JJ McCabe

Hear, My Friends: JJ McCabe's Five Songs

By Iman Lababedi | November 28, 2014

You may remember my friend JJ McCabe from last year’s JJ McCabe And Fallen Angel power pop masterstroke Presenting. Surely the best of the genre (just give another listen to the horns on “Gimme More” and the guitar on “Uuu”) in 2013 and well worth checking out, so I guess the two Beatles tracks aren’t a shocker at all on the . Ice JJ Fish on the other hand…

Tina Turner: A New Album For 2014?

By Iman Lababedi | October 9, 2013

Tina is rich and recording is not the same as releasing. If the sessions don’t go the way Tina would want them to, there is nothing to stop her from shelving them. But just the idea of another round from a star whose only peers are Aretha and Cher is enough to make a grown man cry!

rock nyc Top 10 Songs week of September 30th 2013

By Iman Lababedi | October 5, 2013

This is Justin’s best song since, I dunno, “What Goes Round”? It doesn’t so much focus as diffuse the albums. The only long track that really worked was “Mirrors’ and the only other first tier track is this one.

Mystery Superstar On JJ McCabe Album

By Iman Lababedi | October 4, 2013

She is huge, about as big as you can get and I would like to give you another clue as to who it is but I can’t tell you in public. Plus, she is working on a new album and that would be a big story if it was l known

JJ McCabe And Fallin' Angel's "Presenting" Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 3, 2013

He mostly keeps to the three minute mark, hits his spots and leaves, over the other 11 tracks, he never loses his way. The band is tight but they have a straight ahead appeal that isn’t rock as we know it now, and may not be rock as it was then either

Hear Ye On Spotify: what rock nyc is listening to 9-30-13

By Iman Lababedi | September 30, 2013

Still Into You – Paramore – Perhaps their finest song, an astounding, very addictive piece of power pop that held their pretty damn good anyway current album together – A

Hear ye On Spotify: what rock nyc is listening to 9-29-13

By Iman Lababedi | September 29, 2013

S.O.S. In Bel Air – Phoenix – The catchiest song off their last album and neither song nor album has lit the world on fire, but that doesn’t mean this catchy electronic pop rock shouldn’t have done better – B+