Not quite friends, not quite strangers
A simple sample of hip hop acts playing CMJ 2015
Eric Davidson, Managing Editor
Lisa Hresko, Editor-In-Chief
"CMJ is a bellwether festival for NYC, and it's great to be involved this year. "
From chastity to everyday crimes
Industry tastemakers and artists tell us their faves of 2014
Mac, Mods and Killer Mike
A 4+ hour playlist for your nostalgic pleasure
The breakout acts this year
The last day of CMJ Music Marathon
An analog photography portrait series
Cajun music, gravy fries and Hart Fortenbery's party barge
Big venues, small clubs and classic vibes
Pagiins, monsters and other beatniks
Small venues and cheap beer in Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill/Carrboro
Psychedelic sounds and cinemas
Sharks, nylon and falafel in London's shape-shifting armpit
Experimental electronics, galleries and museum ponds
Real hot flute and oddball local bars
From golden voices of Rochester to Twin Cities hip-hop
Creative minds and forgetting time in cafés
Catch "RECESS: with SPINELLI" in Zurich, Switzerland at the 2014 International Radio Festival
A minimal mammal meets a rockin' Canadian
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Tour begins tonight in Brooklyn
Plus tour dates
We've got Tobias Jesso Jr., Kamasi Washington, Panda Bear, BØRNS, Perfect Pussy, Titus Andronicus, Ex Hex, Glass Animals, Smallpools, Neon Indian, Car Seat Headrest, Frankie Cosmos and many more!
<cite>A Long Long Way From The Fringe</cite> arrives September 11
Go Ninja, go Ninja, go!
Get your press credentials and meet us on the West Side
From Norway's most washed-out fuzz-pop quintet
Share your CMJ stories with us, and we'll share right back
<cite>Shibboleth</cite> out now on Sad Cactus
Maybe they were filming the new Mary Poppins?
Twenty years of the Get Up Kids!
Not just nostalgia
A beautiful disaster
"Side project" no more
San Francisco's indie show of the summer
"MSG is for hockey and Billy Joel. You guys belong in the theater."
...and David Byrne too
Bourbon, tears, rain or shine
Bad leg, Bad Brains, good show
"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