Recent Articles in CMJ 2010

Chapel Club Betrayed by the Sound Engineer at Littlefield, CMJ 2010 10.21.10

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London’s Chapel Club played a short set at Littlefield in the Gowanus in good ole Brooklyn. The venue with its low stage seemed very intimate.

21 Oct 2010 | More

Robbers on High Street: Our Brooklyn Beatles Fix at Cameo, Night 3, CMJ 2010, 10.21.10

Robbers on High Street gave us our Brooklyn-edged Beatles fix at the new unveiling of Cameo Gallery, a Williamsburg labyrinth …Read the Rest

21 Oct 2010 | 4 comments | More

White Belt Yellow Tag at BMI’s CMJ 2010 Showcase at Bar Matchless, 10.20.10

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BMI took over Bar Matchless last night for a crop of mismatched but mainly worthy acts, the standout being the UK’s White Belt Yellow Tag…

21 Oct 2010 | 6 comments | More

Salem at Santos Party House, IAMSOUND Showcase, CMJ 2010 Night 1, 10.19.10

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxfFYFw9OEw Salem, just before the polite stroke of midnight, plowed through a tight set that began with a new instrumental …Read the Rest

20 Oct 2010 | More

Ma Mentor, City Riots, Fenech-Soler, Viva City, CMJ 2010 Night 1, 10.19.10

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Ma Mentor at Pianos: Northern Ireland was nicely represented to kick off this Great Escape showcase on the first night of CMJ 2010, seeing that this band was on the stage and Tim Wheeler of Ash was in the crowd.

20 Oct 2010 | 1 comment | More

Yukon Blonde, Hooray for Earth, Electric Tickle Machine, Oberhofer, Zowie and BRAHMS at Pianos, CMJ 2010 Day 1, 10.19.10

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Time check: 1:21 PM and things are off to a relatively quiet start for the CMJ Music Marathon and Film Festival 2010 at Pianos on Manhattan’s Lower East Side for the Music Slut showcase on Tuesday afternoon.

20 Oct 2010 | 4 comments | More

CMJ Preview: Some Official Showcase Picks

Of course, this selection of official showcases is by no means exhaustive and is not even representative of all of …Read the Rest

19 Oct 2010 | More

CMJ Preview: a Listicle of Bands with Double Names

Bands playing CMJ 2010 with double (and triple!) names listed in order of actions that I will perform during each day of the festival.

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18 Oct 2010 | 1 comment | More