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Forecast: 20 Los Angeles Bands / Artists to Watch in 2020

It’s about that time! We’ve flipped our cards and shined our crystal balls and now it’s time to present you all with our annual forecast of Los Angeles artists / bands to watch in the new year. This year we upped the ante from 15 L.A. bands to 20! And trust, after what we saw […]

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WTF Coachella – Who Is Rage Against the Machine???

Rage Against The Machine may be one of the most iconic rock bands, very well-know across the globe for their inspiring activism and musical skills — but when news broke that the newly reunited band was set to headline Coachella 2020, the socialsphere went crazy. Who is Rage Against The Machine? And y’all wonder why […]

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Coachella 2020 Lineup Announced:

The official Coachella 2020 lineup has been revealed! This year’s lineup will feature previously mentioned Thom Yorke, Lana Del Rey, Flume, Rage Against the Machine, Frank Ocean, Travis Scott, along with the following acts: FKA Twigs, Run The Jewels, Caribou, Denzel Curry, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Chicano Batman, Duck Sauce, Fatboy Slim, Megan […]

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Coachella 2020 Lineup Confirmations & Rumors

The Coachella 2020 lineup is expected to be announced any day now. Already confirmed for the Coachella 2020 lineup are Thom Yorke, Lana Del Rey, and Flume. According to Consequence of Sound, the latest (rumored) Cochella 2020 lineup additions include: Rage Against the Machine, Frank Ocean, Travis Scott and My Chemical Romance.   A reunited […]

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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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Christmas Gold — indie Christmas music, punk cuts and classics

Merry, merry! Press Play on Grimy Goods’ “Christmas Gold” playlist! Featuring not your basic Christmas music with holiday cuts from your favorite indie bands, punk, local acts and of course all the warm & fuzzy classics we all know and love. I mean, even the punkest of punks love Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For […]

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Photos: The Dickies, DM Tina, Cheap Tissue at House of Machines

Friday Night, Cretin Hop put together a multi generational night of punk at House of Machines featuring The Dickies, DM Tina and the Bumps and Cheap Tissue. Warming up the crowd was DM Tina and the Bumps, described as “drag fronted weirdo rock-n-rollers.” DM Tina is an endearing mess of perfectly timed stage banter, saggy […]

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Dangerbird’s Monthly Microdose Series Gives Music Lovers a Taste of Greatness

If you are an early aughts indie rock lover, you know Dangerbird Records. Perhaps not in name, but by their alumni artists: Silversun Pickups, Minus the Bear, Hot Hot Heat, Delphic and more. The veteran Los Angeles label has touched greatness and continues to mentor tomorrow’s scene leaders. Traditional deals are of course still being […]

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Holy Wars and Draemings deliver a badass ladies night at The Echo

Friday’s night was a double slice of female badassery with stellar performances by local favorites, Holy Wars and Draemings at The Echo. With Holy Wars, led by Kat Leon, as the evening’s main event — Draemings warmed us up quite nicely. Draemings is always a visual and aural delight to see live on stage. Getting […]

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Nico Franc Brings a Stadium-Ready Show to Resident in DTLA

Nico Franc has that x-factor that people look for when they need to release, whether its jovial or it’s serious. And they go to arenas for that. They go to stadiums for that. They take their childhood best friend to a nostalgic concert for that…but LA based Nico Franc delivered that at the Resident. Read my […]

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