Iman Lababedi

Going Steady: New Singles 2-23-24- 2-29-24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 26, 2024

dance pop, gooey confection

US Top Ten Albums Tracking 2-16-24 – 2-22-24

By Iman Lababedi | February 26, 2024

75K EAUs is abysmal

Sneak Peaks: New Album releases 3-1-24 – 3-7-24

By Iman Lababedi | February 25, 2024

contenders for the best punk rock around

Child Bite, Lamb Of God, Pantera At Madison Square Garden, Thursday, February 22nd, 2024, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 25, 2024

A three hours of hard rock, metal not metal, swift, loud, egoless pure metal

UK Top 10 Albums 2-23-24 – 2-29-24

By Iman Lababedi | February 24, 2024

worse than I remembered it being

UK Top 10 Singles 2-23-24 – 2-29-24

By Iman Lababedi | February 24, 2024

a contender for the next Michael Jackson

The Early Bird: Top New Albums 2-23-24 – 2-29-23 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 23, 2024

the indie gorgeousness of mood and quiet desperation

The Early Bird: Top New Singles 2-23-24 – 2-29-24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 23, 2024

smooth jazz and horns

Taylor Swift’s “Speak Now” Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 22, 2024

Taylor was no longer my secret

Brief Encounters: New Albums 2-16-24 – 2-22-24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 21, 2024

punk blasts of energy

US Top Ten Singles Tracking 2-9-24 – 2-15-24

By Iman Lababedi | February 21, 2024

# 1 where Jack Harlow resides

Going Steady: New Singles 2-16-24 – 2-22-24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 19, 2024

ear candy trap

Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss’ “Six The Musical” At Lena Horne Theatre, Saturday, 3pm, February 17th, 2024, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 18, 2024

What a ripoff

Sneak Peaks: Upcoming Album Releases 2-23-24 – 2-29-24

By Iman Lababedi | February 18, 2024

even by her through the roof skills the three singles we’ve heard have been masterpieces…

Graphic Novel “Merriment”, Written by Joe Steinhardt and Illustrated by Marissa Paternoster, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 17, 2024

an extended metaphor for Joe and Marissa’s friendship

UK Top 10 Albums 2-16-24 – 2-22-24

By Iman Lababedi | February 17, 2024

worse than I remembered it being

UK Top 10 Singles 2-16-24 – 2-22-24

By Iman Lababedi | February 17, 2024

Noah’s only song worth your while has taken over

The Early Bird: Top New Albums 2-16-24 – 2-23-24

By Iman Lababedi | February 16, 2024

Sometimes this sound is called Black Americana but it is just Tomas being Tomas

The Early Bird: Top New Singles – 2-16-24 – 2-23-24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 16, 2024

I’ve been wrong before

Taylor Swift’s “Fearless” Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 15, 2024

Eleven weeks at the top of Billboard 200 back when that meant something

Brief Encounters: New Albums 2-9-24 – 2-15-24

By Iman Lababedi | February 14, 2024

Only the fifth black woman to record

Going Steady: New Singles 2-9-24 – 2-15-24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 13, 2024

Her best since “Hold Up”

US Top Ten Singles Tracking 2-2-24 – 2-8-24

By Iman Lababedi | February 13, 2024

Jack is nothing if not a two hit wonder and counting

US Top Ten Albums Tracking 2-2-24 – 2-8-24

By Iman Lababedi | February 13, 2024

I think the grade expresses my opinion of Toby Keith, except for Red, White And Blue which is a little too jingoistic for my taste

Biden Our Time: Monday, February 12th, 2024

By Iman Lababedi | February 12, 2024

a thriller that took us into overtime

Howard Ashman And Alan Menken’s “Little Shop Of Horrors” At Westside Theatre, Saturday, February 10th, 2024, 2pm, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 12, 2024

inexorably into out and out horror

Sneak Peaks: New Album Releases 2-16-24 – 2-22-24

By Iman Lababedi | February 11, 2024

the two songs I’ve heard have been fine

UK Top 10 Albums 2-9-24 – 2-15-24

By Iman Lababedi | February 10, 2024

what to do with these women?

UK Top 10 Singles 2-9-24 – 2-15-24

By Iman Lababedi | February 10, 2024

Noah continues to stick it to us

The Early Bird: Top New Album Releases 2-9-24 – 2-15-24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 9, 2024

The essence of dance by a master

The Early Bird: Top New singles 2-9-24 – 2-15-24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 9, 2024

when he turns his attention to soul he is other worldly

Taylor Swift’s Eponymous Debut (“Taylor Swift”) Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 8, 2024

if not naive then certainly innocent

Brief Encounters: New Album Releases 2-2-24 – 2-8-24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 8, 2024

He reminds me of Dave Alvin

US Top Ten Albums Tracking 1-26-24 – 2-1-24

By Iman Lababedi | February 7, 2024

while the Grammys may disagree, Morgan’s # 1 was the best album of the year

Going Steady: New Singles 2-2-24 – 2-8-24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 6, 2024

this tribute will have you on your knees

US Top Ten Singles Tracking 1-26-24 – 2-1-24

By Iman Lababedi | February 6, 2024

the virulence and hard spitted flow makes it better than I gave it credit for

In Anticipation Of His Upcoming Live Album On Tribeca Records: Randy Edelman’s “A Life In 80 Minutes” At Chelsea Table And Stage, Saturday, February 26th, 2022, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 5, 2024

I love the skill it takes to perform nonstop for two hours, alone, and be mesmerizing

The Annotated Grammy Awards 2024

By Iman Lababedi | February 5, 2024

SZA absolutely had the album of the year

Best Albums Of 2024 Alphabetically By Artist Ending January 31st, 2024

By Iman Lababedi | February 5, 2024

deep cuts and great covers

Best Of 2024: Albums by Artist In Order Of Preference Through January 31st

By Iman Lababedi | February 4, 2024

an anemic month for long players…

Best Of 2024: Songs In Order Of Preference Through January 31st

By Iman Lababedi | February 4, 2024

melodic, beautiful, superbly arranged (those violins), lyrically brilliant and heartachingly moving Americana

Sneak Peaks: Upcoming Album Releases 2-9-24 – 2-16-24

By Iman Lababedi | February 4, 2024

neither a reunion nor a cover band

UK Top 10 Albums 1-26-24 – 2-2-24

By Iman Lababedi | February 3, 2024

I’ll give him the title track

UK Top 10 Singles 2-2-24 – 2-8-24

By Iman Lababedi | February 3, 2024

Nothing much to see here

The Early Bird: Top Album Releases 2-2-24 – 2-8 -24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 2, 2024

The master of dub

The Early Bird: Top Single Releases 2-2-24 – 2-8 -24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 2, 2024

the stuff that dies on the vine

Brief Encounters: New Albums 1-26-24 – 2-1-23 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 2, 2024

a self portrait and clear eyed rapper as gangsta boom bap

Going Steady: New Singles 1-26-24 – 2-1-24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 1, 2024

the definition of protest music

US Top Ten Singles Tracking 1-19-24 – 1-25-24

By Iman Lababedi | January 30, 2024

pure pop for teenage delinquents

Biding Our Time: Monday, January 29th,2024

By Iman Lababedi | January 29, 2024

some days you eat the bear, some days the bear eats you