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Ballad Of Brownie: A Bassist’s Evolution

Ballad Of Brownie: A Bassist’s Evolution

“I still remember that feeling of disbelief I had when the Disco Biscuits played the Wetlands in New York. It’s funny, because to this day, when I think about what I actually get to do for a living, that feeling of disbelief is still strong,” recalls bassist Marc Brownstein.

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April 29th, 2013

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Umphrey’s McGee Rocks Out Strong In St. Pete

Umphrey’s McGee Rocks Out Strong In St. Pete

This spring, Umphrey’s McGee embarked on a “15 Years of Face Melting” tour, which included three consecutive dates in Florida. The finale of the three-night run found it’s way to the newly remodeled Jannus Live in St. Petersburg. Surprisingly, it was band’s first time raging

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April 18th, 2013

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Sound Tracking: The Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ “Mosquito”

Sound Tracking: The Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ “Mosquito”

“I miss Karen O,” I often remarked to anyone and everyone who would listen over the last four years. I missed her wail, her sex appeal, her rawness. But what I missed most of all was the wave she rode in on, the 2001 revival of New York rock.

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April 5th, 2013

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WMC 2013: Fools By The Pool

WMC 2013: Fools By The Pool

Red Bull took over the Dream South Beach throughout WMC, creating a pop-up-style getaway called the Red Bull Guest House, a first for the major energy drink brand. The property, boasting 108 rooms and posh amenities, and located right behind the former Versace mansion, is ...

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March 29th, 2013

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WMC 2013: Holden’ It Down At Cafeina

WMC 2013: Holden’ It Down At Cafeina

The Wynwood Arts District is a special place. It is situated just northwest of Downtown Miami. This up-and-coming neighborhood is a magnet for art galleries, artists, hipsters, free thinkers and creative types. In the heart of Wynwood, every open wall is covered in graffiti ...

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March 28th, 2013

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WMC 2013: Score Two Tickets To The Windish Agency Party At Grand Central

WMC 2013: Score Two Tickets To The Windish Agency Party At Grand Central

WMC is already underway, and Melodysiac is wondering what you’re trolling the Internet, rather than raging it up in the Magic City. If it’s because you blew your wad of savings on ULTRA last weekend, don’t fret. We’re here to give the gift of FREE music to get you back on track.

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March 20th, 2013

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WMC 2013: OVUM & Friends, An Underground Treat

WMC 2013: OVUM & Friends, An Underground Treat

Everyone was stoked to see that OVUM Recordings was hosing its WMC showcase this year at Treehouse on Miami Beach, because the venue was a perfect fit for Josh Wink and his label. Both entities exuded the vibe, feel and idea of the ‘underground’ on Saturday, March 16. ...

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March 20th, 2013

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WMC 2013: Big Gigantic Brings Saxy Beats To Grand Central

WMC 2013: Big Gigantic Brings Saxy Beats To Grand Central

On Friday, March 15, Winter Music Conference festivities were already in full-swing.  And Grand Central decided to showcase some excellent livetronica and bass music to kick things off, which is just what we got with Big Gigantic, Griz and Herobust – two out of the three ...

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March 19th, 2013

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A DJ’s Guide To WMC 2013: Scotty Solomon’s Top 20

A DJ’s Guide To WMC 2013: Scotty Solomon’s Top 20

This time of year gets hectic and exciting with the buzz surrounding Winter Music Conference, Miami Music Week and ULTRA Music Festival. Whatever you want to call it, it’s the middle two weeks of March when the entire electronic music industry descends upon the Magic City. ...

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March 14th, 2013

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WMC 2013: Win Two Tickets To Big Gigantic At Grand Central

WMC 2013: Win Two Tickets To Big Gigantic At Grand Central

Livetronica fans, this one’s for you. Following the first night of ULTRA on March 15, there’s no place we’d rather be than dancing around to electro-infused dance beats with mega sax solos. Don’t miss out on Big Gigantic’s only show slated during WMC and Miami Music Week in ...

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March 13th, 2013

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