Tag Archives: punk

The Menstruators
An Interview with Nadia G of The Menstruators — We talk new EP, food, menstruation and superpowers

“If it wasn’t for menstruation, you wouldn’t be here…” Los Angeles feminist punk rockers, The Menstruators have released their debut EP Dead Glitter and it’s quite the “dirty, feral and slutty” experience. Fused with a blistering dose of riot grrrl punk and 90s grunge, the album comes at you like a wild banshee out of hell. […]

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GØGGS
GØGGS announce Los Angeles date at The Echo

GØGGS are back with a headlining Los Angeles date at The Echo slated for Friday, March 17! The latest Ty Segall incarnation came about last May when GØGGS announced their debut album. The band featuring Ty Segall, Ex-Cult’s Chris Shaw and Charles Moothart of Fuzz, released their self-titled full length debut last June off In […]

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The Pack A.D.
The Pack A.D. assault the senses with ‘Positive Thinking’ at The Roxy

Last week at The Roxy, Los Angeles was in for a special pre Thanksgiving treat as Canadian shredders The Pack A.D. came to headline the small Hollywood club in support of their latest album Positive Thinking. While Grimy Goods has covered The Pack A.D. numerous times, this was my first introduction to the garage rock […]

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Ty Segall
Ty Segall Debuts New Single “Orange Color Queen,” Announces Self-Titled Album, Tour with L.A. Dates at Teragram

San Francisco’s experimental rock wunderkind Ty Segall is back with tender folk ballad “Orange Color Queen” Usually one for avant-garde garage rock with heavy distortion, Ty Segall’s latest single “Orange Color Queen” off his upcoming ninth studio album due January 27th via Drag City is certainly a departure with its mellow, acoustic tone. Oozing psychedelic […]

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Kim and The Created at Bootleg Theater
Alice Cooper and Shep Gordon tell all at Bootleg Theater, Kim and The Created follow with fierce performance

It was Halloween night and what better way to celebrate the festive holiday than with Alice Cooper. And to top it all off, Los Angeles’ ferocious Kim and the Created were to play immediately following a conversation with legendary rock star Alice Copper and famed manager Shep Gordon hosted by Live Talks Los Angeles. The […]

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Bon Iver at Hollywood Bowl
Bon Iver, Patti Smith Bestow Freedom Through Music at the Hollywood Bowl

Bob Dylan once said that “passion is a young man’s game.” Patti Smith is not young, nor a man, and yet her passion onstage is more genuine than any modern performer’s. This was evident in her short performance before Bon Iver last Sunday at the Hollywood Bowl. She will be turning 70 years old this […]

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Goon
Hot Band Alert: LA-based Goon deliver impressive debut EP with Dusk of Punk — so many flavors

Los Angeles-based musician Kenny Becker, known by the moniker of Goon, just released his debut EP Dusk of Punk and it’s sounding all sorts of awesome. The six track EP has a variety of enticing flavors that result in a never-a-dull-moment kind of experience. With Dusk of Punk, Goon reaches for all your senses; and it’s no […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
An Interview with Michael Stock: We Discuss All Things Part Time Punks – From Founding PTP to Vinyl Addiction to Booking Obscure Bands

Part Time Punks, founded in 2005 by DJ and vinyl collector extraordinaire Michael Stock, has a long and storied history in the Los Angeles music scene, providing one of the most beloved club nights (and subsequent KXLU radio show) that features punk, post-punk, new wave, industrial, synth-pop, shoegaze, and other dark, off-beat and deeply satisfying […]

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Interview With Pill: Feminist-Art Punks Discuss Noise-Fueled Debut “Convenience” – A Thought-Provoking Call To Political and Personal Action

NYC’s feminist art-punk four piece Pill have a big, bold and urgent sound that plays like a call to action — to stand up for what you believe and exercise your freedoms. The band’s debut full-length Convenience was released August 19 via Mexican Summer and it propels their passionate socio-political concerns and unwavering artistic expressions. Pill doesn’t shy […]

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papa
PAPA beat any notion of a sophomore slump into the dirt with Kick the Dust

It’s been three years since PAPA released their debut LP Tender Madness; three long years since childhood friends Darren Weiss and Danny Presant married LA-by-way-of-NY punk tendencies with a ravenous need to inject as much funk and soul into their romantically inclined frustrations. Since then, the duo has gone from playing their typical west coast circuit to opening for […]

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