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Three Occupy CMJ: French, Swedes and New Zealand Bring Their Local Flavor

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I am not certain if my information is 100% accurate as to the extent of this scourge but I definitely know that at least 3 countries have taken on an invasion of CMJ this year. As if on their own native soil they’ve setup access to food, their thinkers and musicians and more often than not luring innocent fair goers with free drinks, drinks as in alcoholic booze. I thought music is supposed to be contentious, in the eye of the beholder, for each one their taste, it doesn’t seem like we’re taking this as serious as say if a WTO meeting were to take place in our city. Take it from someone who knows their history this will not end well, first the French will setup two nights of French bands and next they’ll revive monsieur Buonaparte and then it’s good bye Louisiana or *gasp* Texas.

When Ceasar said: “Hey, let’s give the masses bread and entertainment”, as these insolent invaders are seeming to do, what he didn’t expect was the response from Brutus: “Hey, I find this knife in your back really entertaining right now, Ceasar”, and all history’s ever heard from Caesar afterward was “gurgle, gurgle, ooooooh”. So, dear fellows, let’s start misunderstanding more and rush to the venues of the occupants listed below (at the times also provided below).

18 Oct 2011 | More

CMJ Tonight: “Death to Hip-Hop” Afro Punk CMJ Showcase

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Well that’s a contentious start to the CMJ (College Music Journal for those just joining us) 2011 in NYC: “Death to Hip-Hop”, an Afro Punk showcase featuring the young stars of the scene Cerebral Ballzy and Ninjasonik and the incredibly bad-ass, and basically founders of the “Punk scene” band Death. The show is at Music Hall of Williamsburg, doors open at 8, accepting CMJ badges, $10 pre-sales or $12 at the door. Read on for details.

18 Oct 2011 | 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