Brit Rock

Muse At Madison Square Garden, Monday, April 15th, 2013, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | April 17, 2013

Of the Brit rock supergroups to invade and remain in the States, only three matter, and of the three Muse are the least popular and the best. But what does that say? That Matt Bellamy abstains from Chris martin’s mewling egotism and Bono’s Messianic braggadocio for a plainspeak rock star singlemindedness?

Biffy Clyro At Madison Square Garden, Monday, April 15th, 2013, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | April 17, 2013

The band are pros, neither in awe or nor indifferent to their surroundings, the set is a jet propelled wonder so good live, you have to wonder if it’s the producer who is botching the job on record.

Johnny Marr On Morrissey: "You Can Only Try And Be Friendly With Someone For So Long…"

By Iman Lababedi | January 13, 2013

Morrissey is the same way, he lacks any sense of proportion and everything is on this one huge level of fury: the Queen’s corgi is pregnant, the UK in Baghdad, they cancelled Emerald farm –all well over the top…

Coldplay And Jay-Z AT Barclay Center, New Year's Ever, 2012, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | January 1, 2013

Coldplay are the Blue Man Group of rock and roll, they keep on forcing us to participate when we just wanna consume em. Jigga thinks he is Frank SInatra when he is actually Al Martino. Chris will do anything for us, Jigga wants us to do anything for him. And both artists are past their prime.

Beady Eye: In The Studio With Dave Sitek

By Iman Lababedi | November 18, 2012

Sitek is a talented fellow, for his sins he produced the Scarlett Johansen album and Foals album, but both of them are kinda mood albums, and while TVOTR can rock, they can’t rock the same way young Liam can. They aren’t roar of rock and roll Limey style guys

Coldplay At Izod Center, Friday, August 4th, 2012 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | August 5, 2012

Coldplay managed to muster some energy somewhere in the middle of a years long tour, they went through the motions with the best of them. And if you were a fan who, as Helen Bach noted, had gone to Pizza Uno for a pizza and a beer and who thought of this as big night out, perhaps you bought in.

Paste Magazines Top 10 British Artists

By Helen Bach | July 5, 2012

Well then get a load of this list. Paste is pretty cool but the list its eh.. sorta not what I would have picked. The artists themselves are not to wrong its the placement. Radiohead above Bowie and The Clash?

Keith Moon Comedy Album!!!!

By Iman Lababedi | April 4, 2012

So Keith Moon, the greatest rock and roll drummer of all time, was a very funny guy. I was good friends with this man who was a bell boy (bell man!) at the Excelsior Hotel in Manchester, and he crowned Moon the greatest rock and roll star of em all. And he would know. He claimed Moon was an uproariously funny guy

Arctic Monkey At Madison Square Garden, Thursday, March 22nd, 2012, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | March 24, 2012

An overlong hour song set was more than a taste but even from a distance the band had an excellent dynamic, seldom jamming, always at service to the songs, and with a pretty good leader in Turner, they had problems making an impression.

Ed Sheeran Tours, Awards, And "Drunk"

By Helen Bach | January 24, 2012

I’m over the moon! I really couldn’t have hoped for a better start to 2012.”

Arctic Monkeys: I Sucked It And Saw

By Iman Lababedi | January 4, 2012

I knew they were in trouble when Alex Turner got off the dancefloor early and within a year was sporting shades and a model girlfriend in Los Angeles. I mean, it’s his life of course but wasn’t that a little fast by anybodies standards?

Jagger and Richards, Fifty Years of Satisfaction?

By Helen Bach | December 10, 2011

“I think there’s a healing process waiting to take place. I think it’shappening now as we speak, but it has to be resolved,” Wood said, referring to Richards revealing details of Jagger’s anatomy in his biography

Liam would Rather Eat Nasty Stuff Than Reform Oasis

By Alyson Camus | December 5, 2011

Liam Gallagher, who seems to never be out of words in order to insult his brother, will play at the Wiltern with his Beady Eye on Saturday, and the LA Weekly spoke with him,… but what else could be expected? Liam talked shit about Noel,… literally!

Chris Martin Terrifies Concert Goer, May Finally Becoming A Rock Star

By Iman Lababedi | November 29, 2011

Chris Marin is well on his way to becoming the weirdiest man in rock and roll, he is a passive aggressive hot mess unable to manage the middle ground between his inflated ego and Public School Boy “Thank you Sir, may I have another” psychosis.

Ray Davies At the Beacon Theater, Sunday, November 20th, 2011 Reviewed

By Cathy Caudwell Dupuis | November 23, 2011

His solo show featured an eclectic range of music from an unplugged two man acoustic performance at the beginning to his full band and the accompanying Dessoff Choir during the second half of the show

Florence + The Machine On Saturday Night Live, November 19th -Any Chance They Play A Local Concert?

By Iman Lababedi | November 14, 2011

It makes sense for bands visiting nyc fto appear on SNL to play a local date in anticipation of millions watching you completely live (well, except on the West Coast). So, dya feel lucky, punk?

Noel Gallagher Singing Oasis Songs On Tour (Setlist Included)

By Iman Lababedi | November 10, 2011

Well, well, well, big brother teaches little sqrt a lesson in selling the product! “Wonderwall”!! “Supersonic”!!! Noel can’t sing em great but he did write them…

Guilty Pleasures Part 5: Sniff'n The Tears, "Driver's Seat"

By Helen Bach | October 25, 2011

Let’s face it, there is no one sane on this planet who doesnt love this song

Damon and Noel Make Up After The Chart Wars

By Iman Lababedi | October 23, 2011

it’s getting better man

Art Brut at the Satellite on Saturday, August 27th, 2011

By Alyson Camus | August 29, 2011

non-stop high-energy garage-rock-post-punk

Hello! Hello!

By admin | August 21, 2011

The singer’s voice is refreshing and just completely perfect

"Feel To Follow", The Maccabees New Song

By Helen Bach | August 12, 2011

They’re artistic but not so much as too annoy.

"Littlest Hobo", Art Brut. Reviewed

By Helen Bach | August 11, 2011

I now aspire to be a hobo.

Every UK Rock Band Since Britpop Owe Either The Jam or the Kinks EVERYTHING

By Iman Lababedi | August 7, 2011

UK rock explained

Mikey Skinner and The Inbetweeners (movie)

By Helen Bach | August 5, 2011

I would sever an artery (yours or mine) to see this film

The Kooks "Junk of the Heart (Happy)" Reviewed

By Helen Bach | July 16, 2011

It has the ‘yeah baby’ Brit swaggah infamous

40th anniversary of The Old Grey Whistle Test

By Helen Bach | July 11, 2011

line up of some pretty heavy hitters and there is no pun intended

Beady Eye At Webster Hall, Thursday, June 24th, 2011

By Iman Lababedi | June 25, 2011

if the songs work, the set is working and when they don’t, Liam can’t save them

Morrissey: Wont Play If He Smells Burning Flesh

By Helen Bach | June 23, 2011

I can totally relate to my veggie brethren here.

the Vaccines at Amoeba on Monday June 6th, 2011

By Alyson Camus | June 8, 2011

Their songs are direct and simple, straightforward but interesting and distinct enough from one to another

Ramona's "Trophy Wife" Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | June 8, 2011

a perfect lead off song

Coldplay's "Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall" reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | June 8, 2011

pretty piece of product

Alex Turner Of Arctic Monkeys Write Soundtrack To "Submarine"

By Iman Lababedi | June 5, 2011

Good luck with that virginity thing

Pulp Reform, Play Primavera Gig, And All i Got Was This Setlist

By Iman Lababedi | June 2, 2011

Will they be coming to the States?

The Streets Are Empty Now! Mike Skinner Cancels August T5 concert

By Iman Lababedi | May 31, 2011

hope he changes his mind

"Lost Weekend" Art Brut

By Helen Bach | May 27, 2011

Who the fuck is Art Brut anyway?

Elvis Costello The Revolver Tour At Beacon Theater, Monday, May 23rd, 2011

By Iman Lababedi | May 25, 2011

It was really an Attractions set

Costello At The Beacon Revolver Setlist For Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

By Iman Lababedi | May 24, 2011

I hope he was this good yesterday

Morrissey: New Album, Hates The Queen

By Iman Lababedi | May 20, 2011

Morrissey: Next Album Complete

The Wombats Proudly Present…This Modern Glitch Reviewed

By Helen Bach | April 29, 2011

The Wombats are pure dance in your underwear around the room singing in to a hairbrush sort of band.

Arctic Monkeys Return For West Coast Dates in August

By Helen Bach | April 28, 2011

Problem? Yup, you got it all West Coast.

More Leaking Wombats

By Helen Bach | April 21, 2011

the Wombats had me at hello.

Radiohead Turned Down Oasis

By Alyson Camus | April 18, 2011

Liam Gallagher is a real treasure

Don't Sit Down 'Cause I've Moved Your Chair : Arctic Monkeys Have Lost Their Seats

By Helen Bach | April 14, 2011

I’m not sure if growing up was such a great idea

Jon Fratelli "Santo Domingo": He's Even Better All Alone

By Helen Bach | April 2, 2011

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