CMJ Music Marathon

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2014

    Top 10 Must-See Minnesota Music Videos This Week

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. This week begins with a "reel" lovely new video from John Mark Nelson. We've also got clips from Teenage Strangler, Matt Hires, Gospel Machine, Freddy Fresh, and Forest Haze ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    METZ on sharing F*cked Up's practice space and life in Toronto

    The result of punk eating itself, getting horrible heartburn, and trying to remove the offending article by cutting open its chest with a chainsaw is METZ. The Toronto trio of Alex Edkins, Hayden Menzies and Chris Slorach recently unfurled a brilliant, blistering self-titled album via Sub Pop, and t ... More >>

  • Music

    October 17, 2012
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    October 17, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    Communist Daughter tops City Pages & Radio K's CMJ Music Marathon 2012 showcase

    The CMJ Music Marathon is a yearly underground music assault on New York (and Brooklyn too), and several performers with local ties are making the trip out to the East Coast. Much like South by Southwest, CMJ has a huge industry component attached to the glut of semi-discovered talent lurking in pre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2008

    Flyer of the Week: Draw Fire Records

    drawfireshowcaseposter-thumb.jpgThis week's flyer is for the Draw Fire Records showcase this Friday at the Turf Club.

  • Music

    October 24, 2007

    Thunder in New York

    Minneapolis acts rock CMJ (or at least shake one L.E.S. basement)

  • News

    September 28, 2005

    STNNNG in a Stunner

    Picked to Click XV

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2005

    Locals weigh in on CBGB

    With devotees frantic to save the club that introduced the world to the Ramones, the Talking Heads, and Blondie, we decided to ask for an opinion closer to home. Coincidentally, a few TC bands (come on, the Hold Steady are just as much ours as Brooklyn's) played their first (and maybe last) show at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2005

    CBGB: "open until the cops come"

    People attending the CMJ Music Marathon in New York City next week might be surprised to find bands playing CBGB, the legendary Bowery punk club whose lease famously ran out Wednesday. As reported below, the joint is still open (click there for complete links), and longtime doorman Brendan Rafferty ... More >>

  • Music

    November 12, 2003

    Real Life Rock Top 10

    Jack Black touches kids' souls, Martina McBride touches a nerve, and Kobe Bryant touches the ladies

  • Music

    September 19, 2001
  • Music

    November 29, 2000

    In the Company of Flow

    In the independent hip hop of DefJux, New York's old b-boys meet the sons they never knew they had

  • Arts

    November 1, 2000

    No Future?

    I went to CMJ Music Marathon 2000 and all I got was this lousy tote bag

  • News

    July 5, 2000

    Rhyme out of joint

    Rising rap star Slug is a master at putting words in order. Now why won't his life fall into place?

  • Music

    October 13, 1999

    Valley B-Boys

    L.A.'s Styles of Beyond make the suburbs safe for hip hop

  • Arts

    June 16, 1999

    Dope, Guns, and Settling Down

    How Amphetamine Reptile changed American music--and then went into the bar business

  • Music

    November 4, 1998
  • Music

    September 10, 1997
  • Music

    September 11, 1996