Interviews

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Grimy T.V. Interview with Tapioca and the Flea

Grimy Goods gets silly with another awesome local act out of Los Angeles, Tapioca and the Flea. These skater-boy-musicians are hilarious! We talk L.A. bars, sex, manginas, sexting, and even Justin Bieber … uh, yeah — and some other weird stuff. The interview gets pretty crazy, but just keep in mind, no sheep were harmed […]

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Grimy T.V. Interview with Bleached — Babes and Hotdogs!

Here’s our second installment of our new Grimy T.V. interviews. This time we have our special guest host, Allysun Maria Dutra, designer and owner of L.A. couture label Kittinhawk handling all the Q & A’s. Watch Allysun get grimy with the rad ladies of Bleached! The Clavin sisters bare all in this interview and reveal their male band crushes, who they […]

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Grimy T.V. Interview with the Dead Ships — Sex, Drugs & Rock ‘n’ Roll

A few weeks ago at the Jubilee Music & Arts Festival, we got Grimy with one of L.A.’s best local talents, the Dead Ships. These East Side boys let it all out on Grimy T.V. We pretty much talk sex, drug and rock ‘n’ roll (and Sour Patch Kids). Press play and check out all […]

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Viva! Pomona and the Young Punk Behind It!

He’s only 22 and he’s been booking shows since he was about 14 years old. In fact, the fist show he curated was in a backyard in his hometown of Pomona and shit got rowdy, so rowdy that “kids were getting their teeth kicked in their lips.” He has a monstrous curly mop atop his babyface, and […]

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All Things Music with L.A. Couture Designer, Kittinhawk

  On Monday, we featured L.A. couture designer, Kittinhawk in our Los Angeles fashion tastemakers section. If you missed the interview with this unique and magical woman, you can check it out here. It’s a good one, and it features a lot of her astounding fashion and jewelry pieces. Today, we feature part two of our interview […]

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What L.A. Coachella Performers are Wearing to Coachealla this Year!

We’re two weeks away from Coachella and the excitement is heavily brewing. We spoke with a few Los Angeles Coachella performers about what they will be wearing this year at Coachella. All  three Coachella performers; IO ECHO, White Arrows and Deap Vally had some very functional and fashionable apparel ideas.  Check out what they’re wearing below and […]

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An Interview with The Bronx

The Bronx have been beyond busy the past year, prepping another punk record between moonlighting as Mariachi El Bronx and endless touring. Now, our favorite L.A. punks are ready to release their first album in five years; Bronx (IV) is set for release via White Drugs/ATO Records on February 5. To celebrate their record release, the Bronx are playing a very […]

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An Interview with Vinyl Williams

Los Angeles-based Vinyl Williams, led by the 22-year-old Lionel Williams is not your average psych band from Los Angeles. While other musicians in this trending genre sound practically alike, Vinyl Williams takes a more holistic, artistic and cultured approach with his level of psychedelic influence. Not to mention, he’s also a visual artist. Check out […]

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INTERVIEW: Sacred Bones’ Caleb Braaten and Tres Warren of Psychic Ills

Brooklyn-based record label, Sacred Bones, are celebrating their 5-year anniversary in Pioneertown (Joshua Tree) this Friday, December 21 at Pappy & Harriet’s. It’s going to be a very special celebration as this day marks the alleged demise of the world according to some interpretations of the Mayan calendar. Sacred Bones is ready to celebrate this […]

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An Interview with The Dead Ships

An interview with the Dead Ships: these L.A.-based up-and-comers are steaming up the windows with some catchy-as-hell garage-rockin’-soul tunes. Our Grimy Goods crystal ball is forecasting some great things for the Dead Ships in 2013. We caught up with the band for a brief interview; from bar lushes and staying away from Hollywood — to […]

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An Interview with The Balconies from Toronto

  Toronto’s indie rock-pop trio, The Balconies blew Echo Park away at Culture Collide Festival.  I got my chat on with band, siblings Jacquie (singer/guitarist) and Steve (bass) as well as, Liam (drummer) in the Taix parking lot to discuss their music, L.A. experience, and the finer things in life like beer and the best places […]

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Interview: Joe Keefe of Family of the Year – St. Croix EP Release

  Los Angeles based indie ensemble, Family of the Year have just released their latest EP titled, St. Croix.  In preparation of their album release show at Bootleg Theater, we sat down for an in-depth chat with singer Joe Keefe. The environment was casual, fun, and relaxed at our favorite Silver Lake watering hole. Here’s what the […]

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An Interview with The Stone Foxes at Outside Lands Music Festival

I interviewed the adorable guys from the band The Stone Foxes at this past 2011 Outside Lands Music Festival in Golden Gate Park.  These cuties had such an amazing energy about them.  They seemed to be taking in all these amazing experiences they are having with wide eyed amusement and gratitude. They were so sweet […]

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