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Budos Band at The Regent -- Photo by Farah Sosa
8 Things You need to Know About Spaceland’s Merger with the Knitting Factory

Keep calm and carry on! Don’t worry Los Angeles underground / indie music lovers, the folks at Spaceland Presents “aren’t changing anything” — and that’s coming straight from the horse’s mouth! After reading the huge news yesterday via Billboard that Spaceland has merged with Knitting Factory Entertainment (KFE), with KFE now owning a 49 percent […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
The Specials
Win Tickets to Music Tastes Good feat. The Specials, Iron & Wine, Sylvan Esso, Warpaint and many more

The premiere of Music Tastes Good is less than two weeks away and this is one music festival you will not want to miss. The three-day festival presented by 89.9FM KCRW will take place September 23-25, 2016 on the streets of historic Downtown Long Beach. From hip hop to alt rock, Latin indie and more — […]

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Red Bull Sound Select 30 Days in LA 2016
Red Bull Sound Select Announces Lineup for 30 Days in LA, Tickets on Sale September 20

Tickets to Red Bull Sound Select’s 30 Days in LA Go On Sale Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 10AM! They’re baaack! Red Bull Sound Select has announced their highly anticipated 30 Days In LA lineup, and it’s looking more promising than ever. The event has stayed true to spotlighting up-and-coming acts, while including a great variety of […]

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20 Underground Shows in Los Angeles You Need To Catch in September

  Underground shows in Los Angeles are bustin’ at the seams this September. While these acts may not be as widely known as the concerts we’ve featured on our Best Concert of The Month feature, they all have a promising sound and should not be missed. Don’t be surprised if many of these bands move […]

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48 Best Los Angeles Concerts This September Featuring Cold War Kids, Kraftwerk, Sigur Ros And More

September is going to rock! The Autumn season may be upon us but it’s still warm enough to enjoy live music under the night sky including shows such as Kraftwerk, Sigur Ros, and Hall & Oates with Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings at the Hollywood Bowl. You can also kick back, relax in the […]

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Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast at Fonda Theatre
The Kills, The Go Gos and Mondo Drag top this week’s best Los Angeles concerts

With FYF past us, and Labor Day weekend ahead of us, we have ourselves a mellow show week. Needless to say, there’s plenty of live music for you to catch this week in Los Angeles and around. The Kills and Autolux take on both the Fox Theater and The Wiltern! Best Coast teams up with […]

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Shannon Lay of Feels at Echo Park Rising
Celebrating Women’s Equality Day with Images of Our Favorite Women Who Rock

In honor of Women’s Equality Day, we’d like to show our immense love and appreciation for all the women that rock, and rock hard. With our Grimy Goods founder and editor also a woman, we’ve always made a point to focus on female musicians and empowering them. In the past few years, we’ve seem some […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Hot Band Alert: Ex-Sage — There’s Nothing Dry or Empty About this Duo’s Gritty Desert Rock

Los Angeles rock duo Ex-Sage recently ventured onto our radar when we featured them as one of our 5 Must-See Rock Acts at Echo Park Rising 2016. We just couldn’t shake their dark, sludgy desert-rock sound that had us high and reminiscing on other rock favorites such as The Kills and The Raveonettes. The band is scheduled […]

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Must-See FYF Fest Undercard: Preoccupations — fine crafted disorienting melodic rock propulsions

Why You Need to See Preoccupations at FYF! Words: Steven Ward FYF Fest 2016 is just three days away! Rolling out yet another must-see act that lives on the lower lines of the stacked FYF bill, you really need to get in on this action. Pull that schedule back out, it’s time to add a new […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Outpost Fest returns with another stacked bill featuring Matt & Kim and Borns

Orange County’s only music festival, the Delta Spirit-curated Outpost Fest, will be making its return to downtown Santa Ana this November and the lineup is something to get excited about. Last year’s bill featured an eclectic bunch from Blonde Redhead to bluesy-rockers Cold War Kids, but this year promises an even more diversified group. Matt […]

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