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CMJ 2015 initial artist lineup
CMJ 2015 initial artist lineup
The 2015 CMJ Music Marathon happens from October 13-17, and today the initial list of artists was revealed. A bunch of these are NYC shows we've posted about (browse our "CMJ" tag), but highlights include Car Seat Headrest, Cheatahs, Destruction Unit, Dent May, Dilly Dally, Doomsquad, Drinks, Eternal Summers, Evans the Death, Ex Hex, Expert Alterations, Ezra Furman, Frankie Cosmos, Hooton Tennis Club, Kamasi Washington, Kero Kero Bonito, Mercury Rev, Nai Harvest, Neon Indian, Panda Bear, Perfect Pussy, Protomartyr, S, Shannon and the Clams, Slim Twig, Stealing Sheep, The Album Leaf, The Dirty Nil, The Men, The Wonder Years, Titus Andronicus and Wil...
Gigawatts Festival 2015 happening at The Wick & The Well w/ Black Lips, Braid, APTBS, Liturgy, Swearin’, Beach Slang & more
Gigawatts Festival 2015 happening at The Wick & The Well w/ Black Lips, Braid, APTBS, Liturgy, Swearin’, Beach Slang & more
Brooklyn's annual Gigawatts Festival returns this year with a lineup that's bigger and more impressive than ever. The fest happens July 24-26 at The Wick & The Well, and artists playing include Black Lips, Braid, A Place to Bury Strangers, Liturgy, Swearin', Beach Slang, Cheap Girls, Chumped, Anamanaguchi, Pile, Ava Luna, Cerebral Ballzy, Amanda X, Potty Mouth, Mannequin Pussy, Heaven's Gate, Honduras, Laura Stevenson, Dan Friel and still m...
What’s going on Wednesday? (The Growlers, HTRK, Kelela, Self Defense Family, Grounders, Alice Boman & more)
What’s going on Wednesday? (The Growlers, HTRK, Kelela, Self Defense Family, Grounders, Alice Boman & more)
You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Trash Talk, Ratking, Lee Bannon @ Webster Hall Marlin Room Raging hardcore band Trash Talk pretty much never play a show that doesn't have both the band and crowd going apeshit, and tonight's will likely be just that...
Herzog released ‘Boys,’ playing two NYC shows this week and added to Northside Fest (updated dates, LP stream)
Herzog released ‘Boys,’ playing two NYC shows this week and added to Northside Fest (updated dates, LP stream)
Cleveland band Herzog released their terrific new album, Boys, a couple weeks back. As I wrote previously, Boys is '90s-style indie/alt rock, loaded with hooks and extremely quotable lyrics (via lyricist-in-residence Tony Vorell who doesn't play with the band live)...