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Shiny Toy Guns light up the Echoplex with “Le Disko” and more

Last night, synth rockers Shiny Toy Guns, played to a ravenous crowd at The Echoplex. Front woman, Carah Faye Charnow had the packed house going crazy from the get go as the band hit hard with “Speaking Japanese”, “Richochet”, and probably their biggest hit, “Le Disko.” Superfans had jammed the stage as they sang along to […]

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The Best Concerts in Los Angeles – September 8 – 14, 2014

It’s not the best show week ahead, but it’s not the worst. This week we have the Mad Decent Block Party popping off with Diplo and STRFKR. We also have the rock supergroup, Dead Man Walking coming through with two performances. From the new king of soul, Charles Bradley to the all-instrumental slayers, Earth — […]

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Stiff Little Fingers and GFP ignite a skate punk fire at the El Rey Theatre

Few bands have influenced a genre more and received less credit than Stiff Little Fingers. They are often left off of “some guys list of most influential punk bands”, even though they are one of the first AND one of the best to ever do “it”. On Wednesday, September 3rd they played the El Rey […]

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Made In America Los Angeles Reviewed: the good, the bad and the fugly

This past weekend marked the inaugural Made In America festival in Los Angeles. Though this festival has been running the past few years in Philadelphia, the promoters undertook a huge effort in running one in the heart of downtown LA, with City Hall serving as the backdrop to a main stage that would showcase the […]

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The Best Concerts in Los Angeles – September 1 – September 7

It looks like we’re done with music festivals in Los Angeles at least until Culture Collide this October, but you best believe there’s shows a plenty in L.A. The best concerts happening in Los Angeles, Orange County and more neighboring cities are all here on Grimy Goods’ custom show list. Check them out below and […]

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Panic! At The Disco ignites the Greek for fans both old and new

Tuesday night, I took a trip back to my high school days. No, a DeLorean and Doc Brown weren’t involved. All it took was a trip to the Greek Theatre to see Panic! At The Disco, a band whose popularity first emerged when I was still a teenager with little life experience. One thing that […]

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The Best Concerts in Los Angeles – August 25 – August 31

FYF Fest has come to a close, but that doesn’t stop the endless amount of quality live music in Los Angeles. This week Budweiser and Live Nation bring Made in America featuring Kanye West, Iggy Azalea, Imagine Dragons and more. Ty Segall has a run of four shows at the Echo, while Burger Records delivers […]

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Deafheaven transforms FYF crowd into a group of feral banshees

Sometimes it’s pretty cool when you don’t have enough writers credentialed at FYF Fest to cover the entire event. Why? Because we get to pluck our favorite Tweets and Instagrams from the fans themselves. That’s exactly what we did for Deafheaven’s moving and memorable performance. Our photographer had covered both of their FYF shows, but our […]

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Murder City Devils bring out the punk dancing and crowd-surfing at FYF

Sometimes it’s pretty cool when you don’t have enough writers credentialed at FYF Fest to cover the entire event. Why? Because we get to pluck our favorite Tweets and Instagrams from the fans themselves. That’s exactly what we did for Murder City Devils‘ incredible set. Our photographer had covered their performance at The Trees stage, […]

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The Strokes put stamp on FYF Fest with festival-ending romp

Julian Casablancas and Albert Hammond Jr. did double duty at FYF Fest, playing with The Voidz  and Albert’s solo act (respectively) on Saturday night before headlining the festival’s final night with the rest of The Strokes. The crowd grew uneasy as 10-15 minutes passed after the listed 10:25 pm start time, but once they took the […]

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