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The Menstruators
An Interview with Nadia G of The Menstruators — We talk new EP, food, menstruation and superpowers

“If it wasn’t for menstruation, you wouldn’t be here…” Los Angeles feminist punk rockers, The Menstruators have released their debut EP Dead Glitter and it’s quite the “dirty, feral and slutty” experience. Fused with a blistering dose of riot grrrl punk and 90s grunge, the album comes at you like a wild banshee out of hell. […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
An Interview with Shy Girls — we talk debut album and preventing himself from being pigeon-holed as alt-R&B

Shy Girls Set to Release Debut Album “Salt” via Hit City Records on January 20th   Here’s a riddle for you: If twenty people record demos on a synthesizer and guitar in their bedrooms, and someone labels it all alt-R&B, does anyone hear the difference between them? At the expense of some really great DIY artists, alternative R&B […]

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Spencer Ludwig
An Interview with Spencer Ludwig: bringing trumpets to pop, and making you move & groove

Even if the name is unfamiliar at first, chances are you’ve heard Spencer Ludwig’s signature trumpeting long before you even knew there was a man behind the horn. In a world in which instrumentals are as easily recorded as pushing a button on a keyboard, Ludwig’s ever-shining presence both in the studio and onstage has […]

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Steven Ward |
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2017 Forecast: Los Angeles Bands / Artists to Watch — they’re on the rise!

It’s the start of a new year and time for Grimy Goods’ annual forecast of up-and-coming Los Angeles bands and artists to watch. While we’ve selected 13 acts to keep an eye on, we’re fully aware of the many great and hardworking bands out there in our great city of Angels. This year’s projections are […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Warbly Jets
Hot Band Alert: From couch surfing to rock ‘n’ roll, Warbly Jets open up ahead of January Satellite residency

In the land where jangly guitars and 60’s psychedelia have latched firmly onto the sound of what seems nearly every band is producing, Los Angeles newest addition Warbly Jets espouse unfiltered, against the grain rock that gleefully trades the nostalgia of yesterday for a face-melting tomorrow. Unsigned, with only one sizzling single to show, and […]

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Death valley girls
Los Angeles Bands That Kicked Ass in 2016: Death Valley Girls

Currently in the studio recording the follow-up to their debut full-length record, Death Valley Girls have had quite the kick-ass year. We’ve seen this band grow since 2013 when we first spotlighted them with a Hot Band Alert feature. At that time, not many people had heard of them, let alone had caught Death Valley […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Kim and The Created at Bootleg Theater
Los Angeles Bands that Kicked Ass in 2016: Kim and The Created

If there is one Los Angeles artist that never stops breathing, it’s Kim House of Kim and The Created. At the start of this year, we featured her in our annual forecast featuring artists on the rise, and it goes without saying, she definitely turned heads in 2016. The fiery frontwoman is without a doubt, […]

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Best Albums 2016
Staff Picks: Best Albums of 2016 — Artists you love, and acts you’ve never even heard of

The crew at Grimy Goods, have shared their 10 selections for the best albums of 2016! As always, it’s all about quality and variety when it comes to music at Grimy Goods. Spanning all genres, you’ll find a robust selection of music from well-known artists, as well as acts you’ve never heard of. From new […]

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The Dead Ships
Los Angeles Bands that Kicked Ass in 2016: The Dead Ships

With 2016 quickly slipping away, it’s time we highlight some of the best Los Angeles bands that really made the most of themselves in 2016. As the first in our Los Angeles Bands that Kicked Ass in 2016 series, we’d like to highlight The Dead Ships. It goes without saying that The Dead Ships are […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Ninet Tayeb
An Interview with Ninet Tayeb — Israeli rock-star jumps the Atlantic for U.S. takeover

Ninet Tayeb: Keep an Eye on This Rising Rock Star Interview feature by Steven Ward Ninet Tayeb may be a new name on the Los Angeles music scene, but in her native Israel, she’s an acclaimed singer/songwriter/actress and one of the larger entertainment figures in the country. With four albums under her belt, Tayeb made […]

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