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Win Tickets to Fitz and the Tantrums at iHeartRadio Theater LA

It seems like it was just yesterday when we caught this local band called Fitz and the Tantrums performing a free show at Spaceland (now called The Satellite). With the band’s delicious sounds, we were instantly hooked. Since watching them live for the first time in 2010, Fitz and the Tantrums have made some big leaps. […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
Holiday Giveaway! Win Sonos Play: 1 Wireless Speakers

Sonos is at the top of their game when it comes to producing high quality, app-controlled, wireless speakers that pump out crystal clear sound, so that you can enjoy the ease and convenience of using wireless technology without ditching sound quality. If you’re not already convinced of how badass these speakers are just check out Grimy Goods writer […]

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Emily Saex |
Win Tickets to Ducktails at the Echo

If you’re familiar with Real Estate, chances are you have heard of guitarist Matt Mondanile’s side project Ducktails. If not, grab the chance at seeing him and the rest of his band perform at The Echo on Friday, September 4th! Ducktails will be performing in support of their fifth album, St. Catherine released last month. Prepare yourself for a […]

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Win Tickets to Total Control at the Teragram Ballroom

Listen to any Total Control song and you’ll either bob your head, dance, or have the urge to mosh – all side effects we relish from the Australian garage punk/post-punk band. What began as a duo with Dan Stewart on vocals and Mikey Young on guitar and keyboards, later expanded in 2011 with the addition of guitarist Al […]

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Win VIP Tickets to Echo Park Rising 2015

As if last year’s Echo Park Rising didn’t already blow us away, this year the team behind the local festival has brought us a stellar lineup this time around. The lineup will feature Dengue Fever, Man or Astro Man?, Fever the Ghost, J-Rocc, Mr.Elevator & The Brain Hotel, Hanni EL Khatib, Deap Valley, Screaming Females, […]

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Win an iOgrapher Video Bundle — Get your DIY videography on!

iOgrapher is paving the way for bringing DIY video/photography projects to a whole new level with their life, camera, action ethos and the technology to support it. The iOgrapher case transforms an iPad Mini, Air or Air2 into a user-friendly shooting powerhouse. Whether you’re filming a backyard concert, interviewing a local band at a festival […]

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Emily Saex |
Win a Stax Records Music & Clothing Swag Bundle

Memphis’ legendary Stax Records have helped launch the careers of many prominent African American artists since their inception in 1959 and they continue to play an integral part in showcasing the immense musical talents of timeless artists such as Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Booker T & the MG’s, Wilson Pickett, and Staples Singers, just to […]

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Win a Meet & Greet and Signed Vinyl EP From Avid Dancer at The Echo February Residency

We last caught Avid Dancer (aka Jacob Dillan Summers) this past year playing L.A.’s top notch underground venues as well as opening up for larger acts such as Warpaint. Now the psych-electro-pop outfit are taking to the stage to headline a weekly residency at The Echo, every Monday night in February, and we’re sure every night […]

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Win a Motormouthmedia Swag Bag!

Located next to the 5 freeway in the lovely neighborhood of Silver Lake, and in Brooklyn, New York is the PR firm Motormouthmedia. Dedicated to bringing listeners the best of upcoming indie acts, some favorites we found on their roster included Caribou, Flying Lotus, !!! (Chk Chk Chk), Chelsea Wolfe, Deerhunter, Animal Collective, and many more! You can […]

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Win A Sonos Play:1 Wireless Speaker – Hi-Fi Sound In A Compact Package

Sonos is a leader in making high quality, wireless speakers that provide crystal clear, Hi-Fi sound, allowing you to reap the benefits of wireless technology without sacrificing sound quality. We’ve teamed up with the good folks at Sonos to give away one of their powerful, yet compact, Sonos Play: 1 wireless speakers which you can easily […]

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Emily Saex |
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Win a Sub Pop Swag Bag of musical treats!

Homegrown in Seattle, Washington, Sub Pop was the record label of the 1980s that had the opportunity to sign uprising grunge bands like Nirvana, Mudhoney, and Soundgarden, respectively. After nearly 30 years, the label is still involved in helping artists push out their music to the world. Currently, Sub Pop is working with several contemporary acts including […]

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Attention Music Junkies! Win a Rdio Subscription!

Rdio is a top-notch subscription service that offers the perfect, personalized music listening experience. The amazing features include on-demand songs, albums, celebrity curated playlists and stations (you can even follow your favorite artists from Dam Funk to Death Grips) and online and offline listening from any device. So they’ve got all you iPhone, iPad, Android, […]

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Emily Saex |
Win A Rad Anti-Records Musical Swag Bag

Anti- Records is a diverse music label that boasts a wide variety of artists that span the spectrum of musical genres, from country to hip-hop to blues, but always soulful and true to their musical craft. Their roster includes artists such as Tweedy, Tinariwen, Son Little, Simian Mobile Disco, Title Fight, Dr. Dog, Blackalicious, Neko Case, […]

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Emily Saex |
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Win a Google Nexus or $100 Visa Gift Card by casting your vote for Grimy Goods’ Best Concert Photos of 2014

Last week we posted Grimy Goods’ Best Concert Photography of 2014, and we said we’d be following up with an epic giveaway where both our readers and photographers can win some amazing prizes. Now it’s time to let that epic giveaway take place! We need you to vote on which of our Best Concert Photos […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
Win “Two Dudes” – The Big Lebowski Vinyl Soundtrack & Two Boots Pizza Pie

The Coen Brothers’ 1998 cult classic film, The Big Lebowski, starring Jeff Bridges as “The Dude” has spawned fans worldwide, conventions and even a pizza! Universal Music Enterprises and Two Boots Pizza (Echo Park) have teamed up with us to offer The Big Lebowski vinyl soundtrack and a large “The Dude” pizza pie! Prepare to […]

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Emily Saex |
Win an Orange Is The New Black Soundtrack (vinyl or CD)

We really dig the Netflix original series Orange Is The New Black. The show follows Brooklynite Piper Chapman’s transition from a lavish New York lifestyle to an orange jumpsuit, when mistakes from her past land her in the big house and she finds herself confined within prison walls amidst a true cast of characters. The […]

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Emily Saex |
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Grimy Goods is six years old today!

Damn, time flies when you’re busy as hell running a music blog … but it’s sure a fun ride. Today, GrimyGoods.com is six years old. It’s unreal to think that what started as my personal soapbox and diary has grown to become what it is today. People often ask me, how did I start Grimy […]

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Win Tickets to Gardens & Villa with Jonathan Rado at the El Rey

Handsome Santa Barbara boys, Gardens & Villa headline the El Rey on Saturday, March 8. These boys aren’t only handsome, but their music hooks onto you. Their songs are filled with addictive melodies, witty bass lines, and charming vocals. Garden & Villa gives off “coco vibes” — the sweet and sunny connection to their coastal […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
Win Tickets to Reggie and The Full Effect at The Satellite – January 30, 2014

Reggie and the Full Effect have been a mysterious band. They have cryptic bios, tall tales, faked deaths, and countless rumors. With the release of their newest album Songs Not To Get Married To, James Dewees reveals the truth behind all the madness. This album is said to be his latest masterpiece, that is more […]

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Win Tickets to Wire at the Echoplex – Nov. 17

Wire is perhaps one of the most influential bands that had come out of England in the 70s. Their debut album, Pink Flag, contains songs that are diverse in mood and style, yet use a minimalist punk approach with unorthodox song structures. Since the beginning, Wire hailed supreme; they exhibited a steady development from raucous […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |