Rolling Stone Mag Descends Into Self-Parody

By Iman Lababedi | April 27, 2012

“The Horse attack the song with zero reverance, as the sloppy guitars wail and Young yelps, ‘I comef rom Alabama with a b-a-n-j-o on my knee!” Together they make ‘Oh Susanna” feel as turbulent as ‘Hey Hey My My (Into The Black)'”

Jimmy Iovine Full Of Himself

By Iman Lababedi | April 12, 2012

How much integrity can one man have? It really takes miles of bottle to tell the Olympics to shove it. Makes me proud of them

Rolling Stone Takes Care Of Its Own

By Iman Lababedi | January 26, 2012

I don’t think Bruce thinks he is a hypocrite, he is one but he is too stupid to know it. He actually believes this nonsense has meaning, while it actually has no meaning, no position, no point of view, no villain.

Spin Magazine Tweets Away Its Responsibility As A Rock Mag

By Iman Lababedi | January 24, 2012

For Spin, the worst rock mag in a world that includes Rolling Stone and Pitchfork, to give up on its duty to review music, that’s pretty damn weak.

Village Voice Pazz And Jop: A Sense Of Wonder About Itself

By Iman Lababedi | January 23, 2012

Really, if you are gonna irritate 700 people, do so for a reason. If I had to pay for the Village Voice, this would have been bad enough for me to dump it.

Pitchfork Form-less Boredom

By Iman Lababedi | October 16, 2011

Pitchfork makes bands worse just by writing about them.

Rolling Stones Ridiculous 2 Star Review For Game's Newbie

By Iman Lababedi | September 9, 2011

the editors didn’t care because it wasn’t Weezy.

New York Times On "Watch the Throne": Smart But The Album Ain't Great So Wrong

By Iman Lababedi | August 16, 2011

This is the follow up to Keezy’s greatest album and it ain’t in the same league. Is that worth mentioning? Jay-Z is 41 years old and on the downside, we’re talking crap album after crap album since his unretirement. Is that worth mentioning

What Never Changes On the Chart: Poor People Making Dance Music

By Iman Lababedi | July 29, 2011

narcissism is rubbish

Taking The Music Initiative At Their Word

By Iman Lababedi | July 14, 2011

pages jump out at you, the colors are sexy and fun, and at 40 pages it isn’t even long enough

Dan Aquilante Gives Half A Star To Beyonce

By Iman Lababedi | July 1, 2011

Pathetic New York Post review

The Rock Critic As Rock Star

By Iman Lababedi | June 29, 2011

It is the Bible

Pitchfork Give Bon Ivers A 9.5 Rating: Docked Half A Notch For Being A Straight Drag

By Iman Lababedi | June 28, 2011

I’d like to grab Richardson by the scruff of his neck and smack his head into Bon Iver’s guitar

Stacey Anderson's Uncomfortably Personal Essay On Brian Wilson In the Village Voice

By Iman Lababedi | June 19, 2011

Why on earth Stacey would portray her father as an emotional disaster begging for a kind word from a Beach Boy is beyond me.

Ever Been Had In Viceland?

By Iman Lababedi | June 15, 2011

What were once Vices…

Pitchfork On Death Cab: Rock Criticism As Anesthesia

By Iman Lababedi | June 13, 2011

Pitter patter this

Lady Gagas 4 Star Rolling Stone Review Explained

By Iman Lababedi | June 2, 2011

Why the discrepency? Because Gaga gave their writer a weeks of pime access to the star

Bob Dylan Gets Another Rolling Stones List: How Long Can They Search For What Isn't Lost?

By Iman Lababedi | May 21, 2011

I would rather listen to Bono discuss Third World debt than Dylan. Hell, I’d rather hear him sing

Does Rolling Stone Use Ghostwriters?

By Iman Lababedi | April 16, 2011

It’s the moral equivalent of Bobby Sherman writing “My type of girl” for Tiger Beat