Stuff by: Anne Marie Schiefer

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Battles serve the “ice cream” jams at FYF Fest

Photo by Wes Marsala When I reached the stage to see Battles at FYF Fest they were nonchalantly setting the up their gear, chewing gum and setting out beers. The drum kit was center stage and toward the front with one tall cymbal raised high in the air. Looking around it was clear that the crowd […]

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Girlpool welcomed back to LA with an FYF set full of smiles

Fans were excited to see hometown duo, Girlpool, who were up first at FYF Fest just minutes after the gates opened Sunday. As guitars were tuned the crowd was eager and screamed ready for Girlpool to start playing. As they did girls suddenly started running and skipping toward the stage smiling and singing along, “tranquilize […]

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Day two Outside Lands rattles with The Black Keys, Misterwives, Billy Idol and more

Day two of Outside Lands began like many mornings in San Francisco, foggy. There was a chill in the damp air as I pulled my jacket snugly around my shoulders and made my way into Golden Gate Park for a marathon day of music. Rumor had it that thousands more fans would be flocking in […]

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6 early afternoon MUST SEE acts at Outside Lands

Natalie Prass Outside Lands music festival is making its way to Golden Gate Park in San Francisco this upcoming weekend, August 7-9, and Grimy Goods is headed out! While this year’s Outside Lands lineup boasts a variety of acts—some mainstream and some off the beaten track—you can’t go wrong with your selections; however, you should […]

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Jacco Gardner gives fans at Wayfarer Costa Mesa a lush and encapsulated show experience

Jacco Gardner Hailing from Holland with a vintage dreamy sound, Jacco Gardner visited the Wayfarer in Costa Mesa as part of his five week US tour. Gardner is quite the musician having mastered the clarinet, guitar, violin, keyboards and bass as a child and then adding in harpsichord, mellotrons, song writing, sound engineering and more […]

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Rhye brings a world of smooth and sexy to The Observatory in Santa Ana

Mike Milosh is the unassuming looking lead singer of Rhye and not exactly what you might imagine the voice to look like when you hear the music. For one he’s a guy. I admit, the first time I heard a single from Rhye back in 2012, I assumed the voice I heard belonged to a […]

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Recommended: Michael Rault “Living Daylight” — a lovesick record full of infectious garage and vintage power pop

As the last kiss of spring dries out and you sit dreaming of summer backyard bar-b-q-s, you should really plug-in and take a listen to Michael Rault’s debut full-length Living Daylight to get yourself in the summer frame of mind. Rault comes from our neighborhood to the north, Canada, wearing high top old skool vans […]

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Jacco Gardner “Hypnophobia” — a master blend of vintage reminiscing and contemporary styling

Photo by Nick Helderman As I put my ear buds in to let the music fill my ears I am instantly transported. I am walking down a street in Paris on a blissfully beautiful spring day. The sun warms my face as I watch people sip coffee, eat crepes and whiz past me on bicycles. […]

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Austin Psych Fest / Levitation 2015 wraps with thrilling reunion performance by 13th Floor Elevators

Fans from all over the world fans came to Levitation; Australia, England, Japan and that far off place named North Dakota. They converged to let go of real life worries for three days of psychedelic freedom. That’s exactly what makes music festivals both unique and popular; the convergence of like-minded people coming together for one common […]

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Day Two Austin Psych Fest / Levitation 2015 mesmerizes with Jesus & Mary Chain, Primal Scream and more

Fever The Ghost Day two at Austin Psych Fest / Levitation was a day to explore and discover something new. As soon as I walked into Levitation I heard the unmistakable whine of the sitar stretching out across the expansive grounds. The sun had broken through the clouds drying most of the mud from day […]

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