Monthly Archives: January 2014

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Recommended New Album Streams: Xiu Xiu, Marissa Nadler , Cymbals & More

Try it before you buy it! Every week a lot of new albums hit the interwebs as full album streams before their record release dates. We comb the Web and our emails, and listen to each of the albums and pluck only the most promising records for your listening enjoyment. Stream below, this week’s Friday […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
MARRIED AT THE GRAMMYS
I got married at the GRAMMYS — two L.A. women share their amazing experience

So what’s it like to get married at the GRAMMYS in front of the music industry’s biggest names along with 28.5 million viewers (including Pharrell’s hat). We receive a lot of nice emails and Facebook messages from our readers, but it isn’t often we get a message from an avid Grimy Goods reader that got […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Introducing: Jess Williamson — gorgeous indie folk drenched in stirring tales of self-discovery

Austin native, Jess Williamson is a folk-rock singer/songwriter that is more folk than rock, not usually following the standard “verse-chorus-verse” structure. Upon hearing the first words from the lead track and opening single “Blood Song” from her newly released debut full-length Native State, I immediately thought of Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Meiko in terms of Williamson’s […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Photos: Pato Banton and Lutan Fyah light Dub Club at the Echoplex on Fyah!

Dub Club, Los Angeles’ longest running reggae night held at the Echoplex every Wednesday, hosted a special night with legendary singer/toaster, Pato Banton and opener Lutan Fyah. Backed by The Now Generation, Pato held court as he performed classics such as “Go Pato” and “Legalize It!” to a packed house at the Echoplex. Hardcore fans […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Win Tickets to RuPaul’s Drag Race: Battle of the Seasons

The drag queen extraordinaire, RuPaul, has brought his show RuPaul’s Drag Race: Battle of the Seasons to headline the Club Nokia on Thursday, February 6. Since its inception five years ago, five seasons have gone by, with the sixth premiering February 24. Hosted by Michelle Visage, Thursday night will feature a night of glamour, mischief, lip […]

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Brissa Sanchez |
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Photos: “This is where it all started” … Dum Dum Girls at the Echo

“This is where it all started … “ — Dee Dee whispered suggestively into the the mic as the Dum Dum Girls took the stage at the Echo, once again (click here for photos from their 2010 Echo debut). The show — in support of their third full-length record, Too True —was sold-out and completely packed, a […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |