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 […]

Matt James’ Favorite Albums of 2014

Happy Holidays Neat Beeters! As the ‘Beet comes up on its first full year of existence and I celebrate my first several months as a contributor to the site, I’ve decided to share some of my reflections on the year that was in music. 2014 has given us a wealth of fantastic records to enjoy and […]

Arthur Beatrice Made Their US Debut at Mercury Lounge, 3/3/2014

2014 has an exciting and anthemic newcomer in pop, Arthur Beatrice. Their music features intertwining vocals from their two lead singers over piano-led indie rock. They’ve been executing a slow burn strategy, staying underground in England since their formation in 2010 until now. They’ve released their debut album two weeks ago, Working Out, and its […]