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Designer Drugs at the Avalon Hollywood – Photos & Interview

Designer Drugs are Michael Vincent Patrick and Theodore Nelson. Well known for their insane remixes of artists as varied as Mariah Carey and Fischerspooner, the New York duo’s debut album just dropped via Ultra Records. Their new album titled, Hardcore/Softcore, is darker than what many fans might expect but doesn’t sacrifice the rich melodic vocals […]

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Concert Etiquette – 13 Lame Things You Should NOT Do at a Show

Photo: Big Swig   A couple months ago I had asked our Twitter and Facebook friends, “what are things that fans do at shows/concerts that really fuckin’ annoy you?” Naturally, for being such a hot topic with show-goers, I received a huge response of funny replies. Some were a bit ridiculous, while others were dead […]

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An Interview With Blake Miller of the Moving Units

L.A.’s Moving Units are back on the scene with their recently released EP, Tension War. Valuing such strong relationships, Moving Units chose to self-release the new EP in conjunction with their management firm, Post Modern Entertainment, which provided them the freedom and flexibility to do their own thing—with no restrictions from any labels. The result […]

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Interview with Monotonix Guitarist, Yonatan Gat (Playing the Echoplex on January 27)

Duck and cover! The wild Tel Aviv thrash trio, Monotonix, are headed to Los Angeles for a show at the Echoplex on Thursday, January 27 in support of their sophomore full-length, Not Yet, via Drag City. These guys are the real deal and will give you an unforgettable show experience. Full of crazy energy, wild […]

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Grimy Goods Best of 2010 Lists Recap!

Photo: Big Swig 2010 has gone out the window and we’re ready to live it up in 2011. We’ve seen and heard some great bands in 2010 (as well as some not-so-great acts). If you missed any of our Best of 2010 lists we’ve been posting since mid December, you can catch up with all […]

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Best Concert Crowd Photos of 2010

One of the great things about concert photography, aside from the musical acts, are the crowds—just seeing the excitement in their eyes and the emotions they carry on their faces truly reflect their show experience. A few days ago we posted our Best Concert Photos of 2010 and now we present you with our Best […]

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Grimy Goods 2010 Mixtape: Cool Songs We Loved This Year! (FREE Download)

Tis the season for giving and as part of Grimy Goods best of 2010 lists extrvaganza, we’d like to offer all of our readers this sweet mixtape: Grimy Goods 2010 Mixtape: Cool Songs We Loved This Year! You can download the entire mixtape here and view the full track listing below. We’ve linked the artists […]

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Grimy Goods Best Debut Albums of 2010 and Mixtape Download

This year the Grimy Goods crew reviewed a lot of amazing debut albums as well as checked out many of these hot acts live. If this is what they brought to our ears on the first try, I’m sure these new bands will have a whole lot more to offer in the years to come […]

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Grimy Goods Best Concert Photos of 2010

Well hot damn, the Grimy Goods crew covered a whole lot of shows in 2010, in fact, I think we’ve covered more shows and festivals than any other Los Angeles music blog! From local, underground, indie and big named acts, our photographers captured some of the most amazing moments in live music. I wish I […]

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Grimy Goods Staff Picks: Top 10 Shows of 2010

Photo: Lindsey Best A few of us at Grimy Goods that are constantly going to shows on the weekly, wanted to list our Top 10 Shows of 2010. There were so many amazing show experiences this year but we had to limit our list to just 10 (otherwise it would be endless … boring).  I’m […]

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