Win Tickets to Alt-J at 987FM Hollywood Tower Penthouse
Win Tickets to Alt-J at 987FM Hollywood Tower Penthouse

  We gave away tickets to their breaking sold-out show at The Echo this past summer and now Alt-J’s show at the Fonda tomorrow is sold-out; however, there is still hope for you to see them live! Win tickets to Alt-J at the 987FM Hollywood Tower penthouse on Friday, Dec. 14! This show is 21-and-over and check-in is […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Alt-J at the Echo (Aug. 1, 2012)

The quartet, Alt-J, first entered our consciousness with their debut release of ‘Bloodflood’ / ‘Tessellate’ in October 2011. Released on 7” via Loud & Quiet, it sparked a wave of interest in their brilliantly unique and compelling sound. They’ll be sharing that sound with fans on Wed. August 1, 2012 when they play The Echo! […]

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Best Songs of the year 2021
The Best Song Releases of 2021 … that most people haven’t heard

Unless you’re a music connoisseur, you’ve probably never heard of these songs, but then again, if you frequent the pages of Grimy Goods, you’re a bit of music connoisseur. While we love new tracks from mainstream acts such as Doja Cat, Dua Lipa, Olivia Rodrigo and Adele — our end of years lists are never […]

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best song releases of November 2021
Best New Song Releases of November, 2021

Featuring a variety of independent and lesser known music artists, our Best New Song Releases of November, 2021 glimmer with over 80 new songs. November’s featured artists include: Geographer, Tasha, Sun Atlas, Torii Wolf, Serena Isioma, Bronsen Vidas, Sega Bodega, Alfie Templeman, Montell Fish, Alt-J, Fiji Blue, Area, Mura Masa, Rosi and more. As always, […]

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Torii Wolf Bares Their Teeth (and Soul) on Splendid Ten Billion Years EP
Torii Wolf Bares Their Teeth (and Soul) on Splendid Ten Billion Years EP

Fans of Torii Wolf never have to wait long before the artist releases something new and immediately captivating. Music videos, plenty of one-off singles, and even a 4-track EP with Louymadeabanger all were part of the involuntary lead-up to their new EP; now that it’s out, Ten Billion Years has overshadowed the rest, baring Wolf’s […]

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best new songs January 21
Best New Song Releases of January, 2021

2021 kicked off with a rough start, but things are starting to look up. While the world may sometimes feel as though it is falling apart, we always have music to lift us. January 2021 is no short of excellent new song releases. Our Best New Songs of the Month playlist is busting at the […]

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Aug. 10 — Tonight’s Best Shows: Mon Laferte, Buscabulla, Travis Scott,

Tonight’s best shows in and around Los Angeles feature a variety of awesome shows; some free, some not so free. Our top recommendations include Mon Laferte with Buscabulla at Santa Monica Pier, Buyepongo at Levitt Pavilion, Billie Eilish at The Hi Hat, Feels at Acerogami in Pomona and more. Check out our show list for […]

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Allan Rayman at the Troubadour shot by Danielle Gornbein
Allan Rayman brings his midnight confessionals to the Troubadour

With a croon that is as unique as Alt-J’s hoarse howler Joe Newman, the shadowy music of Allan Rayman is as much a reflection of his own low-profile emergence less than two years ago. Caught somewhere between the soulful inflections of R&B and hip-hop, wrapped-up ruggedly into a dark folk storytelling of his alter ego […]

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panorama 2017 lineup
Panorama 2017 lineup headlined by A Tribe Called Quest, Frank Ocean, Solange, Nine Inch Nails and more

Back after a successful fist year, Panorama has announced its 2017 lineup! Presented by Goldenvoice, and also the little sister to Coachella, Panorama 2017 will take place across three summer days July 28-30 at Randall’s Island in none other than New York. This year’s Panorama will be headlined by Frank Ocean and Solange on day […]

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Allen Tate of San Fermin
An Interview with Allen Tate of San Fermin: talks of lonely Copenhagen nights that inspired his solo debut Sleepwalker

Allen Tate may be known as the baritone swinging, other-half of San Fermin’s lead-singing duo, but with the upcoming debut of his album ‘Sleepwalker’, this could be the beginning of a beautiful solo career.   As one of the only members of Ellis Ludwig-Leone’s ambitious multi-instrumentalist, baroque-pop collective, Tate is the only member without a […]

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