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- NOW KPOPPING: State of Affairs with Girls' Generation, EXO, Super Junior, & 2NE1
- HEAR THIS: Lindsey Stirling Bows with Stellar DubStep Violin & "Shatter Me"on Oct 18, 2014 in lindsey stirlingAll in favor of generic DubStep breakdowns taking several seats for a good long while (or at least, slinking back to the sweaty EDM-fueled clubs it came to us from), say 'Aye'?Now -- all in favor of creativity returning to the format, reinvention, an...
- HEAR THIS: Charli XCX is a "London Queen"on Oct 17, 2014 in charli xcxYes, you are definitely a "London Queen", Charli. That's a statement you can take to the bank, especially since it's coming from your resident New York Queen.While I (and the world) originally pegged her for her dark pop pastiche, Charli XCX is...
- CMJ 2014: Mel's Most Anticipated Artists with Kate Boy, Alexz Johnson, & More!
- CMJ 2014: 7 Tips to Survive CMJon Oct 13, 2014 in cmjIt's October, people -- which means three things: 1) ComicCon (which was EPIC, by the way). 2) Halloween. 3) the epic CMJ Festival.Yup, it's almost time for CMJ craziness! After last year's insanity in which I somehow packed in 13 bands in four days,...
- HEAR THIS: 'X Factor UK' Offers a Super Junior-like Boy Band
- HEAR THIS: Elliphant & Mø Duet on "One More"
- FRESH OUT THE BOX: Tove Lo, Prince, P!NK, Eden XO, One Direction, Lorde
- PERSONAL: Let's Make Strides Against Breast Canceron Oct 4, 2014 in personalMamaMelismatic & Baby MelEvery once and a while, it's important to me to "break the fourth wall" so to speak and talk to you all personally.Through the writing of this blog over the course of almost six years(!), I've gotten to know so many of yo...
- LIVE FROM NEW YORK: Lily Allen is 'Sheezus' at Terminal 5
- PLAYING CATCHUP: Pentatonix, Nick Jonas, Tove Lo and more...
- TAKE NOTICE: Paloma Faith's 'A Perfect Contradiction'on Sep 23, 2014 in paloma faithTonight, I will be headed back to Terminal 5 (if you recall, I recently saw HAIM perform there) to see one of the UK's most promising soloists, Lily Allen. But there's some fab news to share about another particular songstress...Her third album...
- BACK IN THE DAY: Janet Jackson Preaches for a 'Rhythm Nation'
- NOW KPOPPING: Super Junior looks for "MAMACITA" (Ay Ya Ya Ya Ya!)
- INTERVIEW/HEAR THIS: Molly Roth Says "Pin Me Up"
- NOW KPOPPING: f(x), Super Junior, SHINee's Taemin, EXOpocalypse & More
- BACK IN THE DAY: #THROWBACKTHURSDAY with Madonna, Alicia & Lisa...
- HEAR THIS/MIXTAPE: Femme Faves with Iggy, Jessie J, Kimbra, Hilary, Neon Hitch & More...
- PLAYING CATCHUP: Summer 2014 Faves
- FRESH OUT THE BOX: Playing Ketchup with LP, Colbie Caillat, Panama Wedding, Tove Stryke, Adore Delano & More