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Enter Now: #MELODYSIACLovesAURA iRage Photo Contest

Enter Now: #MELODYSIACLovesAURA iRage Photo Contest

In the spirit of kicking off the gargantuan 2013 music festival season, Melodysiac is pairing up with AURA Music & Arts Festival to offer one lucky reader and fan the chance to win a three-day pass to the fourth installation of the extravaganza, which will take place ...

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January 30th, 2013

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Sophia Bastian Leaves Fans Wanting in NYC

Sophia Bastian Leaves Fans Wanting in NYC

On Friday, January 18, I took my mother to see Sophia Bastian at Rockwood Music Hall in New York City’s Lower East Side with specific intentions; I knew she would dig Bastian’s soul-style singing. 

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January 23rd, 2013

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AURA 4: 7 Reasons We’re Going Back For More

AURA 4: 7 Reasons We’re Going Back For More

With less than a month to go, anticipation to get to back to the annual AURA Music & Arts Festival has finally kicked into high gear. With so many intriguing announcements recently, AURA 4 plans to attract both its loyal fam following, along with a hefty load of ...

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January 22nd, 2013

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NYE In NYC 2013: 6 Diverse Show Picks

NYE In NYC 2013: 6 Diverse Show Picks

It’s New Year’s Eve, yet again, and for New York locals and visitors, there’s much musical jubilee in store. For those of our readers who aren’t splurging on an eight-hour journey with Phish and the Disco Biscuits at Madison Square Garden, here’s a list of six of the best ...

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December 21st, 2012

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Year In Review 2012: 5 Funky Ninjas Named Kung Fu

Year In Review 2012: 5 Funky Ninjas Named Kung Fu

The art of Kung Fu is no longer solely associated with Chinese ass-kicking. It now also applies to onstage ass-kicking, in the form of a killer funk fusion outfit from Connecticut. The quintet has had quite a breakthrough 2012 as an anticipated act on bills for major music ...

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December 20th, 2012

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Alex Clare: The “Too Close” Artist Falls Short In Williamsburg

Alex Clare: The “Too Close” Artist Falls Short In Williamsburg

That freaking Internet Explorer song… It is half-dubstep, half-indie rock, and fully contagious. Google it and you will find that the man behind the beat is Alex Clare, a British singer-songwriter that played Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn on Wednesday, December 12. 

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December 20th, 2012

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Year In Review 2012: Melodysiac’s 10 Most Memorable Moments

Year In Review 2012: Melodysiac’s 10 Most Memorable Moments

As we prepare to bid 2012 adieu, Melodysiac celebrates the end of its first exciting year of content. And, in the past year, a team of four gifted writers took on a grassroots project, solely for the love of music. Together, we united to transfer our most noteworthy live ...

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December 20th, 2012

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Adventures In Moksha 2012

Adventures In Moksha 2012

Art Basel week serves as a meeting of the minds for some of today’s most creative thinkers. And, last week, the city of Miami was transformed into a metropolitan canvas, dowsed with all forms of expression. As the sun set Saturday, it appeared as if the city’s thirst to ...

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December 12th, 2012

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Of Monsters And Men Make Beautiful Noise At Terminal 5

Of Monsters And Men Make Beautiful Noise At Terminal 5

I had the pleasure of interviewing Of Monsters and Men in April of 2011. It was less than two years ago, but the band was just getting their footing in the United States. A video of them playing a live version of “Little Talks” was making some waves on YouTube. I played the ...

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November 27th, 2012

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Primus Delivers 3D Odyssey To Miami Diehards

Primus Delivers 3D Odyssey To Miami Diehards

As the lights illuminated the stage and the funk-metal superstars of Primus stepped into their element, the crowd released a thunderous roar in anticipation of the weirdness about to be unleashed. Initial notes signaled that 3D glasses should be fastened, and Primus’s ...

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November 14th, 2012

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