Of Montreal


By Alyson Camus | November 3, 2018

Young Fathers are at the Fonda Theatre on Friday


By Alyson Camus | April 28, 2018

LCD Soundsystem and Yeah Yeah Yeahs play 2 shows at the Hollywood Bowl

The Best Shows To See This Week In Los Angeles

By Alyson Camus | April 10, 2017

a slow week for shows

10 Songs: Monday, March 9th, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | March 9, 2015

Aluminum Crown – Of Montreal – Another piece of droney psychedelia that reaches nowhere as it changes tempo and sound at the midway point like the Only Ones but not really vocals , and reaches its end not fast enough. “I’ve been hurt by trouble tree”? – C-

Active Viewin': Concert Picks For The Week Of October 28th, 2013

By Iman Lababedi | October 27, 2013

Not only are they pushing a really good new album lousy with sylvian briar, released just last week ,but I’ve seen Of Montreal on stage before and they put on a very very live show. Like a thetarical wallop. Monday at Webster Hall.

rock nyc Top 10 Songs Week Of October 12th, 2013

By Iman Lababedi | October 13, 2013

A pretty good week, nothing killed but two very good rap albums and five very good indie bands plus Miley was better than expected and Sleigh Bells worse than hoped but not bad even so

Singles Going Steady: New Albums Reviews For The Week Of October 7th, 2013

By Iman Lababedi | October 13, 2013

Danny’s second strong release in a row is a companion piece to an album it has nothing to do with: Tyler, The Creator, Wolf, and like Wolf it is about life after fame and like Wolf, it is all drugs and rap, but this is a consistently well rapped album, smart as hell rhymes

Hear ye On Spotify: what rock nyc is listening to 10-13-13

By Iman Lababedi | October 13, 2013

Pop’s Love Suicide – Stone Temple Pikots – If it was easy to write glam grunge pop masterpieces like this, why has nobody, definitely including STP, been able to replicate it – A

Hear Ye On Spotify: what rock nyc is listening to 10-11-13

By Iman Lababedi | October 11, 2013

Something’s Gotta Give – Frank Sinatra – Sings Jimmy Mercer, and this one swings hard and it is one of those arrogant songs that Sinatra excelled, it swings from a chandelier and is all seduction and smart cracks and finger snaps – A

Sneak Peaks: New Album Releases 10-8-13

By Iman Lababedi | October 8, 2013

Last time I looked I was interviewing a musician signed to Saddle Creek next week, so let’s send some love to Tim Kasher of Cursive whose last solo album was pretty good. But any week Sleigh Bells release a new album must belong to Sleigh Bells.