Monthly Archives: January 2014

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The Knife Announce North American Tour Dates and Pre Sale

Photo credit: Erez Avissar via the Knife’s Facebook UPDATE: Tickets to the Knife at Fox Theater POMONA on April 9th will go on sale Friday, March 7th at 10am! Tickets are priced at $30 + service fees (all ages). UPDATE: Tickets to the Knife at Fox Theater Oakland will go on sale Friday, Jan. 17 […]

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Recommended New Album: Cherry Glazerr — Haxel Princess

While most kids in high school are listening to whatever catchy tunes the Clear Channel stations (KISSFM, KROQ, etc.) are pumping out on the airwaves — there’s always that unique bunch of teens that go against the grain in regards to music listening habits and discovery. Yesterday, L.A.’s Cherry Glazerr released their debut album, Haxel Princess (Burger […]

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Win Tickets to Islands at the Troubadour

Fans of Foxygen, Of Montreal, and The Dodos can welcome Islands, the Canadian band now based in Los Angeles. Their eclectic take on music bring forth new ideas for experimenting with different sounds. Their latest album, Ski Mask features a series of melodies, taking you on a roller coaster with their shifts from really upbeat […]

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Hot Band Alert: Sharkmuffin — these ladies deliver a punk punch in the gut that hurts so good

From Brooklyn, punk-garage-pop trio Sharkmuffin are something fierce, not to mention fearless — and you need to listen to their music right now. The all-female band are not afraid to scream and be loud and still manage to find a balance with catchy but not cookie-cutter, solid song structures with sticky lyrics that get stuck-in-your head. […]

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Fresh in ’14: This Year’s Most Anticipated Hip Hop Projects

Black Hippy — Photo by Ryan Bussard for Grimy Goods 2013 was a year of highs and lows in the world of hip hop, mixed with a bunch of other questionable antics, forcing fans to consider whether hip hop culture was on the brink of a nose dive. The term “ratchet” officially entered into the […]

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Linda Perhacs schedules intimate concert at the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever

The ultimate 70s love child, Linda Perhacs is bringing her legendary psychedelic folk to the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever on Thursday, March 27. Her 1970 debut album (which was only on vinyl up until the first reissue in 2005), Parallelograms was reissued again in 2008, this time at a far more better quality than […]

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Just Announced- Superhumanoids at Troubadour – Aug. 9
Win Tickets to Superhumanoids at the Echoplex

Superhumanoids headline The Echoplex for an evening of Check Yo Ponytail fun this Friday, January 17. This trio came together in 2010 creating fascinating electronic sounds. They experimented with R&B and pop music all to a unique indie sound that fans have grown obsessed with. Exhibitionists, their 2013 album release is an electric blanket that highlights the […]

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The Orwells announce U.S. tour dates with a show at the Troubadour

Photo: Ryan Bussard for Grimy Goods While The Orwells ready their tour with the Arctic Monkeys this end of January, and a string of their own headlining dates in the UK — the grimy Illinois punks will be back in Los Angeles with a headlining show date at the Troubadour on Saturday, March 22. Considering […]

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Introducing: Wax Children — a luscious dose of reverb soaked psychedelia

If the beautiful chaos of psychedelia and shoegaze is your cup of musical tea, then you’ll want to get hip to Wax Children. From Los Angeles, Wax Children formed in April of 2012 and at one point were known as Django’s Tiger. While their first EP release Dreamsick (June 2012) had a more psychedelic surf […]

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Win Tickets to Parquet Courts with White Fence at Fonda Theatre

Head out to the Fonda Theatre this Friday, January 17 to see all Brooklyn garage punks, Parquet Courts. This four-piece describes their music as The Fall meets Neil Young, giving them a post-punk sound with southern comfort. It’s fast, sensible, relatable, and all-around enjoyable to listen to and dance to. Joining them on stage are White Fence […]

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