Monthly Archives: February 2019

The Coathangers at Teragram Ballroom -- Photo: John Furth
The Coathangers celebrate new album at Teragram Ballroom with Prettiest Eyes and Trap ps

The Coathangers brought the volume and energy to the Teragram Ballroom Thursday night. The band was supported by Prettiest Eyes and Traps PS — both put on a a hell of show as well. After opening on a slow song, the three Atlanta-based rippers launched into heavy rocking music. The energy was palpable as Julia Kugel lead […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
King Tuff
King Tuff and Tropa Magica get the party started at Troubadour

The Troubadour was slowly filling as King Tuff  and opener, Tropa Magica (fka Thee Commons) lined up across the infamous West Hollywood stage. The six-piece band (Tropa Magica) complete with keyboards and violinist immediately warmed up the crowd with their care-free party vibes. Tropa Magica’s music is described as psychedelic cumbia-punk and they are one hundred percent […]

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Lo-fi songwriter Worn-Tin to play a manic, circus of a show at The Echo for new album “Cycles”

“Cycles,” the eponymous song of Worn-Tin’s upcoming debut album, bugs out like a lo-fi tune squeezing through a lousy transmission of a very outdated car stereo. And it’s all the better for it. Warner, the man behind the moniker—one gifted to him by a drunk friend at a jacuzzi party—at first pursued a career and […]

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Raja Kumari sizzles with empowering performance at The Roxy

The music in Los Angeles feels like summer and the rain cannot stop it. The Roxy was adorned by Indian flavors with Raja Kumari’s empowering performance blending Eastern culture and Hip Hop. She has done collaborations with Timbaland, Gwen Steffani and more, in addition to being nominated for a Grammy. Kumari was born in Claremont, […]

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Panda Bear at Lodge Room
Panda Bear brings out the Buoys at Lodge Room

Panda Bear just wrapped two Los Angeles shows at the Lodge Room in Highland Park and they were straight dope! From the electronic sounds emanating from the speakers to the vibe-y light show — Noah, aka Panda Bear, brought his new album Buoys to life. Buoys is Noah’s first full-length release since 2015’s groundbreaking Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper and directly follows […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
talker band
Premiere: talker Embraces Her Haunted Side on New Horror Films EP, Release Show on Feb 27

Local songwriter Celeste Tauchar earned her stripes touring with bands like Frenship, but has proven her independent prowess with her new EP as talker. The leading singles were a good indication of what was to come, and the full release packs a punch. The record is due out tomorrow, but today you can listen to […]

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Zoe Elaine |
Y La Bamba at El Rey Theatre -- Photo: Patricia Sanchez
Y La Bamba Captures the Soul of a Woman at El Rey Theatre

On stage, the soul of Y La Bamba’s music is clearly carried by the whole of the band, but the lyrical prowess of their music stems from Luz Elena Mendoza, the mind and main vocals behind Y La Bamba.

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Guru of Gang Starr
Vintage Gold: Guru — Jazz/Hip Hop Collaboration Still Sounds Just As Smooth 25 Years Later

Known best for fuzing Jazz and Hip Hop in a revolutionary, yet copacetic way, Keith Elam AKA Guru (Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal) had a knack for combining different styles of music as well as mastering socially conscious songwriting. Guru, who passed away in 2010, left a discography spanning decades that continues to inspire and entertain […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Mike Krol at The Bootleg Theater
The Power Chords Were on Fire — Fans from all over the map came to see Mike Krol’s L.A. gig at the Bootleg

Mike Krol’s show at The Bootleg was an all-ages gig. The type of show where the kids show up early to snag spots in the front row and hold those positions the whole night so they might get a chance to see an idol up close.  As far as idols are concerned Mike Krol is […]

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KERA
KERA and Devendra Banhart Join Forces on Hopeful New Song, Proceeds To Benefit Trans Charities

Emphatic folk songwriter KERA (fka Kera and the Lesbians) recently revealed a new recording of a song they penned years ago. “Bright Future Ahead” features some additional vocals by friend and now collaborator, Devendra Banhart; all proceeds for the song will be donated to Trans Lifeline. To celebrate the release, KERA will perform at Vocal […]

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Mac Demarco at Outside Lands day one by Steven Ward
Mac DeMarco to headline The Echo ahead of Coachella dates

Mac DeMarco fans won’t want to miss out this coveted gig! Grimy Goods favorite, Mac Demarco will headline an intimate Los Angeles gig at The Echo ahead of his Coachella dates. DeMarco will play The Echo on Wednesday, April 10! Tickets to Mac DeMarco at The Echo don’t come at your usual Echo price, however […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Win Tickets to Metric with Zoe at Hollywood Palladium

We’re giving away tickets Metric’s upcoming Los Angeles tour date March 6 at the Hollywood Palladium! Supporting Metric at their Hollywood Palladium show are Zoe and July Talk. To win a pair of tickets to Metic at the Hollywood Palladium, enter the giveaway via Grimy Goods’ Instagram! We have a couple pairs of tickets up […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Le Butcherettes at The Moroccan Lounge
Fierceness takes over the Moroccan Lounge with performances by Le Butcherettes, Stars at Night and The Tissues

This past Tuesday night, the Moroccan Lounge was packed with fans who had shown up early to get a good spot to see the splendor and carnal energy of Le Butcherettes. Teri Gender Bender the founding member and heart and soul of the band is known for her wild stage antics and although their new album […]

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