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Owen with Mini Mansions and El May at The Troubadour – Photos – Jan. 19, 2012

In the past decade, Chicago’s Mike Kinsella has played a variety of instruments in a handful of bands including Cap’n Jazz, Joan of Arc, The One Up Downstairs, American Football, Owls, Maritime, and Aloha. Owen is his solo project. Owen came to The Troubadour this past Jan. 19 for a very intimate and heart-wrenching performance. As […]

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The Dillinger Escape Plan at the Slidebar – Photos & Show Review – Jan. 19, 2012

If you have seen The Dillinger Escape Plan live, then you know what to expect. If you wind up at one of their shows, not knowing what’s about to occur—then a couple of quick prayers should be in order. The same might be said for Slidebar, who hosted the free show this past Thursday, January […]

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Wu-Tang Clan at Grove of Anaheim – Photos – Jan. 18, 2012

Wu-Tang Clan busted out the hits at the Grove of Anaheim this past Wednesday, Jan. 18 to a full house of bobbing heads! The whole clan was in attendance except for Raekwon and Ghostface Killer. Regardless, it was a badass show and the Wu were definitely on point with the beats, rhymes and slick moves. […]

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Fela! at the Troubadour – Photos & Show Review – Jan. 13, 2012

The critically acclaimed, Fela! tour came to the intimate West side venue, the Troubadour this past January 13 to celebrate the legacy and muisc of the late-and-great, Fela Kuti. Naturally this intimate theatrical presentation sold-out, but Grimy Goods was lucky to be there and experience such a wonderful evening of talent and love. Featuring the Fela Band with […]

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Palm Springs Moon Block Party Photos – Jan. 14, 2012

The first Moon Block Party of 2012 went off  a couple Saturdays ago in the trippy land of Palm Springs. The psychedelic love party featured some rad L.A. and surronding acts: Dead Meadow, Crooked Cowboy, Strangers Family Band, Wardrum and JuJu. The event was a celebration for what would be the 101 birthday of Norman “Sailor Jerry” […]

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M83 with Big Black Delta at Club Nokia – Photos & Show Review – Jan. 13, 2012

A couple of months ago, I was one of the lucky few to get into M83’s first L.A. show supporting their astounding record, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming. The show took place at the Music Box and it was all sorts of packed with intense security levels. I was awe-struck by their performance even though it […]

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Hot Band Alert – Caught A Ghost at Dim Mak Studios – Photos – January 7, 2012

L.A. up-and-comers – Caught A Ghost – put on quite the dubsteppin’-electro-indie-soul party at Dim Mak Studios last week. The free party also included a few other performers, but we were here just to see Caught A Ghost (’cause they were pretty much the best). The innovative and fresh, L.A. ensemble are looking quite promising […]

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The Growlers with Dante vs. Zombies at the Echo – Photos – Dec. 29, 2011

Celebrating the Echo’s decade of music of music, The Growlers headlined three rockin’ nights of shows at the Echo on Dec. 28 – 30. Grimy Goods was there to cover the wild pogo party that ensued on the tight dance floor as the Growlers performed with support from Dante vs. Zombies and (TRC) Thee Rain Cats. It was […]

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Beats Antique at Club Nokia – Photos – Dec. 30, 2011

Oakland’s Beats Antique kicked of an early new year at Club Nokia this past Friday, Dec. 30. The electro-world-fusion ensemble packed the floor up into a frenzy of dancing bodies. It was quite the bombastic show full of sexy performance art. Zoe’s movements were ridiculously hot, drooling hot — she is one fine woman with […]

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Beach Fossils, Catwalk & Sweater Girls at the Echoplex – Photos – Dec. 18, 2011

Talk about a highly anticipated show that not only sold-out, but was moved to the Echopelx from the Echo to accommodate the high demand of hipsters just waiting for more tickets to get released. Ask and you shall receive. Headliners, Beach Fossils packed the Echoplex up-to-the-max this past Sunday, Dec. 18 with support from Catwalk and  Sweater […]

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