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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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Top 10 Debut Albums of 2009

2009 has been quite the year for debut albums! With bands like The Big Pink and The XX taking the world by storm on just the first lick, they’ve left a lot of hope and inspiration for other up-and-coming bands. After talking to the Grimygoods contributors, friends and fellow music snobs, here’s our list of […]

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Top 10 Music Documentaries of All Time

What are some good music documentaries? What are your favorite music documentaries? I get asked questions like these all the time from my family and friends and have decided to compile a “Top 10 Music Documentaries of All Time” list. Having seen a plethora of these flicks one-too-many times, I also sought out some expert […]

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Five Things You’ll do This Thanksgiving

We’ve all fallen victim at some point or another. Here’s five things I’m sure you’ll do this Thanksgiving. Gobble! Gobble! Party at your hometown bar with old high school friends the night before Thanksgiving. Put on the fake smile and get ready for the endless, “How are you’s, where you at these days, you look […]

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