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Klaxons at Echoplex for Filter Magazine’s Culture Collide Festival – Photo Gallery & Review

I’m not the biggest fan of the Klaxons and from the looks of the crowd reaction at the Echoplex this past Friday, October 8th for Filter Magazine’s Culture Collide Festival, neither were too many of the people in the audience. Although the Klaxons seemed to have played a pretty good show (for that “nu-rave” style […]

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Matt & Kim with Fang Island at The Glass House: Photos & Review

After playing a sold out show at The Music Box, Brooklyn based duo Matt and Kim played a second show at The Glass House in Pomona. In celebration of their new album, “Sidewalks” (out Nov. 2), the album was played in its entirety before each show, giving early birds something to look forward to. Openers […]

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Menomena with Suckers at the El Rey Theatre – Photo Gallery & Review

The El Rey Theatre played host to a pair of spirited live quintets on Thursday, September 14th as breezy Brooklyn quintet, Suckers, who just released their debut “Wild Smile” longplayer via Frenchkiss, played appetizer to Portland-based Menomena’s entrée. Instrument diversity aside (both swap their tools and duties on stage), each band delivered a sound rooted […]

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Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and Jeffertitti’s Nile at the Glass House – Photo Gallery & Review

Kicking off the second leg of their current US tour, with planned crisscrossed dates between headlining and opening for alternative mainstays Stone Temple Pilots, LA-based revivalist rockers Black Rebel Motorcycle Club played The Glass House in Pomona last Wednesday, September 15th and as it was their only Southern California date of the trek, fans proved […]

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Cap ‘N Jazz with Abe Vigoda at the Echoplex – Photo Gallery

The recently-reunited 90s Chicago punk act Cap’n Jazz played and epically memorable show at the Echoplex with Abe Vigoda and The Black Apples last Saturday, August 28th at the Echoplex. Check out the photos from their sold-out show below! Cap ‘N Jazz Abe Vigoda Click on the thumbnails below for more photos!

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Sunset Strip Music Festival – Photos and Review

Words: Mike Pearl Photos: Matt Fisher Saturday was the big day at the Sunset Strip Music Festival, when that troublesome street closure would finally pay off for those of us in the mood for some rock. The auspicious name and location of the festival evoke visions of bedazzled, shirtless lead singers flinging blonde hair across […]

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Spiderworks with The Sleeping Sea King at Romano’s – Show Review & Photos

Every city has their hometown heroes. Long Beach has the Cold War Kids, Silver Lake has the Silversun Pickups and the city of Riverside had/has Spiderworks. Most of you probably don’t even know where Riverside is, or snarl when you say the word, but growing up in the IE (Inland Empire) myself, Riverside was just […]

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Matt Costa at the Mark Taper Foundation Amphitheater – Show Review & Photos

Nevermind the amusing irony that a label called Brushfire Records threw an intimate record preview party in the woods of Coldwater Canyon Park last Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010 at the Mark Taper Foundation Amphitheater. Grimy Goods was invited to a gathering of friends, family and colleagues under the trees that gave the perfect setting for […]

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2010 Outside Lands Day One – Photos and Review

Words: Sam Tiger Photos: Monique Hernandez I spent the majority of the three mile walk through the breathtaking Golden Gate Park in San Francisco talking to Tim, a Buddhist monk who came the first day of Outside Lands on Saturday, August 14 to try and spread the word of Buddha. Normally I would have shrugged […]

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Wild Beasts at the El Rey Theatre – Show Review & Photos

If you have yet to listen to the addictive melodies and enchanting orchestrations by the UK act, Wild Beasts, you’re seriously missing out. Front-man, Hayden Thorpe has some surreal vocals that will make you just want to sing along full throttle. But then you realize, oh shit, my voice is no where near as magnificent […]

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