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Song Premiere: Jasmine Sankaran makes her debut with sublime guitar jangles on “Snakebite”

Making her first appearance in the LA music scene, Ventura County-native Jasmine Sankaran’s “Snakebite” gathers its lilting petals of jangly guitars and achingly delivered melancholia into something so lovingly sad. Sharp and witty, the Berkeley graduate made her first step towards music after she graduated with a degree in Creative Writing but realized she’d written more […]

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Hot Show Alert: Dynamic duo KOLARS headline The Echo this Friday

Los Angeles’ dynamic duo, KOLARS is taking over The Echo this Friday, September 8 (that’s tomorrow!) for a show you won’t want to miss. Made up of the badass husband and wife duo Rob Kolar (guitar) and Lauren Brown (drums), the two roll out a fierce combo of energy and chemistry that makes their live show quite […]

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Song Premiere: thanks. Fights For “Annabelle”

It’s that time of year again, folks! LA is literally burning, humidity is at an all time high, and it’s September, which can only mean we are experiencing a second summer. I think then, it is fair to crown an ‘album of the second summer,’ and I’d like to nominate the upcoming LP from thanks., […]

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Sept. 5: Tonight’s Best Shows: The Manx, Luke Rathborne, James Arthur

♥ = Top Recommendations   Hope you all enjoyed your Labor Day Weekend! If you still got it in you, there’s some great local shows tonight! Check out our recommendations for tonight’s best concerts! MONDAY – SEPTEMBER 5, 2017 Hurricane Harvey Benefit: The Manx, Slut Island, Kali KazooThe Hi Hat SAMPLEnHOLD, Berto Blunt, Computo, Derek […]

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Lorde at Greek Theatre -- Photo by Will Tee Yang
Win Tickets to Lorde’s Secret Los Angeles Concert

As reported earlier today, Lorde has a “secret” Los Angeles show happening tomorrow night, and Grimy Goods has a ticket to giveaway! The only other way to win tickets to Lorde’s secret show is through ALT987. As you can imagine, access to this very special engagement is super limited. We’re stoked to be able to […]

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Hot Artist Alert: Ella Vos — get lost in her lulling vocals that serenade with meaningful lyrics

After featuring her January School Night gig as a Best Show of the Night, Los Angeles vocalist / songwriter, Ella Vos quickly peaked our attention. With a vocal prowess that is smooth and lifting, and at times seducing, Ella Vos captivates with her enchanting range. Songs like “You Don’t Know About Me” are singalong perfection. Vos’ […]

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Misfits
The Original Misfits to Headline the Forum in Los Angeles

The Original Misfits Lineup Announce Exclusive Reunion Date at the Forum in Los Angeles As announced on their Facebook page, “all hell’s gonna break loose” on December 30 when the original Misfits lineup takes on the Forum in Los Angeles. Yes, you read that correctly. The Misfits featuring Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only, and Doyle Wolfgang […]

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13 Must-See Acts at Echo Park Rising

East Los Angeles is about to pop off hard this weekend with the return of Echo Park Rising! The three-day neighborhood festival will take place August 17- 20th throughout Echo Park and trust, it’s not to be missed. And did we mention it’s FREE! As we’ve done the past few years, we’ve selected our top […]

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Aug. 16 — Tonight’s Best Shows: Neon Indian, Royal Blood, The Marias

Tonight’s best shows in Los Angeles feature Neon Indian with Black Paw at Teragram Ballroom, Royal Blood at the Wiltern, The Marias at The Study, Go Betty Go with The Two Tens at The Satellite and more! Check out our show list for all the best concerts happening in and around Los Angeles! WEDNESDAY – […]

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Photos: Outside Lands 2017 kicks off year 10 with a fury

My 10th Outside Lands began by listening to Hundred Waters close out their set on the Lands End stage. For a set at noon on Friday, the crowd was massive. They were warm and bright, perfect for getting warmed up for a day of music. These folks also curate the FORM festival in Acrosanti, AZ, […]

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