Tag Archives: Grimy Goods

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Man Crush Monday: Lo Fang (Matthew Hemerlein)

The past few months we’ve been touting Los Angele’s Lo Fang (aka Matthew Hemerlein) for his undeniable talent as a producer and soulful falsetto singer. Currently on tour as direct support for Lorde, Lo Fang was featured on our Top Emerging L.A. Bands in 2014 list. Sure, the man has slick angel-like vocals that command […]

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Photos: The Transplants, Tech N9ne & plenty of tattooed babes at MUSINK

Yesterday, our photographer, Tamea made her way to the OC Fair & Events Center to cover all the action at MUSINK. On the evening’s bill were The Transplants featuring Travis Barker who also presented this year’s music and tattoo festival. The evening’s excitement also included the very sexy Miss MUSINK contest where gorgeous tattooed women strut […]

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The Orwells obliterate the Troubadour with a wild sold-out performance

Don’t be fooled by their age, The Orwells are an unstoppable band to be reckoned with. For those that don’t know, they play loud, fast, and catchy garage-punk tunes. They took The Troubadour by force last night with a sold-out performance. Supporting the Orwells were  Twin Peaks and Criminal Hygiene. A broken leg didn’t stop, one of Twin […]

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Win Tickets to Moving Units at the Roxy

Get ready to move to the danceable L.A. band, Moving Units, at the Roxy on Friday, March 28! Starting off in 2001, Moving Units have come a long way in initializing the post-punk indie-dance genres, and influencing contemporary bands such as FOALS. We last interviewed vocalist Blake Miller in 2011 concerning their second EP, Tension War. […]

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Recommended Album Streams: Mr. Little Jeans, Future Islands, Chimurenga Renaissance & more

This week’s round-up of the best album streams include a lot of electronic beats! Below you will find free album streams to some of the best dance, electro-pop, hip hop and more. While electro definitely dominates this week’s featured albums stream, Future Islands have delivered quite the soaring masterpiece. Stream the albums below before their […]

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Win tickets to the Echo’s post SXSW party!

Did you miss out on last week’s SXSW? Lucky for you the Echo is hosting an all-star post SXSW party this Saturday, March 22nd at the Echoplex. It all starts at 3 p.m. and the line-up will feature: The Districts, Gavin Turek, DUNE RATS, Kauf, Misun, Chrome Canyon, Chad & the Meat Bodies, Twin Peaks, […]

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5 Reasons to Love Spring in Los Angeles

Yes, it’s kind of weird (and scary) that we really didn’t have a winter this past year in Southern California, but you know what, let’s look on the bright side, spring is officially here in Los Angeles, and you know what that means … flowers are blooming and so are the beautiful people of L.A. […]

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New Music Video: Brothertiger “In Mind”

All the way from Brooklyn (by way of Ohio), it looks like the dreamy synth pop outfit, Brothertiger has decided to record their official music video for “In Mind” in the gorgeous sunny lands and oceans of Malibu, CA. Can you blame them! Aside from being such a lovely and whimsical song, the video for […]

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Band of Skulls and Deap Vally slice a heavy slab of badassery at the Belasco

The gritty English rock ‘n’ roll trio, Band of Skulls arrived at the Belasco Theater in Downtown L.A. this past Tuesday with a fierce militia of heavy riffs and blistering garage pop. Touring in support of their third full-length record, Himalayan which is set for release on April 1st off Electric Blues Recordings via Kobalt Label Services — Band of Skulls […]

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Amercian Flag clothing
Hot vs Not: Hot to wear an American flag

For some reason, it seems like American Flag-printed clothing becomes more popular during the summer. I get it during 4th of July and other patriotic holidays, and I get it at music festivals (just be sure to only wear them at American music festivals), but I don’t quite get the whole American Flag clothing for […]

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