Saturday, November 19. Tickets are on sale now! You can purchase your tickets directly from their site:  http://lalapixiesloveyou.com. Tickets are priced at $50 with no booking fee, no ticket surcharge, no credit card charge. $50 […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Peter Bjorn & John at the Echoplex (Oct. 4, 2011)

  Peanut Butter & Jelly time?!  No!  It’s Peter Bjorn & John time!  Swedish indie pop maestros Peter Bjorn & John bring their “All You Can Eat Tour” to the Echoplex on Tuesday, Oct. 4.  Big Search aka Matt Popieluch, front man of Foreign Born opens.  In addition to an excellent night of music keep […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Beirut at the Greek Theatre (Oct. 4, 2011)

In support of their new and fantastic album The Rip Tide (see previous Grimy Goods review here), Beirut brings the swoon, croon and all things ukulele and brass-tastic to the Greek Theatre on Tuesday, Oct. 4.  With support from Laetitia Sadier of Stereolab, get ready to be swept up off your feet with sugar, spice […]

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Two Door Cinema Club at 98.7 FM Studio – Photos & Review (Sept. 22, 2011)

It’s so refreshing to experience a show with a different structure than your usual performance stage. Popular L.A. radio station, 98.7 FM really nailed it with their in-studio performances at their Burbank office. This was my first time visiting this particular location so I’m not exactly sure if their other Burbank shows are like this one, so I […]

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Grouplove “Never Trust a Happy Song” – Album Review

Grouplove at MINI Countryman Wanderlust (Malibu) – Photo: Dominoe Farris-Gilbert Everyone in the world should listen to Never Trust a Happy Song. This is the title of the debut full-length by the Los Angeles ensemble, Grouplove. This album is a blissful jewel of ripe sounds and sugary vocals coated to perfection. We’ve covered Grouplove numerous times and […]

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