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5 Reasons to Love Spring in Los Angeles

Yes, it’s kind of weird (and scary) that we really didn’t have a winter this past year in Southern California, but you know what, let’s look on the bright side, spring is officially here in Los Angeles, and you know what that means … flowers are blooming and so are the beautiful people of L.A. […]

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The Irish Invasion: 5 best Irish indie bands you need to know

It’s St. Paddy’s day, and to celebrate we’ve put together a list of the five best Irish indie bands. So before you go out to celebrate a holiday you probably don’t know much about, except for it’s a reason to get drunk on green beer, we highly recommend you stream the tunes of these five […]

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5 Underground Hip Hop Acts You Need to See at SXSW 2014

This year’s SXSW festival is turning out to be a real treat for hip hop fans, from hipster-rap buffs to old school aficionados. The roster is a fun mix of new and old hip hop, and as an east coast transplant, I couldn’t be more excited over the additions of New York heavy weights Mobb Deep, […]

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12 Best Iconic Mens’ Vintage Leather Jackets

If you’re still trying to figure out what to get that special someone this year for Christmas, you can never go wrong with a stylish and warm leather jacket for the winter season. And what better way to don a stylish leather than with a classic vintage inspired fit. There once was a time when […]

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Tinder Don’ts: 7 things men should avoid on Tinder

There are dos and don’ts with any dating scenario. Like don’t talk about your ex on the first date or do show up on time. With Tinder, a fairly new dating app that is akin to speed dating but without the talking, there seem to be a lot of dudes that don’t know how to […]

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The Worst and Most Annoying Love Songs

“Too Close” by Next Okay, deep down we all love this ’97 R&B classic, but if you listen to the intro and words closely, it’s a song about a dude’s boner! I used to sing this song as a kid, little did I know what it means. If you’re going to write a love song […]

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Remembering J Dilla: Top Five Songs Produced by J Dilla

This past Monday marked the death of hip hop producer extraordinaire J Dilla, a Detroit native who  also lived and worked in Los Angeles, cultivating the sounds of such artists as Common, Slum Village, The Roots, De La Soul, and A Tribe Called Quest. Dilla put the beats and rhythms of underground hip hop on […]

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The Best Valentine’s Day Concerts in Los Angeles

Spiritualized — Photo by Will Tee Yang for Grimy Goods Are you asking yourself, “what should I do for Valentines Day in Los Angeles?” As if you didn’t already know, our fine city of Angels hosts some of the best nightlife the world. From a plethora of concerts to choose from on the daily, why […]

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5 Lame and Cool Things that Were Talked About During the Super Bowl

1. DAVID BECKHAM — While this may have been one of the worst games in Super Bowl History, we can’t deny that all the action was in David Beckham, and not on the field. From horny housewives to jealous men, watching Beckham strip down to nearly naked in an H&M commercial was the most excitement about Super Bowl […]

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4 Things That Sucked About the 2014 GRAMMYS

Photo: Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images (3) Of course we can make this list much longer, but that would just take far too much negative energy. Needless to say, there are some pretty awful things that happened at last night’s 2014 GRAMMY Awards, and we’re not just talking about Pharrell’s hat. Check out below, 4 things […]

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