Stuff by: Grimy Goods

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Against Me! deliver powerful and inspiring performance at The Observatory

It was a powerful and inspiring night of music this past Friday as punk rockers Against Me! took the stage at The Observatory. With the occasional crowd surfer, Against Me!’s  positive energy was absolutely intoxicating. Led by the empowering front woman, Laura Jane Grace, she gave a perfectly fierce performance smashing on her guitar and […]

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Action Bronson busts out the space shoes and rhymes at Observatory show; truly Mr. Wonderful

This was hands down the best show I have ever seen at The Observatory. Action Bronson is a breed of his own rapping. Not only can he bust mad rhymes, but he has such a fantastic sense of humor. The man radiated on stage with an incredible energy. With a stage presence that makes you […]

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Jedi Mind Tricks bring out “The Thief and the Fallen” at The Observatory in Santa Ana

Jedi Mind Tricks took over The Observatory in Santa Ana this past Sunday for a solid evening a real and raw underground hip hop. The Philly natives have been laying down the beats and rhymes since 1993 and are still rolling strong. Performing in support of their new album, The Thief and the Fallen which […]

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Tallest Man on Earth serves up aural comfort food to fans at Observatory Santa Ana

The Tallest Man On Earth (aka Sweden’s Kristian Matsson) gave the Observatory in Santa a most delicious aural treat last Tuesday. Touring in support of his most personal record yet, the Tallest Man On Earth performed songs from his lush new album Dark Bird Is Home, as well as some classic favorites. Exciting fans with […]

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Deftones play a jaw-dropping 21-song set at The Observatory Santa Ana

Deftones put on quite the magnetic performance this past Friday at the Observatory. Setting the tone with a dark lit stage full of red hues, Deftones played a jaw-dropping 21-song set fueled with passion, emotion and riveting sound arrangements. Kicking off their performance with “Cherry Waves” off Saturday Night Wrist, the crowd was instantly lost […]

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Warren G Takes Us Back to the “Regulate…G-Funk Era” at the Observatory

It doesn’t get any smoother than Warren G. The Long Beach rapper packed The Observatory in Santa Ana this past Thursday to bring back his classic album, Regulate…G-Funk Era in all its smooth-ass 90s entirety. That’s right, Warren G played the whole damn thing in full. No doubt about it, it was pure 90s hip hop bliss […]

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Juicy J Back at the Observatory with another bangin’ performance, drops free mixtape Blue Dream & Lean 2

Juicy J  is no stranger to The Observatory in Santa Ana. He performs at this venue a lot and every time he does, he never disappoints. This past Sunday was yet another incredible sold-out Juicy J show at The Observatory. Even before the Memphis, Tennessee-bred rapper hit the stage, the crowd was chanting his name in […]

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Baby Bash heats up the Observatory with smooth hip hop and infectious R&B

Baby Bash at The Observatory this past Monday was straight up on point! It was like taking a walk down memory lane. The Southern California rapper brought the heat and there were no signs of stopping. As soon as Baby Bash hit the stage, fans already had their phones up in the air ready to record and […]

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Saosin shed blood at intense performance at the Observatory Santa Ana

There was blood shed Monday night at The Observatory in Santa Ana. The newly reunited Saosin, featuring frontman Anthony Green and the entire original lineup pulled in a packed house of early Saosin fans. Right off the bat, the band was was going crazy on stage, and like that nasty flu that’s going around, Saosin’s intense stage energy […]

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Aesop Rock and Rob Sonic give Constellation Room a slick dose of Hail Mary Mallon

San Francisco-based rapper, Aesop Rock and the Bronx’s Rob Sonic showed the Constellation Room in Santa Ana what Hail Mary Mallon is all about. Fans packed into the small room connected to The Observatory and were granted a one of a kind intimate performance, directly under the noses of their favorite rappers. Slaying rhymes without […]

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