Slideshow

Heyboy At Bar Lubitsch, For ‘We Found New Music,’ Thursday July 15th 2021

By Alyson Camus | July 16, 2021

it was difficult to ignore the enthusiasm of this crowd

The Early Bird: Top New Recorded Releases 7-16-21 – 7-22-21 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | July 16, 2021

a highlight of one long highlight

The Earliest Bird: Top New Recorded Release 7-16-21 – 7-22-21, Elvis Costello And The Attractions and Juanes “Pump It Up” Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | July 16, 2021

very, very clever and confusingly redundant

Foo Fighters Have Postponed Their Show At The Forum

By Alyson Camus | July 15, 2021

there has been a confirmed COVID-19 case within the Foo Fighters organization.

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 30 to 21

By Steve Crawford | July 15, 2021

“One chord is fine. Two chords is pushing it. Three chords and you’re into jazz.”

Brief Encounters: New Album Releases 7-9-21 – 7-15-21 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | July 15, 2021

rap for art’s sake

Starcrawler Releases ‘Goodtime Girl’ And An All-Star Video

By Alyson Camus | July 14, 2021

a badass attitude

‘I’ll Be Your Mirror: A Tribute To The Velvet Underground And Nico’ Out September 24

By admin | July 14, 2021

with tracks from Iggy Pop, St. Vincent, Sharon Van Etten…

Going Steady: New Singles 7-9-21 – 7-15-21 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | July 14, 2021

our most underrated songwriter

Best Of 2021: Songs In Order Of Preference Through June 30th

By Iman Lababedi | July 14, 2021

one of the best #BLM moments 

A New Truthful Documentary About Jim Morrison: How Could The World Be Ready For Jim Morrison??

By Alyson Camus | July 13, 2021

There is no doubt in my mind that Jim Morrison would be ‘canceled’ today

US Top 10 Singles Dated July 17th, 2021

By Iman Lababedi | July 13, 2021

next we we get the BTS-Ed Sheeran collab

Best Of 2021: Albums In Order Of Preference Through June 30th

By Iman Lababedi | July 13, 2021

Kidjo’s Afropop masterpiece

What Does It Mean To Be An Indie Artist?

By Alyson Camus | July 13, 2021

We are not exactly talking about middle-class families

US Top 10 Albums Dated July 17th, 2021

By Iman Lababedi | July 12, 2021

Olivia back at # 1

Best Of 2021: Albums In Alphabetical Order By Artist Through June 30th

By Iman Lababedi | July 12, 2021

some in English, some in Greek, and a French language “Farewell Angelina”

Press Releases For July: Here Are The Artists

By Alyson Camus | July 12, 2021

Alma: catchy melodic hooks

Sneak Peeks: New Album Releases 7-16-21 – 7-22-21

By Iman Lababedi | July 11, 2021

takes on pop punk

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 40 to 31

By Steve Crawford | July 11, 2021

the prayer of the backslider

Press Releases For July: Here Are The Artists

By Alyson Camus | July 10, 2021

Liily have a new single

UK Top 10 Albums: 7-9-21 – 7-15-21

By Iman Lababedi | July 10, 2021

Rather Olivia than Jack at the top

UK Top 10 Singles 7-9-21 – 7-15-21

By Iman Lababedi | July 10, 2021

the acoustic version won me over

Taylor Swift, Jack Antonoff, St Vincent Added To The Songwriting Credits For Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Déjà Vu,’

By Alyson Camus | July 9, 2021

Doesn’t this set a bizarre and bad precedent?

The Early Bird: Top New Recorded Releases 7-9-21 – 7-15-21 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | July 9, 2021

a beach boy

The Earliest Bird: Top New Release 7-9-21 – 7-15-21, Los Lobos “Jamaica, Say You Will,” Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | July 9, 2021

LA story

Press Releases For July: Here Are The Artists

By Alyson Camus | July 9, 2021

Ethiopian-Egyptian artist Alewya is featured in these press releases

Brief Encounters: New Albums 7-2-21 – 7-8-21 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | July 8, 2021

One of the best hip hop albums of the year

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 50 to 41

By Steve Crawford | July 8, 2021

a hellishly powerful thing

The Future Of Concerts And Festivals: The Pro And The Anti Vaccines

By Alyson Camus | July 8, 2021

I wouldn’t be playing once it had become part of a government testing program

Going Steady: New Singles 7-2-21 – 7-8-21 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | July 7, 2021

brutal put down

US Top 10 Singles Dated July 10th, 2021

By Iman Lababedi | July 7, 2021

BTS remain on top for a sixth week

Is The Cancellation Of Ryan Adams A Personal Vengeance?

By Alyson Camus | July 7, 2021

‘I can turn you into nothing faster than you can write one of your shit songs nobody cares about’ 

The End Of The Greatest Hits Compilation

By Iman Lababedi | July 6, 2021

killed off good greatest hits

Bob Dylan Promises Oldies on His First Foray Into Streaming A Live (Recorded) Concert on July 18th, 2021

By Iman Lababedi | July 6, 2021

Dylan will be delving deep into his backpages

A Loving Farewell To My Brother-In-Law, Richard McColl

By Iman Lababedi | July 6, 2021

An American prototype

Why Is Courtney Love So Interested In Britney Spears’s Story?

By Alyson Camus | July 5, 2021

It’s always very strange when different stories collide with each other

US Top 10 Albums Dated July 10th, 2021

By Iman Lababedi | July 5, 2021

a strong selection of modern pop

Sneak Peaks: Upcoming Album Reviews 7-9-21 – 7-15-21

By Iman Lababedi | July 5, 2021

a hip hop who’s who

For July 4th, rocknyc owner SohoJohnny Pasquale’s Portal To Happiness

By admin | July 4, 2021

banners bellowing and an incorruptible soul

Best Of 2021: Songs In Alphabetical Order by Artist Through July 4th

By Iman Lababedi | July 4, 2021

Randy Edelman welcome here

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 60 to 51

By Steve Crawford | July 4, 2021

tearful, heartfelt

Which Songs Could Define The ’90s? A Study Attempts To Answer The Question

By Alyson Camus | July 3, 2021

a chart of all the songs recognized by more than 90% of people

UK Top 10 Albums: 7-2-21 – 7-8-21

By Iman Lababedi | July 3, 2021

music for your midlife crises

UK Top 10 Singles 7-2-21 – 7-8-21

By Iman Lababedi | July 3, 2021

too generic

The Shuttered Venue Operator Grants: Where Did The Money Go?

By Alyson Camus | July 2, 2021

The grant attribution really worked in mysterious ways:

The Early Bird: Top New Recorded Releases 7-2-21 – 7-8-21 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | July 2, 2021

indie rock Americana

The Earliest Bird: Top Recorded Release 7-2-21 – 7-8-21 Randy Edelman’s “Comin Out The Other Side” Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | July 2, 2021

the spirit of American exceptionalism

Egg Drop Soup/Broken Baby 7″ Split Release Party At El Cid, Wednesday June 30th 2021

By Alyson Camus | July 2, 2021

we were almost back to normal last night

Bruce Is Back On Broadway…. And So Am I

By Iman Lababedi | July 1, 2021

a thrill to have him welcome us back

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 70 to 61

By Steve Crawford | July 1, 2021

so great I couldn’t speak