Here are the albums we're looking forward to hearing before this year is over
Started from the bottom now we're half-way here
CMJ's list of the year's best albums so far
Listen to a playlist of some of CMJ's favorite tracks at the half-year point
Matt McDonald, CMJ's showcase booker, spills the juicy secrets
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
First event planned for Portland on November 7, 2015 at Holocene
"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
Out October 6 on Ever/Never
CMJ's inaugural Technology Day features the newest breakthroughs within music and technology, including Microsoft, IBM Watson and more
Self-released on October 9
The first listen of Monogold's forthcoming full-length, out September 25
Applications now open!
...and entrée into a private Honduras show!
<cite>Shadow Girl</cite> is out now
Download the CMJ app for the full schedule!
Self-titled debut LP out now
Speakers in technology, music business, college radio and many more!
The album arrives September 22
Big room, low budget punk for the people
Whatever you call it, it was hot
Britpop is back!
Actually, they're fairly thin.
No surprise, it was a great show
A power pop loss is Atlanta's uber-trash gain
Courtney Barnett, Waxahatchee and... Joey Fatone?!
Heartbreaking, devastating, towering
"It’s not about you, I just want to play."
Better late than never
"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
Buy one badge, get one free before December 31
Do we have any questions?
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