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 […]

Young & Sick at Bowery Ballroom, 6/19/14

Oh what a difference a few months can make. I profiled electro-soul / graphic artist Young & Sick’s debut NYC show here four months ago, and since then the act has rapidly matured into an efficient entertainment machine. Their self-titled album hit in April as well, via Harvest Records, nicely bolstering the act’s collection of known […]

Album Releases – Week of April 7, 2014

April Showers bring…these new albums: Protomartyr – Under Color of Official Right We know Detroit is the birthplace of the automobile and Marshal Mathers but it is also where post-punk greats Protomartyr call home. The Hardly Art signees share a record label with Jacuzzi Boys and Seapony but take you on a wild, hair-raising ride […]