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Boston Calling day one dazzles away with Paramore, Perfume Genius, and more!

Boston Calling officially marked the beginning of festival season yesterday as it kicked-off day one of its fifth year to the sound of the alt-rock anthems that dominated its Friday lineup. While the event itself features an eclectic genre-pull of artists and bands, day one was an emphatic sucker-punch of blistering riffs and maniacal percussion antics […]

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Portugal. The Man shred the House of Blues Anaheim with groovy psychedelic swirls of splendor

Portugal. The Man and Benjamin Booker Rock the New House of Blues Anaheim This past Thursday night, the House of Blues Anaheim had quite the treat with the self-proclaimed “Lords of Portland,” none other than Portugal. The Man.  Getting the night started was the brilliant musician, Benjamin Booker. I remember catching him down the road at the […]

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Portugal. The Man share new song “Rich Friends” — LA date a Hollywood Palladium

Hot on the heels of their new album, Portugal. The Man have shared their new song “Rich Friends.” The song immediatly sizzles with a soulful howl before strutting into its funky beat and addictive chorus: “I can really, really, use a rich rich friend like you.” The mid-album song is about “the tendency of the old and […]

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Cage the Elephant and Portugal. The Man bring down the roof at Shrine Auditorium

In an epic one-two sucker punch that left fans teetering between insanity and ecstasy, Cage the Elephant and Portugal. The Man left the Shrine Auditorium a heaping pile of rubble in the wake of their concert Tuesday night. Between the kinetic force of Cage the Elephant’s frontman Matt Shultz and the body-warping, bluesy-psychedelia of Portugal’s rock […]

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This week’s best concerts featuring Mudcrutch, Cherry Glazerr, The Roots and more

Mudcrutch, Eagles, Nothing and Ceu are just a few of this week’s best concerts in Los Angeles. On the underground / lesser known tip, we highly recommend you check out the following: Cherry Glazerr at The Troubadour, Jessy Lanza at The Echo, Eliot Sumner at The Troubadour, Suuns at Bootleg Theater, Caught A Ghost at […]

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The Weeknd, Florence + The Machine, Cage the Elephant among chief Hangout Fest acts

Among the dozen or so festivals I covered for Grimy Goods in 2015, the beach-side Hangout Fest stood out as easily the most unique and definitely one of the most memorable of the bunch. When Beck’s fest-closing set ended last year, I was already making plans to come back in 2016. Headlining the 2016 edition […]

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BottleRock Napa begins with a literal black eye, ends on high note

Cage The Elephant Of all the festivals I’ve covered in May (Shaky Knees in Atlanta, HangoutFest in Gulf Shores, Sasquatch at The Gorge), BottleRock Napa Valley’s was the one I was most intrigued to discover what the demographic would be. Napa is bougie wine country, and BottleRock was being pitched as a family festival, so […]

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Ten Best Live Cover Songs of 2014

The Black Keys — Photo by Monique Hernandez Having been fortunate enough to see around 100 concerts in 2014, not to mention a good number of music festivals, I had the opportunity to see some musicians pull out some pretty bad ass covers during their live sets. After much deliberation, I’ve broken down my Top […]

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Grouplove, Portugal. The Man and Tokyo Police Club at Greek Theatre for Honda Civic Tour

Grouplove are set to co-headline this summer’s Honda Civic Tour with fellow Atlantic labelmates, Portugal.The Man! Kicking off the tour on Aug. 10 at Seattle’s Marymoor Park, the bands will be joined by Tokyo Police Club when they make their way to Los Angeles for performance at the Greek Theatre on Friday, Aug. 15. This […]

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Night 2 of KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Line-Up Announced: Arcade Fire, LORDE, Phoenix & More!

Arcade Fire at Capitol Records – Photo: Bryan Olinger Last week, the 24th Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas announced it’s all-star line-up for night one of the two day music festival, and this morning KROQ released the line-up for night two! Night 2 of the KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas will feature the following acts: Arcade Fire, LORDE, […]

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Photos: Portugal. The Man at House of Blues Anaheim

It was a packed house last night at the House of Blues in Anaheim as Portugal. The Man took the stage in support of their new Danger Mouse-produced album, Evil Friends. It was a steaming sold-out show last night busting with sweaty happy people. Portugal. The Man put on the best show we’ve seen them perform yet. […]

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New Music Video: Portugal. The Man “Atomic Man”

Are Portugal. The Man on their way to becoming the next Black Keys or what have you? Their forthcoming album, Evil Friends, is produced by Danger Mouse, the alchemist who spins music into gold. Portugal. The Man’s new music video for “Atomic Man,” produced by Danger Mouse shows some weird, but nice portraits of the […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Portugal. The Man at Fox Theater Pomona – May 5, 2012

Portugal. The Man at El Cid – Photo: Wei Shi Portugal The Man is pure sexy rock that makes you wanna make out in vintage cars. Guns blazing these all American boys mix bad boy blues with beyond cool alt. rock and the result is purely orgasmic. Luckily for us Los Angelinos they will be […]

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