The Melancholics have built a solid reputation as a tight, groove oriented quintet, drawing on diverse influences, blending alternative rock with world beat, island folk, jam band and Brit-pop. The group has performed regularly in Las Vegas and on the West Coast, appeared on several industry compilations, garnered North American and International radio play including the Dr. Demento Radio Show, scored a soundtrack single for the skateboard movie, “Beyond the Neon”, appeared at several industry showcases, festivals, and battle of the bands. They were finalists in the Gig (Musician) Magazine Best Unsigned Band competition. Live performances have ranged from clubs and coffee houses to appearances at the Joint at the Hard Rock, House of Blues, the Palms Hotel, and the LA Fairplex. They have performed live with Bamboo and appeared on syndicated television shows Back Stage Live and N-Side Track. The band has an international presence on the internet. Their current catalog contains over one hundred songs in three languages.
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Phillip Chamberlain – Electronic guitar
Federico Galvan – Percussion
Jayme Jack – Guitar, Vocals
Dwight David – Bass, Vocals
Edward Malik – Drums
- 1994, Las Vegas, NV
- Cake, Death Cab for Cutie, Crowded House, Talking Heads, The Cure, China Crisis, R.E.M.
- Current status
- Recording their fifth full length album in their home studio and playing live.