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CMJ Spotlight: Lightouts

October 18, 2011 drainu182 1

We could tell you a story that a want ad lead to NYC music scene vet Greg Nelson joining Gavin Rhodes in forming the band Lightouts but you wouldn’t believe us. We’re not joking, it’s true. Gavin Rhodes was looking for “Robert Smith/Emily Haines” but he received far more when Nelson joined his band. Together, as Lightouts, the duo have drawn comparisons from everyone from The Hold Steady to Surfer Blood. Take a listen to a few songs below …

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The Audio Perv, Some Kind Of Awesome, Audible Treats and Whips and Chords Present 6DB UNOFFICIAL CMJ SHOWCASE

October 5, 2011 drainu182 3


Sometimes one just isn’t enough! That’s why we’re coming back with ANOTHER CMJ PARTY!. Wait, we said that already didn’t we? Sorry but we jumped the gun on this announcement last week, had to make a few changes but we’re now ALL SET TO GO!

We’re bringing back our buddies Some Kind Of Awesome but this party is going to be so crazy and so much fun, we knew that we would need that extra extra bit of pure …