Tuesday October 16 marks the beginning of CMJ 2007 in New York City, and if this initial line-up is anything to go by, 2007 shows the marathon is returning to top form, from what critics said about 2006′s somewhat lukewarm offerings. “Artists confirmed to perform at the 27th annual CMJ Music Marathon so far are: Spoon, UNKLE, Justice, British Sea Power, Mates of State, Coheed and Cambria, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Xiu Xiu, Del tha Funky Homosapien, Dirtbombs, Mute Math, Jesu, Devin the Dude, The Ponys, Islands, Dan Deacon, Tiny Masters of Today, Eisley, Vietnam, Little Brother, Mickey Hart & Zakir Hussein, Brother Ali, Marnie Stern, No Age, Crystal Castles, MSTRKRFT, Chromeo, The Brunettes, 1990s, Ruins, A-Trak, Foreign Islands, Kavinsky, Simian Mobile Disco and Deerhunter.”

For more information on CMJ 2007, visit http://www.cmj.com/marathon for up-to-the-minute news and artist announcements!