Tag Archives: Grimy Goods

What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (October 29 – November 4, 2012)

We don’t post every show that’s going on every night (in or around L.A.) we just post the goods according to our collective knowledge. We’re music elitists at heart but we try our best to keep an open palette of taste with an affinity towards underground, indie and local musicians and venues. Let us know […]

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The Soft Pack – Strapped – Album Review

Strapped is an album largely compromised of past demos that stand as strong songs on their own, but suffer from zig zag tracklisting.  The Soft Pack seem undecided on whether or not to risk alienating their fans by completely abandoning their previous sound or to fully embrace their newer ventures. While it is refreshing to […]

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Trust with DZ Deathrays and Beat Band at the Echo – Photos Review – September 11, 2012

The last time we saw Trust, they stole the show from Oh Land at the Echoplex back in April. Mind you, Trust was the first slot opening act. This past Tuesday they headlined the Echo for a sold-out show. It was good, but not as good as the Echoplex show. Why? Because it was missing […]

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Thee Oh Sees with The Mallard and Sic Alps – Photos & Show Review – El Rey Theatre

Minus the police-state security tactics and overpriced drinks, the El Rey Theatre is actually a pretty amazing place to catch a band.  Besides, it’s all about the pregame anyway.  San Francisco garage titans, Thee Oh Sees headlined this past Sunday.  It was a who’s who of the burgeoning San Francisco garage scene as fellow Bay […]

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Tanlines at the 98.7 FM Studio – Photos Review – Sept. 4, 2012

Tanlines graced the 98.7 FM studio this past week for a stellar private performance for some 50 lucky attendees. Fans kicked off their Tuesday morning after a long Labor Day weekend (especially if they attended FYF, where Tanlines also performed) with a special morning rockin’ to the experimental electro-pop sounds of Tanlines. Check out our photo gallery below of their […]

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FYF Fest – Photos & Review – Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012

Sunday brought an end to the two day FYF extravaganza. Festival goers found access and security a little more lax on the second day as the hungover and heat-exhausted waited until later in the afternoon to roll in.  Summer goths were content to watch from the beer gardens in the comfort of shaded trees, though […]

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FYF Fest – Photos & Review – Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012

Scruffy DIYers, snazzy art punks, and other assorted miscreants converged this past Saturday at the Los Angeles State Historic Park for day one of FYF Fest. Festival cofounders, Sean Carlson and Phil Hoelting have been brandishing their unique blend of the underground for nearly a decade now.  This year’s revelries included live screenprinting, Sailor Jerry […]

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How To Have a Legit FYF Fest Experience

FYF kicks off tomorrow! Are you ready? We certainly are. If you’re new to FYF or just forgetful, below are some helpful tips to make the most out of yours and everyone’s FYF experience. Wear sunblock and plenty of it. There isn’t much shade in the L.A. Historic Park and while you’re at it, bring […]

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FYF Fest 2012 Set Times Announced

 FYF set times are here! Read ’em and weep! Get ready for some serious show collisions, decision making and/or fast footwork. Click on the image to go big! UPDATED FYF SET TIMES OLD SET TIMES

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Contest: Win Tickets to Walk The Moon at the 987FM Hollywood Tower Penthouse – Sept. 4, 2012

  Brace yourselves, you poppy-go-lucky show kids, Walk The Moon have a private performance at the 987FM Hollywood Tower penthouse on Tuesday, Sept. 4 from 6–8 p.m. Get ready for some indie power-pop that will get you jumpin’ and shakin’. There are only 150 invites to this intimate show and you’ll be on a swanky rooftop with complimentary […]

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