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Karen O of Yeah Yeah Yeahs announces solo tour with dates at Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

UPDATE: There is a presale happening now for Karen O’s three concert dates at the Masonic Lodge. Just use the ticket links below and be sure to type in the following presale code: CRUSHPALACE. Scroll down for ticket links to all three shows! The Yeah Yeah Yeah’s, Karen O has announced a small string of intimate […]

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Paolo Nutini charms fans at the Troubadour with a euphoric performance

Paolo Nutini packed The Troubadour for a mesmerizing performance that left fans in complete awe. Touring in support of his Caustic Love album, the follow up to his Iron Sky EP, from the moment the Nutini hit the stage fan-girls were smiling from ear-to-ear. Although most of the audience knew just about every song word-for-word, there were at […]

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The Best Concerts in Los Angeles – August 11 – August 17, 2014

It’s a heavy weekend of music in Los Angeles and surrounding as three awesome music festivals get ready to go off this weekend: Echo Park Rising, Pacific Fest and Berserktown Festival. Also on this week’s concert calendar are performances by The Antlers, Giorgio Moroder, Foxygen, Death From Above 1979,  Dilated Peoples, A Million Billion Dying […]

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Deer Tick rowdy the Echoplex with beer-spittin’ rock ‘n’ roll

The Echoplex was packed this past Thursday for a night of rowdy rock ‘n’ roll with heavy elements of folk, blues and country. The raucous boys of Deer Tick left their Rhode Island digs to embark on an epic tour performing tracks off their latest album Negativity (Partisan Records) along come classic heavy hitters that had the crowd […]

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Arctic Monkeys applauded with bras and panties at STAPLES Center

When we first reported that the Arctic Monkeys were going to headline the STAPLES Center, fans were equally excited and surprised. There was a mix of reactions where veteran fans of the once underground indie act could not believe that they made it so big to headline the monstrous STAPLES Center. Many fans knew without a doubt that […]

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Hot New Artist: With just one song, L.A. based Odessa is on the rise to stardom

Sometimes it takes just one song to be hooked on a new artist. This applies in the case of Los Angeles-based Odessa, a talented singer/songwriter that should definitely be on your watch list. Her lone track available, “I Will Be There”, has been featured in a couple of commercial and T.V. spots over the past […]

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Recommended: Spoon’s new album “They Want My Soul” is a refreshing return to form

Feature by Ziv Biton Curiosity is a funny thing in the modern age. Anything you are wondering about is probably being wondered about somewhere else, and just by reaching in your pocket you can silence the questions. On one such occasion, I was searching Google for information on Spoon’s newest album, They Want My Soul.  Not surprisingly, […]

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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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The Best Concerts in Los Angeles – August 4 – August 10, 2014

This week’s show list is looking nice and ripe! Spoon’s in town along with Eminem, Iron & Wine, The Coathangers, Arctic Monkeys, and so many more great acts! The best concerts happening in Los Angeles, Orange County and more neighboring cities are all here on Grimy Goods’ custom show list.  Let us know if we […]

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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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