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Paradigm: San Cisco, Savages, Emma Louise @ Mercury Lounge

Paradigm: San Cisco, Savages, Emma Louise @ Mercury Lounge

October 22, 2012, By

Mercury Lounge was humming with activity Friday night with music fans waiting to see a lineup of bands ranging from the bubbly indie-pop hooks of …

Photos: The Presets @ Terminal 5 – October 19, 2012

Photos: The Presets @ Terminal 5 – October 19, 2012

October 22, 2012

Australian duo the Presets brought their electronic dance sounds to Terminal 5 on Friday night as part of CMJ 2012. Julian Hamilton stood at the helm on …

Photos: M For Montreal: Blue Hawaii, Doldrums @ Arlene’s

Photos: M For Montreal: Blue Hawaii, Doldrums @ Arlene’s

October 22, 2012

Thanks in no small part to M Is For Montreal, CMJ’s Friday night was packed with a stellar line-up of rising Canadian artists: Ariane …

Panel Report: Creating Music For Video Games

Panel Report: Creating Music For Video Games

October 22, 2012, By

What does it take to break into this growing industry?

2012 MCLE/CPE Wrap-Up

2012 MCLE/CPE Wrap-Up

October 22, 2012

Friday’s recap of panels on music streaming, copyright law, ethics, 1099s and more

Photos: NME/Great Escape: The Luyas, Citizens! @ Cake Shop

Photos: NME/Great Escape: The Luyas, Citizens! @ Cake Shop

October 22, 2012

NME and the Great Escape teamed up to present a joint CMJ showcase at Cake Shop on the Lower East Side on Friday night. Among …

Black Moth Super Rainbow – Cobra Juicy

Black Moth Super Rainbow – Cobra Juicy

October 22, 2012, By

Maintaining anonymity and remaining an enigma aren’t necessarily the same thing. When Black Moth Super Rainbow first arrived it was cloaked in vague, nebulous …

Photos: Mass Appeal: Angel Haze, Boldy James, Roc Marciano

Photos: Mass Appeal: Angel Haze, Boldy James, Roc Marciano

October 20, 2012

Mass Appeal took over Gramercy Theater last night with sets from Angel Haze, Boldy James, Mr. Muthafuckin’ Exquire, Roc Marciano, Asher Roth, the Alchemist and …

Photos: JJAMZ, Robert DeLong @ Studio At Webster Hall

Photos: JJAMZ, Robert DeLong @ Studio At Webster Hall2

October 20, 2012

While Webster Hall was playing host to Kimbra and her elaborate costume changes, the smaller, more intimate venue The Studio At Webster Hall featured an …

Windish: Chad Valley, Free Energy, Icona Pop @ Brooklyn Bowl

Windish: Chad Valley, Free Energy, Icona Pop @ Brooklyn Bowl

October 20, 2012, By

Who says you can’t dance and bowl at the same time?

KEXP: Wild Nothing, Antlers, Kishi Bashi @ CMJ Union

KEXP: Wild Nothing, Antlers, Kishi Bashi @ CMJ Union

October 20, 2012, By

Photos: Cantora: Zulu Pearls, Slam Donahue @ Bowery Electric

Photos: Cantora: Zulu Pearls, Slam Donahue @ Bowery Electric

October 20, 2012

Cantora Records hosted a showcase at Bowery Electric last night, featuring Zulu Pearls, Slam Donahue, Cruiser, Such Hounds and Busy Living. Photographer Saidy Lopez was …

Photos: Panache: Twerps, Turbo Fruits @ Public Assembly

Photos: Panache: Twerps, Turbo Fruits @ Public Assembly

October 20, 2012

Levek, Mac DeMarco, Dent May, Greg Cartwright of Reigning Sound and more

The Deli: Ava Luna, Murals, Foxygen @ Pianos – October 19

The Deli: Ava Luna, Murals, Foxygen @ Pianos – October 19

October 20, 2012, By

The Deli brought some interesting and diverse sounds from around the country and Canada to Pianos for its CMJ showcase.   Ava Luna‘s six …

Kimbra, The Stepkids @ Webster Hall – October 19

Kimbra, The Stepkids @ Webster Hall – October 19

October 20, 2012, By

Never has a tambourine been played so aggressively as when in the hands of Kimbra. At the first of two sold-out Webster Hall shows, the …

Panel Report: Seasoned Experience In A New Music Industry

Panel Report: Seasoned Experience In A New Music Industry

October 20, 2012, By

Moderator: Robert Singerman Panelists: Richard Gottehrer – The Orchard Michael Goldstone – Mom + Pop The Big Question: How do you create changes in the new music industry? …