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Grimes at FYF 2016 in Exposition Park, Los Angeles
Photos: FYF Fest with Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, Air, Grimes and more

With little fanfare or hurrah, FYF 2016 began without a hitch and under blissfully temperate weather for a Los Angeles summer. No longer contained within the small confines of Exposition Park, the festival has made its home around the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum quite cozily, utilizing the structures’ bathrooms (no porta-potties, hurray!) and elliptical map […]

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Grimes battles Guns and Roses for Coachella crowd, takes fans into the Belly of the Beat

Pushing through the body aches, inevitable soreness, and ritualistic hangovers of the previous night, festival-goers made their enthused return to the Empire Polo Fields for Coachella’s second day. The atmosphere was a veritable powder keg, with the catalyst being the rock-’n’-roll  dominated day to ensue and eventually explode spectacularly with Guns and Roses headlining slot. […]

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Radiohead, LCD Soundsytem, Lana del Rey top Outside Lands 2016 bill

UPDATE: It’s begun! Check out our coverage and photos from Outside Lands 2016! Day 1 coverage, day two coverage and day three. Epic San Francisco music festival Outside Lands has announced their 2016 lineup, and it’s quite spectacular. Radiohead and LCD Soundsystem are the chief headlining acts, with Lionel Richie, Lana del Rey, and J. […]

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FYF Fest 2016: Kendrick Lamar, LCD Soundsystem, Tame Impala, Grace Jones headline robust lineup

FYF Fest just keep finding a way to outdo themselves. The 2016 edition of the prized Los Angeles festival will feature Kendrick Lamar and LCD Soundsystem as headliners with Tame Impala and Grace Jones as sub-headliners. This will serve as Kendrick’s lone west coast festival date, according to a press release sent by FYF. Kendrick […]

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Win tickets to Grimes at Shrine Expo Hall

Did you miss Grimes at The Mayan or at Beach Goth? Don’t worry, Grimy Goods got choo! The multi-faceted Grimes is set to headline the Shrine Expo Hall on April 21st as part of Coachella’s annual series of side-shows. The show has been titled as Grimes presents “March of the Pugs” and will also feature Christine and the Queens and […]

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The Weeknd, Florence + The Machine, Cage the Elephant among chief Hangout Fest acts

Among the dozen or so festivals I covered for Grimy Goods in 2015, the beach-side Hangout Fest stood out as easily the most unique and definitely one of the most memorable of the bunch. When Beck’s fest-closing set ended last year, I was already making plans to come back in 2016. Headlining the 2016 edition […]

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Grimes to headline Shrine Expo Hall this April — watch new video for “Kill V. Maim”

The multi-faceted and extremely talented Grimes is set to headline the Shrine Expo Hall on April 21st as part of Coachella’s annual series of side-shows. The show has been titled as Grimes presents “March of the Pugs” An intimate evening with Christine and the Queens & Tei Shi. Closing out a successful 2015 with the release […]

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The Cure, Florence + The Machine, Alabama Shakes top Sasquatch! bill

Robert Smith and The Cure will headline 2016’s Sasquatch! Music Festival at The Gorge in Washington. If that’s somehow not enough, Florence + The Machine, Alabama Shakes and Disclosure top the bill at the most laid-back camping festival I attended last year. The four-day festival takes place over Memorial Day Weekend from May 27-30. Tickets […]

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Coachella 2016: finally moving away from being a boys’ club?

Feature written by Mark E. Ortega According to an April 2013 Buzzfeed article, Coachella hadn’t seen a ratio of male-fronted acts to female-fronted ones below 80% since 2008. Last year, female-fronted acts represented less than 16% of the lineup with names like Florence + The Machine, Alabama Shakes, Jenny Lewis and St. Vincent being some […]

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Grimes kicks things off right for #30DaysInLA at sold-out Mayan gig

The first legitimate live performance of Red Bull’s much-anticipated second installment of #30DaysInLA – the series of events that take place across every day of November – saw producer/songwriter Grimes aka Claire Boucher turn up a blistering hot sold-out show at the Mayan Theater. Walking out onto the stage at 10:15 PM with her signature […]

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Stream Grimes’ new song “Scream” ft. Taiwanese rapper Aristophanes

I scream, Grimes screams, we all scream for Aristophanes. Fans of Vancouver-native Claire Boucher, who is better known by her stage name Grimes, have been waiting with baited breath for her newest LP, Art Angels, which will be out digitally this Friday. Boucher wrote this record in LA, leaving behind her usual process which she […]

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Grimes, Warpaint, Mac DeMarco save Beach Goth day 1, marred by disorganization

Beach Goth was a huge clusterf*ck, but it wasn’t without its high points. Grimes, the multi-talented musician who seems to do everything herself, debuted four new songs on the first night of the two-day festival that took place at the Observatory in Santa Ana. But before that performance, there were headaches galore. I showed up […]

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Red Bull Sound Select’s #30DaysInLA lineup announced: GRIMES, Flume, Chromeo, TV On the Radio and more!

Last year, Red Bull Sound Select did the unfathomable and put together a completely-booked November featuring big-name and rising artists playing in mostly small or peculiar venues, as well as some special events mixed in. What it meant was there was something awesome to do every day of the month, from seeing Run the Jewels […]

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