Halsey

The Early Bird: Top New Recorded Releases 8-27-21 – 9-2-21 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | August 27, 2021

the beauty and also the weariness of pregnancy and childbirth

Songwriters Wrote An Open Letter Asking For More Fairness

By Alyson Camus | April 2, 2021

‘The most successful songwriters in the world can’t pay their rent’

L.A. Burning West Coast Concert Picks, September 23rd To 29th

By Alyson Camus | September 21, 2019

On Saturday, Moby will play at Jail Guitar Doors: Rock Out 5!

L. A. BURNING, WEST COAST CONCERT PICKS, MAY 27TH TO JUNE 2ND

By Alyson Camus | May 25, 2019

Wavves are at The Lodge Room on Friday & Saturday

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of April 13th, 2019

By Iman Lababedi | April 9, 2019

this moves rap to country instead.

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of April 6th, 2019

By Iman Lababedi | April 3, 2019

still buzzing on the album charts after hits on the singles

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of March 30th, 2019

By Iman Lababedi | March 27, 2019

women have ruled

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of March 23rd, 2019

By Iman Lababedi | March 19, 2019

“Shallow” sounds recycled: Mark Ronson co-wrote it

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of March 16th, 2019

By Iman Lababedi | March 12, 2019

moment for moment it is too retread

L. A. BURNING, WEST COAST CONCERT PICKS, MARCH 11TH TO 17TH

By Alyson Camus | March 10, 2019

Cherry Glazerr are at The Troubadour on Monday and Tuesday

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of March 9th, 2019

By Iman Lababedi | March 5, 2019

I’ve steadily dissed “Middle Child” since it was released

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of March 2nd, 2019

By Iman Lababedi | February 27, 2019

the sort of single that is eaten alive on the charts in 2019

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of February 16th, 2019

By Iman Lababedi | February 20, 2019

not on the same level as the Beatles. 

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of February 16th, 2019

By Iman Lababedi | February 12, 2019

this is beyond discrepancy

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of February 9th, 2019

By Iman Lababedi | February 5, 2019

This isn’t the place for gossip, true, but

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of February 2nd, 2019

By Iman Lababedi | January 29, 2019

Whatever happens in the States tomorrow, today feast on hook lined pop songs. 

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of January 26th, 2019

By Iman Lababedi | January 24, 2019

somebody needs to give em some competition… 

UK Top 10 Singles 1-18-19 – 1-24-19

By Iman Lababedi | January 18, 2019

this is a real snooze.

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of January 19th, 2019

By Iman Lababedi | January 15, 2019

remember Puff Daddy punching Drake in a parking lot over the beat for 0- 100?

UK Top 10 Singles 1-11-19 -11-17-19

By Iman Lababedi | January 11, 2019

when Ava’s parents escaped from the Iron Curtain they live for a year in a church in Paris

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of January 12th, 2019

By Iman Lababedi | January 9, 2019

emo rap lends itself to featured verses position

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of January 5th, 2019

By Iman Lababedi | January 1, 2019

2019 is in its infancy and the world is alive with possibility -most of it musical! 

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of December 29th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | December 25, 2018

white picket fence comfort food

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of December 22nd, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | December 18, 2018

Ariana’s putting the ex into Xmas

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of December 15th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | December 11, 2018

she must have had it in her pocket right, must have been waiting to unload him?

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of December 8th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | December 4, 2018

It his moment. 

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of December 1st, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | November 27, 2018

biting at her ankles

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of November 24th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | November 20, 2018

over the season and through to the New Year

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of November 17th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | November 12, 2018

makes you happy to be alive

Tomorrow Never Knows: Monday, November 12th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | November 12, 2018

Grow it in girl, and go platinum…

UK Top 10 Singles 11-9-18 – 11-15-19

By Iman Lababedi | November 10, 2018

Ariana just left the pack and has her own “Shake It Off” after all these years. 

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of November 10th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | November 7, 2018

Halsey defines rubber necking

Governors Ball Day 2, Saturday, June 2nd, 2018, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | June 3, 2018

exhausted from the heat and the push and the shove of young America

US Top 10 Albums 6-29-17

By Iman Lababedi | June 13, 2017

Looks good till you read the numbers

US Top 10 Albums 9-19-15

By Iman Lababedi | September 6, 2015

Meanwhile, except for “New Americana”, Halsey is way too manufactured to be taken seriously, but there is a huge difference between a manufactured popstar who is ignored and one who is a huge hit. Half white, half black, hip hop production on Americana songs and attitude with a soupcon of Lorde and a little more than that of Lana Del Rey… hey, apparently it worked, with 115,000 units (of which 97,000 are pure album sales), any other week it would be # 1.

UK Top 10 Albums: 9-4-15 – 9-10-15

By Iman Lababedi | September 4, 2015

The relentless hype surrounding Halsey is beginning to work against her, how long can Apple Play ram her down our throats (two weeks among new releases, why?) , and how long before her lack of traction becomes a problem. Or will she break? A story of modern pop.

Singles Going Steady: New Single Releases 7-10-15

By Iman Lababedi | July 13, 2015

New American – Halsey – “We are the Americana, high on legal marijuana”, Halsey says and at first you gotta think she is serious but by the time she quotes an entire verse of a Biggie hit, well, this is a witty electro pop winner from the urban jungle – B+