Indie recording artist Matthew Neves has been steadily gaining national attention as a singer, songwriter, musician, and producer. He released his first solo album, Everybody Dreams in late June of 2010. Since then, he has been gaining popularity as songs from the album have reached over thirty-thousand internet plays.
Everybody Dreams is a collection of contemporary Pop/Rock songs that showcase Matthew's broad range of musical prowess. Every song on the album was composed, performed, and produced by the artist himself. The album has been picked up by major Internet digital music distribution sites including iTunes, Amazon, Emusic, Napster, Rhapsody, MooZone, Zune, Jango, Great Indiemusic, CDBaby, and DigStation.
Everybody Dreams was selected for review by IAE (I Am Entertainment) magazine, one of the fastest-growing digital interactive entertainment magazines on the web, and received a perfect score of 4 out of 4 in the December/January 2011 issue. In her review, Leslie White wrote "Great songwriting, remarkable lead vocals, and awesome production, you won't be disappointed."
Matthew is an independent unsigned artist who has worked with companies such as The Planetary Group, CDBaby, TAXI, Sonicbids, and Jango Airplay to distribute and promote his music. He has also utilized the social networking sites Facebook and MySpace to connect with over 3,300 friends and fans.
In his first big live show, Matthew performed for an audience of over 20,000 as the opening act for Chuck Negron, formerly of Three Dog Night, at the world renowned Feast of the Blessed Sacrament in New Bedford, MA. His next big show was with Nina Sky at the Sky Room, the hotspot of the local music and club scene.
Matthew is planning a Northeast tour in 2011. His ambitious plans have been bolstered by his growing success on the airwaves. Locally, two singles from the album have won a coveted spot on the playlist of Cape Cod's highly popular rock station, PIXY 103. In November, 2010, Matthew used The Planetary Group to launch a national radio campaign which has yielded regular rotation at over 70 stations nationwide. He has also begun production on a new music video with SOS Boston that will feature the single "In The End" from the Everybody Dreams album.
Matthew's passion for music is his driving force. He performs regularly at local venues and continues to compose and record in his private recording studio. Matthew plans to release a few singles in 2011 and perfect a new batch of songs for an upcoming album in 2012. In a recent interview, Matthew stated "My ultimate goal is to reach international audiences with my music." As he sets higher goals, Matthew's strong work ethic and passion will continue to guide him in his blossoming career.
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