Matt James’ Favorite Shows of the Year

As promised, here is a list of my favorite live acts this year. For my list of my favorite albums of 2014, click here. As per usual, NYC has been a live music hotbed for extremely popular bands and the new, up-and-comers alike. I’ve had the privilege to catch 85 live acts over the past […]

Flume @ Terminal 5, 7/17/14

The music world is currently being dominated by a multitude of artists/bands from the UK, but Australia is making its own popularity surge as of late, with artists like Sia, Iggy Azalea, and 5 Seconds of Summer all making significant splashes into the 2014 music scene. Another Aussie musician who fits perfectly into this trend is Flume, who […]

Governors Ball Music Festival, Day 3, 6/8/14

Coming off a fantastic Saturday at Governors Ball, I was yet again excited to see what the third and final day at the festival had in store, and not surprisingly, and I wasn’t disappointed. The weather continued to cooperate with sunshine and comfortable temperatures, and the lineups were really good as well. Here’s a look […]

Governors Ball Music Festival, Day 2, 6/7/14

Saturday at Governors Ball brought with it a picturesque, sunny day and another loaded schedule of great musical acts for crowds to enjoy, but I wondered if it would be able to measure up to Friday’s lineup, especially considering the rousing performances by Phoenix and OutKast the night before. Let me start by saying that I […]

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