Don’t Give Up Hope Yet: Pathway to Paris at the Ace Hotel on September 16th

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  This may come as a shock, but there is still some hope left for the planet after all. The Paris Agreement was adopted by 195 countries in December of 2015, and then, a year-and-a-half later, the Trump administration sent a formal notice to the UN announcing that the US would withdraw. The agreement has little short-term effect on the country; … Continue reading Don’t Give Up Hope Yet: Pathway to Paris at the Ace Hotel on September 16th

Russian Producer Kedr Livanskiy Made a Rousing Appearance at The Roxy

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. Words by me, photos by Martin Santacruz. It was a good night for underground techno lovers this past Friday at the Roxy. Gel Set opened the show for headliner Kedr Livanskiy, who has finally come to Los Angeles as part of an extensive European and North American tour. Hopefully she had a chance to enjoy the sun before she returns … Continue reading Russian Producer Kedr Livanskiy Made a Rousing Appearance at The Roxy

A Village Comes Together for Wolf Bay at His Debut Single Release Party at the Moroccan

Words by me. See live photos on Grimy Goods. Sunday nights are typically used to rest up before work on Monday, but sometimes you’ll find a show worth losing sleep over. One such show took place at the Moroccan this past weekend, collecting donations for the Trevor Project and honoring Wolf Bay’s debut single, “Under the Moon,” which Grimy Goods premiered a few weeks ago. … Continue reading A Village Comes Together for Wolf Bay at His Debut Single Release Party at the Moroccan

Talker Headlines Exciting WFNM Showcase at Madame Siam, Dan Sadin Opens

Photo credit: Sean Nunley Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. Words by me.  I’m calling it now: Madame Siam is currently LA’s trendiest venue. There are benefits and drawbacks to the title, but a fun time will always be had at this underground spot. Tuesday night’s show was put on by We Found New Music and put together by Celeste Tauchar, who served as the night’s … Continue reading Talker Headlines Exciting WFNM Showcase at Madame Siam, Dan Sadin Opens

Starcrawler Warm Up For Beach Goth 2018 at The Growlers’ Pop-Up Event

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. Words by me, photos by Jessica Moncrief. If you had any reservations about attending Beach Goth 2018, the pop up events will sway you into buying tickets. In anticipation of the festival on August 5th, The Growlers have opened a pop-up shop at a warehouse in Chinatown and are throwing some insane parties. This past Saturday, Starcrawler headlined a raucous … Continue reading Starcrawler Warm Up For Beach Goth 2018 at The Growlers’ Pop-Up Event

Laughing Along with Caroline Rose at her Sold-Out LA Show

Photo credit: CJ Harvey Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. Caroline Rose is a comedian. If you’ve heard her new record, LONER, you know she takes pleasure in poking fun at other people and society in general. She is a goofy satirist with surprisingly deep sentiment, and her live performance only contributed to her appeal. Her sold out show at the Moroccan Lounge supported by Cardioid … Continue reading Laughing Along with Caroline Rose at her Sold-Out LA Show

King Tuff and Cut Worms End Their Spring Tour with a Bang at the Teragram Ballroom

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. Words by me, photos by David Fisch.  “Are you filled with joy?” asks Kyle Thomas, also known as King Tuff. Crowds were restless at the Teragram Ballroom last Thursday night, buzzing for the polished rock acts of the night. SASAMI, formerly of Cherry Glazerr, opened up the night, with retro outfit Cut Worms filling in the middle slot. By the time … Continue reading King Tuff and Cut Worms End Their Spring Tour with a Bang at the Teragram Ballroom

Lodge Room Hosts the Ethereal Sounds of Jenny Hval and Briana Marela

Photo Credit: Jenny Berger Myhre Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  When anticipating a Jenny Hval concert, it’s hard to know what to expect. Listening to her records will certainly give you a leg up, but it is impossible to predict what kind of performance she has planned. At Resident, she performed with just her longtime collaborator Håvard Volden; at the Broad, she had three other … Continue reading Lodge Room Hosts the Ethereal Sounds of Jenny Hval and Briana Marela

Kelsey Lu proves she’s on the verge of stardom at the Moroccan, supported by FUPU

Photo credit: Vincent Haycock Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  For a Tuesday night, the Moroccan Lounge was buzzing particularly loudly. Kelsey Lu is a significant draw for audiences, with her growing reputation as a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. She began as a cellist, studying classical composition as early as age six. Her mind continues to dip into that well of knowledge, giving her a unique style … Continue reading Kelsey Lu proves she’s on the verge of stardom at the Moroccan, supported by FUPU

Loma Gripped Audiences at the Bootleg, Supported by Jess Williamson

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. Words by me, photos by Laura Pasek.  Loma came out with another five-piece touring band for their set, this time led by Emily Cross of Cross Record. (Her partner in that project, Dan Duszynski, is also in Loma.) She had on an all-white ensemble, intending to catch the light of the tubes laying across the floor of the stage. There … Continue reading Loma Gripped Audiences at the Bootleg, Supported by Jess Williamson