Monthly Archives: September 2013

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Recommended Album Review: SISU “Blood Tears”

What began as a drumming career for Sandy Vu from Dum Dum Girls actually turned out to be quite the opposite. Upon the breakup of her former band, Midnight Movies, Sandy began the Los Angeles based synth-pop band, SISU meaning “the strength of will” in Finnish. Although she was unable to launch her creation immediately […]

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Just Announced: Best Coast with Death Valley Girls at Fonda Theatre

  Alright you guys, this is going to be a rad show, not to mention it all benefits the L.A. Animal Rescue organization! On Monday, October 21 — Best Coast will headline the Fonda Theatre with support from two amazing acts: Baby Alpaca and Death Valley Girls — who by they way, Death Valley Girls are […]

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Free Frightened Rabbit Show at the House of Blues Sunset
Win Tickets to Frightened Rabbit at The Glass House

Frightened Rabbit just played a FREE show at the House of Blues Sunset this past July and now they are set to headline the Glass House on Thursday, Oct. 3! And guess, what? Yep, we have tickets to giveaway courtesy of Grimy Goods and our friends at the Glass House. Tickets to the show are $20, show starts […]

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Top 5 Female Fashion Icons in Music

This is not going to contain meat dresses or self-proclaimed “fierce” “divas,” not only because those chicks are clattered down with 72 stylists to just take a stroll in the park, but also because who cares? Talk about well-worn territory. 2013 style is not only generally pretty boring, but simultaneously gratuitously self-congratulatory. It’s my professional […]

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Win Tickets to Olafur Arnalds at First Unitarian Church

Icelandic multi-instrumentalist / producer / composer Olafur Arnalds headlines Church Sessions at First Unitarian Church on Tuesday, October 1. Earlier this Summer he performed two sold out shows at Largo and the Masonic Lodge, don’t miss your chance this time to catch him live. Check out “Only the Winds,” a single off his newest release, For […]

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Recommended Album Review: Keep Shelly in Athens, “At Home”

Keep Shelly in Athens have been rocking our world since we discovered the downbeat electronic-pop duo from Athens, Greece back in 2011. The duo consisting of sultry vocalist Sarah P. and the mysterious cloaked electronic mastermind, RPR — impressed us greatly with their previous EP Our Own Dream (Forest Family Records). We dug them so […]

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Just Announced- Phosphorescent at the Glass House
Win Tickets to Phosphorescent at El Rey Theatre

Brooklyn by way of Alabama, indie folk/rock singer-songwriter, Phosphorescent headlines the El Rey Theatre on Tuesday, October 1. Phosphorescent aka Matthew Houck is on his 2013 Muchacho World Tour, in support of his most recent album release Muchacho, out now on label Dead Oceans. Peep the video for his single “Ride On/Right On” (which he also directed) […]

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Photos: Beach Ball Fest with Aloe Blacc and Allen Stone at Santa Monica Pier

The Beach Ball Festival went off this past Saturday at the Santa Monica Pier! Featuring some of today’s best modern day soul and R&B acts,  the evening’s exciting line-up included: Aloe Blacc, Allen Stone, Lee Fields & The Expressions, and The Funky Sole DJs. Fans had their soul shoes on as they danced and swooned the night away. There was even […]

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Win Tickets to Savages at Fonda Theatre – Sept. 30

Can’t get enough of Savages? Yeah, neither can we. If you missed their Echo, Coachella, or El Rey shows — here’s another chance for you to see Savages live. Savages will headline the Fonda Theatre on Monday, Sept. 30 and Grimy Goods has tickets to give away. So don’t sleep on this great opportunity to […]

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M.I.A. AT BELASCO THEATRE LOS ANGELES
Just Announced: M.I.A. at the Belasco Theatre Nov. 11 – 12

M.I.A. has a lot on her plate and we’re not just talking about her legal battle with the NFL. The fiery artist has announced two Los Angeles show dates in support of the release of her forthcoming album, Matangi, set for release on Nov. 5 via N.E.E.T. / Interscope. M.I.A. will headline the Belasco Theatre on […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |