Iman Lababedi

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

By Iman Lababedi | January 29, 2024

singles have been excellent -the best January of the 2020s, but albums haven’t kicked into gear

Tina Fey’s Musical Adaption Of Her “Mean Girls” Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | January 28, 2024

It is weak satire but so what? I’m stupid in love with it.

Sneak Peaks: New Album Releases 2-2-24 – 2-8-23

By Iman Lababedi | January 28, 2024

has already dropped an ace single and a Tricky remix…

UK Top 10 Albums 1-26-24 – 2-1-24

By Iman Lababedi | January 27, 2024

The new Green Day isn’t as great as I initially thought but it’s damn close

UK Top 10 Singles 1-26-24 – 2-1-24

By Iman Lababedi | January 27, 2024

“Stick Season” was a fluke

The Early Bird: Top New Albums 1-29-24 – 2-1-24

By Iman Lababedi | January 26, 2024

if this is more of the same then that is enough

The Early Bird: Top New Singles 1-26-24 – 2-1-24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | January 26, 2024

an alright slice of pop balladeering

James Brown And His Famous Flames’ “Good, Good Twistin’ With James Brown” Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | January 25, 2024

this simple compilation has with withstood the test of time

Brief Encounters: New Albums 1-19-24 – 1-25-24

By Iman Lababedi | January 24, 2024

The Beatles from arms length

The Kinks, “Kinkdom” Album Review

By Iman Lababedi | January 23, 2024

some real treats and some minor pleasures but is ultimately bogged down

US Top Ten Singles Tracking 1-12-24 – 1-18-24

By Iman Lababedi | January 23, 2024

Ariana proves “thank you, next” was as much luck as anything else

Biden My Time: Monday, January 22nd, 2024

By Iman Lababedi | January 22, 2024

goes in search of America like David Carradine in “Kung Fu

US Top Ten Albums Tracking 1-12-24 – 1-18-24

By Iman Lababedi | January 22, 2024

21 Savage + 23 + Morgan

Going Steady: New Singles 1-19-24 – 1-25-24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | January 21, 2024

OTT, gospel soul beauty and a moving object indeed

Sneak Peaks: Upcoming Album Releases 1-26-24 – 2-1-24

By Iman Lababedi | January 21, 2024

the best indie band left standing

UK Top 10 Albums 1-19-24 – 1-25-24

By Iman Lababedi | January 20, 2024

reinforces my indifference

UK Top 10 Singles 1-19-24 – 1-25-24

By Iman Lababedi | January 20, 2024

let’s hope next week sees the end of the seasonal….

The Early Bird: Top New Singles 1-19-2024 – 1-25-24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | January 19, 2024

a perfect, violin based, acoustic Americana and is an immediate song to beat..

Jahn Xavier Brings Back The Great New York Cultural Salon

By Iman Lababedi | January 19, 2024

a rising tide lifts all boats

The Early Bird: New Album Releases 1-19-24 – 1-25-23 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | January 19, 2024

the highest standards

Brief Encounters: New Albums 1-12-24- 1-18-24

By Iman Lababedi | January 18, 2024

snapping at Pablo Pesos ankles

Pitchfork Goes To GQ

By Iman Lababedi | January 18, 2024

It’s like they turned half their staff into David Fricke.

Singles Going Steady; 1-12-24 – 1-18-24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | January 17, 2024

hard pounding rocker of self esteem

Coachella 2024

By Iman Lababedi | January 17, 2024

… PRINCE!

Gov Ball 2024 Lineup

By Iman Lababedi | January 17, 2024

if I live that long I will still skip it

The Early Bird: Top New Singles 1-12-24 – 1-18-24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | January 13, 2024

Lil J C

US Top Ten Singles Tracking 12-29-23 – 1-4-23

By Iman Lababedi | January 12, 2024

2023 Xmas over and out

Biden Our Time: Monday, January 8th, 2024

By Iman Lababedi | January 8, 2024

cool cats aliens

US Top Ten Albums Tracking 12-29-23 – 1-4-23

By Iman Lababedi | January 8, 2024

a variant on Eras in the top ten four times… again

From the Last Row To The First: Merrily I Row Along At The Hudson Theatre

By Iman Lababedi | January 7, 2024

a quiet forcefulness that makes for riz nthed

Going Steady: New Singles 1-5-24 -1-11-24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | January 7, 2024

an act of artistic re-arrangement that works entirely

UK Top 10 Albums 1-5-24 – 1-11-24

By Iman Lababedi | January 6, 2024

A BORING START TO WHAT FEELS LIKE A BORING YEAR

UK Top 10 Singles 1-5-24 – 1-11-24

By Iman Lababedi | January 6, 2024

let’s hope next week sees the end of the seasonal….

The Early Bird: Top New Singles 1-5-24 – 1-11-24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | January 5, 2024

It will be huge in the UK

The Early Bird: Top New Albums 1-5-24 – 1-11-24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | January 5, 2024

riffarama ding dong

Brief Encounters: New Albums 12-29-23 – 1-4-24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | January 4, 2024

like the Ramones

US Top Ten Singles Tracking 12-22-23 – 12-28-23

By Iman Lababedi | January 3, 2024

2023 Xmas over and out

Going Steady: New Songs 12-29-23 – 1-4-24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | January 3, 2024

electronic goth-y dream

US Top Ten Albums Tracking 12-22-23 – 12-28-23

By Iman Lababedi | January 2, 2024

an overload of Christmas albums and 1989 on top

Best Albums Of 2023: Alphabetically By Artist

By Iman Lababedi | January 1, 2024

before Screaming Females say goodbye…

Best Of 2023: Songs In Order Of Preference

By Iman Lababedi | December 31, 2023

genius level

Best Of 2023: Albums by Artist In Order Of Preference

By Iman Lababedi | December 31, 2023

Sondheim’s year by default

UK Top 10 Albums 12-29-23 – 1-4-24

By Iman Lababedi | December 30, 2023

nothing new here

UK Top 10 Singles 12-29-23 -1-4-24

By Iman Lababedi | December 30, 2023

let’s hope next week sees the end of the seasonal….

The Early Bird: Top New Album Releases 12-29-23 – 1-4-24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | December 29, 2023

a fantastic beat concerto

The Early Bird: Top New Singles 12-29-23 – 1-4-24 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | December 29, 2023

Why wasn’t it mastered?

2020s… The World Of Global Music And Barnacles

By Iman Lababedi | December 28, 2023

barnacling as the essence of modernity

Brief Encounters: New Albums 12-22-23 – 12-28-23 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | December 28, 2023

an easy going vibe

US Top Ten Singles Tracking 12-15-23-23 – 12-21-23

By Iman Lababedi | December 27, 2023

recycled pop hits that return like herpes

Going Steady: New Singles 12-22-23 – 12-28-23 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | December 26, 2023

incredible double beats