Eric Church

Best Of 2021: Albums In Alphabetical Order By Artist Through August 31st

By Iman Lababedi | August 31, 2021

should further her international reputation

Best Of 2021: Albums In Alphabetical Order By Artist Through July 31st

By Iman Lababedi | July 29, 2021

You show me an album with a song as great as “Pop’s Love Suicide and I’ll show you In Utero

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”

Best Of 2021: Albums In Alphabetical Order By Artist Through May 31st

By Iman Lababedi | June 2, 2021

reinvents math rock in its own, howling image 

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

By Iman Lababedi | May 9, 2021

great country rock triumph for half an hour of top rock

The Earliest Bird 4-16-21 – 4-22-21: Eric Church’s “Heart” Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | April 16, 2021

If not Bruce, then who?

Sneak Feats: Top New Album Releases 4-16-21 – 4-22-21

By Iman Lababedi | April 12, 2021

both singles are great

Plenty Of Tours Announced For 2022: One Reason To Be Hopeful

By Alyson Camus | April 9, 2021

2022 will be an amazing explosion of events

The 2021 Grammys Nominations Are Here, And It’s A Huge Year For Women

By Alyson Camus | November 24, 2020

Fiona should have been nominated for Album of the Year


By Alyson Camus | May 11, 2019

POW! have a record release party at The Echo on Friday


By Alyson Camus | September 22, 2018

Parquet Courts are playing Music Tastes Good on Sunday

Going Steady: New Singles Reviewed 7-13-18 – 5-19-18

By Iman Lababedi | July 18, 2018

wanted man country romper

Ohana Festival Has Announced Its 2018 Lineup

By Alyson Camus | April 30, 2018

Mumford & Sons are headlining Sunday night

Country Music History – Essential Releases of 2012

By Steve Crawford | July 20, 2017

such a reverence

Eric Church’s “Holdin’ My Own” Tour At Barclay Center, Friday, January 27th, 2017, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | January 30, 2017

Round here the buzz is that Church is a must see

Eric Church’s “Mr. Misunderstood” Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | November 5, 2015

This is mid-temp and solid set, it isn’t a major career move the way The Outsider was, it isn’t an attempt to capture the mainstream, but a well played collection of fine songs

10 Songs: Friday, July 4th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | July 4, 2014

Do You – Spoon – Here is a song even Spoon agnostics but unequivocally approve of, a sticky, handclapping, nonsense syllabicating masterstroke, which I noticed when I caught em at Governors Ball and am now insane about – A

US Top 10 Albums 3-8-14

By Iman Lababedi | February 27, 2014

Yeah I saw “Frozen” and a fun movie no doubt but compare it to even second tier Disney, “The Jungle Book” say, is there anything comparable to “Bare Necessities”? The truth is there is nothing remotely close to the greatness of the Sherman Brothers anywhere .

That Was The Week Of February 17th, 2014, That Was

By Iman Lababedi | February 25, 2014

The week belonged to two women, Angel Olsen and Lydia Loveless but on the charts Eric Church has a baffling success with the terrible The Outsider… even Rolling Stone only gave it four stars so you just know it sucked.

US Top 10 Albums 3-1-14

By Iman Lababedi | February 24, 2014

Eric sold nearly 300K copies of his dog album, giving spoken word a bad reputation from sea to shiny sea. The thing is, when he is good he is not good enough and when he is bad he is the absolute pits. Come back “Jack Daniels” all is forgiven.

Eric Church's "The Outsider" Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 19, 2014

Well, “Jack Daniels” is great -unfortunately it was a coupla years ago. Here “Cold One” was nearly as good. What else? “Tallega” is a good old fashioned bromance, as good as Blake Shelton for sure. The title track has a nice head of foam if you haven’t just been listening to Drive-By Trucker.

Be Here Now: Snapshot Reviews Of New ALbum Releases 2-11-14

By Iman Lababedi | February 11, 2014

Love Death Immortality – The Glitch Mob – Or Justin Boreta, Ed Ma, and Josh Mayer, three LA DJs with a great tweak and bass sound for the ages. This is the Glitch Mob’s sophomore effort and it is even harder than the first. An unwavering mesh of synth sounds, doctored drums and bass bass bass and bigger then life. Giving the EDM audience what they want – ALBUM OF THE WEEK – B+

10 Songs

By Iman Lababedi | January 29, 2014

Give me Back My Hometown – Eric Church – Somewhere between country and classic rock, catchy chorus-hook though the song is nothing special, it isn’t bad in a feel bad sort of way – B