Best Music Photography of 2014

Photos of the Icelandic band GusGus performing live during Sónar Reykjavík music festival at Harpa concert hall in Reykjavík, Iceland. February 13, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

‘Tis the season for best of year-end lists! I shot a bunch of great festivals, did a couple portrait series and was lucky enough to cross a few bands of my bucket list too. Here’s a handful of some of my favorite concert and portrait images of 2014!

Photos of Massive Attack performing live at Secret Solstice Music Festival 2014 in Reykjavík, Iceland. June 21, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of Bonobo performing live during Sónar Reykjavík music festival at Harpa concert hall in Reykjavík, Iceland. February 14, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of the band When Saints Go Machine performing live during Sónar Reykjavík music festival at Harpa concert hall in Reykjavík, Iceland. February 14, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of musician Patti Smith performing live for 'Stopp - Let's Protect the Park' nature benefit concert at Harpa concert hall in Reykjavík, Iceland. March 18, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of musician Lykke Li performing live for 'Stopp - Let's Protect the Park' nature benefit concert at Harpa concert hall in Reykjavík, Iceland. March 18, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Portraits of the Icelandic band Árstídir taken on-location at Toppstödin power station in Reykjavík, Iceland. March 26, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of the Icelandic band Mono Town performing live at Gamla Bíó in Reykjavík, Iceland. April 3, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of the Icelandic metal band Skálmöld performing  'Baldur' live at Borgarleikhúsid on April 23, 2014 in Reykjavík, Iceland. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of Neil Young & Crazy Horse performing live at Laugardalshöll for ATP Iceland in Reykjavík, Iceland. July 7, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Portraits of Kurt Vile taken backstage at Atlantic Studios in Ásbrú for ATP Iceland 2014 in Keflavík, Iceland. July 10, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Portraits of Mr. Silla taken backstage at Atlantic Studios in Ásbrú for ATP Iceland 2014 in Keflavík, Iceland. July 12, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Portraits of I Break Horses taken backstage at Atlantic Studios in Ásbrú for ATP Iceland 2014 in Keflavík, Iceland. July 12, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of Portishead performing live at Atlantic Studios in Ásbrú for ATP Iceland 2014 in Keflavík, Iceland. July 11, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of Devendra Banhart performing live at Atlantic Studios in Ásbrú for ATP Iceland 2014 in Keflavík, Iceland. July 12, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of Shellac performing live at Atlantic Studios in Ásbrú for ATP Iceland 2014 in Keflavík, Iceland. July 10, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of Interpol performing live at Atlantic Studios in Ásbrú for ATP Iceland 2014 in Keflavík, Iceland. July 12, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of Vío performing live at Harpa Concert Hall during Iceland Airwaves Music Festival 2014 in Reykjavik, Iceland. November 6, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of Megas and Grísalappalísa performing live at Gamla Bíó during Iceland Airwaves Music Festival 2014 in Reykjavik, Iceland. November 6, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of Árstí?ir performing live at Harpa during Iceland Airwaves Music Festival 2014 in Reykjavik, Iceland. November 6, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of Mugison performing live at Harpa Concert Hall during Iceland Airwaves Music Festival 2014 in Reykjavik, Iceland. November 7, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of Anna Calvi performing live at Harpa Concert Hall during Iceland Airwaves Music Festival 2014 in Reykjavik, Iceland. November 7, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of Ibibio Sound Machine performing live at Reykjavik Art Museum during Iceland Airwaves Music Festival 2014 in Reykjavik, Iceland. November 7, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of FM Belfast performing live at Harpa Concert Hall during Iceland Airwaves Music Festival 2014 in Reykjavik, Iceland. November 7, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Portraits of Döpur taken during Iceland Airwaves Music Festival 2014 in Reykjavik, Iceland. November 7, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Portraits of Just Another Snake Cult taken during Iceland Airwaves Music Festival 2014 in Reykjavik, Iceland. November 7, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of the Icelandic rock band Kaleo performing live at Gamla Bíó in Reykjavik, Iceland. November 29, 2014. Copyright © 2014. Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

Photos of Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators performing live on the World On Fire Tour 2014 at Laugardalshöll in Reykjavik, Iceland. December 6, 2014. Copyright © 2014. Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved (Matthew Eisman/Photo by Matthew Eisman)

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