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Gang of Youths say yes to life at Roxy Theatre show

Wild-eyed and full of manic life, David Le’aupepe moves slowly through the sea of iridescent faces and outstretched arms that have marooned him in their affections. The innards of The Roxy Theatre have hit a fever pitch. And with sweat now dripping from his brow and mane—glistening reminders of the hour he’s just spent dancing […]

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Gang of Youths find meaninglessness but don’t fret in “The Deepest Sighs, the Frankest Shadows”

Gang of Youths, the rapturous rock band from Australia that seems hell bent on tackling the existential and spiritual angst of the human condition all by their lonesome have debuted the music video for their newest anthem, “The Deepest Sighs, the Frankest Shadows.” The song is off the band’s highly anticipated new album Go Farther in […]

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Gang of Youths spit fire and hope at The Echo for U.S. tour finale

Mingling punkish vitality with enduring sentiments, Australian five-piece Gang of Youths left The Echo a smoldering heap in the aftermath of their set last Thursday. Ending an exhausting tour of the US with their sights on Europe for the final leg of their global trek, the band gave fans a rager to remember them by. […]

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Interview: David Le’aupepe of Gang of Youths talks his uncompromising devotion to beautiful lyrics

Every few years it seems, Australia manages to churn out another solid indie band or artist that manages to make headlines with a stunning debut–so it’s understandable if you’re having trouble keeping up. However, it would be criminal to continue overlooking one such act that made its damn-near flawless debut in 2015 with The Positions, a […]

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Gang of Youths end tour at Constellation Room in a bloodied tribute to personal tragedy and glory

Bringing to life the ferocious crucible through which their baroque-rock anthems were born, the inferno of rambunctious adolescence that is Gang of Youths took to the Constellation Room in Santa Ana for the final stop on their tour, to offer up their tragedies for our catharsis. Centered around the bloodied hardships of lead singer David […]

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Bob Dylan, Gang of Youths, and Ides of Gemini top this week’s best Los Angeles concerts

This week’s best concerts in Los Angeles feature acts as well known as Bob Dylan to bands as lesser known as Shark Muffin. Our top picks for mainstream / well known acts include: Bob Dylan at the Shrine, Mase at The Novo, Cage The Elephant at The Shrine, Toots and the Maytals at Fonda Theatre, […]

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Best Concert Crowd Moments of 2019

What would concerts be without fans? Sometimes concert crowd photos are some of the most exciting photos from a show. These are the people who also contribute heavily to the energy of a concert. Crowd-surfing, moshing, dancing, throwing those hands up in the air — y’all know what we’re sayin’. From music festivals to arenas, […]

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Most Memorable Concert Photos of 2019

It’s that time of year where we share our best concert photography of the year. Whether it be the capture of a genuine smile, or an iconic pose — Grimy Goods’ best concert photography of 2019 doesn’t just consider lighting, composition and other artistic elements that make concert photography beautiful and unique — it’s more […]

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Best Los Angeles Concerts of the Month — September

Sept. 17 — JEMS Sept. 17 — Billie Eilish with FINNEAS Sept. 18 — Twilight on the Pier with Methyl Ethy GET TICKETS TO SANTA MONICA PIER Sept. 18 — Said The Whale, Van El, Runner Sept. 19 — Kills Birds Sept. 19 — The Black Keys Sept. 19 — Boris Sept. 19 — Maggie […]

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Shirley Manson summons the rain at Cal Jam 18, Foo Fighters bring back Nirvana and Iggy Pop proves to be immortal

Dave Grohl chose a pleasantly cool and loudy day for his second annual Cal Jam Fest. Taking place at the the Glen Helen Amphitheater in San Bernardino, Cal Jam Fest 18 featured some rock legends and jaw-dropping surprises. Here are some first impressions (notes) from our photographer Kim Zsebe’s (aka ZB Images) perspective. Thunder Pussy: […]

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