Monthly Archives: April 2015

They Might Be Giants
They Might Be Giants rock 31-song set at Music Hall of Williamsburg

Are they or are they not? That was the question on hand at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY this past Sunday evening. Thankfully John Linnell and John Flansburgh were quick to answer such a heavy, loaded question; They Might Be Giants are running on all of their quirky cylinders and are, in fact, very […]

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José González warms hearts at first night of sold-out Regent performances

With sighs and hushes, to no surprise, The Regent Theatre was taken over at full capacity with a sold-out performance by folk singer-songwriter, José González. Born to Argentinean parents in Sweden, González has just released a new album titled Vestiges and Claws. The highly anticipated record comes after a seven-year hiatus and was self-produced by González. I had […]

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Win Tickets to Shlohmo at the Fonda Theatre

The last time we gave away a pair of tickets to Shlomo was two years ago where he headlined the Fonda Theatre in support of his EP release, Laid Out. At just 25 years of age, Henry Luafer aka Shlomo has released seven EPs (starting in 2009), and remixed several tracks including Ryan Hemsworth’s “Colour and […]

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The Garden
Watch Grimy TV’s festival mini documentary from Burgerama 2015

If you’ve never experienced the Orange County music festival that is Burgerama, you can watch Grimy TV’s latest music festival segment to get a dose of all the raw action. Our writer/videographer, Anne-Marie Schiefer took our GoPro HERO 4 and got in the thick of Burgerama 2015 at The Observatory. From the pit to the […]

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Odessa
Odessa previews self-titled debut at Bootleg album release show

The last of singer-songwriter Odessa’s April residency at The Bootleg culminated in an album release show on Monday for her self-titled full-length debut. The album dropped Apr. 28. Her album has been highly-anticipated since the release of the song “I Will Be There,” which was featured in ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy. Odessa played that song and […]

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gurrumul
Win Tickets to Gurrumul at the El Rey Theatre

The Indigenous Australian musician Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, aka Gurrumul, will be headlining the El Rey Theatre on Wednesday, May 6th. Its incredible to know that this artist was born blind, has never required any assistance, and yet is capable of playing drums, keyboards, and guitar. As a result of two successful albums, Gurrumul has performed for the The […]

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mos def
Mos Def and Inspectah Deck fire up The Mayan for Rhythm Fest Los Angeles

This past Sunday at the Mayan, Mos Def (aka Yasiin Bey) was the headlining act of Rhythm Fest along with Inspectah Deck of Wu-Tang Clan. It was a show not like any I have covered. Hip hop shows from what I have experienced, do not have a lot of order. The stage tends to be covered […]

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hey elbow
Hot Band Alert: Swedish experimental pop trio Hey Elbow impress with debut album

Swedish experimental pop trio, Hey Elbow just released their debut album, Every Other, and it’s been running through the Grimy Goods speakers non-stop. With a unique marriage of ethereal sounds and distortion, Hey Elbow’s eccentric blend of music makes for quite an exquisite debut. The group took its curious name from an aerobics warm-up exercise they were […]

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saul williams
Music with a message: Saul Williams delivers an intense performance at The Roxy

He’s a poet, a musician, a performer, an artist, and above all, an incredible human. I’m talking about the extraordinary renaissance man known as Saul Williams. The talented New York artist performed at The Roxy last night. Stirring up the crowd with sounds from his forthcoming album MartyrLoserKing scheduled to drop this July via FADER Label, L.A. fans were definitely […]

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Lightning Bolt
Win Tickets to Lightning Bolt at The Echoplex

Underground rock duo Lightning Bolt really know how to bring their wall of noise and sound to life on stage and they will be doing just that at their headlining show at The Echoplex on Sunday, May 3rd. Lightning Bolt are touring in support of their sixth album Fantasy Empire, available now via Thrill Jockey. Jam out hard […]

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