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Record Store Day 2017
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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12 Coachella Acts You Must Experience at Sunset — music to fit your mood

There’s few things better than a sunset on the Polo Fields during Coachella. Depending on what sort of mood you’re in, any number of choices at the moment the sun begins to fade could be the right one for you. This guide goes over what might be the best fit for whatever you’re feeling at the […]

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The 20 Best Female Drummers — by all means, badass

*We’re updating this very popular post for 2019 and including 30 more female drummers! This will round out the list to 50 of the best female drummers. We’d love your input. Leave a comment with your favorite female drummer!  Despite being the very backbone of bands, with their presence felt, literally, in every beat —drummers […]

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Best Concerts in Los Angeles featuring Jenny Lewis, Tame Impala, Marching Church and more

Yes, it’s Coachella week, but the shows in Los Angeles continue to go strong. This week we have big acts such as Jenny Lewis, Tame Impala, Kimbra and Mos Def hitting a venue near you. On the underground/indie tip we have Marching Church, The Warlocks, Benjamin Booker, LA Witch and a lot more. Check out […]

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An Interview with Kitten’s Chloe Chaidez: connecting with fans on all levels

It’s hard to comprehend that Chloe Chaidez, aka Kitten, is just 20 years of age. What isn’t difficult to understand is why Chaidez is so comfortable on stage and known for delivering high energy live shows, given the fact she’s been performing for half of her life. Much has been made about her young age, […]

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9 Lesser Known Acts You Need to See at Coachella

Sylvan Esso Coachella is less than 10 days away! As you start going into Coachella mode and planning your course of action, make sure to check out some lesser known bands this year to get the real Coachella experience. Sure, Jack White, Drake and AC/DC are all a sight to see live — but so […]

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Watch Grimy TV’s festival mini documentary from SXSW 2015

A couple weeks ago we sent our writer and video correspondent (Mark E. Ortega) to the musical madness that is South By Southwest for a five-day music bender. We wanted to capture the SXSW experience on video so people that have not been, can see what SXSW is all about. Not to mention, what the […]

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20 Photos to Get You Pumped for Burgerama 2015

This weekend, the live music scene is owned by Burgerama. Thrashing through The Observatory in Santa Ana for its fourth year around, this year’s Burgerama will include Weezer, Gang of Four, FILDAR, Ty Segall, Jacco Gardner, and many more usual suspects. If you haven’t bought your tickets yet, what the hell are you waiting for?! […]

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An Interview with Julie Edwards of Deap Vally: New Album in the works with Nick Zinner of Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Photo by Tamea Agle Gritty rock goddess duo Deap Vally exude all things badass, sexy, and hands down rock ‘n’ roll. Their wall of sound and forthright, unforgiving attitude serves as a pillar of strength for the admiring listener (or soon to be fans and converts). We’ve covered them countless times since their debut, from […]

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An Interview with Emily Armstrong of Dead Sara: New Album, Disneyland & Staying True to Yourself

Last year we caught Dead Sara absolutely tearing it up at The Echo with a show that left me breathless and relieved. It was a clear reminder that rock n’ roll remains far from dead. The band gave us a sneak peak at some of the new songs at the show but now the true […]

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