CMJ Music Marathon 2015: October 13–17

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Elkington And Salsburg Go Acoustic

Elkington And Salsburg Go Acoustic

September 1, 2011, By

Guitarists James Elkington and Nathan Salsburg have sonically united the U.S. and the U.K. with the release of their collaborative album, Avos, a …

CSS – La Liberacion

CSS – La Liberacion

September 1, 2011, By

The Brazilian dance-heavy new-wavers of CSS have still got it. And by it, I mean an unapologetic and mischievous brand of raw dance-pop-fueled vigor. However, …

Summer Camp Debut Proves The ’80s Still Live

Summer Camp Debut Proves The ’80s Still Live

August 31, 2011, By

  The Music, TV and movies from the ’80s are like this invisible tapestry of culture in our minds. It all blends seamlessly, something that …

WTF: Jack White, Insane Clown Posse And… Mozart?

WTF: Jack White, Insane Clown Posse And… Mozart?

August 31, 2011, By

As the history of the world approaches its final chapter come December, 2012 mankind scrambles to check off the final items on its collective bucket list: …

Jesus Lizard Sayeth: Let There Be Vinyl

Jesus Lizard Sayeth: Let There Be Vinyl

August 31, 2011, By

Chunklet is releasing a double LP vinyl edition of the soundtrack to CLUB, the documentary of the Jesus Lizard’s 2009 reunion tour. Resurrected after ten …

Jacuzzi Boys – Glazin’

Jacuzzi Boys – Glazin’

August 31, 2011, By

If you don’t know much about Miami, take Jacuzzi Boys’ word for it. The title of the band’s sophomore album, Glazin’ (an album …

Caithlin De Marrais To Release Sophomore Album

Caithlin De Marrais To Release Sophomore Album

August 31, 2011, By

  Former lead singer of Rainer Maria, Caithlin De Marrais, is set to release her sophomore album Red Coats via End Up on November 8. The …

Putumayo World Music (Finally) Goes Digital

Putumayo World Music (Finally) Goes Digital

August 30, 2011, By

Many of you thought this day would never come, but here we are folks in the midst of a musical miracle. The true definition of …

Photos: Male Bonding @ Mercury Lounge: August 29, 2011

Photos: Male Bonding @ Mercury Lounge: August 29, 2011

August 30, 2011

Thee Oh Sees Announces New LP, ‘Carrion Crawler/The Dream’

Thee Oh Sees Announces New LP, ‘Carrion Crawler/The Dream’

August 30, 2011, By

Thee Oh Sees has just revealed its new album Carrion Crawler/The Dream will drop November 15 via In The Red and it’ll likely land …

Beast Make Bomb (Brooklyn, NY)

On The Verge: Beast Make Bomb (Brooklyn, NY)

August 30, 2011, By

The band’s cuteness runs counter to its punk rock heritage

Beirut – The Rip Tide

Beirut – The Rip Tide

August 30, 2011, By

Zach Condon’s life sounds like an indie film, and so does his music: artsy high school dropout from New Mexico abandons his stifling southwestern …

Peter Bjorn And John @ Schubas, Chicago, IL: August 28, 2011

Peter Bjorn And John @ Schubas, Chicago, IL: August 28, 2011

August 30, 2011, By

This week marked the start of the Peter Bjorn And John‘s All You Can Eat Tour, where the band will be making its way …

!!! @ Bottom Lounge, Chicago, IL: August 26, 2011

!!! @ Bottom Lounge, Chicago, IL: August 26, 2011

August 29, 2011, By

After opener Clique Talk finished its set, a bald man in the front row shouted loudly, “I am going to sweat on you! I am …

Oberhofer Signs With Glassnote; Debuts New Single

Oberhofer Signs With Glassnote; Debuts New Single

August 29, 2011, By

  Indie rocker (or bedroom-pop crooner, or one man band—which ever you prefer) Oberhofer has signed with Glassnote. The label, renowned for its …

CMJ 2011 Artist Gotye Lands No. 1 On Australian ARIA Charts

CMJ 2011 Artist Gotye Lands No. 1 On Australian ARIA Charts

August 29, 2011, By

Goyte, the Belgium-born, Australian-raised multifaceted artist is having the best week ever (no exaggeration). The artist also known as Wally De Backer pushed Adele aside …