Tag Archives: alt rock

This Will Destroy You
This Will Destroy You to play Young Mountain and Debut LP in full at Teragram Ballroom

This Will Destroy You make their way back to Los Angeles for the ten-year anniversary of their debut EP Young Mountain. The Texas-bred experimental rockers will headline the Teragram Ballroom in Downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, November 5. In addition to their Los Angeles date, This Will Destroy You have announced a small run of live dates across […]

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Primal Scream
Primal Scream return to Los Angeles with concert date at The Regent

Primal Scream are back in Los Angeles with a headlining show date at The Regent. The Scottish alt rockers will take over the Downtown Los Angeles venue on Saturday, November 5. Most recently, Primal Scream released their 11th studio album, Chaosmosis on March 18th via their very own First International label by way of Ignition Records. Written and produced […]

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Midnight Faces
Hot New Music: Stream Midnight Faces’ new single Heavenly Bodies, June residency at Bootleg Theater

Los Angeles trio Midnight Faces have been grinding away at the release of their third full-length album Heavenly Bodies. Mixed by Abe Seiferth (DFA, Yeasayer, Bear in Heaven, RAC), the nine-track record is quite the pleasing listen. Melding sounds of post-punk with 80s new wave, Midnight Faces deliver a tight record that begs to be performed live. […]

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Dinosaur Jr. announce two Los Angeles dates at Teragram Ballroom in support of new album

Dinosaur Jr. have announced a massive world tour with two Los Angeles dates at the Teragram Ballroom. The band is touring in support of their 11th studio album, Give a Glimpse Of What Yer Not. The album proceeds Dino’s 2012 release, I Bet on Sky and is set for release on August 5 through Jagjaguwar. […]

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Video Premiere: Watch CASINOS’ new video for “It’s Fun”

Los Angeles alt-rockers CASINOS have a new video for the song “It’s Fun” and we are debuting it here at Grimy Goods. “Max, the videos director had previously contacted us stating that he would like to make us a video,” the band told Grimy Goods. “He lives in New York I believe and goes to school […]

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Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes book Los Angeles date at Orpheum Theatre

Violent Femmes have announced a Los Angeles show date on Saturday, May 7 at the Orpheum Theatre. Best known for their 1983 self-titled debut album which features hit songs “Blister in the Sun” and “Gone Daddy Gone,” the Milwaukee alt rockers are gearing up to drop their ninth studio album. As the band’s first new […]

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GUSTER AT TERAGRAM BALLROOM
Guster knocks out “Keep It Together” at night two of sold-out Teragram Ballroom gigs

As my 3.3X surge-priced Uber quickly and unsafely raced towards the Teragram Ballroom last Thursday night, I began to contemplate my loony life. I just had been wrapped from work and now had to make it in time for Guster’s second set to begin. It was in this moment that an epiphany of predicting that […]

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The Perfumes
Song Premiere: Listen to The Perfumes’ new track “California”

Short and sweet, yet it has the powerful ability to get stuck in your head with its dreamy chorus. The Perfumes’ new song “California” is a bittersweet farewell to sunny California. As the latest project of singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Kevin Moxcey, the sullen song comes from Moxcey’s abundant, yet seldom shared collection of home recordings. […]

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matt pond pa
Matt Pond PA takes fans on a trip down memory lane at The Echo (including a stop at “Spaceland”)

The Echo on Sunset Blvd was alive with a trio of 90s-influenced acts who lit up the venerable space with some surprisingly compelling alt-rock sets. First up was Completions, comprised solely of Matt Pond PA cellist Shawn Alpay and a nifty array of effects pedals. Playing through his self-titled EP, Alpay’s mellow set captivated the […]

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MuteMath
Mutemath thrill fans at The Echo with electrifying marathon set

With fans lining up on Sunset Blvd since 5:30pm, Mutemath had fans lined up past the Glendale bridge eager to pack The Echo. With two back-to-back intimate shows, the four piece was in fine shape playing a massive and electrifying two-hour, 25-song set. Opening was DJ/producer Quiet Entertainer. While not the most technically inclined DJ […]

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