Tuesday, October 25 2011
Music Hall of Williamsburg presents a alternative/indie side of the CMJ music scene on 10/21.
Monday, October 24 2011
The Windish Agency showcase brought electro-pop wunderkinds Purity Ring, perhaps the finest new band CMJ 2011 has to offer, to the stage, along with a nicely eclectic roster of other acts.
Friday, October 21 2011
The High Road Touring Showcase at Bowery Ballroom let EMA's scuzzy grandeur shine, buoyed by a showstopping performance from soulful Alabama Shakes and an engaging set by Marques Toliver.
Thursday, October 20 2011
Showcase offers viewpoints prevalent in today’s music scene with varying success. Little Red, Cloud Nothings and Exitmusic at Pianos on 10/19.
The True Panther Sounds / PopGun showcase displayed a wide range of talents, from Tanlines's emotive synth-pop, to Teengirl Fantasy's epic house revival, to King Krule's street-smart guitar-pop.
Wednesday, October 19 2011
The tail end of the New Zealand Showcase.
An amazing evening of music from a group of female-fronted acts kicks CMJ off with enormous, life-affirming fanfare. Wild Flag, Eleanor Friedberger and Hospitality at the Bowery Ballroom on 10/18.
Tuesday, October 18 2011
Exploring CMJ 2011 as it kicks off today. The state of the world is much different, for better of worse, from the time of the first CMJ conference in 1980. So what can CMJ Music Marathon attendees expect? Using 2010 as a guide...
Tuesday, October 4 2011
Three decades of breaking new bands into the industry spotlight.