Lovelife @CMJ 2012, photo by Chris Becker

We’ve just dropped the needle on round two of the artist line-up for this year’s Music Marathon, adding to the already rock solid 2013 roster. Between the fight for internet radio royalties and the decline of the download in favor of streaming services, it’s been another tumultuous year for music. Bands have had to forge new paths to their audience, brave digital landscapes where only cat GIFs get a free pass, and discover unique ways to succeed. All of these artists have so far prevailed:


Father John Misty
The Head & the Heart
Hockey
Nachtmystium
Real Estate
Talib Kweli
Alberta Cross
Tanlines (DJ Set)
Yuck
Duologue
Stalley
Riff Raff
Here We Go Magic

Additional newly announced artists include:

Real Magic * Hockey * Fat Tony * Landshapes * StaG * Ghost Pal * Jean Jackets * Swaai Boys * Harmonica Lewinskies * No Shoes * Gingerlys * AJR * Them Swoops * Gentleman Hall * Echosmith * Hawk and Dove * Folding Legs * The Wives * The Von Shakes * The Dirty Names * Wyldlife * Scott & Charlene’s Wedding * Bardo Pond * Variety Lights * Mark Mulcahy *Fawn Spots * SKI LODGE * Braid * The Jazz June * Enemies *Have Mercy * Caravels * The Meaning of Life * Big Quiet * Eula * Duke Evers * The Brooklyn What * The Planes * My Teenage Stride * Slothrust * Unicycle Loves You * The Darcys *Dinosaur Bones * Howth * Christopher Paul Stelling * SWF * Sharkmuffin * Hippy * Crazy Pills * Sideasideb * Starina * Vattnet Viskar * Ramming Speed * Black Anvil * Byzantine * Nachtmystium * Black Taxi * Royal Teeth * SURFING * Marques Toliver * Easter Island * Lily & The Parlor Tricks * ARMS * The Ugly Club * Seasick Mama * Stone Cold Fox * Sheppard * Computer Magic * Cherub * Sliink * Nadus * Swizzymack * Dirty South Joe * STRNGRS * The Balconies * Brett Saxon * The Motorleague * Mount Sharp * Edmund II * Fixtures * Isle of Rhodes * Slim Way * The Spanish Channel * Eric French and Mr. Hyde * NCM * Winchester Local * Old Monk * These Animals * Grownup Noise * Golden Bloom * Sleep Study * Virtual CH * Teen Girl Scientist Monthly * Crazy Pills * Luke Wesley * Bryan Dunn * Adam Faucett and the Tall Grass * Birth of Joy * Royston Vasie * Les Racquets * Butchers and Bakers * Song Sparrow Research * Joanna Gruesome * Tokyo Tabboo * Gypsy Wig * Bugs in The Dark * Osekre & The Lucky Bastards * Napoleon * Week of Wonders * MISTER SUIT * KNTRLR * StaG * Bird to Prey * Shady Elders * The Dragons of Zynth

Previously announced bands included:

ASTR, Betty Who, Dismemberment Plan, Empress Of, Fuck Buttons, Godflesh, HAERTS, Half Moon Run, Helio Sequence, Hunters, JMSN, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Lovelife, Menomena, Obits, Quadron, Savages, Speedy Ortiz, The Griswolds, The Long Winters, Woodkid, and Saul Williams.

Listen to selected tracks by these and the other announced artists on rdio or Spotify!


Badges for CMJ Music Marathon 2013 are still available at an early bird discount, get one here!