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Melissa Polinar

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Melissa Polinar Opens Up About Her life and Career, Loss of Her Father, and Staying True To Your Art


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1hr 44mins

22 Jul 2021

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EP. 91 - Nadine Lustre, Nieman, MPG - Melissa Polinar, Passion, Gabe Bondoc and more! | Heavy Rotation - Filipino Hip Hop and R&B

Heavy Rotation - Filipino Hip Hop and R&B

Heavy Rotation is coming at you with a brand new episode, and we have a lot of new slaps to hook you up with. Coming up on the show you’ll hear new music from Nadine Lustre from Manila, Philippines, future R&B / Pop vibes by our bro Nieman from Los Angeles, and the soulful sounds by MPG - Melissa Polinar, Passion, and Gabe Bondoc. Plus, we’ll take you to Sydney, Australia for your Heavy Rotation World Premiere by H3rizon.

1hr 1min

13 Nov 2020

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19: Melissa Polinar | Meant to Be

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EPISODE 19 - Surround yourself with good people. It’s been a reoccurring theme on the podcast lately and for good reason. It comes up again this week, but we also discuss something else—courage. Melissa Polinar knew music was always where she wanted to be, but that doesn’t mean it came easy—she is as brave as she is talented. We talk about how Tumblr led her to work with David Ryan Harris, doing what it takes to figure out the ins and outs of the music business, and how growing up in Texas helped shape her into the incredible singer / songwriter and independent artist she is today. Also I get called out for being socially MIA and we finally address the "Red Car Incident". Enjoy the show! ————————— Support Our Podcast: https://anchor.fm/mediumlargepodcast/support ————————— Follow & Subscribe: ————————— Our Podcast on Spotify: spoti.fi/2Wh4lnk WYD, RN Playlist on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/39zPJ5m Melissa Polinar: @mpolinar Mike Maravilla: @unscenemedia | @_futureclassic Chris Mariano: @marz26--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

1hr 17mins

14 Jul 2020

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01 // Melissa Polinar


Melissa Polinar (@mpolinar) is one of the original Asian American voices that arose out of new media and technology. An established singer/songwriter who “channels the soulfulness of Tracy Chapman and the folkie punch of Stevie Nicks,” Melissa has toured with the likes of David Ryan Harris and Indie Arie, and most recently released "Like I Do" in collaboration with producer Jesse Barrera. We're thrilled to have her as our first feature interviewee. Tune in to hear Melissa sound offf, keeping it real on:  evolving as an artist, the relationship between her calling and being Asian American, and what it meant to be in L.A. days after Kobe's passing on Grammy weekend. Read highlights and see photos from Melissa's interview here. Get "Like I Do": https://song.link/us/i/1493063408 Find Melissa Polinar at:  https://www.melissapolinar.com/ https://www.instagram.com/mpolinar https://twitter.com/mpolinar https://www.facebook.com/melissapolinar Follow us @theSoundOfff and discover more AsAm music at: http://thesoundofff.com Follow our Spotify Playlist to hear "Like I Do" and other original work created by AsAm's in music ✌ https://spoti.fi/2vw9LQx Enjoy this interview? Please leave a review here -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/soundofff/message


8 Mar 2020

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Melissa Polinar | Creativity as the Key to Stardom

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What do you do when one of the BIGGEST names in music asks you to open the show? How do you keep the creative streak going strong when the tank feels empty? On this episode, we're talking to singer - songwriter, Melissa Polinar, about what it's like to be living her dream on stage in front of so many adoring fans. We discuss the gravity of imposter syndrome, finding your gift and expressing your art in a way that feels uniquely you. This show transcends industry and sheds a light on the discipline and determination it takes to be successful. Listen to her perform one of her most popular songs, Honest, at the end of the show. === If you're curious about how to build a major brand or business that feels like a reflection of who you are, you'll want to listen to our After Hours Segment with Melissa Polinar. She opens up about what it REALLY takes to build an honest brand, get out of a creative rut, create meaningful connections with influencers in your industry and grow your social media following. You can find the links to the After Hours segment, the Free Episode Integration PDF, along with Melissa's contact details here: unbecomingpodcast.com/89


30 Jul 2019

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TRAKTIVIST - Asian American Music + Radio

We interview singer & songwriter MELISSA POLINAR, known for her musical blend of genres ranging from soul to blues and folk. Considered one of the pioneers of YouTube, she has always stood out because of her original music, which had garnered over 9 million views on YouTube & Millions of plays on spotify! We dive into her fascinating journey as an artist, exploring all the highs and lows. Melissa also discusses her recent tour experiences and the strengthening of friendship with tour mates @jeremypassion & @Gabebondoc. Lastly, we learn about the meaning and making of the incredible song“Honest”, in which #MelissaPolinar blesses us with an exclusive, live in-studio, 360 degree performance!Also, on this week’s show, we feature new music from #FarEastMovement#Junoflo + #BOA #JoshPan #Uzuhan + #KatoOnTheTrack #BrianPuspos #JoyceWrice + music from #GabeBondoc #Raveena ( #plusNONE ) #JeremyPassion + #MoosetheCoolest! Plus we feature @TravisAtreo’s new single #Language”. We feature our“SUBMISSION of the WEEK -“Palo Santo” by @ruareyou , an experimental multi-genre music artist/producer based in Los Angeles.

13 Dec 2018

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#20 Giving Thanks Courageously w/ Melissa Polinar

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On this episode, Minji sits down with her friend, singer-songwriter & YouTube veteran, Melissa Polinar to bring some much needed positivity into the universe. They talk about what they're thankful for in 2017, a year that's been pretty awful to get through to say the least. Together they discuss the silver linings to all the drama & trauma of the current state of affairs - like appreciating what's truly important to them as individuals, their communities, & society at large & leaving the rest of the bs on the 2017 sidewalk as we head into a new year. #BYEFELICIA They also dive into defining courage vs. fearlessness, saying NO to toxic people/places/things, & how political awareness has been ignited for the better. This week's guest: Melissa Polinar (@mpolinar) Follow Minji on: Twitter (@minjeeeezy) Instagram (@minjeezy) Our theme song is "Yellow Ranger" by Awkwafina Follow the show on Instagram and Twitter and support our Patreon This podcast is part of Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective Produced by @marvinyueh


21 Dec 2017

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Episode 111 - Kollab's First SXSW w/ Melissa Polinar


Shorter episode this week! This episode of the KollabCast was recorded live in Austin, Texas! In the midst of a busy SXSW experience, Marvin and Minji find some time to record a quick podcast with Melissa Polinar! One of our favorite musician friends and one of the showcasing artists at Kollaboration's Asian American music showcase at SXSW 2017. We recap the past week's festivities including our SXSW showcase, SXSW panel, and more! This week’s intro & outro music is provided by Run River North As always, send us your listener questions at podcast@kollaboration.org Learn more about the KollabCast and listen to past episodes here Subscribe to us on iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher, or via our RSS feed (http://kollaboration.libsyn.com/rss) Follow our guest at: Melissa Polinar @mpolinar melissapolinar.com Follow our hosts at: @minjeeeezy @marvinyueh The KollabCast is a podcast about pop culture and the creative life from an Asian American perspective A proud member of the Potluck Podcast Collective


18 Mar 2017

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LW 17: Melissa Polinar (Singer/Songwriter)

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Melissa Polinar is the epitome of a true singer/songwriter, having collaborated with some of the music industry’s most prominent talents. From finding her roots in Nashville to building a following on YouTube. Tune in as Matt and Melissa chat in Dallas, Texas. Swapping stories over a brunch, and giving a whole new meaning to Southern hospitality.

25 Oct 2014