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CMJ Music Marathon Announces First Set of Artists

August 21, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

It’s hard to believe but it’s almost already time for CMJ. Returning this October 16th through the 20th, the festival has revealed its first round of artists.

The Presets
The Walkmen
The Mountain Goats
Kimbra
GZA
OFF!
King Tuff
Killer Mike
Com Truise
DIIV
Pig Destroyer
The Jezabels
Electric Guest
Poolside
Daughn Gibson
Robert DeLong
Icona Pop
Emma Louise
Mac DeMarco
Prince Rama
Young Magic
The Stepkids (these guys are great, we booked them last year)
MS MR
Sundress
The …

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GZA To Give Lecture At Harvard On December 1st

November 21, 2011 drainu182 0

Gary Grice aka GZA/The Genius, a founding member of rap supergroup the Wu-Tang Clan, will lecture about his Clan, his craft, and his creativity on Thursday, December 1 at 4 p.m. The lecture, hosted by the Harvard’s Black Men’s Forum, will be followed by Q&A and is open to the public.

Grice’s collaborators dubbed him The Genius because of his talent as a rap lyricist. His solo effort, Liquid Swords is considered one of the best albums to come out …

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Wavves To Premiere New Single “I Wanna Meet Dave Grohl” After MTV VMAs on New Series “I Want My Pants Back”

August 25, 2011 drainu182 0

MTV has just announced that fuzz-rock band Wavves will serve as the guest composer for the first season of the network’s new scripted comedy series, “I Just Want My Pants Back.” In addition, music legend Nic Harcourt will serve as music supervisor for the series. The pilot episode, which is airing as a sneak peek following the “2011 MTV Video Music Awards,” on August 28, at 11 p.m. ET/PT, will feature the exclusive world premiere of their new song “I …

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Second Wave of CMJ 2010 Artists Announced

September 22, 2010 drainu182 0

The next round of CMJ artists have been announced. Interesting to see that Phoenix’s show at Madison Square Garden on October 20th is part of CMJ. Check out the lineup below:

1995 • +/- • 2 Cow Garage • A Classic Education • A Life Once Lost • A Million Years • Acid Washed • Acid Westerns • Adam Haworth Stephens • Adult Themes • Afternoon • Agent Ribbons • AIDS Wolf • The Aikiu • Air Waves • Alcoholic …