Calvin Harris

UK Top 10 Singles 5-17-14

By Iman Lababedi | May 12, 2014

A slow week at the top, right? Usually there are a couple I have to research but this have been around since last week My main complaint is “Summer” isn’t at # 1… Cmon guys, really!!

rock nyc Top 10 Songs Week Of April 28th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | May 9, 2014

I haven’t seen Iggy on stage but I have seen Ariane and she was the pits. It’s the Lana Del Rey syndrome, a production creation that can not translate on to stage. But so what? Don’t see her live. Both “Problem” and “Fancy are great songs. That’s all.

10 Songs, Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | May 6, 2014

Sneaky Freak – Imelda May – No nonsense rockabilly via Ireland and it makes you wonder why the UK are, and always have been, bigger rockabilly sneak freaks than the US. This is no nonsense stuff – B+

UK Top 10 Singles 5-10-14

By Iman Lababedi | May 5, 2014

Nice little chart they’ve got going for em here. Take out Legend and there isn’t a dog in the lot and Calvin Harris newbie might well be a summer hit this year. Fabulous House triumph on every level and an all round great song.

10 Songs, Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | March 25, 2014

I’ve Seen It All – Bjork – Off her Lar Von Trier movie, this is a spectacular nursery rhyme set to the chugachug of a train with smart aphorisms like “All walls are great if the roof doesn’t fall” while enhancing the strange sad “pennies from heaven” storyline – A

10 Songs, Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | March 19, 2014

Coming Of Age – Foster The People – This song makes a promise the album couldn’t keep, but this heavy textured beat and strong melodic mood seemed as though the band could move forward from “Pumpked Up Kicks” into a post-modern indie hybrid sound – A-

UK Top 10 Singles 12-14-13

By Iman Lababedi | December 9, 2013

Where are the Christmas songs? Only Lily Allen constitutes one and none of the others has hit the top ten yet, where is Susan Boyle, Lucy Spraggan, the Fishwives Choirs (no really) and, er, AC/DC. Cowell is pushing SIX X factor songs, none of which are her.

UK Top 10 Singles 12-7-13

By Iman Lababedi | December 2, 2013

An alright, Englishy, Christmasy, feel goody type of charts, with Elle, Lily, McFly, Barlow, 1D and more with English-y sweety sticky love makes me strong-y four little word-y let’s hold hands to process guitars and programmed drums

Hear Ye: what rock nyc is listening to 12-2-13

By Iman Lababedi | December 2, 2013

John Cleese is so reasonable while discussing an apartment building that doubles as an abbatoir, “none of your blood caked on the walls and flesh flying out the windows…” though what he really wants is to be a Freemason – A

DJ Calvin Harris Remix, The Killers’ ‘When You Were Young’

By Helen Bach | October 8, 2013

We as a society can’t leave well enough alone and the DJ remix fad is going nowhere fast enough. Here to stay a human and knobs take amazing songs and transform them into- well.. dance tunes. With the thump and the escalation a typical tune becomes a Molly needing pulse.