Tag Archives: alt rock

stains of a sunflower
Grit and Grunge Mark New Single from Stains of a Sunflower — LA Show at the Whisky

Natalie Renée is fed up. Her band, the local rock quartet Stains of a Sunflower, has just put out a new single called “Enough,” which is filled to the brim with disdain. The song is the latest release after their self-titled EP dropped back in February. Browse any of their releases and you’ll find yourself […]

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Hear the Latest Song from Talk Time, Who Will Play the Moroccan on August 30

Lincoln Heights is home to Talk Time, a brand new rock quintet that has been making a splash since releasing their debut single two months ago. You can hear those tracks and more when the band performs live at the Moroccan on August 30th, supporting Los Colognes; grab tickets. Today marks the debut of Talk […]

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alexander vincent
Live Acoustic Video of Alexander Vincent’s “I Won’t” Blurs Genre

As if the original wasn’t heart-wrenching enough, Alexander Vincent has re-imagined his debut single to incorporate brass and strings. “I Won’t” came out earlier this year and despite having released just the one track, fans will see his versatility via its new rendition. You can also catch Alexander Vincent perform live at Madame Siam this […]

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Zoe Elaine |
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Premiere: Expect a New EP This Friday from Livingmore, the Band as Tight as the Mafia

Local retro rock outfit Livingmore is regimented in the all right ways. As the band and I loudly chat over coffee on a hot day in Hollywood, drummer Mike Schadel breaks it down: “Everyone has a role,” and with structure, they are able to avoid disagreements and negative energy. Frontwoman Alex Moore jokes, “We’re like […]

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Talker Headlines Exciting Showcase at Madame Siam, Dan Sadin Opens

I’m calling it now: Madame Siam is currently LA’s trendiest venue. There are benefits and drawbacks to the title, but a fun time will always be had at this underground spot. Tuesday night’s show was put on by We Found New Music and put together by Celeste Tauchar, who served as the night’s headliner with […]

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Zoe Elaine |
Video Premiere: Less is More on Tango With Lions’ Single “Proof of Desire”

Katerina Papachristou began the band Tango With Lions in 2007, amid the burgeoning indie rock scene in Greece. Now she’s an accomplished veteran, having put out her third LP, The Light, only a few weeks ago. Today Grimy Goods is lucky to debut the video for a single marked by a slow-burning swell of energy; […]

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Zoe Elaine |
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Video Premiere: Former Faces Turn to the Sun in “Coursing On”

The Sun is our planet’s primary source for energy and by extension is the only reason we are all alive today. This significance is not lost on LA-based quartet Former Faces. The band pays tribute to this cosmic miracle in their new song and video for “Coursing On,” which you can watch exclusively below. The […]

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Zoe Elaine |
Typhoon
Experience Typhoon’s New LP Offerings Live at the Teragram Ballroom on Sunday 2/11

If you read Grimy Goods’ coverage of Kyle Morton’s Bootleg performance from January of last year, you may understandably be clamoring for tickets the next time he’s in town. In our interview, he mentions working on a new album with his band Typhoon–a promising hint, because for everyone that isn’t Kate Bush, a new album […]

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Zoe Elaine |
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EP Premiere: Four New Songs from Raener Make a Cohesive Debut

The new EP from local four-piece Raener is a big deal. It came together a few months ago at a serene beach house in Santa Barbara. This was after, according to my calculation, the band–consisting of Daniel Fox, Will van Boldrik, Zach Bilson, and Daniel Vanchieri–had played every single intimate venue in the city, and […]

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Pinback at the Echoplex -- Photo: Danielle Gornbein
Pinback make nostalgic return with sold-out gig at the Echoplex

San Diego indie rock staples, Pinback played a solid show at the Echoplex Thursday night. Thursday was night one of two sold-out gigs. Having not toured in five years, these guys knew their presence would cause a 90’s-00’s throwback of sorts. Starting the evening off were Vertical Scratchers. These goofs took the stage with confidence […]

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