Photo by Jeremy M. Lange
Mac McCaughan plays in Superchunk and is a co-founder of Merge Records. We’re hoping Mac also returns to his stellar extracurricular projects Portastatic and Go Back Snowball someday soon. All of his favorites from 2014 were live shows.
You can check out all our Best of 2014 lists here.
MAC McCAUGHAN’S BEST OF 2014:
The Clean everywhere they played
Mike Watt & the Secondmen in a backyard in LA
Courtney Barnett at This Is Not A Love Song
John Hodgman as Ayn Rand
Tig Notaro at Carolina Theatre
Lorde at The Red Hat Amphitheater
Michael Rother at ATP
Mark Eitzel at Primavera Sound
Arcade Fire at Barclays Ctr
Billy Bragg at RiotFest Chicago
Hot Snakes at RiotFest Chicago
Patti Smith at RiotFest Chicago
Midnight Plus One at the Cats Cradle Back Room
Waxahatchee at Kings Raleigh
Xylouris White at The Carrack, Durham
And of course all the artists who played incredible sets at the Merge 25 festival….