Monthly Archives: February 2014

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Win Tickets to Dr. Dog at the Wiltern

Dr. Dog headlines the Wiltern on Thursday, February 27. This indie rock group is an eclectic mix of folk, blues, soul, and bluegrass. From the beginning, everyone knew Dr. Dog would make it big. They’ve made appearances on late night T.V. numerous times and immediately gained a growing fan base. Despite the changes in members, […]

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Man Crush Monday: Josh Homme

He’s dapper, he’s rock ‘n’ roll and he’s a straight up awesome guy. Queens of the Stone Age front-man, Josh Homme breaks the rule of the “ugly-red-headed-step-child” because he’s one hot ginger who’s bones we’d love to jump. The 40-year-old rock musician, multi-instrumentalist and record producer is a Southern California native (born in Joshua Tree!) […]

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Photos: Rocksteady legends Keith & Tex backed reunite at the Echoplex

Rocksteady legends, Keith and Tex, graced the stage of The Echoplex as Dub Club hosted an amazing night of early reggae, ska, and rocksteady. Keith and Tex, most widely known for their classic “Stop That Train”, had the semi-packed crowd skanking and dancing the night away. Los Angeles based, Queen P and The Kingdom (featuring […]

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Win Tickets to Kaiser Chiefs at the El Rey Theatre

After 10 years, four albums, platinum record sales, and a number of awards, Kaiser Chiefs continue to rock out hard with hit-after-hit. Their latest album Education, Education, Education & War questions the future of society and gets listeners to think about what solutions can be made. The songs are angry, but paint a picture of […]

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Recommended Album Streams: St. Vincent, Mozes and The Firstborn, Creative Adult & more

This week’s selections of the best album streams are an interesting mix of punk, pop, singer-songwriter, and garage pop coming from musical heavyweights such as Beck, all the way to underground acts such at Mozes And The Firstborn. Get your new music fix by streaming all of the five albums below before their Feb. 25th […]

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Kiev with Public Service Broadcasting at The Bootleg- Photos Review- 2/19/2014

Were you at the Bootleg Theater for Kiev’s Falling Bough Wisdom Teeth record release show ? With gorgeous mind-bending visuals by Brother Brian, Kiev delivered an intense performance full of compelling indie rock whisked with hypnotic tones of psychedelia. It was truly a blissful performance that got the best of all your senses. Packing up […]

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Sharkmuffin attack the Satellite in Silver Lake with a sonic crushing of pure punk

This past Sunday, Grimy Goods hosted a Sunday night rock show at the Satellite with New York’s lady thrashers, Sharkmuffin and supporting Los Angeles acts, Rachel Goodrich & the Grrrls and Washing Machines. To top off an evening of great rock ‘n’ roll, the night was also a rock ‘n’ ride event where some 15 […]

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Recommended New Album: AJ Davila — Terror Amor

Rock isn’t dead and neither is punk en Espanol. AJ Davila, lead singer of San Juan, Puerto Rico’s garage-punk party animals Davila 666, has wasted no time in assembling a new side project/album Terror Amor which is quickly proving to be just as rockin’, if not more than Davila 666 who have slid into hiatus […]

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Hot New Artist Alert: Kelela adds second performance date at the Echo

If you missed the jump on Kelela’s upcoming April 2nd performance at the Echo, you best hop on her second newly announced show at the Echo. The Los Angeles songbird fuses R&B with electronic beats and it sounds something fierce. Similar to the trip-hop sounds of Portishead, Tricky and Massive Attack — Kelela has a promising […]

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Acclaimed French electronic musician, Rone, hits the Echo before his Coachella set

It seems like a lot more French musicians are coming out of the woodwork and making their way to Los Angeles to perform some pretty epic shows, and we’re loving it! Rone (otherwise known as Erwan Castex) is one of the most acclaimed French musicians on the electronic scene. With Rone’s new EP coming out […]

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