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Cults Experiences Growing Pains At Webster Hall

Cults Experiences Growing Pains At Webster Hall

New indie-rock group Cults have already gathered up a pretty loyal following – an impressive feat considering they have only released one album. And with their catchy beats, uniquely creepy lyrics, and ‘50s pop vibes, it’s easy to see why. Their debut self-titled LP featured

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January 24th, 2012

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Rocker Gone Crooner: Meet Leonard Friend

Rocker Gone Crooner: Meet Leonard Friend

The artist previously known as Alex Feder (of The XYZ Affair) has been reborn as R&B singer Leonard Friend. His transformation was accompanied by a literal cross-country journey, and his move to Los Angeles was filled with the tunes of Michael Jackson, Usher and Prince. ...

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January 18th, 2012

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Miami Honors MLK, Dead Prez-Style

Miami Honors MLK, Dead Prez-Style

In the name of liberation, Miami was bombarded with worthy events during Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend. And, Bardot had a dream, that one day, Dead Prez would invade its quarters for a massive fueled throwdown from the ‘90s rap duo. And, 2012 saw that day. On ...

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January 17th, 2012

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Brass Bash: Galactic Closes Out Jam Cruise In Fort Lauderdale

Brass Bash: Galactic Closes Out Jam Cruise In Fort Lauderdale

Following five days of Jam Cruise antics, the closeout party of the weekend came Saturday, January 14, 2012. After a delay from docking , Galactic and friends scrambled from the port to the Fort – Lauderdale that is. The night belonged to funk in the name of NoLa – from ...

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January 16th, 2012

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RJD2 Spins It To The Magic City

RJD2 Spins It To The Magic City

Raised in Ohio and based in the City of Brotherly Love, Ramble John Krohn has found his niche in the art of spinning vinyl. At 35, rjd2 has conquered an underground by fusing hip-hop with jazz for a bevy of fans who take their music old school – via turntables and throwback ...

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January 13th, 2012

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NYE 2012: The Disco Biscuits Melt The Midwest

NYE 2012: The Disco Biscuits Melt The Midwest

The Disco Biscuits’ 2012 NYE run kicked off in usual fashion on December 26, 2011 at New York City’s Best Buy Theater. However, the guys took the actual New Year’s Eve party (and lasers) – for the first time ever – outside of the Northeast. To ...

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January 10th, 2012

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Rock The Boat: Umphrey’s McGee Kicks Off Jam Cruise 10 In Fort Lauderdale

Rock The Boat: Umphrey’s McGee Kicks Off Jam Cruise 10 In Fort Lauderdale

The jam band phenomenon is a truly special thing. A lesser-known scene with a devoted following, a select handful of successful ensembles takes improvisational instrumentation to its very limit. So polished is the sextet of Umphrey’s McGee. The Midwest rock-jam fusion outfit

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January 10th, 2012

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HARD Holy Ship! Rages Land Before Disembarking

On Thursday, January 6, 2012, Fort Lauderdale reverberated with bass and electro blows. The first excursion of HARD Holy Ship! was preparing to set sail on a four-day at-sea electro rage the following afternoon. Before hopping onboard, attendees and DJs gathered at ...

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January 6th, 2012

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NYE: South Florida Jams Into 2012

NYE: South Florida Jams Into 2012

For some people, there’s no better way to ring in the New Year than with good company and tasty tunes. Because of this, many Melodysiacs scattered around the country last week to catch multiple-night runs of their favorite bands. So far, we’ve heard rave reviews about the ...

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January 3rd, 2012

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Year In Review 2011: 5 Of The Best Fest & Musical Moments

Year In Review 2011: 5 Of The Best Fest & Musical Moments

It’s no shocker that 2011 brought us yet another incredible amount of new and notable live performances. And, as proclaimed live musicjunkies and regular music fest hoppers, we felt a short, sweet rewind was necessary before ushering in 2012. So, without further adieu, one ...

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December 30th, 2011

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