Tag Archives: indie music

Indie Rapper ToBy Drops His Vulnerable Debut Album L’Esprit

Blending a plethora of genres from rap, hip hop, indie rock and pop, Los Angeles based rapper ToBy wears his heart on his sleeve with his new album L’Esprit, out now via Magnetic Moon Records. His debut album cufflinks deeply intimate moments with a dazzling and wide open sound as ToBy chronicles some of the […]

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Kevin Holliday is tired of the games on funky new single “Tennis Courts”

Brooklyn-based Kevin Holliday has shared “Tennis Courts,” a funky new track that serves as a preview for the release of his newest EP. Slick guitar lines meet rubbery beats on a song that bounces along to Holliday’s narration of the pursuit of a love interest that just isn’t emotionally available. The track is the second […]

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Win Tickets to Baio at the El Rey Theatre

You probably have seen Chris Baio playing bass as a member of the baroque pop band, Vampire Weekend. Last year marked the release of his debut album, The Names, for his solo project Baio. Baio began in 2012, kicking off with an EP and his first complete track, “Sunburn Modern”. You can check out his latest single […]

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The Best Concerts in Los Angeles feat. Danzig, Xiu Xiu, The Membranes and more

It’s Halloween week and there’s some very festive shows popping off this week! From Jello Biafra and Death Hymn Number 9 at Alex’s Bar to Dia De Los Muertos with Kinky and La Santa Cecilia at Santa Barbara Bowl — and we can’t forget HARD Day of The Dead and Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas. […]

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The Best Concerts in Los Angeles feat. Beach Goth, Blur, Eagles of Death Metal

The best concerts happening in Los Angeles, Orange County and more neighboring cities are all here on Grimy Goods’ custom show list. This week the annual Beach Goth makes its way to The Observatory in Santa Ana featuring The Growlers, Grimes, Warpaint and many more. Other standout shows include David Gahan & The Soulsavers at Theatre at […]

Best Concerts in Los Angeles: Janet Jackson, Florence and The Machine, Marina and The Diamonds

It’s probably the strongest show week in Rocktober, and the ladies are coming in hot! This week we have Janet Jackson at The Forum, Marina and The Diamonds at Fox Theater Pomona, Florence and The Machine at Hollywood Bowl, Wolf Alice at The Fonda Theatre, Misterwives at The Belasco, Regrettes at The Smell, White Sea […]

kim and the created
The Best Concerts in Los Angeles featuring Braids, The Mynabirds, Beirut, more

It’s not only raining water from the skies today, but it’s also raining concerts! This week in Los Angeles and Orange County, the best concerts are a plenty! Kim and The Created kick off their October residency at The Echo and will have both Deap Vally and Regrettes supporting them! Also this week kicks off […]

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Best Concerts in Los Angeles feat. Thievery Corporation, Duran Duran, Algiers and more

The best concerts happening in Los Angeles, Orange County and more are all in one place on Grimy Goods show list. From world reknowned band like Duran Duran, AC/DC and Van Halen to lesser known acts such as Algiers, Holly Miranda, Kind Dude and Hiatus Kaiyote, we have it all on this week’s show list. […]

A place to bury strangers
The Best Concerts in Los Angeles feat. Grace Jones, Future Islands, Shamir and more

This week’s best concerts in Los Angeles are priming Rocktober very nicely. From big name acts like Grace Jones with Future Islands at the Hollywood Bowl, Foo Fighters at The Forum and Chris Cornell at the Walt Disney Concert Hall—you also mustn’t skip out on the lesser known, indie acts. Our top selection this week […]

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Best Concerts in Los Angeles feat. LA Psych Fest, Blackalicious, Ben Harper and more

There are so many good concerts happening this week in Los Angeles! From music festivals such as LA Psych Fest at Regent/Echoplex and the Mad Decent Block Party, to smaller venue shows shows, there’s a lot of live music for you to select from. Here’s a few of our top recommendations: Lauryn Hill at Greek […]

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The Best Concerts in Los Angeles feat. Ice Cube, Riothorse Royale, Man Man and more

This week’s best concerts in Los Angeles feature mainstream and classic acts such as Ice Cube, Social Distortion and B-52s as well as lesser-known bands that are worthy of some big attention. We highly recommend you check out Riothorse Royal at the Satellite on Monday and Veronica Bianquie at Harvard and Stone on Tuesday. Both […]

Weekly Best Concerts in Los Angeles: Burger A-Go-Go, Veronica Bianqui, POW Fest

This week’s best concerts in Los Angeles and Orange County are piping hot! From Burger-A-Go-Go featuring Cat Power, The Julie Ruin and many more acts to POW Fest with Open Mike Eagle and Boogie, you have quite the variety to chose from. Other recommendations this week include Kate Nash, Veronica Bianqui, Dam-Funk, Millencolin, Seth Bogart, […]

Best Concerts in Los Angeles feat. Savages, Erykah Badu, St. Vincent and more

FYF Fest has come to a close but the live music keeps going strong this week in Los Angeles. FYF acts Death Grips and Savages both have show dates this week! Other highlights include NOFX, Plastic Pinks, Jenny Lewis, Eryka Badu with St Vincent, Del The Funky Homosapien, Fool’s Gold with Isaac Rother and The […]

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Best Concerts in Los Angeles featuring FYF Fest, Raekwon + Ghostface, Modest Mouse and more

It’s FYF Fest week in Los Angeles and you know what that means: tons of FYF side shows! That’s right, whether you are or you aren’t attending FYF, you’ll have a chance to catch many of their best acts an intimate venue. Savages, Bloc Party, Metz, The Jesus & The Mary Chain, Melody’s Echo Chamber, […]

kim and the created
Best Concerts in Los Angeles: Echo Park Rising, Cayucas, Jungle Fire and more

This week in Los Angeles all the live music buzz in circling Echo Park Rising. With acts like Hanni El Khatib, JROCC, Deap Vally, The Birth Defects and hundreds more, all for free—you can’t go wrong. Other standout shows this week include: Baby In Vain at The Echo, Cayucas at El Rey Theatre, Tim Hecker […]

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The Best Concerts in Los Angeles feat. Babes In Toyland, Le Butcherettes, Broods

This week in Los Angeles, the ladies are ruling the best concerts! From the shimmering indie pop of Broods and the gorgeous for of First Aid Kid, all the way to the ferocious rock of Babes In Toyland and Le Butcherettes, women are repping hard this week. On the more underground tip we have The […]

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The Best Concerts in Los Angeles feat. The Kills, De La Soul, Wye Oak and more

Nothing like starting a week of solid shows with bands such as The Kills and Social Distortion, both performing at separate venues on a usually boring Monday. If you’re looking to dance this weekend, HARD Summer will be coming through with The Weeknd, Chemical Brothers, Chromeo and many more great acts. On the indie/underground tip […]

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Best Concerts in LA feat. Social Distortion, Charlie XCX, Juliette & The Licks and more

It’s all about punk rock and rock ‘n’ roll this week in Los Angeles. A lot of the best concerts in LA and Orange County are representing those genres. From Social Distortion, Dead Sara, The Adolescents and Juliette & The Licks—all the way to more underground acts like Meatbodies, Spindrift and Magic Wands—there’s a high […]

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Best Concerts in Los Angeles feat. Viva! Pomona, Shellac, L7, Fuzz and more

There’s a lot of rad concerts this week in Los Angeles! Not only is Viva! Pomona back this coming weekend with bands like The Spits, Iceage, La Sera, Froth and many more, but there’s an entire slew of underground/indie and mainstream acts for you to enjoy. A few stand out recommendations are Ryn Weaver the […]

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Best Concerts in LA feat. Danzig, The Frights, Nortec Collective & more

This week in Los Angeles we are back to a busy show week! Legendary Los Angeles punk rockers, X, will perform four nights at The Observatory! Running the hip hop game we have Jurassic 5 and Immortal Technique both headlining separate gigs this week. On the underground tip we highly recommend you check out L.A.’s […]

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