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Wolf Alice show fans’ love for them is cool at sweltering Fonda gig

It was still 75 degrees outside when UK indie rock darlings Wolf Alice took the stage at the Fonda Theatre at 11 p.m. last night. The heat wouldn’t keep the crowd from expending all their energy as they rocked out to the band’s hour-long performance in support of their debut full-length album My Love is Cool. […]

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Stream Peaches’ new album “Rub”

It’s finally here! Peaches has shared her new album Rub for all to stream a few days before its official release date. Rub is Peaches’ first album in six years. The 11-track record features Kim Gordon, Feist, Simonne Jones and more powerful female voices. You can stream the album below or via Peaches’ website. Take […]

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An interview with The Vitals — New EP, new “Pigskin ” video, UK Tour

Los Angeles trio The Vitals have concocted a magical elixir of atmospheric rock infused with both dreamy and heavy sonic elements that make up their latest release, a four-track EP entitled Gold Night. When asked about what the band does in their time away from music, singer/guitarist Kate Strand divulges: “There isn’t much time left […]

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Hot Artist Alert: Veronica Bianqui Premieres New Song “If Love’s A Gun, I’m Better Off Dead” From Forthcoming EP

Local musician Veronica Bianqui has been kicking around the Los Angeles music scene for some time now and chances are you’ve spotted her singing back up vocals for mystic rock and rollers Isaac Rother & The Phantoms or playing guitar on the road for indie psych outfit The Blank Tapes. Maybe you even caught one […]

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Hot Band Alert: Late Night Friends — Debut album, interview, caramel apple lolipops

One man’s favorite music is another man’s aural abomination, and sometimes said men find the strength to put their differences aside and find a happy musical medium. In the case of Los Angeles indie rock quartet Late Night Friends, when they first formed in late 2013, members Jonathan Baron and Barrett Shuler began to write […]

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Dead Sara shine with stunning rock show at The Glass House

As if your Friday couldn’t get any better, the weekend in Pomona kicked off with a highly anticipated performance by Los Angeles rockers, Dead Sara. It was a packed hour at the Glass House, as fans lined up for the best spots to see Dead Sara rock the stage. The evening unraveled with LA’s own, […]

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Hot Band Alert: Sand Babes Premiere New Song “Carousel” From Forthcoming EP

Echo Park’s Sand Babes may be fairly new to the local music scene but already they are bringing a bright sense of honesty to their music as they begin to hone and craft their dreamy psychedelic sound. The band will be releasing their self-titled debut EP in full on August 5th but we are stoked […]

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An Interview with Matty Taylor of Tennis System: we talk Echo residency, making LA home, Kanye West & more

Gut-wrenching lyricism and vocals wail amidst glimmering guitar tones that erupt gracefully into explosions of noise and distortion, coupled with an underlying dream-pop aesthetic that makes for the perfect storm of sound on Tennis System‘s newest album Technicolour Blind (PaperCup Music, 2014). The Los Angeles trio previously impressed and were praised by Grimy Goods staff […]

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Lenny Kravitz delivers spectacular performance at Fonda Theatre, joined by audience member Bruno Mars

When I was about ten years old I stumbled upon this rocker who seemed a bit odd for the times.  He had long dreadlocks and dressed funny. At the time you probably would have only seen reggae artists with this look, but this was Lenny Kravitz (the guy that stole my childhood crush Lisa Bonet), but […]

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An Interview with Julie Edwards of Deap Vally: New Album in the works with Nick Zinner of Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Photo by Tamea Agle Gritty rock goddess duo Deap Vally exude all things badass, sexy, and hands down rock ‘n’ roll. Their wall of sound and forthright, unforgiving attitude serves as a pillar of strength for the admiring listener (or soon to be fans and converts). We’ve covered them countless times since their debut, from […]

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An Interview with Emily Armstrong of Dead Sara: New Album, Disneyland & Staying True to Yourself

Last year we caught Dead Sara absolutely tearing it up at The Echo with a show that left me breathless and relieved. It was a clear reminder that rock n’ roll remains far from dead. The band gave us a sneak peak at some of the new songs at the show but now the true […]

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Foo Fighters Announce Performance at iHeartRadio Theater Los Angeles

The Foo Fighters have announced a very special performance at the iHeartRadio Theater in Los Angeles on Tuesday, March 17th (yes, that’s St. Paddy’s day!). And it’s FREE! Located in Burbank, the iHeartRadio Theater is a one-of-a-kind performance space with state of the art EVERYTHING. With space for about 200 people on the floor, you’ll be […]

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Video Premiere: Watch Joel Jerome’s New Video For “Everybody Wants Somebody”

Humble and hard-working singer-songwriter Joel Jerome is a staple in the underground indie music scene here in Los Angeles. In addition to fronting various bands like Dios and Joel Jerome and Babies on Acid, he’s also produced tracks by up-and-coming locals La Sera and Cherry Glazerr. With the release of his debut album Psychedelic Thrift […]

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