The Bongos

CMJ Music Marathon: The Bongos At The Living Room, Tuesday, October 15th, 2013, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 17, 2013

Every single song in the set was a gem, Richard, back in black with a Gibson strapped to him at all time, looked slim and handsome, every inch a rock star and the band were excellent musical foil

Hear Ye On Spotify: what rock nyc is listening to 10-17-13

By Iman Lababedi | October 17, 2013

I Close My Eyes And Count To Ten – Tracey Ullman – Of course her singing can’t compare to dusty, but this 1983 cover compares very well in a very joyful 1960s girl group UK style way – A

Hear Ye On Spotify: 10-16-13

By Iman Lababedi | October 16, 2013

Early Days – Paul McCartney – The strange thing about this terrific song is how old Paul sounds, he sounds every inch his 70 plus years and the effect, as he reaches for a note out of his range, is less elegiac and more wearied – A

CMJ 2013 Consumer Guide: The Shows You Have To See!

By Iman Lababedi | October 4, 2013

1400 shows in 5 days is upon us and fair enough, nobody is gonna see them all with all the will in the world. Indeed, if you were doing 10 a day for five days that would equal 50 which would leave, er, 1350 bands you’ll be missing