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Pony/Ryan Mats Tribute First Ave


This year at The Replacements Tribute at First Ave in Minneapolis, MN Pony and Ryan (along with Terry Eason and Erik Mathison) ripped through the classic Mat’s album “Sorry, Ma Forgot To Take Out The Trash.”

See photos and read all about it at City Pages and/or Star Tribune

The Splendid Table Logo

The popular NPR show “Splendid Table” used The Melismatics’ song “Your Love Is A Poison” in

the recent episode discussing the book “Poison: A Social History.” Don’t believe us? LISTEN HERE. We’d never

lie to you.

Melismatics live in St Joe

Photo by Mark Wade


Melismatics live in

St Joseph, MO


Read about our recent show in St Joseph, MO on the blog Vocals On Top. The Melismatics love St Joe!





MANIA! cover (final)


Save the date

“MANIA!” drops worldwide on Pravda


Seasons Greetings to everyone. We hope you all cover letter for employment find time to enjoy the Holidays and get some well-deserved hibernation.

We’ll get you up to speed in the world of The Melismatics. As you may

know we recently signed to Pravda Records, and our new album “MANIA!” comes out January 10th (see huge text above). We’ve just learned that “MANIA!” will be available for pre-order on Itunes one week before it’s release AND for a limited time it will be sold for the low price of $7.99! Purchase your copy (and gift many copies!) right away to take advantage of this limited, special price. The Itunes version of “MANIA!” will include two bonus features– the “Your Love Is A Poison” music video and the DRA Remix of the new track “Divided Devotions.”

Remember, the best way to show your support for any band is to purchase their music. In a world of file sharing and illegal downloads, it helps us continue to do what we do. Your support is appreciated!

Kickstarter advance copies of “MANIA!” will go out the moment we receive them. Again, thanks to all of you who contributed. We couldn’t have done this without you!

Jane By Design

In other news, “Digging Deep” will be featured in the upcoming ABC

Family show, Jane By Design which begins airing in 2012. We’ll keep you posted as to the exact date the episode airs.

Pony Up!, after being introduced to the world on shows like “Gossip Girl,” “Bad Girls Club,” “Real World,” and “Kourtney and Kim Take New York” finally makes a live show debut New Years Eve at 400 Bar in Minneapolis, MN with Sick of Sarah. There is a very high likelihood this show will sell out, so get your tickets now!

Also on the horizon is the 10-year-anniversary-remastered-re-release (whew!) of “Postmodern Rock” with previously unreleased tracks and a re-imagined track order. More details coming soon…

We’ve got lots of touring ahead of us, more music videos to shoot, new songs to record, cheap essay uk and top-secret projects in the works. To top it off, look for our revamped website coming soon. We’ll see you on the other side amigos!


Bear with brief case

Artwork by Tanner Groehler

12/08/11 Madison, WI The Frequency

12/09/11 Indianapolis, IN Melody Inn

12/10/11 Newport, KY Southgate House

12/15/11 Chicago, IL Double Door

12/16/11 Marquette, MI Upfront and Company

12/17/11 Marquette, MI Upfront and Company

01/12/12 Lincoln, NE Zoo Bar

01/13/12 Colorado Springs, CO Triple Nickel Tavern

01/14/12 Denver, CO Hi-Dive

01/16/12 Salt Lake City, UT Piper Down Pub

01/17/12 San Fransisco, CA Boom Boom Room

01/18/12 San Diego, CA Soda Bar

01/19/12 Los Angeles, CA Silverlake Lounge

01/20/12 Flagstaff, AZ Hotel Monte Vista

01/21/12 Flagstaff, AZ Hotel Monte Vista

01/22/12 Albuquerque, NM Launchpad

01/23/12 Oklahoma City, OK The Conservatory

01/24/12 Kansas City, MO Record Bar

02/03/12 Dubuque, IA Rated R

02/04/12 Marquette, MI Upfront and Company

03/30/12 Wausau, WI Malarkey’s Pub

03/31/12 Green Bay, WI The Crunchy Frog


The Melismatics with snake on couch

photo by Joshua Olson

for Countdown Photography

Thanks for checking in with us once again. We hope to see you at

the next show when we raid your city. Lock up your mice in case we bring the snake.

Mark, Pony, Ryan, Ron



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