Press Releases for May: Here Are The Artists

By Alyson Camus | May 6, 2023

A catchy and positive ‘70s-inspired rock song

Press Releases For June: Here Are The Artists

By Alyson Camus | June 17, 2022

an anthemic indie rock song

Press Releases For August: Here Are The Artists

By Alyson Camus | August 10, 2021

A synth dancefloor with an infectious groove

Press Releases For July: Here Are The Artists

By Alyson Camus | July 19, 2021

some epic turns with almost Pink Floyd-esque guitars

Press Releases For April: Here Are the Artists

By Alyson Camus | April 17, 2021

Teddy Geiger, among the press releases for April

L. A. Burning, West Coast Concert Picks, February 25th To March 3rd

By Alyson Camus | February 25, 2019

Sharon Van Etten is at the Theatre at Ace Hotel on Friday


By Alyson Camus | August 4, 2018

Weezer and Pixies are at The Forum on Wednesday


By Alyson Camus | December 5, 2017

This is this time of the year, KROQ’s Almost Acoustic Christmas is here

Jungle, IBeyi, And Sunni Colon At Central Park Summerstage, Saturday, June 20th, 2015, Review

By Iman Lababedi | June 22, 2015

Place Jungle alongside Rudimental with less electronic mayhem but better beats. Josh Lloyd-Watson is as close to focal point as they have, and he takes well to the position, but this is a collective buzz and the next album should tell the story. Meanwhile, great to see them and free of charge.

SummerStage’s 30th Anniversary Lineup Announced

By Iman Lababedi | April 8, 2015

I am not sure what is catching your eye here, but I know what I see: THE TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND FREE CONCERT. What else: Jungle, the Carole King songs, always the Summer Recital Series is a must see, Whodini… and the 30th anniversary night looks fabulous.

That Was The Week Of July 14th, 2014, That Was

By Iman Lababedi | July 21, 2014

James Garner was one of my favorite actors, both “Support Your Local Sheriff” and “Support Your Local Gunfighter” were major charm filled westerns and both “Maverick” and “The Rockford Files” are among the great TV shows. Garner had the toughness of a western hero, an Eastwood or a Wayne, with the self-deprecation of a Woody Allen. A completely winning combination for a great great movie star.

rock nyc's Top 10 Songs Week of July 14th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | July 19, 2014

The first four songs on this list are a very clear reflection of what I am listening to for kicks when I find the time to listen to songs for no other reason than kicks. “Salad Days” and Rollercoaster” are in that magic place where it is on constant repeat in the back of my head.

Be Here Now: Snapshot Reviews Of New Album Releases 7-15-14

By Iman Lababedi | July 15, 2014

Jungle – Jungle – There is a market for this UK dance duos hard rhythm disco moves and rather this than Disclosure for sure, nothing misses the beat and non of this is beats for beats sake as song after song makes itself known. The remix album is gonna blow you away – ALBUM OF THE WEEK – A-

Sneak Peaks: Upcoming Album releases week of July 14th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | July 15, 2014

I was soooo disappointed when I saw Weird Al on stage a couple of years ago because man was I up for it and the bastard went cheap on my ass and instead of putting on a huge extravaganza was very Poconos in 1954. Still, he gets the call of the wild this week!

10 Songs, Saturday, April 5th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | April 5, 2014

Golden – Lady Antebellum – Golden – Moribund country song featuring Stevie Nicks who has too much life in her voice for this nasty little love song with weak rhymes and melody by numbers. Whatever happened to these guys? – C-