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Forthebeat for ABC News Amplified CMJ Party at Public Assembly, Brooklyn, 10.21.09

It’s only day two and CMJ is already well underway with a plethora of official and unofficial parties and showcases …Read the Rest

22 Oct 2009 | More

The XX, Let’s Wrestle and Pete & the Pirates Rock CMJ Day 2, 10.21.09

The line for the highly ballyhooed buzz band of this year’s CMJ festival, The xx, at the Mercury Lounge, wrapped around the corner of Houston and Ludlow on Wednesday night. At one point the door minders only allowed badge-holders and guestlisters entry, much to the dismay of hopeful attendees who had waited on line for over an hour.

22 Oct 2009 | More

Orchestral Maneuvers on the Bowery: Fanfarlo with the Postelles, CMJ Day 2, 10.21.09

The deafening hype machine that surrounds Fanfarlo touched down at Bowery Ballroom last night, with press and attendees out en masse to catch the very last showcase appearance of one of the indisputably big, breakout names of the 2009 CMJ Music and Film Festival.

22 Oct 2009 | More

Montrealers Among Us: Malajube, We Are Wolves and Duchess Says, CMJ Day 2, 10.21.09

The M pour/for Montreal Night at Arlene’s Grocery showcased bands from Montreal, playing a packed house at Arlene’s Grocery.  Included …Read the Rest

22 Oct 2009 | More