Music Matters Media

Music Matters Media

Music Matters Media covers all genres of music from pop, R&B and hip-hop to EDM, pop-punk, alternative rock and more! Listen as we discuss music news, album reviews, concert reviews, discover up-and-coming artists and talk about all things music. You can now stream the #MusicMattersMedia podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Soundcloud, iHeartRadio, Pandora and any other platform podcasts are hosted. Make sure to subscribe to catch up on old episodes and stay tuned for more episodes to come!🎙🎧🎶🔊 Visit our website at: www.MusicMattersMedia.com Follow Music Matters Media on social media: ⬇️ Instagram: instagram.com/musicmattersmedia (@MusicMattersMedia) Twitter: twitter.com/musicmatrsmedia (@MusicMatrsMedia) Tumblr: musicmattersmedia.tumblr.com (@MusicMattersMedia) Facebook: facebook.com/MusicMattersMedia (@MusicMattersMedia)

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February 25, 2020 54 min
'Funeral' is the thirteenth studio album by Lil Wayne. It features guest appearances by Big Sean, Lil Baby, Adam Levine, Jay Rock, 2 Chainz, Takeoff, the late XXXTentacion, The-Dream, Lil Twist, and O.T. Genasis. Listen as we discuss how we felt overall about the 24-track album, we talk about the quality of the features on this project and we discuss if it holds up to Wayne's big return to music with 'Tha Carter V&#...
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The Super Bowl LIV halftime show took place on February 2, 2020, at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. It was co-headlined by Jennifer Lopez and Shakira, with guest appearances by J Balvin, Bad Bunny, and Lopez's daughter, Emme Muñiz. On today's episode we share our overall thoughts on the halftime show, we talk about Shakira’s and Jennifer Lopez's performances individually, and we tackle the controversies...
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February 4, 2020 58 min
'Manic' is Halsey's third studio album and arguably her best effort yet! Listen as we discuss why this album is such an emotional roller coaster, we talk about the depth of what some of these songs actually mean and of course, we give you guys our top five favorite tracks off of ‘Manic’. For tickets and tour information: http://www.manicthealbum.com
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The 62nd annual Grammy award show took place last night so we decided to take the opportunity to record our thoughts live! Listen as we react to the nominations and winners of each category and find out who were our favorite performances of the night. For the full list of categories and winners: https://www.grammy.com/grammys/news/2020-grammy-awards-complete-winners-list
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January 21, 2020 63 min
Selena Gomez has officially kicked off the new year by making her big return to music with her third solo studio album titled 'Rare'. For our 70th episode of the Music Matters Media podcast we talk about Selena's journey throughout the years, we give our thoughts about her latest release and of course, we give you guys our top five favorite picks off of 'Rare'. For more information: https://www.selenagomez.com/...
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For our first episode of the new year we created a list of our top 20 most anticipated releases! Listen as we discuss our list of artists that we wish would release new music this year and for our most anticipated albums that have already been confirmed for 2020.
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2019 is coming to an end and with so much fantastic music that was released this year, it would be criminal not to give you guys a break down of our top ten favorite albums of the year. Listen now to hear our honorable mentions of albums that just fell short of making our list, find out which albums we consider our favorite top ten of the year and listen for who ultimately stole our hearts for the number one spot of 2019.
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We're officially back just in time to give you two final episodes of the year! In this episode we talk about the last concert we attended in 2019, we discuss all of the shows we have been to throughout the year and we pick our top three favorite shows. Stay tuned until the end to find out which concert took our number one spot!
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Simple Creatures just released their second EP this year titled 'Everything Opposite'. Listen as we give a track-by-track review of the EP, we compare it to their initial 'Strange Love' EP release and we pick our top three favorite tracks!
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Blink-182's tour with Lil Wayne has come to an end and we have a lot to say about it! We talk about our experience watching the grand finale of the tour at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, we talk about one of Lisa's video's going viral online and we discuss blink-182's latest album NINE. To watch the videos: Instagram: @Lisa_182
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Angels & Airwaves are officially back in action with two new singles and they are currently touring again for the first time in seven years! We discuss seeing the band live in at the PlayStation Theater in NYC, we talk about their two latest songs, and we go down memory lane ranking some of our favorite songs and albums in their discography. For tickets and tour information: https://www.angelsandairwaves.com/tour
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With the overwhelming amount of feedback we received from our last episode, we decided to continue the discussion on Jack White's cell phone ban policy by reading some of your comments! Listen as we read and continue to weigh in on your responses about the pros and cons of phones at shows. Also, make sure you stay tuned until the end of today's episode for a special thank you in celebration of the first official year of Mus...
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If you're planning on going to a Jack White related concert, be prepared to be phone-free throughout the show. White encourages concertgoers to "live in the moment" at his shows and enforces a strict no phone policy through a phone pouch lock service called 'Yondr'. Is this idea genius or completely ridiculous? We dive into our phoneless experience at the Raconteurs concert and we have a general discussion of th...
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After seeing the Backstreet Boys live on their 'DNA' world tour, we took a trip down memory lane of 90s and early 2000s boy band nostalgia. On today's episode we discuss some of our favorite boy bands, we talk about the Backstreet Boys vs. *NSYNC debate, and I give Erick a pop quiz on some of the most popular boy bands from our childhood. For tickets and tour information: www.fanexperiences.com/category/events/backstre...
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Today marks our 60th episode of the Music Matters Media podcast! For the big 60, we dive into the world of Jon Bellion. We discuss seeing him live for his big hometown show at Jones Beach Theater, we review his latest album 'Glory Sound Prep', and we give our top five favorite songs from his sophomore release! For tickets and tour information: www.jonbellion.com/#/tour
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On July 19th at the Good Morning America summer concert series blink-182 announced and confirmed that their new album will be dropping on September 20th! On today’s episode we discuss the GMA concert, we rank blink’s three latest singles from the new album, and we give five tips of advice to future concert goers for live TV show tapings. For tickets and tour information: www.blink182.com Check out our other blink-182 related epi...
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The Marshall Tucker Band is an American rock band from South Carolina known for incorporating blues, country, and jazz elements into their sound. The band also helped establish the "Southern rock" genre in the early 1970s. Today my dad and I (you read that right!) will be discussing their show from the 'Through Hell and High Water...and Back Tour 2019.' We talk about his experience seeing them live now compared to h...
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'thank u, next' is the fifth full-length studio album that was released by Ariana Grande earlier this year via Republic Records. On today's episode we talk about her live performance during her 'Sweetener World Tour 2019', we review 'thank u, next' and discuss our least favorite and favorite tracks off of the album, and we talk about her choice of lead singles from her latest effort.
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David Rust a.k.a Dat Boy DOPE, D.O.P.E standing for "Defying Other People's Expectations", is an up-and-coming hip-hop artist from Long Island, New York. In my interview with David, we talk about the creation of his debut full-length album titled "Reroute" and we dive into the meaning behind certain songs off of the album. We also discuss why David chose to name the album "Reroute" and the inner workings...
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Lil Wayne and Blink-182 are going on tour together this summer and the response from both of their fan bases sparked the idea behind this episode! On today's episode we discuss different genre crossovers, we analyze today's current state of hip-hop compared to the community of rock music, and we give three tips to help avoid elitism among music lovers.
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