Lady Gaga

rock nyc's Top 10 Tracks Week of November 18th, 2013

By Iman Lababedi | November 23, 2013

Two albums rule here, Margot’s which is finally on Spotify and Blood Oranges’, a huge leap forward for Dev. Except for them it is the usual shift of a song here and a song there.

US Top 10 Albums 11-30-13

By Iman Lababedi | November 21, 2013

Well, I called Gaga as being better than Katy and it looks like I called it right, meanwhile why can’t Katy find a follow up to “Roar?

That Was The Week Of 11-11-13 That Was

By Iman Lababedi | November 19, 2013

The thing is this: like social security, the young are paying for the old and because of that, Obama had to repeal lame ass policies. He should have said “you can keep your policy if it isn’t a dog with fleas.

Winner And Loser Week of 11-11-13: Howard Stern And Yellow Dogs Former Bassist

By Iman Lababedi | November 18, 2013

When Stern joined the judges at “America’s Got Talent”, regained his audience and became a mainstream TV star as well. Now he has a mass audience here and with his Lady Gaga interview last Monday got everybody else at the same time.

UK Top 10 Albums 11-23-13

By Iman Lababedi | November 18, 2013

Celine Dion: she might well be a working class phenom but she still is the most overblown singer on the planet; I can’t take her. She can’t express an emotion without drawing you a diagram

Iman and Hel Do SNL: Lady Gaga- The End?

By Iman and hel | November 17, 2013

Lady Gaga is given the task of hostess AND musical act. Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry and Justin Timberlake have been given the same honor. Miley and Justin owned it.. Katy not so much but we did get alot of boob jokes

Lady Gaga Sales Down by a whopping 75%

By Iman Lababedi | November 17, 2013

ARTPOP is a very good album, it will eventually go platinum and it will perform its primary responsibility: it will maintain her career. But the days of Lady Gaga as the Queen of pop are now over.

rock nyc's Top 10 Songs Week Of 11-11-13

By Iman Lababedi | November 16, 2013

Lady Gaga’s week, the new album is very very good, her best since The Fame Monster, even if I got “Dope” wrong in my review! We will see how the charts work themselves out but whether it is a smash or just a hit, it does not herald the end to anything.

Hear Ye On Spotify:what rock nyc is listening to 11-16-13

By Iman Lababedi | November 16, 2013

This is the ultimate Ross song, and the most inspired use of the word
pussy ever, every verse works as a hook upon a hook upon a hook with Ross singing the hook on the space beat the beats – A

Lady Gaga "Eating Art"

By Helen Bach | November 15, 2013

This isn’t about her music but rather her eccentricity. All drama queens require fresh drama so here is your current serving. Lady Gaga was addicted to pot. An addict so bad that it required a cold turkey intervention from none other that Maria Abromovic

Be Here Now: New Album Releases Snapshot Review 11-12-13

By Iman Lababedi | November 12, 2013

How obsessed you are going to be over this second volume of live recordings by the Beatles for the BBC will depend how you feel about the concept of John Lennon playing a chugging guitar riff for two and a half minutes on “Lucille

Hear Ye On Spotify: what rock nyc is listening to 11-12-13

By Iman Lababedi | November 12, 2013

Her best song in years and the jewel in the ARTPOP crown, and the penultimate number on the album , just before “Applause” and ending the album on the highest of highs, this is a pop ballad of both beauty and seriousness. Major stuff for Gaga fans – A

Sneak Peak: New Album Releases Week Of November 11th, 2013

By Iman Lababedi | November 11, 2013

Obviously Gaga is the biggie but since I’ve already reviewed it, I’m gonna namecheck Welsh Singer Cate Le Bon, whose Cyrk was excellent and blew me away at Mercury Lounge last year

Lady Gaga Quit Marijuana Thanks To The Marina Abramovic's Method

By Alyson Camus | November 10, 2013

‘I cold-turkeyed. For weeks and weeks, I didn’t smoke at all. And now I smoke a little bit at night, just, you know, for fun – but not to cope. That’s the difference. Marina was the only person who could get me to do that, and it was not intended to be rehab.’

US Top 10 Singles 11-16-13

By Iman Lababedi | November 7, 2013

I know I’ve been writing “Applause” is good not great, but it is great compared to the rest of this crap and it is great in context, closing down ARTPOP

Hear Ye On Spotify: what rock nyc is listening to 11-7-13

By Iman Lababedi | November 7, 2013

Glad Tidings Take 9 – Van Morrison – Now available on Spotify, this version, a slower, sweeter, more powerful than the version on Moondance, is, alone, worth the time it took to piss off Van and archive the studio sessions – A+

Lady Gaga's "ARTPOP" Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | November 6, 2013

ARTPOP sounds like Lady Gaga’s version of Madonna’s Music, a breather and a makeover, but with everything just a little better. Already significantly superior to Born This Way, it may well end up being a Thanksgiving Turkey before Thanksgiving is here and I am not sure why musically.

US top 10 Singles 11-9-13

By Iman Lababedi | October 31, 2013

The same three top three songs for 7 weeks and counting and the rest of the songs have been most bubbling around for a month or so.

Even This Close-Up Of Her Behind Can't Save Lady Gaga's New Song, 'Do What U Want’

By Alyson Camus | October 23, 2013

Gaga’s voice, doing its best Christina Aguilera impression, and Kelly’s autotuned moaning and crooning vocals will probably please the fans, and I am sure that the tune is going to be fine (even big) in dance clubs all over the planet, but the song is totally unoriginal like the supposedly sexy lyrics ‘Do what you want with my body’?

Are You Ready For Thanksgiving And A Lady Gaga's Special With The Muppets?

By Alyson Camus | October 20, 2013

This woman is really trying too much, she is trying to be this all-time light-jazz-easy-listening singer and this edgy provocative-dresser-pseudo-artsy-fame-monster, she wants to be everything so that, at the end, we don’t know who or even what she is anymore. Too much is too much,

Lady Gaga's New Song 'Aura' For Robert Rodriguez's 'Machete Kills'

By Alyson Camus | October 12, 2013

I would not care at all if it were not for these shouting bras,… move over Katy Perry! But what’s the hell Charlie Sheen and Mel Gibson are doing there? I see it’s supposed to be edgy, super violent, with sexy women and controversial actors trying to scream louder than Gaga, good luck with that!

US Top 10 Singles 10-05-13

By Iman Lababedi | September 26, 2013

This week, the album charts are a disgrace BUT that could change overseven days, meanwhile the singles chart are a lively mess of pop and dance vying for your attention in a fight to the death.