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Sentimentalist Magazine Calls Out Top Twelve Releases of 2011

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Why do the year-end lists always seem to come in tidy sums of ten, twenty-five, fifty, or a hundred? I would have gone and given you a baker’s dozen but I stopped myself at twelve, for fear of being overbearing. You know how overarching these lists can be.

26 Dec 2011 | More

Battle to the Top 5 Albums of 2011, Sentimentalist Mag Style

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2010 was so much better,” I said throughout 2011, despite posting Salem’s “King Night” on New Years Eve to slam the door on that horrible chapter. I started dead-set on only doing a top five for a year where I barely spun anything released more than twice, but then I looked through my downloads and saw a lot of heavy-hitters…

25 Dec 2011 | More

Lineup Announced for Raleigh’s Hopscotch Festival

The Independent Weekly has just confirmed the first Hopscotch Festival, set to take place in downtown Raleigh, NC, from September 9-11. Broken Social Scene, Panda Bear and Public Enemy are set to headline the fest that is boasting 120 bands across 10 venues.

31 Mar 2010 | 1 comment | More

Sentimentalist Magazine’s Top Live Gigs of 2009

It’s very simple: we see many, these stuck out. Our top picks in no order are below, other than Leonard Cohen owning and deserving the very first slot.

30 Dec 2009 | More

CMJ 2009 Day 1: The Selmanaires, Atlas Sound and Broadcast at Le Poisson Rouge, NYC, 10.20.09

The door stamp for Le Poisson Rouge last night was remarkably prescient, reading, simply, “Hercules.” Perfect, and kind of hilarious, considering it was for admittance into one of the most anticipated showcases, and toughest doors for badge holders of the annual herculean effort known as CMJ.

21 Oct 2009 | More

Atlas Sound Maps Fall Tour with Broadcast

Just before touching down for eagerly anticipated sets at the 2009 CMJ Music Marathon and Film Festival, Atlas Sound and Broadcast will launch a co-headlining tour on October 15th in Atlanta, Georgia.

7 Oct 2009 | More

CMJ Confirms Full Music and Film Lineup

The full artist and film lineup for the 2009 CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival was confirmed today, with new performers such as YACHT, Joan As Police Woman, Busta Rhymes and Mercury Prize winner Speech Debelle joining the bill.

6 Oct 2009 | More