Spanking Charlene

Spanking Charlene's "Sugar Love" Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 30, 2014

Spanking as in brand spanking new, Spanking Charlene’s new single “Sugar Love” is with us and it is a goodie, if it doesn’t have the mainstream manipulations of Eric Amble or the garage rock pressure points of Little Stevie, what Charlene McPherson is a fresh live take on her latest release

Two Great Gigs Coming Soon: Monica Passin And Spanking Charlene

By Iman Lababedi | November 17, 2013

Two great shows are playing New York in the immediate future and these are so close to a must see that one is gonna force me to go out on a Sunday (something I truly truly hate doing), and the other will find me on the Upper West Side!!

That Was The Week Of 10-7-13, That Was

By Iman Lababedi | October 15, 2013

The new Danny Brown album was the keeper and, man, did that take me by surprise, with Pusha T coming up second, less of a surprise, and a handful of indie bands bringing up the rear. Even Miley didn’t suck as bad as predicted.

Spanking Charlene At Sullivan Hall, Friday, October, 10th, 2013, As The CBGB's Festival Continues

By Iman Lababedi | October 12, 2013

A cheerful attractive vision of female power, she leads us on singalongs with “Where Are The Freaks” and “Dismissed With A Kiss” and then, in a new song, “Liar Liar”, she wails along to the sax and it is invigorating and awesome

Hear Ye On Spotify: What rock nyc Is Listening To 10-12-13

By Iman Lababedi | October 12, 2013

Good Morning Good Morning – Mickey Dolenz – Off the Remember album if you think a flute has no place on the Lennon classic, think again ; Dolenz is in superb voice and it captures some of the timed weirdness of Lennon’s take on the straight life – B+

Active Viewin': Concert Picks For The Week of October 7th, 2013

By Iman Lababedi | October 6, 2013

With an album considered the best of the year by many of my peers under their belts and a full force return to touring for a salivating fan base, here the Del Lords are joined by one of the best garage rock bands around, Spanking Charlene, in what is certain to be the rock show to beat in 2013

Winner And Loser Week Of September 23rd, 2013: Spanking Charlene And Lionel Richie

By Iman Lababedi | September 28, 2013

Spanking Charlene a band that makes you wonder whether the first word is an adjective or a verb. Spanking Charlene are such a great , tasty vicious bunch of rockers, undoubtedly it is an adjective. Plus, Charlene is a bad ass, I am sure if anybody gets spanked it’s the fans

Hear Ye On Spotify: what rock nyc is listening to 9-28-13

By admin | September 28, 2013

More Than – Au Revoir Simone – This reminds me of all those indie pop bands with a touch more better living with electricity thrown into the mix. Sort of Pains of Being Pretty At Heart – B+