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Best Debut Albums of 2015

This past year was a great year for debut albums, and especially a mammoth year for women in music. About 65 percent of our debut selections are from some very talented women. While we could have easily added a few more records to this list, we like to keep it selective. When it comes down […]

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6 Best Halloween Concerts in Los Angeles

What’s going on this Halloween in Los Angeles? You’re probably asking yourself that question (and so are we). While many people choose to hit up a good old house party, bar or night club, we here at Grimy Goods are all about the live music. What better way to spend Halloween in Los Angeles than […]

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5 Must-See Acts at Beach Goth 2015 at The Observatory Santa Ana

This weekend, a unique two-day event takes place at the Observatory in Santa Ana courtesy of Orange County’s own The Growlers. Beach Goth combines some epic music featuring the likes of the aforementioned Growlers (both days), Grimes, Warpaint, Julian Casablancas, Mac DeMarco, FIDLAR and Die Antwoord, while also showcasing weird things like a Smurf Village, […]

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15 Best Halloween Events and Attractions in Los Angeles

Halloween is the most wonderful time of the year to indulge in the best tricks, treats and music that Los Angeles has to offer. Hell, Halloween is the new Christmas, and it seems like no coincidence that it also happens to fall during the beloved month of Rocktober. Why not splurge a bit on concerts, events, and […]

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6 Early-Day Can’t Miss Life is Beautiful Acts

Ryn Weaver In just its first two years, Las Vegas’ downtown music festival, Life Is Beautiful has served as the proving grounds for a number of acts that have gone on to mainstream success in the time since. In its first year in 2013, acts like HAIM, ZZ Ward, Charli XCX, Twenty-one Pilots and Robert […]

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5 Early-Afternoon Can’t Miss Acts at KAABOO Fest

The inaugural KAABOO Music Festival kicks off this upcoming weekend, Sept. 18-20 in beautiful Del Mar San Diego. The lone non-EDM festival will feature acts like No Doubt, The Killers, Slightly Stoopid, Ben Harper, 311 and other big name performances. But as with any music festivals, there’s a lot of value to be found in the […]

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5 Ways To Avoid Chub Rub at FYF Fest

While at FYF Fest this coming July 21-23, let’s remember a few wellness tips. With temperatures reaching the mid 90s, you’re bound to sweat. Like, sweat a lot. And as much as you love wearing those mini skirts, summer dresses and even fashion bikinis (as seen in the photo above), let’s remember the uncomfortable (and […]

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5 Must-See Early Afternoon Acts at FYF Fest

Alaina Moore of Tennis FYF Fest is the preeminent LOS ANGELES music festival — because let’s be real, that desert fest in April is quite a bit of ways from LA. A large part of that is how deep the undercard is stacked, and 2015 is no different than any previous year. Take a look […]

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5 Must See Acts at Echo Park Rising, Sunday

It’s Sunday, and the final day of Echo Park Rising. Whether you’re going for the full three-day bender or this is your first day attending Echo Park Rising, get ready for a great line up of bands. From punk to indie pop, alt folk, electro pop and more—Grimy Goods has got you! Check out below […]

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5 Must See Acts at Echo Park Rising, Saturday

If there’s any day of Echo Park Rising where the excitement is at an all time high, it’s Saturday. The second day of the three-day festival is always jam-packed with a variety of live music for all to enjoy. While there’s a lot more bands we’d recommend catching live, we’ve narrowed it down to five. […]

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