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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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Grimy Goods Staff Picks: Best Albums of 2010

Hot damn, 2010 went with a bang! There were way too many GREAT albums this year but the Grimy Goods staff kept it only at a top 20 (anything over 30 is kind of just trying to please everyone). With no further adieu, Grimy Goods presents its Staff Picks – Best Albums of 2010. What […]

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Top 10 Record Reissues of 2010

The best part about being a record collector in this day and age is that everything is being reissued! Seriously! That record I found on Ebay for like 80 bucks? Snatched up in reissue form – with better sound quality at that! Gotta love it. With only a couple of exceptions, here are my favorite […]

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Top 10 Hottest Female Indie Drummers

There’s nothing hotter than a sexy female drummer bangin’ some skins behind a buzzing drum kit. Well, female bassists are pretty hot too but we’ll leave that for another top 10 list. We asked our staff and a few of our fellow music snobs who they think are the hottest female indie drummers. And by […]

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Grimy Goods Staff Picks: Top Albums for the First Half of 2010

Dang, we’re already half way through 2010. Holy Fuck! With no further adieu, Grimy Goods presents its Staff Picks – Top Albums for the First Half of 2010. What were some of yours? P.S. – We listed Local Natives – “Gorilla Manor” for 2009. T Sandy B. Editor-in-Chief Top Albums for First Half of 2010 […]

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Top 10 Grossest Band Names … Ewww

Some band names are clever, some are straight-up stupid and some are just fucking nasty! Check out our list of the Top 10 Grossest Band Names! Know of any other gross band names? Leave us a comment and add to the list! Ass Covered in Cum (Tallahassee, Fl) – Dang! These kids get mega props […]

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38 Sure Ways to Market Your Band With Little to No Budget!

For all you bands that are trying to make it and really can’t afford to hire some publicity agency or consultant, here’s 38 sure ways to market your band with little to no budget. Yeah, besides running GrimyGoods.com I’ve been doing marketing and publicity for the past five years or so. Trust, these tips will […]

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Staff Picks: Top 5 Shows of 2009

Damn you lists! So hard to narrow things down, especially shows! There was an abundance of killer shows in 2009 and many did we frequent. Check out our Staff Picks: Top 5 Shows of 2009 (in nor particular order)! What shows were your favorites this year? Sandy B.: Editor-in-Chief Lykke Li @ Glass House, Pomona, […]

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2009 Year in Show Photos!

After sifting through all of our 2009 show coverage, damn we covered a lot of hot shows and festivals. From Wanderlust to Austin City Limits, and venues such as the El Rey Theatre and the Echo in Los Angeles all the way to the Fox Theatre in Oakland, our staff photographers captured some epic shots […]

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Top 20 Albums of 2009

What a fuckin year! 2009 was candy to our ears! It’s always tough picking a certain amount of albums to represent the year’s best, because there’s always so many damn good ones and everyone has their own opinion. This year Grimy Goods features four debut albums on their Top 20 Albums of 2009 list, in […]

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Staff Picks: Top 10 Albums of 2009

Everyone of our Grimy Goods contributors is a definite music connoisseur (I wouldn’t have it any other way). Whether it’s folk, punk, industrial or indie, they all have different tastes, but the same love for music. Check out below Grimy Goods’s Staff Picks for the Top 10 Albums of 2009! Craig Parker (Photographer): Band of […]

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