Monthly Archives: July 2012

Contest: Win Tickets to Ledisi with Eric Benet at Club Nokia (July 19, 2012)

Soulful tunes mixed with R&B vibes is what you’ll get when attending the Ledisi concert at Club Nokia on Thursday, July 19, 2012. The singer-songwriter will be accompanied by Eric Benet for the night’s festivities so get ready to groove across the dance floor as both talented artists entertain your musical souls. Tickets to the show are  $29.50-$49.50 […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Contest: Win Tickets to The Young with Lamps and Zig Zags at The Echo – July 17, 2012

You probably don’t know too much about the Young, but these guys are pretty rippin’. Recently signed to Matador, the Young will begin recording their second album later this summer. But in the meantime, you can check these boy sout on Tuesday, July 17 at the Echo with Lamps and Zig Zags. The Young are an […]

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Line Up: L.A. Folk Festival at Zorthian Ranch – August 4, 2012

All you folkies and hippies rejoice! The 3rd New L.A. Folk Festival is coming ’round the bend with a rather dazzling line-up. It all takes place at the magical Zorthian Ranch on August 4, 2012! It’s a great venue built by hand out of junk, spare parts, and the relics of legendary parties. Dip in […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Shabazz Palaces at the Echoplex (July 19, 2012)

Seattle’s Shabazz Palaces play the Echoplex on Thursday, July 19.  Their 2011 album Black Up has been making sonic waves since its release and the cosmic hip-hop sounds are endlessly enchanting.  Peep some previous Grimy Goods photos of their live shows and get psyched! Gonjasufi, Ras G, Samiyam and Sonnymoon support. Tickets to the show […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Ray Davies at the Wiltern – July 21, 2012

Ray Davies is set to play at the Wiltern on Saturday, July 21, 2012 and when he does, get ready for com classic rock and roll! Best known for being the lead singer of the English rock group The Kinks, Davies has since then gone solo and he’ll be serenading you with old school classics […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Quilt at the Echo (July 19, 2012)

Cozy up to Quilt when they hit the Echo on Thursday, July 19.  This trio of Boston art students are musical purveyors of experimental and melodic psych pop, with an emphasis on harmonies.  Their recent self-titled album is out on Mexican Summer, a great addition to your summer time playlist but don’t hesitate to catch […]

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Emily Saex |
Hot Producer Alert: Jonti – Sine & Moon – Album Review

Sydney-resident/Johannesburg-born/Stone’s Throw family member, Jonti (Jonti Danimals) — quietly released Sine & Moon — a very interesting kind of release with a cool story and we’re just catching up with it (released in May). Sine & Moon was never actually intended to be a full-length record, but a little mix he made for the label’s podcast series, recorded on […]

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Concert Tickets: The Heavy at El Rey Theatre – September 7, 2012

Did you miss The Heavy’s sold-out show at the Bootleg Bar this past June? Not to worry, British rockers, the Heavy are crossing the pond once again to woo your soul with their lively funk, soul and garage jams. These guys do it and they do it right, full of blistering riffs and reverb that […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Contest: Win Tickets to Screeching Weasel with The Queers at the Fonda Theatre – July 15, 2012

Chicago punks, Screeching Weasel are back and  headlining a show at the Fonda Theatre with The Queers and Toys That Kill on Sunday, July 15! I don’t know about you, but this rings some serious high school nostalgia for us! Tickets to the show are $29.50 + service fees and the show is all ages. Doors are […]

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Dan Deacon Shares New Single from America, “True Thrush”

Dan Deacon has laid out a fresh new summer jam and it’s ready for your listening pleasure. “True Thrush” is the new single from Dan Deacon’s forthcoming album, America out August 28th (North America) / August 27th (Rest of the world) on Domino. As always, Deacon delivers a feel-good banger you just want to jump […]

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