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Ryan Adams and Jenny Lewis take chemistry from studio to stage at Fox Theater

It wasn’t enough that Ryan Adams produced Jenny Lewis’ career-defining album The Voyager released earlier this year. Adams went ahead and brought Lewis on tour with him — and the magic that was made in the studio translated to the stage Thursday night at the Fox Theater in Pomona. Lewis took the stage first and started her […]

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Ben Howard spreads magic at sold-out El Rey Theatre performance

I didn’t know very much about Ben Howard going into his show last Monday at the El Rey Theatre. I’d taken a quick listen to his latest album I Forget Where We Were and saw how quickly tickets were gobbled up to his one of two U.S. shows this month and was very intrigued. What […]

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SBTRKT blasts an unworldly dose of remixes at The Belasco

London’s Aaron Jerome, better known by his musical project SBTRKT (pronounced “subtract”) provided an outstanding performance for two nights in a row at The Belasco. SBTRKT has had a long trajectory remixing for remixed MIA, Basement Jaxx, Mark Ronson, and Underworld amongst many others, and this experience shines throughout his music. Performing a set with live […]

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Damien Rice breaks hearts, surprises with laughter at Cathedral Sanctuary

There’s a reason why tickets were sold out within minutes of being offered for Damien Rice‘s intimate Oct. 9 show at the beautiful Cathedral Sanctuary at the Immanuel Presbyterian Church. Since emerging on the scene in 2001, people have turned to Rice’s music when needing to deal with a wide array of sad emotions. Those […]

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The Best Ladies Night That Ever Was: Burger A Go Go!

This past weekend, the term “ladies night” was taken to a whole new level. The fine folks at Burger Records delivered a badass, yet oh-so-fabulous lineup with Burger A Go Go! at the Observatory in Santa Ana. Featuring some of the best female-fronted bands, fans were treated to some ripping performances by Best Coast, La Sera, […]

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Arcade Fire and Dan Deacon bedazzle the forum with spectacular performances

Last night, Arcade Fire kicked off the first night of their back-to-back concerts at The Forum. Per usual, Arcade Fire put on a most spectacular performance. Shimmering and shining with their bedazzled-like outfits, the band wasn’t the only thing beaming with sheen. Arcade Fire’s stage was full of bright lights, “reflektors” and psychedelic visuals. It […]

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Yuna Lights Up Twilight Concerts at Santa Monica Pier with Illustrious Sheen

The summer concerts have started and one of our favorite spots to feel the sun, ocean breeze with incredible music is the Twilight Concerts at the Santa Monica Pier.  Last night Yuna, a charismatic young singer from Malaysia, took over the stage and conquered the crowd with her soft vocals and soothing presence. Her music has dashes of […]

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Devo take the stage at the Wiltern costumeless while sitting on barstools

Devo, the legendary synthpop new wave band is currently traveling the US with the Hardcore DEVO tour dedicated to the memory of Robert Casale (AKA Bob2, one of the five original band members. The tour features experimental music that the band created between 1974-1977 in Akron, Ohio and a portion of the proceeds goes to Bob Casale’s […]

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Kelis and Son Little bring tasty soul & R&B to the El Rey

Since early evening last night, the El Rey Theatre was packed with a crowd waiting for R&B singer Kelis who’s long trajectory of music has gained her all kinds of fans. Opening up the evenin’gs performances at the El Rey was Anti Records freshest talent, Aaron Livingston aka Son Little. Effortlessly, Son Little happily dazed the audience with […]

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Best Concert Crowd Photos of 2013

Who says L.A. crowds suck? Well actually, it’s kind of true. Los Angeles is known for some of the weakest crowds. People are just too cool these days to dance, jump and even clap for the bands they adore — but it’s a different story at the majority of the shows Grimy Goods cover. Yes, […]

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PHOTOS: Rokia Traore Brings Lively Aftrican Rock ‘n’ R&B to the Luckman Fine Arts Complex

Whenever we visit the Luckman Fine Arts Complex, we travel to other continents from within our very city of Angels. Malian singer, composer, producer, guitarist (wonder music woman extraordinaire), Rokia Traore did her Luckman debut this past Saturday, bringing songs from her new album, Beautiful Africa. Her music explores her initial love of rock blending traditional African […]

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Check Out Photos of Terakaft at the Bootleg Theatre!

Have you ever been to the desert, like the ones in the movies? if not, do yourself a favor and get you some music from Terakaft. Set it at a nice relaxing volume and just close your eyes and let the music take you away. We were lucky enough to see this very unique desert rock […]

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Photos & Review: Flaming Lips, Tame Impala & White Denim at the Greek Theatre

Were you at last night’s Flaming Lips, Tame Impala and White Denim show at the Greek? It was visually explosive and one of the best show I have been to all year! I have listened to Tame Impala’s albums so endlessly during auspicious moments over the years, that seeing them live brought a wave of nostalgia; leaving me […]

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