Tag Archives: rock n roll

J. Marco
Song & Video Premiere: Stream J. Marco’s new single “The Void” — an anthemic power pop ballad full of nostalgia

With bold anthemic flavors that make you just want to jump in and sing-along, Nashville–based guitarist/songwriter J. Marco (formerly of New City Savages) is swooning his way into your heart with his new single “The Void.” Sweet and breezy, the upbeat power-pop ballad will definitely pull on your heartstrings as it takes you through your […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Donna Missal at the Troubadour
Barns Courtney lights fire under Troubadour, but Donna Missal steals show

One of the quiet blisses of living in the shadow of Los Angeles’ flourishing music scene is that on any given night, a dozen different bands, singers, rappers, and musical creatives can be found cutting their teeth on the nearly endless circuit of clubs, bars, and theaters that dot the city. But of all the places […]

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Steven Ward |
Nick Waterhouse katchi
Nick Waterhouse and Leon Bridges team up for playful new song “Katchi”

It’s nearly impossible to be a fan of Nick Waterhouse without being a fan of Leon Bridges. With the two known for their smooth throwback sound full of those sweet doo-wop vibes, it’s no wonder the delightful crooners have team up for a duet. Just a couple days ago Waterhouse shared his new track “Katchi.” […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Natural Child
Natural Child to headline The Echo in support of new album Okey Dokey — stream latest singles

Always lighting up a good time with their good ole rock ‘n’ roll, Nashville’s Natural Child are making their way back to Los Angeles with a headline performance at The Echo slated for Tuesday, September 27. The trio are touring in support of their upcoming full-length record release, Okey Dokey. The 10-track album arrives on September […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Juliette Lewis at Fonda Theatre
Juliette Lewis Becomes a Rock ‘n’ Roll Tornado at Fonda Theatre

Juliette Lewis came out and rocked the Fonda Theatre last Thursday night. Clad in skin tight black leggings, white stiletto boots, and a funky white top with shoulder pads made of feathers — Lewis made her flavorful presence known. No longer touring with The Licks, Lewis was now rolling solo as “Juliette Lewis” (and a backing […]

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Wes Marsala |
Death Valley Girls
Death Valley Girls light up record release show at The Echo, Frankie and The Witch Fingers literally shred through opening set

Nothing like a satanic worship themed show to kick off the summer rock. This past Thursday night, Los Angeles’ very own Death Valley Girls celebrated their highly anticipated record release show at The Echo. Smashing out tunes from their new album Glow In The Dark, it was a hot and sweaty affair. The house was packed! But […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Ranch Ghost
Song Premiere: Ranch Ghost get things shakin’ with “Bleu” (and a mushroom-eating feline)

Nashville’s Ranch Ghost are hot-on-the-helels of releasing their 10-track debut record, Lookin’ . The album is set for arrival July 1st via Rough Beast Records, but in the meantime, the band has teased fans with another new song. Today the garage rock quintet has released “Bleu,” a poppin’ surf-rock track that is sure to create a pit frenzy. […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Ranch Ghost
Hot Band Alert: Ranch Ghost — Get down with their jangle cow punk, debut album out

Photo Credit: Ashley Boyd Jones A little gritty, a tad ghostly and a whole lotta rock n roll, Nashville’s Ranch Ghost are about to haunt you with their new tunes. Like the good rock ’n’ roll of the 50s and 60s, Ranch Ghost have that shake, rattle and roll appeal making it nearly impossible to […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Tiger Army
Tiger Army to play Fonda Theatre Hollywood in support of new album V •••–

Tiger Army have announced a local show date at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood. The Los Angeles rock ‘n’ punk trio will take the stage on Friday, July 15 with supporting act Jonny Two Bags & Reckless Ones. In addition to Tiger Army’s L.A. date, the band will kick off their tour on May 20 […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Bob Mould Teragram Ballroom
Bob Mould electrifies Teragram Ballroom, joined by Ryan Adams, Fred Armisen, Mike Krol

The Bob Mould Band know how to rock, loud! It’s no surprise the show on Friday night at Teragram Ballroom was sold out. Fans of Bob Mould’s past work were surely pleased to witness a handful of Sugar and Hüsker Dü songs performed along with selections of Mould’s most recent album, Patch The Sky. Starting […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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The Kills add L.A. date at Fox Theater Pomona — presale password

Los Angeles has been getting a full Kills fix lately. The band recently performed a private set at Apogee Studio, Coachella and at the El Rey this past July. They also just performed at the Mayan this past April! Rightfully so, L.A. can’t get enough of this fierce duo. The Kills will headline the Fox […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Big Thief
Hot Band Alert: Big Thief marries sensitivity and gritty rock for a poignant sound

Big Thief is an indie rock band that has just signed to Saddle Creek and is quickly on the rise. They head out to SXSW and then on a North American tour in support of Yuck. We at Grimy Goods think this is a band you should keep your eye on. Front woman Adrianne Lenker’s […]

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Anne Marie Schiefer |
Kera and The Lesbians
Kera and The Lesbians’ Record Release Show at Basic Flowers Reeks of Authenticity and Manic Passion

At a non-decrypt spot in downtown Los Angles you’ll come across a grungy “store front” called Basic Flowers. Inside there’s a room with only a single standing lightbulb, random chairs set against walls, a table made out of a house shutter, a stick tree displaying shirts for sale that are designed with sharpies.  Wandering your […]

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Anne Marie Schiefer |