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West Coast waves from Tim Foley and Kate Betuel
Listen to an eclectic mix featuring the Orwells, Sky Ferreira, Mac DeMarco and more
Here are the 15 albums we're looking forward to hearing this year
CMJ's complete list of the top 30 albums of 2012
Featuring the killer squirrels, adorable kids, kidnappers and porn stars who won our hearts this year
CMJ Music Marathon artists in black and white, courtesy of Rick Wenner
The breakout musicians of this year's CMJ Music Marathon
Panels, Silver Boardroom Meetings, College Day and more
Recapping the CMJ 2012 week's fashion choices with photos by Ryan Charchian and Matthieu Oliveira.
A roundup of some of our best-dressed CMJ attendees
The best in grindcore, sludge, avant-garde—and a band on a boat
"If you’re looking for a healthy dose of reality, it’s a good place to look."
"Philly doesn't mess around."
Absurdly named pubs and summer hangs
Old and new noise and the best burgers in Bangkok
Good hair, good tunes and a restaurant endorsement deal, hopefully
Foul friends, house parties and... Wawa
House music and crepes in the Motor City
Craft beers, gyros and converted warehouses
"It’s a great place to meet friends, or to drink alone and cry."
Congratulations to all involved!
Day Creeper, Kerouac and craft beer
Cajun music, gravy fries and Hart Fortenbery's party barge
From Norway's most washed-out fuzz-pop quintet
Plus tour dates
Share your CMJ stories with us, and we'll share right back
<cite>Shibboleth</cite> out now on Sad Cactus
<cite>Build A Boat To The Sun</cite> is out now
<cite>Ocean's Daughter</cite> officially arrives on August 21
<cite>My Survival</cite> arises Septmeber 15
<cite>Beach Music</cite> rolls in on October 9
<cite>Beverly Hells</cite> EP out August 28; tour to follow
Plus new tour dates
<cite>Imago</cite> floats off on August 21
On this night, PINS stood for Party In Northside
The venerated love-in kicked in yesterday
The music matched the grandeur
Out in the crowd and down with the acts on Randall's Island
The shadowy and sublime series of talks takes to the Brooklyn Navy Yard
Still smoking after all these years
Small town, big lineup
Fancy footwork and mashed beats
Almost summer, almost a great show
The Britpop spring continues
Big room, low budget punk for the people
Whatever you call it, it was hot
"What can you really do with a beard?"
"We're a real band now...kind of."
There are big things in store for Kodaline. So big that they can't announce them yet.
Living the Woody Allen dream
We catch up with the duo at DC's Black Cat
Talking electronic music, drumming and nerdy stage set-ups
"Please, sign my buttcheeks!"
Battling demons with a pedal steel
'Soft Will' is out now
Walking a fine avant-garde line
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Words from the wise
King Dude, Heliotropes, Yuck and other not yucky acts to see
Dismemberment Plan, HAERTS, Saint Vitus and more
The digital revolution and a dark maze to metal's soul
Speedy Ortiz, Traumahelikopter, Spaceships and more
On today's docket: urban alternative, music placement and much more
Courtney Barnett, U.S. Girls and some guys too!
The challenges of indie label life, plus, how many pairs of underwear to pack when you go on tour
Fests, videos and doing it in the bedroom. Ooh baby!
The Bongos, Sondre Lerche, Kelela, and some other punks