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Hangout Fest 2015 brings bands — and DJs — to the beach

Photo via Hangout Festival Grimy Goods contributor Mark E. Ortega is embarking on a six-week music festival tour around the United States. After a stop at Shaky Knees in Atlanta, Mark’s next stop is Gulf Shores, Alabama for Hangout Fest. Here’s a preview of the festival below. There’s that old saying about how you shouldn’t […]

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Noel Gallagher and Avett Brothers shine at day two of Shaky Knees Festival

The second day of Atlanta’s Shaky Knees Music Festival saw a larger turnout than on the previous day. By 3 PM, the park was packed — Saturdays always tend to me the busiest and most ambitious day for most festival-goers. Before Saturday, I thought North Carolina folk rockers The Avett Brothers weren’t festival-headlining material. It […]

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An Interview with Ben Plant of Miami Horror: we talk new album, the secret to kickass collaborations, Grand Theft Auto

It’s been too long, yes too damn long! Five long years to be exact since Aussie electronic group Miami Horror released their hot debut, 2010’s Illumination, and while it has stood the test of time we are stoked to hear new music from them. Their follow up full-length All Possible Futures just dropped via Haven Sounds/Dine […]

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An Interview with Thievery Corporation’s Rob Garza: we talk solo work, new Thievery album and technology in music

Since securing posterity in the seminal band Thievery Corporation, Rob Garza has been flitting between worlds. He doesn’t just do music and tour anymore, he owns clubs in Mexico, started a mezcal company (PapaDiablo) and continues his role as one of the coolest dad’s on the planet to his four-year old son. But burgeoning creativity is […]

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The 50 Best Los Angeles Concerts This May

Pianos Become The Teeth The Coachella season madness has now subsided but you can still get your music fix as we head into May. As the temperature outside increases so does the number of hot live music shows to attend. We’ve got old school garage-punk comebacks The Sonics and new school wild kids Twin Peaks stirring things […]

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Watch Grimy TV’s festival mini documentary from Burgerama 2015

If you’ve never experienced the Orange County music festival that is Burgerama, you can watch Grimy TV’s latest music festival segment to get a dose of all the raw action. Our writer/videographer, Anne-Marie Schiefer took our GoPro HERO 4 and got in the thick of Burgerama 2015 at The Observatory. From the pit to the […]

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Best Concerts in Los Angeles feat. José González, Sleater-Kinney, Kinky and more

This week’s best concerts in Los Angeles feature a variety of mainstream and underground acts from all parts of the genre rainbow. From José González at The Regent, Sleater-Kinney with Body/Head at the Palladium, and Kinky at the Natural History Museum — there are different flavors for everyone. Check out our show list below for the […]

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Vintage Gold: The Rezillos — 37 years later, they’ve released their sophomore album

Exploding into the late 70s rock scene with a penchant for 60s garage rock and girl group glam, The Rezillos have always stood out with their unique form of punk, heavy on the female-led vocals. While the Sex Pistols and The Ramones were setting the common footprint of punk with their leather jackets and catchy […]

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Stream Odessa’s self-titled debut album

Los Angeles based songstress, Odessa, enamoured everyone in 2014 with her hit song “I Will Be There.” Featured in a couple of commercial and T.V. spots (including Oprah and ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy) the song drove people frantic as they tried to discover more about the artist who sang this lovely song. Last October we ran a […]

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Bad Religion, OFF! and The Interrupters annihilate Fonda Theatre

Man it has been nearly 20 years since I saw Bad Religion. The last show I saw them was when they opened for Blink 182, which I really thought was weird given that it was mother fuckin’ Bad Religion. Anyway that is beside the point. They were the headliners this past Friday at the Fonda Theatre and […]

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How to Avoid Being a Douche on Record Store Day

  “Do yourself a tremendous favor and go to a record store today. The relatively mild exertion of getting off your computer-shackled ass and venturing out to find the object of your desire, the thrill of moving through actual space and time, through row upon row of records, and the tactile ecstasy of fondling the […]

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Coachella 2015 Photos: Sunday dazzles with Drake, St. Vincent, Florence + The Machine and more

Well, kids. Coachella 2015, weekend one has come to an end. Yesterday was an incredible day full of thrilling performances. We spent our day covering Chicano Batman, Circa Survive, Jenny Lewis, Marina & The Diamonds, Mac DeMarco, MO, Off!, Desaparecidos, Philip Selway, Florence + The Machine, Ryan Adams, Gessaffelstein, Jamie XX, Saint Motel, St. Vincent, […]

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Day 2 Coachella 2015 Photos: Jack White, Run The Jewels, Drive Like Jehu & more

It’s now time to roll out our Coachella 2015 photos from day 2 of the annual music festival. Saturdays are always the busiest and craziest days at Coachella. From the packed polo fields, to the cozy VIP areas, and even the bustling artist compounds — day two of Coachella is always a manic adventure. Grimy […]

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