Monthly Archives: December 2011

New Year’s Eve 2011 Concerts, Clubs & Bars in Los Angeles – Where to go for New Year’s Eve

Glass Candy at the Echoplex – Photo: Wei Shi Whether 2011 was an amazing year for you, or sucked some serious balls — I think we can all agree that we’re ready for 2012. Why not close your year out with a bang!? Check out our custom show list for cool New Year’s Eve events to […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Big Bang NYE with Lupe Fiasco at Hollywood & Highland Complex – Dec. 31, 2011

For those of you that enjoy those big New Year’s Eve blow-outs (5,000 capacity), this one’s for you. Get your hip- hop and booty shakes on with Lupe Fiasco at Big Bang NYE at the Hollywood & Highland Complex! We’re giving away a pair of general admission tickets valued at $150. Also on the bill, […]

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Grimy Goods’ Hottest Music Festival & Concert Babes of 2011

We haven’t done one of these “best of lists” since 2009! I don’t know why it didn’t happen in 2010 … perhaps we were too busy or there just weren’t a lot of babes out-and-about (yeah, right). Aside from the glorious amounts of live music — concerts and music festivals are also a great place to […]

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Grimy Goods’ Best Concert Photos of 2011

Oops we did it again … the esteemed photographers of Grimy Goods shot an abundance of rad concerts and festivals in 2011 crossing various genres. From indie, hip hop, metal, electro and more — our photogs were out covering an average of three-to-five shows a week. Frankly, I don’t think any other Los Angeles indie music blog covered […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Big Business at Alex’s Bar – Jan. 4, 2012

Rock and fuckin’ roll … Los Angeles’ Big Business are gearing up to play a kick-ass show on Wednesday, Jan. 4 at Alex’s Bar in Long Beach. If you’re down with The Melvins, Karp, Tight Bro’s From Way Back When and Murder City Devils — you best be down with Big Business. This show ain’t for […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to The Aggrolites at Alex’s Bar New Year’s Eve Party (Dec. 31, 2011)

If you want to party it up on New Year’s Eve at one of the best punk bars Southern California has to offer (not to mention Fangtasia), you need to get your ass to Alex’s Bar! The Aggrolites will be headlining Alex’s Bar New Year’s Eve Party with support from Left Alone, Perro Bravo, DJ […]

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The xx – “Open Eyes” – New Demo

The xx have shared a tender new demo titled “Open Eyes.” It’s soft, sultry and innocently sexy — like much of The xx’s previous work. The band released the new track on Christmas day as a very special treat to fans who have been craving some new tunes from The xx. After the release of their […]

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What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (Dec. 26, 2011 – Jan. 1, 2012)

The Growlers at Silverlake Jubilee 2010 – Photo: Matt Draper 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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Beach Fossils, Catwalk & Sweater Girls at the Echoplex – Photos – Dec. 18, 2011

Talk about a highly anticipated show that not only sold-out, but was moved to the Echopelx from the Echo to accommodate the high demand of hipsters just waiting for more tickets to get released. Ask and you shall receive. Headliners, Beach Fossils packed the Echoplex up-to-the-max this past Sunday, Dec. 18 with support from Catwalk and  Sweater […]

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Best Albums of 2011 – Musician, Skateboarder & Photographer Selections

Even with their super busy schedules and creative efforts, these guys still made time to listen to some new albums this year. It’s definitely not easy to put a Best Albums of 2011 list, especially when you’re not a music blogger or journalist with access to hordes of new music. But these guys made it happen. We […]

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