Monthly Archives: October 2015

die antwoord
Julian Casablancas, Die Antwoord close out much-more organized Beach Goth day 2

Beach Goth day 2 at the Observatory in Santa Ana was a bit more organized than the previous and featured a couple of interesting performances from its biggest names. They had more security setup to make getting into the festival a quicker experience than the previous day. What took hours on Saturday took minutes on […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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The Best Concerts in Los Angeles feat. Danzig, Xiu Xiu, The Membranes and more

It’s Halloween week and there’s some very festive shows popping off this week! From Jello Biafra and Death Hymn Number 9 at Alex’s Bar to Dia De Los Muertos with Kinky and La Santa Cecilia at Santa Barbara Bowl — and we can’t forget HARD Day of The Dead and Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas. […]

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The Adicts prove punks just wanna have fun at Fonda Theatre

Punks just wanna have fun and that they did when old-school English punk rockers The Adicts took over the Fonda Theatre this past Friday. Professional BMX biker and singer Rick Thorne kicked off the evening with a loud, heavy rock set but the audience was itching for The Adicts. The crowd was a sea of studs, stripes, […]

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Emily Saex |
Grimes
Grimes, Warpaint, Mac DeMarco save Beach Goth day 1, marred by disorganization

Beach Goth was a huge clusterf*ck, but it wasn’t without its high points. Grimes, the multi-talented musician who seems to do everything herself, debuted four new songs on the first night of the two-day festival that took place at the Observatory in Santa Ana. But before that performance, there were headaches galore. I showed up […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Win Tickets to Joyce Manor at The Fonda Theatre

Torrance, California’s Joyce Manor are ready to pack a punk rock punch into this year’s Halloween festivities! We’ve seen the band fascinate fans with an explosive pop-punk performance before and we’re looking forward to more of that at their headlining show at The Fonda Theatre on Saturday, October 31st. Jump into the pit and get down […]

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Win Tickets to AWOLNATION at Fox Theater Pomona

Electronic rock group Awolnation aka the musical project of Aaron Bruno is rolling through town with his Run 2.0 Tour and making a much anticipated stop at the Fox Theater Pomona on Friday, October 30th. Last time we caught Awolnation live Bruno gave an explosive, goose-bump inducing performance and we’re betting there’s more of that to […]

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Win Tickets to Fidlar at The Regent Theater

Los Angeles raucous rock n’ roll upstarts Fidlar are taking over The Regent Theater for two back to back nights of musical mayhem on Friday, October 30th and Saturday, October 31st. Grimy Goods is hooking you up with tickets to their SOLD OUT Halloween show on Saturday, October 31st. Hear new songs such as pop-punk […]

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5 Must-See Acts at Beach Goth 2015 at The Observatory Santa Ana

This weekend, a unique two-day event takes place at the Observatory in Santa Ana courtesy of Orange County’s own The Growlers. Beach Goth combines some epic music featuring the likes of the aforementioned Growlers (both days), Grimes, Warpaint, Julian Casablancas, Mac DeMarco, FIDLAR and Die Antwoord, while also showcasing weird things like a Smurf Village, […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Florence and the Machine at Santa Barbara Bowl — an elegant blur of possessed emotion

It’s been roughly seven years since Florence Welch first teamed up with her friend Isabella “Machine” Summers to form the beginnings of what would become one of the biggest rock groups of the last ten years. That’s long enough for people to forget that Florence and the Machine started as, and has always been, a […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Win Tickets to The Neighbourhood at the Shrine Expo Hall

The Neighbourhood have been on a roller coaster ride since 2012 with the release of their radio friendly singles, “Sweater Weather” and “Afraid”, following consecutive EP releases, tracks, tours, and their debut album, I Love You. We last caught the Newport Park band performing at the ALT 98.7 Rooftop Christmas Party last year, and now […]

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Brissa Sanchez |