Tag Archives: rock

Stains of a Sunflower release moody 90s style tune “Life Inside a Dream”

Ever have those dreams that feel so vivid you almost question if they are real? Many times we have had that strange experience, but the opposite can be said as well. Things in reality can feel so surreal that we start to ponder its truth. Stains of a Sunflower’s “Life Inside a Dream” expresses that […]

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Velvet Starlings
Energetic rock outfit Velvet Starlings unleash their single “Back Of The Train”

60s-esque rowdy rock group Velvet Starlings’ new track “Back Of The Train” is a powerful, gritty tune. Detailing the rollercoaster ride of the music industry, it focuses on enjoying the journey while also making sacrifices along the way. Through grungy guitar riffs and compressed drums, the track hits hard with its raw and unpolished nature.  […]

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Broken Baby band
Broken Baby unveils their boisterous offering “Madonna’s a Dick”

Los Angeles rowdy rock duo Broken Baby creates unapologetically bold tunes that hit hard. Through fierce vocals and jangly arrangements, their intense passion radiates. Now the twosome has unleashed the punchy new single “Madonna’s a Dick”. This edgy, electrifying track possesses that same courageous, charisma. The song was inspired by the 80s documentary “Heavy Metal […]

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moon band
Tenacious duo, Moon share their new EP ‘Shine’

Los Angeles rock duo Moon, unveils their hardy five-track EP Shine. Within the rich offering a bold, intensity bursts through. Highlighting grand, gritty vocals, there is so much deep emotion felt from each thunderous tune. Soaring soundscapes emitting a gravelly quality, make their pithy pieces true standouts. Chelsea Dawn is heard on vocals and drums, […]

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lawrence rothman
Snarling B-side “Sunny Place for Shady People” Encapsulates Lawrence Rothman’s Anxiety Living in ‘Trump Country’—Good Morning, America LP Due 7/16

For Lawrence Rothman, existence is political. In the lead-up to the general election last fall, the genderfluid artist was living in Missouri, which they describe as Trump country. The threat of persecution constantly surrounded Rothman, and indirectly gave them the inspiration for “Sunny Place for Shady People,” a b-side featuring Son Little that is not […]

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Death Valley Girls Celebrate the “Little Things” in New Video

In their new music video, Death Valley Girls encourage keeping your head in the clouds. This nation certainly knows dark times, yet the dawn approaches as we vaccinate our community and bolster herd immunity. “Little Things” appears on the LA band’s recent album Under the Spell of Joy, which is the very beacon of positivity […]

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Death Valley Girls Announce Under the Spell of Joy LP, Share Enchanting Lead Single “The Universe”

For anyone seeking spiritual clarity, Death Valley Girls has some wisdom to share. The Los Angeles desert rock band has prepared a new record that both enchants and heals; it will be called Under the Spell of Joy. The album is due out just three days shy of the anniversary of the band’s previous album, […]

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la witch
With Their Sophomore LP Forthcoming, L.A. Witch Opt for a Restart on “I Wanna Lose”

Loss, in many ways, is a relative concept. Unless you dropped a crisp bill from your wallet, money “lost” is more accurately money spent. Even death is illusory—the physical form may be gone but memories will always live on. Local riot grrls, L.A. Witch, take it all in stride. Their forthcoming album Play With Fire […]

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VOWWS Capture a Collective Unease on New Single “Impulse Control”

New music from VOWWS puts our recent past through a dystopic filter. The Australian duo, now based in Los Angeles, had been relatively dormant since their sophomore album, Under the World, came out in March 2018; looking back, their focus on performing live seems like a distant dream. And their new single is a wake-up […]

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On New Single from Her Forthcoming LP, Jehnny Beth is Her Own “Heroine”

Jehnny Beth has everything she needs. This is not referring to the many successful projects with which she is associated, including but not limited to a new music performance program on ARTE which she hosts and of course her band Savages. It has more to do with how she is able to fight for herself […]

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Ramonda Hammer Takes the Blame on New Single “Big Hands,” Produced by Illuminati Hotties

Just last summer local hard rock outfit Ramonda Hammer debuted their full-length record I Never Wanted Company, and the band moved swiftly back into the studio (figuratively or otherwise) to put together a new EP, expected to drop later this year. “Big Hands,” produced by Sarah Tudzin of Illuminati Hotties, will appear on the new […]

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joshua and the holy rollers
Premiere: Joshua And The Holy Rollers give you ‘What You Need’ with saucy new single

Thundering drums usher in energetic vocals in Joshua and the Holy Rollers new single, ‘What You Need.’ The song comes as a teaser off of their upcoming EP ‘Patience,’ due December 6th. Be sure to catch the magnetic boy band on tour next month – dates below. ‘What You Need’ serves electric blues rock on […]

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Nicole Kiki Jaffe
Nicole Kiki Jaffe Sheds Her Past On New Single ‘HoldOut’

Credit: Tammie Valer With an arresting vibrato and silky tone, Nicole Kiki Jaffe shares her intimate new single, ‘Holdout.’ Catch the LA songbird live at the Standard’s weekly series, Desert Nights, on December 11th. Nicol Kiki Jaffe transmits pain into beauty and strength. She makes the terrible beautiful and the weak feel powerful. Through her emotive, transparent […]

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Video Premiere: Zooluxx Celebrate Unity on “Different Planets”—Join Them Tonight at the Echoplex

These days, we should find our similarities with strangers rather than focus on our differences. What better way to bridge the divide than with raw, unadulterated funk? Local quartet Zooluxx penned a song to that end called “Different Planets,” and “it’s all about peace, love and equality,” shares front-man Troy Vincent. You can watch the […]

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Spare Parts for Broken Hearts
Ironic New Single from Spare Parts for Broken Hearts, “Big Win” Provides Catharsis

LA’s rock scene has been exploding with queer and female-fronted acts in the past few years, and one of the brightest local stars is Spare Parts for Broken Hearts. Our love for the project, helmed by Sarah Green, is well-documented in the halls of Grimy Goods, and we are pleased to share her newest single, […]

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death valley girls
Death Valley Girls Return with New Single “Dream Cleaver” and Lengthy Tour—Lodge Room on Nov 23

Death Valley is the driest, hottest place in North America; the Los Angeles quartet that uses this landmark as its moniker adds garage rock grooves to soften their similarly badass intensity. A certified Grimy Goods favorite, Death Valley Girls have returned with a new single, “Dream Cleaver,” the first since the release of their album […]

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Thunder Pussy at El Rey Theatre
Things get delightfully physical with Thunderpussy and Black Pistol Fire at the El Rey

Whoever thought to put Thunderpussy and Black Pistol Fire on the same bill is a genius. This past Wednesday night at the El Rey Theatre was a sweatastic event. Thunderpussy started their set very quiet and mellow with guitarist Whitney Petty bowing her strings in a spot light. One-by-one the band took the stage until […]

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Brass Box Bring Their Shoegaze Mythology to the Echo for June Residency

If you plan on attending the Echo on Mondays in June, remember your earplugs—there will be noise. Local quartet Brass Box will be the month’s residency headliners, with an overflowing cast of supporting artists sure to worsen your tinnitus. This coming Monday will include Lone Priestess (which includes Kimi Recor of DRAEMINGS) and the dreamy […]

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Glitter Wizard at The Factory
Glam Punks Glitter Wizard Conjure Chaos and Doom at The Factory

When invited to a show put on by a fella named Shitshow your curiosity should demand that you attend because it’s likely going to be noteworthy. When that fella also is known for his live music photography you can be assured it’s been well vetted. Saturday night at The Factory, a punk d.i.y. warehouse venue, […]

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the dumes
New Single from The Dumes Finds a Way To Convey Their Love—Celebrate Its Release on Feb 2 at the Peppermint Club

At any given point in this newcomer’s past, she could have been a music teacher, professional snowboarder, vocalist in a band, or private poet. Today, Elodie Tomlinson fronts The Dumes which has just released a debut single, though her presence and story are enough to make her one to watch. That single, “More Than Physical,” […]

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