Monthly Archives: August 2018

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Premiere: Get “Messy” With Eva B. Ross on Her Debut Single

Wouldn’t it be great if we could fix our problems before we face them? Local songwriter Eva B. Ross wrote her debut single about that very thought. The song, “Messy,” will appear on her forthcoming EP, which features just as many light-hearted melodies as you’ll find in today’s premiere. Watch Ross attempt to get it […]

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Zoe Elaine |
Death Valley Girls release slammin’ new song with video featuring Iggy Pop

That new Death Valley Girls track is so ill it gives me chills. As I hit play on my new songs playlist, without even looking, I knew it was Death Valley Girls. You can recognize Bonnie Bloomgarden’s gritty-sweet vocals from a mile away. “Disaster (Is What We’re After)” is the lead single off Death Valley […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Brandi Carlile at the Greek Theater
Brandi Carlile delivers remarkable performance at Greek Theater LA, joined by Jim James with Tribute to Aretha Franklin

The Greek Theater shined so bright this past Friday evening with its beautiful company. Brandi Carlile made her Greek Theater debut and did the damn thing! The 37-year-old singer-songwriter is on tour in support of her sixth studio record, By The Way, I Forgive You. Fans poured in with nothing but pure excitement to witness […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
The Kills at The Glass House
The Glass House finally plays host to The Kills for a night of raucous passion

Just last year The Kills played the newly rebuilt House of Blues in Anaheim and while they crushed their performance at the newly polished venue, the duo found their true spirit when they played The Glass House earlier this week. For anyone who’s seen the band perform or even listened to their music, they are […]

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Steven Ward |
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Live Acoustic Video of Alexander Vincent’s “I Won’t” Blurs Genre

As if the original wasn’t heart-wrenching enough, Alexander Vincent has re-imagined his debut single to incorporate brass and strings. “I Won’t” came out earlier this year and despite having released just the one track, fans will see his versatility via its new rendition. You can also catch Alexander Vincent perform live at Madame Siam this […]

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Zoe Elaine |
Rex Orange County
Rex Orange County croons and swoons at Fonda Theatre

Alexander O’Conner, better known as Rex Orange County, does it all: sings, song-writes, produces, and plays just about every instrument imaginable. And he’s not even old enough to drink (legally) in the states. But what else would you expect from a monotone crooner groomed at the same British performing arts school that produced the likes […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Janelle Monae at Outside Lands day three by Steven Ward
Outside Lands 2018 ends with a clash of rock-pop wonder

Even for the most seasoned festival attendee, by the end of the second night of any festival there comes this tugging temptation for rest and relaxation that you feel in your legs (and for many, your liver too). For those who attend Outside Lands, the hills of Golden Gate Park and the surrounding area add […]

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Steven Ward |
Feels at Echo Park Rising 2016
15 Must-See Bands at Echo Park Rising 2018

Echo Park Rising is coming through East Los Angeles this Thursday, August 16 though Sunday, August 19. Every year, Grimy Goods delivers a list of Must-See Bands at Echo Park Rising, and this year is no different. With hundreds of budding and seasoned local acts flourishing the streets of Echo Park with their unique sounds, […]

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Florence and the Machine at Outside Lands day one by Steven Ward
Florence and the Machine wring out evey drop of wonder onto Outside Lands day two

The most obvious difference between the first and second day of Outside Lands was just how spread out the acts were on the latter. The festival prices itself on not having any time conflicts but Saturday saw breaks between sets that actually allowed fans to explore some of the event’s other offerings. Whether it was […]

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Carly Rae Jepsen at Outside Lands day one by Steven Ward
Outside Lands day one belongs to the cult followings of Mac Demarco and Father John Misty

Outside Lands remains one of the premiere music festivals on not just on the west coast but across the country, because every piece is so well put together and curated with festival attendees in mind. The 2018 edition of the festival was no different, with a plethora of activities, shops, food trucks, desserts, alcoholic deliciousness […]

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