Janelle Monae

Best Of 2023: Albums by Artist In Order Of Preference

By Iman Lababedi | December 31, 2023

Sondheim’s year by default

Best Of 2023: Albums by Artist In Order Of Preference Through November 30th

By Iman Lababedi | December 4, 2023

quiet month

Best Of 2023: Albums by Artist In Order Of Preference Through October 31st

By Iman Lababedi | November 1, 2023

not quite as good as the original but pretty excellent

Best Of 2023: Albums by Artist In Order Of Preference Through September 30th

By Iman Lababedi | October 2, 2023

a new number # 2 and anything that adds another album will mean subtracting

Best Of 2023: Albums by Artist In Order Of Preference Through July 31st

By Iman Lababedi | August 2, 2023

I can’t see anybody claiming the 21st century has been good to us so far

Best Of 2023: Albums by Artist In Order Of Preference Through The Halfway Mark, June 30th

By Iman Lababedi | July 4, 2023

Janelle’s pleasure principle

Brief Encounters: New Albums 6-9-23 – 6-15-23 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | June 14, 2023

a brisk and pleasurable half an hour of electronic if Prince were Monae

Bonnaroo Is Back In September. Are We Ready For A Comeback Of This Size?

By Alyson Camus | April 1, 2021

looks surreal after a year of isolation

A Growing Number Of Musicians Are Spotted At Black Lives Matter Protests

By Alyson Camus | June 25, 2020

here are a few pics and videos I have been able to find

Why I Find These Quarantine Live Streams Unbearable

By Alyson Camus | May 1, 2020

too much of this ‘in the comfort of your home’ thing

L. A. BURNING, WEST COAST CONCERT PICKS, APRIL 15TH TO 21ST

By Alyson Camus | April 14, 2019

Janelle Monae is at Coachella on Friday

L. A. BURNING, WEST COAST CONCERT PICKS, APRIL 8TH TO 14TH

By Alyson Camus | April 7, 2019

Tame Impala are at the Fox Theater on Thursday, headline Coachella on Saturday

L.A. BURNING, WEST COAST CONCERT PICKS, JANUARY 7TH TO 13TH

By Alyson Camus | January 6, 2019

Jen Awad starts her residency at The Echo

Coachella Announces Its 2019 Lineup

By Alyson Camus | January 3, 2019

On a side note, Kanye West was rumored to perform but he passed

Best Albums Of 2018

By Iman Lababedi | January 1, 2019

a celebration of “black girl magic”

rock nyc Concerts In Order Of Preference 2018

By Iman Lababedi | January 1, 2019

it was earth shatteringly loud from the beginning

Top 50 Albums Of 2018 By Preference

By Iman Lababedi | December 27, 2018

best album of 2019

Popular Music In 2018? I Didn’t Care Much!

By Alyson Camus | December 26, 2018

2018 was the year when Post Malone broke the Beatles’ record

Shooting Concerts In 2018: Some Of My Best Photos

By Alyson Camus | December 24, 2018

Shooting concerts has become a passion

My Top Ten Musical Events Of 2018

By Alyson Camus | December 24, 2018

An exceptional, restless, badass performance of a man at the top of his form

rock nyc’s Best Of 2018

By Iman Lababedi | December 11, 2018

Best Day At A Music Fest

Best Of 2018: Songs Through November

By Iman Lababedi | December 1, 2018

her best song, and the best single of the year

rock nyc Concerts In Order Of Preference Through November 30th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | December 1, 2018

it was earth shatteringly loud from the beginning

LISTEN TO A DEBUT SONG BY KELLINDO, JANELLE MONAE’S COLLABORATOR

By Alyson Camus | November 27, 2018

a buoyant ant farm of sonic ideas

The Top 20 Albums of 2018 (So Far)

By Iman Lababedi | November 1, 2018

the sort of album that opens with a Brian Wilson harmony

Best Of 2018: Singles Through October

By Iman Lababedi | November 1, 2018

hip hop hook of the year

rock nyc Concerts In Order Of Preference Through October 31st, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | November 1, 2018

a sexual dynamo in sky high good spirits

Best Of 2018: Songs Through September

By Iman Lababedi | October 2, 2018

sad sad song

Music Tastes Good In Long Beach, September 29th & 30th 2018

By Alyson Camus | October 2, 2018

‘This festival has a really really nice vibe, it’s fantastic’

rock nyc Concerts In Order Of Preference Through September 30th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | October 1, 2018

No mid set lull, nothing, nonstop dance, sound, and movement.

Best Of 2018: Singles Through September

By Iman Lababedi | October 1, 2018

“The symbol of your love is time”

L.A. BURNING, WEST COAST CONCERT PICKS, SEPTEMBER 24TH TO 30TH

By Alyson Camus | September 22, 2018

Parquet Courts are playing Music Tastes Good on Sunday

RED BULL MUSIC FESTIVAL BERLIN 2018: A Conversation with Janelle Monáe

By admin | September 14, 2018

Janelle Monáe’s conversation will be live streamed online globally

Best Of 2018: Songs Through August

By Iman Lababedi | September 2, 2018

“You tell me you love me well tell me again, I need the reassurance every now and then”

Best Of 2018: Singles Through August

By Iman Lababedi | September 1, 2018

a terrific paean to loving who you want to love

Best Of 2018: Albums Through August

By Iman Lababedi | August 30, 2018

Emo meets mumble rap meets teen angst

rock nyc Concerts In Order Of Preference Through August 31st, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | August 29, 2018

a crowd pleaser to the nth degree

Best Of 2018: Singles Through July

By Iman Lababedi | August 8, 2018

The sound of Gay Teen

Best Of 2018: Albums Through July

By Iman Lababedi | August 5, 2018

there isn’t anything approaching a weak track on this brilliant pop album

rock nyc Concerts In Order Of Preference Through July 31st, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | July 31, 2018

America has never been cooler

Janelle Monae at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Wednesday, July 18th, 2018, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | July 19, 2018

The American cool comes to New York City

At The Halfway Mark: The Top Ten Albums Of 2018

By Iman Lababedi | July 3, 2018

I have claimed 2018 as a great year for hip hop and for indie folk, and so it is…

Best Of 2018: Albums Through June

By Iman Lababedi | July 3, 2018

a celebration of “black girl magic”

Best Of 2018: Singles Through June

By Iman Lababedi | June 30, 2018

a world in turmoil

Best Of 2018: Songs Through May

By Iman Lababedi | June 8, 2018

superstar power

Best Of 2018: Albums Through May

By Iman Lababedi | May 30, 2018

sample heaven and strange, druggy sounds

Best Of 2018: Singles Through May

By Iman Lababedi | May 29, 2018

Love Unlimited

Best Of 2018: Albums Through April

By Iman Lababedi | May 3, 2018

“black girl magic”

Best Of 2018: Songs Through April

By Iman Lababedi | May 2, 2018

a strange and wonderful thing

Be Here Now: New Albums Reviewed 4-27-18 – 5-3

By Iman Lababedi | May 2, 2018

This is 2018