Iman Lababedi

Brief Encounters: New Albums 5-13-22 – 5-19-22 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | May 18, 2022

New Wave pop bliss out

Haim At Madison Square Garden, Tuesday, May 17th, 2022, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | May 18, 2022

I WISH I HADN’T GONE

Gov Ball 2022 Set Times And Recommendations

By Iman Lababedi | May 17, 2022

in the immortal words of Jason Isbell to me at Gov Ball a coupla years ago: “let’s do this…”

US Top 10 Singles Tracking 5-6-22 – 5-12-22

By Iman Lababedi | May 17, 2022

one of the great top tens of the 2020

US Top 10 Albums Tracking 5-6-22 – 5-12-22

By Iman Lababedi | May 16, 2022

old school Puerto Rican underground sounds

Going Steady: New Singles 5-13-22 – 5-19-22

By Iman Lababedi | May 16, 2022

a masterful pop about loving a drug addict

Sneak Peaks: New Album Releases 5-20-22 – 5-26-22

By Iman Lababedi | May 15, 2022

the best post punk UK rock band alive

A Solo Evening With Ryan Adams At Carnegie Hall, Saturday, May 14th, 2022, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | May 15, 2022

a beautiful set that held our trust like a child

UK Top 10 Albums 5-13-22 – 5-19-22

By Iman Lababedi | May 14, 2022

A(S)F on top with a real baddie

UK Top 10 Singles 5-13-22 – 5-19-22

By Iman Lababedi | May 14, 2022

Harry still on top!

The Early Bird: Top New Recorded Releases 5-13-22 – 5-19-22 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | May 13, 2022

Pre, post, during the pandemic

The Earliest Bird: The Top New Recorded Release 5-13-22 – 5-19-22, Tomas Doncker’s “Born To Be” Video Album Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | May 13, 2022

He ain’t gonna do it…

Frank Sinatra’s “Some Nice Things I’ve Missed” Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | May 12, 2022

a central located old school pop album

Biding Our Time: Abort The Anti-Abort 5-12-22

By Iman Lababedi | May 12, 2022

the world of toxic white male intoxication with their own horridness

Lou Reed: Caught Between the Twisted Stars, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center Presents The First Large Exhibition Of The Rock N Roll Animal June 9, 2022–March 4, 2023

By Iman Lababedi | May 11, 2022

will present previously unseen and unheard work

Brushes With Greatness: SohoJohnny Meets Alice Cooper

By Iman Lababedi | May 11, 2022

rock n roll high school never ends

Brief Encounters: New Albums 5-6-22 -5-12-22

By Iman Lababedi | May 10, 2022

she was everything you had heard she was

US Top 10 Singles Tracking 4-29-22 – 5-5-22

By Iman Lababedi | May 10, 2022

only for the immediate future

Kendrick Lamar’s First New Release in Five Years, “The Heart, Part 5” Dropped Yesterday, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | May 9, 2022

a major piece of work

US Top 10 Albums Tracking 4 -29-22 – 5-5-22

By Iman Lababedi | May 9, 2022

Future has the second best numbers of the year

Sneak Peaks: Upcoming Album Releases 5-13-22 – 5-19-22

By Iman Lababedi | May 8, 2022

good? maybe… anticipated? highly

Going Steady: New Singles 5-6-22 – 5-12-22 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | May 8, 2022

drops that bass with a vengeance

UK Top 10 Albums 5-6-22 – 5-12-22

By Iman Lababedi | May 7, 2022

the first great rock band from Manchester since the 1975

UK Top 10 Singles 5-6-22 – 5-12-22

By Iman Lababedi | May 7, 2022

Styles just signed up for 10 days at MSG

The Early Bird: Top New Recorded Releases 5-6-22 – 5-12-22 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | May 6, 2022

unmistakable Freedy spot on-ness

The Earliest Bird: Top New Recorded Release 5-6-22 – 5-12-22, Arcade Fire’s “WE” Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | May 6, 2022

mentally it is worn out and emotionally it is shredded

The Triple A List, My Favorite Songs Ever One By One: Ethel Merman’s “It’s De-Lovely”

By Iman Lababedi | May 5, 2022

it’s dilemma, it’s delimit, it’s deluxe,
it’s de-lovely

James Brown’s “Try Me!” Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | May 5, 2022

expecting explosions he isn’t set to deliver yet

Brief Encounters: New Albums 4-29-22 – 5-5-22 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | May 4, 2022

a dreamy and beautiful thing

Best Of 2022: Songs Alphabetically By Artist Through April 30th, 2022

By Iman Lababedi | May 4, 2022

a great remake

Going Steady: New Singles 4-29-22 – 5-5-22 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | May 3, 2022

hair metal meets the melodic killer instinct

US Top 10 Singles Tracking 4-22-22 -4-28-22

By Iman Lababedi | May 3, 2022

Harry still makes his case for the song of the summer

US Top 10 Albums Tracking 4 -22-22 – 4 -28-22

By Iman Lababedi | May 2, 2022

he is hardly a pop star

Best Of 2022: Albums by Artist In Order Of Preference Through April 30th

By Iman Lababedi | May 2, 2022

the oddest future

Best Of 2022: Albums by Artist In Alphabetical Order Through April 30th

By Iman Lababedi | May 1, 2022

nine song march into electric guitar blues, funk and soul glittering prize

Sneak Peaks: Upcoming ALbum Releases 5-6-22 – 5-12-22

By Iman Lababedi | May 1, 2022

somewhat major

UK Top 10 Albums 4-29-22 – 5-5-22

By Iman Lababedi | April 30, 2022

at least “Jackie Down The Line” is a goodie…

UK Top 10 Singles 4-29-22 – 5-5-22

By Iman Lababedi | April 30, 2022

a month at the top

The Early Bird: Top New Recorded Releases 4-29-22 – 5-5-22

By Iman Lababedi | April 29, 2022

sex and romance (and sex… yeah, it’s kinda important)

The Earliest Bird: Top New Recorded Release 4-27-22 – 5-5-22, Future’s “I DON’T LIKE YOU” Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | April 29, 2022

about as high as he can get

Olivia Rodrigo At Radio City Music Hall, Wednesday, April 27th, 2022, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | April 28, 2022

an album they’ve listened to for a year came vividly to life

Best Of 2022: Singles In Order Of Preference Through April 30th

By Iman Lababedi | April 28, 2022

she never ever composes one hook on a song where three will suffice

Brushes With Greatness: SohoJohnny Meets Michael “Mr. Excitement” Jacobs

By Iman Lababedi | April 27, 2022

inevitable as a drum break on a James Brown song

Brief Encounters: New Albums 4-22-22 – 4-28-22 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | April 27, 2022

if you love traditionalism there is no doubting this album.

US Top 10 Singles Tracking 4-15-22 -4-21-22

By Iman Lababedi | April 26, 2022

Harry Styles returns to # 1

Ryan Adams Dropped Even Newer Double Album “Romeo And Juliet” On Pax Am On Monday, April 25th, 2022

By Iman Lababedi | April 26, 2022

ashes as summer wildfires burn L.A. down

US Top 10 Albums Tracking 4 -15-22 – 4 -21-22

By Iman Lababedi | April 25, 2022

49,500 vinyl copies sold

Going Steady: New Singles 4-22-22 – 4-28-22 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | April 25, 2022

a female supremacy track

Sneak Peaks: Upcoming Album Releases 4-29-22 – 5- 5-22

By Iman Lababedi | April 24, 2022

a whole of badness on their troubled mind

UK Top 10 Albums 4-22-22 – 4-28-22

By Iman Lababedi | April 24, 2022

Ladbroke Grove drill