Matt James’ Favorite Shows of 2015

I’m certainly a fan of traditions, so in keeping with them, I am again listing off my ten favorite live performances of the year, just as I did for my favorite albums list on Monday. I was oh-so-close to 100 live acts this year, and while that still gives me a goal to shoot for […]

Låpsley @ Rough Trade, 11/9/15

Near the very end of 2014, I came across a single called “Falling Short” by a young British artist named Holly Lapsley Fletcher (stylized as Låpsley), and was immediately hooked. It is a hauntingly beautiful track set apart by her exquisite vocals paired with minimalistic piano and electronic melodies, further enhancing the effect of the […]