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5 Must See Acts at Echo Park Rising, Friday

All the buzz this week is about our favorite annual neighborhood gathering, Echo Park Rising. The thee-day music event, known for showcasing local music, comedians and businesses in our East Side community, is set to kick off this Friday, August 14. The action will spark up on Friday at 3 p.m. across multiple stages located […]

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Concert Etiquette — 12 things you SHOULDN’T do at a concert

While catching your favorite band at a live concert can be an incredible experience, it can also (unfortunately) become an annoying and uncomfortable experience due to the fact that some people just have no concert etiquette. I’ve had it all happen to me at show: I’ve had beer spilled on me, I’ve been painfully stepped on […]

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6 early afternoon MUST SEE acts at Outside Lands

Natalie Prass Outside Lands music festival is making its way to Golden Gate Park in San Francisco this upcoming weekend, August 7-9, and Grimy Goods is headed out! While this year’s Outside Lands lineup boasts a variety of acts—some mainstream and some off the beaten track—you can’t go wrong with your selections; however, you should […]

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Road Trippin! A West Coast Music Destination Guide for Summer 2015

Ready for a true summer adventure? Want cool things to do in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and more fantastic West Coast cities? There’s a road trip for people that not only love all things music, but all things aural. From San Diego to Washington, we’ve come up with a list of 20 top-notch West Coast […]

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For Yo’ Poppa! Best Music Gifts for Father’s Day

From hipster dads, to Ranchero-loving uncles and head-banging brothers—if there’s a father figure in your life that you’re looking to celebrate this upcoming Father’s Day (Sunday, June 21st) we’ve got some music gift ideas that will help you show them how much you care. So ditch the Hallmark card in favor of something more rock […]

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12 Coachella Acts You Must Experience at Sunset — music to fit your mood

There’s few things better than a sunset on the Polo Fields during Coachella. Depending on what sort of mood you’re in, any number of choices at the moment the sun begins to fade could be the right one for you. This guide goes over what might be the best fit for whatever you’re feeling at the […]

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The 20 Best Female Drummers — by all means, badass

*We’re updating this very popular post for 2019 and including 30 more female drummers! This will round out the list to 50 of the best female drummers. We’d love your input. Leave a comment with your favorite female drummer!  Despite being the very backbone of bands, with their presence felt, literally, in every beat —drummers […]

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Best Concerts in Los Angeles featuring Jenny Lewis, Tame Impala, Marching Church and more

Yes, it’s Coachella week, but the shows in Los Angeles continue to go strong. This week we have big acts such as Jenny Lewis, Tame Impala, Kimbra and Mos Def hitting a venue near you. On the underground/indie tip we have Marching Church, The Warlocks, Benjamin Booker, LA Witch and a lot more. Check out […]

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9 Lesser Known Acts You Need to See at Coachella

Sylvan Esso Coachella is less than 10 days away! As you start going into Coachella mode and planning your course of action, make sure to check out some lesser known bands this year to get the real Coachella experience. Sure, Jack White, Drake and AC/DC are all a sight to see live — but so […]

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20 Of The Most Inspiring Women in Music

*We’re updating this very popular post for 2019 and including 30 more inspiring women in music! This will round out the list to 50! We’d love your input. Leave a comment with your favorite woman in music! This March we continue celebrating Women’s History Month by honoring women in music. Whether it be sending shivers down our […]

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