The Julie Ruin

Sneak Peaks: New Album Releases 7-8-16 – 7-14-16

By Iman Lababedi | July 3, 2016

Not very thrilling right?

The Best Of 2015: Songs Through February 28th, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | February 28, 2015

February was a come down afre a terrific January, the difference between the two wasn’t quantity (even though the first two weeks of January were dead so really, January had a lot more good songs, but quality. I’m not certain where to put D’Angelo in the great scheme of things but even if “really Love” was released 2014, for me it is a February song. So not a great February…

The Julie Ruin And Sex Stains At USC Bovard Auditorium, Monday November 3rd 2014

By Alyson Camus | November 6, 2014

a real liberation in this music, a sort of middle-age I-couldn’t-care-less-of-what-you-think,… despite her health problems, Hanna seemed to feel better than ever, and she exulted charm and confidence, throwing a dance party, alternatively bringing some splash of punk, 80s electro-new Wave, with her girlie voice in the middle, bringing memories of her 20-year musical career

Active Viewin': rock nyc Concert Picks Week Of April 7th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | April 6, 2014

First, I couldn’t care less about the “Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame” and even if I did I would have my doubts here: Peter Gabriel, Cat Stevens, Linda Ronstadt, Hall & Oates, Nirvana, the E Street Band, Brian Epstein and Andrew Loog Oldham. Particularly since Kurt is dead and Linda is ill. And I don’t really consider Cat Stevens rock and roll by any stretch of the lexicon. But the chance to see Cat perform? I couldn’t be more excited. Thursday at Barclay Center.