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Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros Wins a Golden Globe

Whoa! It looks like L.A.’s local favorite indie-folk hippie, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros has won himself a Golden Globe! Ebert won a Golden Globe for best original score for the motion picture “All Is Lost”. Not only was this Ebert’s first nomination ever, but it’s also his first win (obviously). […]

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Top Emerging L.A. Bands to Keep an Eye on in 2014 (Part 2)

Yesterday we posted part one of our “top emerging L.A. bands to keep an eye on in 2014” and after careful consideration, we’re now ready to share part two of our prospects. There are a lot of talented and unique bands in Los Angeles that are on the rise and each of them deserve a […]

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Top Emerging Los Angeles Bands to Keep an Eye on in 2014

While we said our goodbyes to our best albums and shows of 2013, we welcome the new music experiences that 2014 has in store for us. With a new year, comes new talent on the rise. What Los Angeles bands / artists will come-up in 2014? Who will make it “big” (whatever that means). While […]

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Is the 2014 Coachella line-up going to be announced daily?

  UPDATE: THE COACHELLA 2014 LINE UP HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED! CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE OFFICIAL LINE-UP POSTER! UPDATE: Jan: 7 at 5:31 p.m. — Now this is more our speed! Coachella has shared Motorhead via their Twitter and Facebook! Check it out here! UPDATE: Jan. 7 at 10:55 a.m. — Coachella has shared via Twitter […]

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Biggest Music Douches of 2013

The music industry has a plethora of douche bags, but some truly stand out with their outrageous personalities. After doing some fine crowd-sourcing, we came up with a list of the biggest music douches of 2013. Yes, there’s plenty more names that should be on this list, but the five musicians below are the crème […]

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15 of the Best Music Videos of 2013

2013 revealed a variety of music videos that showcased the creative talents not only of the musicians, but the cinematographers and creative minds behind the lens. From short films, interactive videos and comedic WTF vids, below are Grimy Goods’ 15 selections for the best music videos of 2013. What were your favorites? 1. QUEENS OF THE […]

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From Chris Cornell’s Custom Harley to Hanging with Imagine Dragons, IfOnly Makes it All Happen

Everyone values a one-of-a-kind experience and our friends at IfOnly are making that happen for people all over the world. Whether you love watching your favorite bands perform live, and wish you could hang out with them, or  maybe you consider yourself a mega-foodie hoping to connect with your favorite celebrity chefs, IfOnly makes all […]

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Celebrating 80 Years of Prohibition Appeal, Here are 5 of the Best Speakeasies in Los Angeles

IMAGNO/Austrian Archives — Getty Images I think we’re all thankful that 80 years ago today, prohibition was repealed and Americans were able to get legally drunk again. A positive aesthetic that came from prohibition and that has been growing in popularity today, are the speakeasy-type bars. From Hollywood hipsters to vacationing tourists, everyone loves the […]

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The Echo empire continues to grow with Mitchell Frank’s latest and biggest Downtown L.A. venue, the Regent Theatre

From the bro-ed out sands of Santa Monica, to the hipster-infested hills of Echo Park, the Echo and Spaceland Presents have been dominating the indie music scene the past 18 years. What started off as a small local music venue, has grown into a full blown indie virus that is just as infectious in spreading hot new music, as […]

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5 of the Best Bands Always Dressed In Costume

It’s Halloween and to celebrate this special day, we’ve selected five our favorite bands that are always dressed up in costume, and not just for Halloween. If you’ve ever attended a concert by any of the bands below, you already know that wild stage costumes are a permanent part of their band’s image and not […]

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