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Heart shaped 3D effects swarm Warpaint’s #30DaysInLA performance at Echoplex

The stage is set and The Echoplex is adorned with tiny colorful light bulbs hanging from wires, smoke slithering through and past the instruments. This is the vibey setting for Red Bull Sound Select’s show number 7 of their #30DaysInLA series. Everyone is eager to see Warpaint, a band that has steadily increased their following […]

Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
The Black Keys at The Forum: living up to being one of America’s biggest rock bands

If there is one major realization I made Thursday night at The Forum in Inglewood, it’s that The Black Keys are in the running for America’s most popular rock band. As Thursday was an important day politically, it felt as though these Akron, Ohio-bred rockers were on the campaign trail themselves. After seeing them blow […]

Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Between two show reviewers: Courtney Barnett at Red Bull Sound Select #30DaysinLA

Courtney Barnett played the El Rey for the 4th night of Red Bull’s Sound Select #30DaysInLA series. After getting loads of Red Bull swag, munching on empanadas, and getting strung out on vodka Red Bulls (THERE WAS SO MUCH RED BULL) I bumped into fellow Grimy Goods contributor Mark Ortega. Below we discuss the shows […]

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40 Best Los Angeles Concerts This November

 Iceage – Photo by Trish Reyes Rocktober is gearing up to go out with a bang and the month has been a whirlwind of spectacular and spooktacular shows. November may not be quite as jam packed as October but we are counting our lucky stars because there’s still a plethora of great concerts scheduled to […]