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CMJ Spotlight: The Vanguard

October 18, 2010 drainu182 0

In order to create the Vanguard, Zeus pinned a gigantic map of the world to the wall in his office. He picked up four golden darts. Blindfolded, he reached for the first dart, drew his hand back and flung it to the map. “Ah I see, the singer shall be from the mountains of Virginia,” and so, Aaron Barr was born. Flying through the air, the second dart dropped down in Przemysl, Poland. “How cute, a potato baby will be …

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The Audio Perv and RethinkPopMusic’s Official CMJ Showcase At Crash Mansion Friday 10/22!

October 1, 2010 drainu182 0


It’s your favorite time of year in New York. Fall, hell no. CMJ! We’re thrilled to announce that we’re partnering up with RethinkPopMusic to bring you an OFFICIAL CMJ SHOWCASE on Friday October 22nd at Crash Mansion. We have a STELLAR lineup of TWELVE BANDS. The show is FREE to CMJ badgeholders, $10 to everyone else UNLESS you RSVP at http://www.rpm-rsvp.com/ which will allow you to buy tickets for only $5!

Check out the lineup below and head …

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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 …

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RethinkPopMusic’s 1 Year Anniversary September 16th With TheAudioPerv.com and RockPit.com!

September 9, 2010 drainu182 0

RethinkPopMusic is an excellent record label that’s tremendous to their artists. They promote with them, help them out on tour and so much more. The crazy part is that they’ve only been around for one year and they’re home to six great bands: The Vanguard, Ambassadors, Aviation Orange, The Yes Way, Eat Sugar, The Glorious Way.

Next Thursday, September 16th, RethinkPopMusic celebrates their one year anniversary with a GREAT show at Bowery Electric in New York City. Come celebrate …

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The Vanguard Release PLAYTIME! EP, Playing CD Release Show Tonight At Piano’s!

April 13, 2010 drainu182 0
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New York-based band THE VANGUARD have just released their second EP – aptly titled PLAYTIME! – on April 13th. PLAYTIME! continues to build on the foursome’s unique brand of fun-inducing indie-pop. Eloquent lyrics, big hooks, sing-along choruses and memorable melodies are VANGUARD standards, and PLAYTIME! does not disappoint.

    To celebrate the release of PLAYTIME!, The Vanguard will be performing a special CD release show tonight at Piano’s in New York City. Also catch the band performing an intimate in-store …