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Portugal. The Man @ Avalon, CA: October 1, 2011

Portugal. The Man @ Avalon, CA: October 1, 2011

October 3, 2011, By

The lights went dark as fog machines blew smoke onto the stage in full force. Giant quintropods made of stringed orbs lit the stage with …

Former WBIM DJ Threatens to Shoot If Request Not Played

Former WBIM DJ Threatens to Shoot If Request Not Played

October 3, 2011, By

Threatening to “shoot up the place” if his song request was not played by the Bridgewater State University radio station WBIM 91.5 on Monday night, an …

HULL Kicks Off North American Tour With CMJ Show

HULL Kicks Off North American Tour With CMJ Show

October 3, 2011, By

Metal fans, rejoice! HULL, the ambitious Brooklyn prog-metal five-piece, has announced a suite of North American tour dates with stoner-rock outfit the Fucking Wrath. The …

Photos: Primus @ Roseland: September 30, 2011

Photos: Primus @ Roseland: September 30, 2011

October 3, 2011

10 x CMJ 2011 Metal Face-Melters

10 x CMJ 2011 Metal Face-Melters

October 3, 2011, By

If you like your music heavy as a sumo wrestler in a vat of lead, you’re in luck

Zola Jesus – Conatus

Zola Jesus – Conatus

October 3, 2011, By

Conatus is another example of Nika Roza Danilova aka Zola Jesus doing what she does best. She’s able to weave dark, seemingly tangible labyrinth-like …

Kevin Devine, Braids, J Mascis, Shonen Knife

Kevin Devine, Braids, J Mascis, Shonen Knife

October 3, 2011

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CMJ New Music Report 1219

CMJ New Music Report 1219

October 1, 2011

Astronautalis Takes Off

Hold Steady, Roots, DJ Vice @ Intrepid: September 29, 2011

Hold Steady, Roots, DJ Vice @ Intrepid: September 29, 2011

September 30, 2011, By

What a crazy night! CMJ showed up and there was easily 1,000 people lined up to see DJ Vice, the Hold Steady and the Roots rock …

CMJ 2011 Artist Tamborines (London, U.K.)

Sonicbids Spotlight: CMJ 2011 Artist Tamborines (London, U.K.)

September 30, 2011, By

Blurry pop music from London

Foster The People, Cults, Reptar @ Terminal 5: September 27

Foster The People, Cults, Reptar @ Terminal 5: September 27

September 30, 2011

CMJ Guide To Cheap Marathon Eats

CMJ Guide To Cheap Marathon Eats

September 30, 2011, By

20 cheap NYC restaurants around CMJ HQ

September 30, 2011

Industry Wrap: September 30, 2011

September 30, 2011, By

Elton John king of Vegas, MJ doctor app disturbingly popular and more

Youth Lagoon – The Year Of Hibernation

Youth Lagoon – The Year Of Hibernation

September 30, 2011, By

Trevor Powers of Youth Lagoon is 22. Many reviews have led with this fact since it’s really amazing when someone so young can exhibit such …

T. Mills, Joker, Flatliners, Young Buffalo

T. Mills, Joker, Flatliners, Young Buffalo

September 30, 2011

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CMJ 2011 Artist Little Red (Melbourne, Australia)

On The Verge: CMJ 2011 Artist Little Red (Melbourne, Australia)

September 29, 2011, By

The (indie) boy band is very much alive