Iman Lababedi

SohoJohnny’s Brushes With Greatness: France Joli

By Iman Lababedi | October 27, 2021

essential crossover pop just after disco’s height

Going Steady: New Single 10-22-21 – 10-28-21 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 27, 2021

a nihilist’s anthem

US Top 10 Singles Dated October 30th, 2021

By Iman Lababedi | October 26, 2021

too on the nose

Sneak Peaks: Upcoming Album Releases 10-29-21 – 11-4-21

By Iman Lababedi | October 26, 2021

into rock god land

The Monkees Micky Dolenz & Mike Nesmith’s Farewell Tour At The Town Hall, Sunday, October 24th, 2021, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 25, 2021

Micky carried Mike for two hours, paid tribute to the Country Americana pop song writers skills, and made certain Nez looked swell

US Top 10 Albums Dated October 30th, 2021

By Iman Lababedi | October 25, 2021

a lame 94K EAUs

Meek Mill At Madison Square Garden, Saturday, October 23rd, 2021, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 24, 2021

he had something to prove and didn’t

UK Top 10 Albums: 10-22-21 – 10-28-21

By Iman Lababedi | October 23, 2021

craptacular

UK Top 10 Singles 10-22-21 – 10-28-21

By Iman Lababedi | October 23, 2021

the highest week 1 figure since Ed Sheeran’s Shape Of You

The Early Bird: Top New Recorded Releases 10-22-21 – 10-27-21 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 22, 2021

a covid-19 as break up, post-pandemic as new love metaphor

The Earliest Bird: Top New Recorded Release 10-22-21-10-28-22, Jack White’s “Taking Me Back and “Taking Me Back (Gently)” Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 22, 2021

where an innocent child discovers his parents are from another planet

Biding Our Time: October 21st, 2021

By Iman Lababedi | October 21, 2021

in the postseason his record is 11-11

Frank Sinatra’s “Watertown” Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 21, 2021

it makes you wish it was better

From The Old Rivalries Never Die They Just Become Clickbait Department: The Beatles Versus The Rolling Stones (For Idiots)

By Iman Lababedi | October 20, 2021

The Beatles are Shakespearean in their greatness, the Stones a touch more Francis Bacon

SohoJohnny’s Brushes With Greatness: The Weather Girls

By Iman Lababedi | October 20, 2021

SohoJohnny with Martha Washington

US Top 10 Singles Dated October 23rd, 2021

By Iman Lababedi | October 19, 2021

a top debut ever by Lil Nas X

Brief Encounters: New Albums 10-15-21 – 10-21-21 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 19, 2021

emo-rockers goes hip hop

US Top 10 Albums Dated October 23rd, 2021

By Iman Lababedi | October 18, 2021

a lame 94K EAUs

Going Steady: New Singles 10-15-21 – 10-21-21 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 18, 2021

sounds like Paul McCartney’s early 70s be bopping vibe as covered by the Meters

Sneak Peaks: Upcoming Album Releases 10-22-21 – 10-28-21

By Iman Lababedi | October 17, 2021

distinct and wondrous without being obvious or obnoxious

UK Top 10 Albums: 10-15-21 – 10-21-21

By Iman Lababedi | October 17, 2021

except for the title track the songs are on vacation

The Early Bird: Top New Recorded Releases 10-15-21 – 10-21-21 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 16, 2021

simultaneously self-effacing and egomaniacs

UK Top 10 Singles 10-15-21 – 10-21-21

By Iman Lababedi | October 16, 2021

essentially a disco remix of “Rocket Man” featuring one of the the UK’s biggest stars…

Tommy Stinson At The Bowery Electric, Thursday, October 14th, 2021, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 15, 2021

Friday night might kill us but Thursday evening is a blast

The Earliest Bird: Top New Recorded Release 10-15-21-10-21-22, Adele’s “Easy On Me” Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 15, 2021

it just isn’t the triumph she needed after six years

The Triple A List, My Favorite Songs Ever One By One: Abba’s “The Winner Takes It All”

By Iman Lababedi | October 14, 2021

a world of misery

Bay City Rollers “Live In Japan” Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 14, 2021

a memorable band who were never better than here

SohoJohnny’s Brushes With Greatness: The Marshall Tucker Band

By Iman Lababedi | October 13, 2021

SohoJohnny with Doug Gray

Aretha Franklin’s “With Everything I Feel in Me” Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 13, 2021

build it into a box set and release it to streaming services

US Top 10 Singles Dated October 16th, 2021

By Iman Lababedi | October 12, 2021

The Kid Laroi back on top

TVON Spoilers, Nothing But SPOILERS: October 11th, 2021

By Iman Lababedi | October 12, 2021

he isn’t Connery but he is Spiderman so that must count for something

US Top 10 Albums Dated October 16th, 2021

By Iman Lababedi | October 11, 2021

Tay Tay has the #1 and # 2 albums of the year (Olivia is at # 3 -though Swift has writing credits on that as well)

Brief Encounters: New Albums 10-8-21 – 10-14-21 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 11, 2021

reflexively simple on the surface so you can’t miss the song of the song

Sneak Peaks: Upcoming Albums 10-15-21 – 10-21-21

By Iman Lababedi | October 10, 2021

if we get lucky maybe we lose Max Martin as well

UK Top 10 Albums: 10-8-21 – 10-14-21

By Iman Lababedi | October 9, 2021

the wittily named greatest hits package has “Breakeven” and NOTHING ELSE…

UK Top 10 Singles 10-8-21 – 10-14-21

By Iman Lababedi | October 9, 2021

Ed Sheeran… oh well…

The Early Bird: Top New Recorded Releases 10-8-21 – 10-14-21 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 8, 2021

an even keel through neo-r&b with rap production values

The Earliest Bird: Top New Recorded Release 10-8-21 – 10-14-21, James Blake’s “Friends That Break Your Heart” Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 8, 2021

the intensity of Scott Walker to the melodic grace of The Walker Brothers

Yemi Alade At Le Poisson Rouge, Wednesday, October 6th, 2021, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 7, 2021

relentless

Brief Encounters: New Albums 10-1-21 – 10-7-21 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 7, 2021

beautiful sung and energetic sad song

SohoJohnny’s Speech At The Let Me Help, Inc 9/11 Fashion and Music Celebrity Benefit Gala Concert @Rumi Event Space 9/11/21

By Iman Lababedi | October 6, 2021

Soho’s speech at the Gala

Jingle Ball 2021 Is December 10th at Madison Square Garden

By Iman Lababedi | October 6, 2021

Jingle Ball had to have him and got their man

US Top 10 Singles Dated October 9th, 2021

By Iman Lababedi | October 5, 2021

a lousy Max Martin song with an effective video

US Top 10 Albums Dated October 9th, 2021

By Iman Lababedi | October 5, 2021

three number ones over three years

Harry Styles “Love On Tour” At Madison Square Garden, Sunday, October 3rd, 2021, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 4, 2021

he has grown up with all his boyish charm in tact

Going Steady: New Singles 10-1-21 – 10-7-21 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 4, 2021

remarkable art meets electronica protest music

Sneak Peaks: New Album Releases 10-8-21 – 10-14-21

By Iman Lababedi | October 3, 2021

not sure I’m not gonna be disappointed in the long run 

UK Top 10 Albums: 10-1-21 – 10-7-21

By Iman Lababedi | October 3, 2021

don’t travel well

Best Of 2021: Songs In Alphabetical Order by Artist Through September 30th

By Iman Lababedi | October 2, 2021

ask me because I know about these things

UK Top 10 Singles 10-1-21 – 10-7-21

By Iman Lababedi | October 2, 2021

may god have mercy on our soul if we we replace Ed with Coldplay