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7 of the Best David Bowie Covers for “The Man Who Sold The World”

It’s a testament to the brilliance of David Bowie and his music that he’s constantly being covered by other artists. Whatever your favorite track might be — there’s a good chance there are already multiple covers of it. For those who have such a special place in their heart for Bowie’s iconic song “The Man […]

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10 Must-See Free Summer Concerts in Los Angeles This August 2022

With so many options for free entertainment and events, it’s time again to dive into the best free summer concerts in Los Angeles. Featuring diverse acts of world class standards, as well as rising stars and local gems, this summer is packed with free shows and festivals well worth braving the LA heat and traffic […]

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The Best Summer Music Festivals of 2022 in Southern California

After two years of the world being closed due to the pandemic, summer music  festivals are back and better than ever! We’ve compiled a complete guide to the best summer music festivals in Southern California. From San Diego to Los Angeles and all the way to the desert, Southern Californian music festivals are without a […]

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The Best Juneteenth Concerts and Events in Los Angeles

Celebrating Black freedom in the U.S. and honoring Los Angeles’ Black culture and community, we present you with the best Juneteenth live music events in Los Angeles! While you’re out there enjoying the festivities, and this especially goes for all non-Black folx, make sure you’re supporting Black culture in America in every way on this […]

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The Best Indie & Underground Songs of 2020 — Part 1 & 2

2020 was an unforgettable year, and so was the music that came out of it; featuring Arlo Parks, Empress Of, Death Valley Girls, Serena Isioma, Doja Cat, Goth Babe, Torii Wolf and more. If there was a definite light in 2020, it was the music that came out of it. Holed up inside, artists endlessly […]

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100 Latinx Indie Songs You Need To Stream Now

We’re kicking off Hispanic Heritage Month with 100 songs from rising Latinx indie bands you need to listen to now. Scratch that! We’re going over 100 and updating this already incredible list that features so many talented music artists! Many of the Latin bands and artists on this playlist are very well known and have […]

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420 in 2020: Our Favorite 20 Songs About Getting High (Marijuana)

Happy 420, y’all. As we celebrate marijuana in quarantine, press play on our 20 favorite songs about getting high. Spark a joint, gobble an edible and stream songs from classic artists such as Bob Marley and Bob Dylan, and modern acts like SLEEP and The Chats. All songs celebrate the beautiful cannabis plant and its […]

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The best ways to livestream via social media apps & platforms

The coronavirus has taken its toll on the live event industry; concert and music festivals in particular. Each day, we hear the news of more and more of our favorite concerts being postponed, if not canceled altogether. The new normal is setting in where musicians and fans will not be able to connect through the […]

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5 Bands that Did Kate Bush Right with Their Covers of “Running Up That Hill”

There’s just too many incredible cover’s of Kate Bush’s classic “Running Up That Hill.” We have updated our list to feature 13 bands covering the unforgettable song, each bringing a fresh take on the brooding track. Scroll down to hit play on our “Running Up That Hill” playlist which now includes renditions from Car Seat […]

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Halloween in Los Angeles — The Best Halloween Concerts & Club Nights

The Halloween fun is about to commence in Los Angeles. If you’re looking for some cool events for Halloween in L.A. — we got you. Halloween in Los Angeles is about to go off! From underground club nights to ghoulish dance parties, bloody concerts and darkwave discos — here’s all the best musical things to […]

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Best Free Summer Concerts in Los Angeles — Indie, Hip Hop, World & more

Free outdoor summer concerts in Los Angeles are brewing, and everyone’s asking the golden question: where can I find free summer concerts in Los Angeles? Well, the problem here is not finding the plethora of free summer concerts LA has to offer, it’s choosing which ones to attend. Beware, you might have to clone yourself […]

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Father’s Day Gift Guide — 20 Unique Father’s Day Gifts for the Cool and Adventurous Modern Dad

Need some cool and unique Father’s Day gift ideas for the modern, adventurous Dad? We got you! Whether the special Father figure in your life seeks outdoor adventure products, or stylish and modern Father’s Day gifts, our list of 20 Unique Father’s Day Gifts for the Cool, Adventurous Dad will blow your mind! Well, maybe […]

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20 Epic Coachella Crowd Photos That Will Get You Ready for Coachella 2019

Headed to Coachella 2019 or not going at all? Check it! We’ve selected 20 of our favorite Coachella crowd photos to help Coachella newbies and veterans alike get excited for this year’s Coachella festivities. If you’re not going to Coachella you can peep our photos and relish in some serious FOMO. Alternately, you probably don’t […]

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Style Meets Function: 10 of the Best vinyl record storage and shelving units

Got lots of vinyl? So do we. While searching for some stylish and functional vinyl record storage solutions for our growing collection of vinyl records, I couldn’t help but feel overwhelmed. We finally moved into a nice little house and wanted to treat our vinyl to more than just the crates they currently lived in. And […]

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10 Southern California music festivals you must attend this Fall

Summer of 2017 may be over, and Coachella and FYF have bid us farewell, but festival season is still in full swing. It’s no surprise that the hight majority of music festivals still going off are all in Southern California. No doubt about it, So Cal has it all. We have the weather, the desert, […]

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13 Must-See Acts at Echo Park Rising

East Los Angeles is about to pop off hard this weekend with the return of Echo Park Rising! The three-day neighborhood festival will take place August 17- 20th throughout Echo Park and trust, it’s not to be missed. And did we mention it’s FREE! As we’ve done the past few years, we’ve selected our top […]

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A Father’s Day Gift Guide for the Cool Dad

With Father’s Day just three days away, like many of us, you probably have yet to get that special father in your life a gift! Whether for your own Dad or your husband/partner, there’s still time and with Grimy Goods’ Father’s Day Gift Guide, you don’t even have to leave your couch to hook up […]

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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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Top 17 Dynamite Eats and Drinks at LA Food Fest 2016

The 2016 LA Food Fest went off without a hitch this weekend at the brand spanking new location of Exposition Park, a food haven nestled neatly between the Natural History Museum and California Science Center. I donned my proverbial stretchy pants (leggings in my case) and headed over early for “Golden Hour,” the first two […]

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Top 20 Electronic/Dance Artists in Indie/Underground (Who Don’t Just Push Play)

Electronic music is enjoying its peak in popularity these days. While some of the top-tier DJs don’t do much outside of pressing the play button and being hype men, there are an infinite amount that do a lot more than that. Read on for a list of our 20 favorite electronic/dance artists that aren’t quite the […]

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