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Fleetwood Mac rock The Forum like it’s 1979

In order to see Fleetwood Mac at The Forum on Friday night, I had to give up my New Year’s Eve so that someone else would cover my shift on short notice at my full-time job. After seeing them play nearly three hours on the first of two nights at The Forum, I can say […]

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The Best Concerts in Los Angeles – November 24 – 30, 2014

It’s Thanksgiving week, and you know what that means. Aside from the good eats and love being spread around this Thursday, this also marks the start of a very slow time of year for concerts. From here through the new year, shows take a slump, but Grimy Goods relentlessly searches the interwaves and our emails […]

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Peter Hook gives stellar performance at Fonda Theatre, joined by special guest Moby

Before the curtains rose at the Fonda Theatre, you heard the first few haunting deep notes to Joy Division’s “Atmosphere”, and to start the show with such an amazing song you knew that you were in for something special. Peter Hook and the Light started his show at the Fonda this past Saturday, November 22 with […]

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Cold War Kids treat fans to an epic night of music at sold-out hometown show at The Observatory

The Cold War Kids came home last night to play to a sold out crowd at The Observatory. Surprisingly the crowd skewed younger than expected for a band that has been hard at work rocking fans since 2004. Seeing a plethora of younger fans demonstrates that CWK’s current, more masculine and guttural sound is finding an […]

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Psychedelic Furs and the Lemonheads take fans on blissful trip to the past at Fonda Theatre

It’s was as though it were 1986 and “Pretty In Pink” just hit its fame with the film of the same name. Back then that song sounded catchy, melodic perfect and youthful. That is exactly how the Psychedelic Furs came off this past Saturday at the Fonda Theater. It was as though time had not […]

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The Best Concerts in Los Angeles – November 17 – 23

This week’s show list is looking real good. On the indie / underground tip we have FKA Twigs, Deerhoof, Death in June, Cold Specks, The Bots, Kurt Vile, and many more rad acts coming through Los Angeles. Mainstream and more popular acts such as Cold War Kids, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Future Islands, Common, Sky Ferreira […]

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First Aid Kit light up the Observatory with gorgeous performance

Sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg from Enskede, Sweden, better known as the harmonious indie folk duo known as First Aid Kit — just played a most engaging set at the Observatory in Santa Ana. Touring in support of their June 6 release, Stay Gold, all eyes were on the sisters. Enamoured by their lulling story-like […]

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Twin Peaks roll out a debaucherous set at the Constellation Room

Last night, on November 11, 2014, Chicago rockers, Twin Peaks, provided a raucous show at The Constellation Room. Criminal Hygiene and Meatbodies got the crowd’s blood flowing with their opening sets. Despite the fact the Twin Peaks boys were heavily intoxicated and almost all of Santa Ana was in the other room were watching Method Man and […]

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Bad Religion flesh out the classics at the Mayan for Red Bull Sound Select’s #30DaysinLA

Bad Religion This past Sunday at the Mayan in Downtown Los Angeles kicked off Red Bull Sound Select’s show number 9 of their #30DaysinLA series. Fans came in herds, donning their weathered O.G. punk rock shirts as a symbol of their time, a true patron of this punk rock era. I’m talking about the 80s, […]

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Slowdive give fans at the Theatre at Ace a magical night to remember

This past Sunday at the Theatre at Ace, indie veteran shoegazers, Slowdive graced Los Angeles with night two of their blissful two night string of performances. They were absolutely stunning, as beautiful and as majestic as the great theatre that housed their very performance. Not only did they leave the crowd in complete awe with twinkles in […]

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