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The end of CMJ seems like the perfect excuse to bring back the Bored On Sunday column and discuss the best bands we've all discovered at music festivals. Despite most festivals having incredible lineups, with hundreds (if not thousands) of artists playing, there are always a few performances that stand out. They're often not the most popular shows, the most attended, or the most talked about, but they are what stand out to you and me... and what make the festival experience so memorable.

I spent the entire week roaming the streets of NYC, partying with fellow AP.net writers, and seeing band after band after band. I couldn't make a list of every artist I saw this past week, as is the...
Lueda Alia on 10/26/14 - 01:05 PM
The secret is out. Moving Mountains have been added our Topshelf Records CMJ Showcase that were sponsoring with our friends at PropertyOfZack. The Showcase will be taking place in Brooklyn, NY tonight with Into It. Over It., The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, Slingshot Dakota, A Great Big Pile Of Leaves, Diamond Youth, Have Mercy, and Prawn. Check out extra details for the event in the replies and RSVP on Facebook here!
Drew Beringer on 10/19/12 - 02:09 PM
Hey all, remember that Topshelf Records CMJ Showcase that we're presenting along with PropertyOfZack? There were spaces for a couple of mystery bands on the bill, and we're now allowed to tell you that Into It. Over It. is one of the special guests. He joins an awesome lineup consisting of The World Is A Beautiful Place..., Slingshot Dakota, A Great Big Pile of Leaves, Diamond Youth, Prawn, Have Mercy and one more special guest yet to be announced. Remember to RSVP on Facebook if you're going to attend, and don't forget that we're sponsoring the Run For Cover Records Showcase too!
Thomas Nassiff on 10/15/12 - 11:16 AM
Today, we are excited to announce that in addition to the Topshelf Records showcase on October 19, we will be sponsoring Run For Cover Records' CMJ Showcase on Saturday, October 20 in Brooklyn, NY. The showcase begins at noon and runs until 6 p.m., and will feature Tigers Jaw, Koji, Turnover, Pity Sex, Young Statues, Ghost Thrower and one special guest which hasn't been announced yet. A Facebook event page can be seen here (RSVP if you're gonna go!) and tickets can be purchased here. Check out the admat in the first reply, and be sure to pick up some AP.net merch at the showcase if you go out!
Thomas Nassiff on 10/05/12 - 11:39 AM
Today, we are excited to announce in conjunction with PropertyOfZack a partnership with Topshelf Records to sponsor the CMJ Showcase in Brooklyn, N.Y., October 19. The showcase will open at 6 p.m. - a Facebook event can be seen here - and will include performances by The World Is A Beautiful Place and I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, Slingshot Dakota, A Great Big Pile of Leaves, Diamond Youth, Prawn, and a few other special guests who will be announce the day before the show. If you're in New York City for the festivities for that weekend, be sure to come out and support Topshelf and all the bands, and you'll be able to pick up some AP.net merch at the showcase as well. Check out the admat...
Thomas Nassiff on 09/17/12 - 03:08 PM
Run For Cover Records is having a showcase at CMJ on Saturday, October 22. Tigers Jaw, Bridge and Tunnel, Koji, Daylight, GDP, Young Statues and the Tower and the Fool are all playing, along with one band to be announced. Check the replies for the poster.
Thomas Nassiff on 10/05/11 - 01:04 PM
The second batch of artists to play the 2011 CMJ Music Marathon in New York City this October has been announced. Head to the repleis to find out who will be there.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/13/11 - 11:22 AM
The first batch of artists to play the 2011 CMJ Music Marathon in New York City this October has been announced. Head to the repleis to find out who will be playing.
Alex DiVincenzo on 08/27/11 - 06:33 AM
Static Jacks have posted a new song titled "Into the Sun" on their website. They will also be playing CMJ this week. More details can be found in the replies.
Matthew Tsai on 10/18/10 - 11:38 AM
Yesterday at CMJ, Fred Mascherino (The Color Fred) announced that he is in a new band with Andy from Hot Rod Circuit.

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Blake Solomon on 10/24/09 - 10:10 AM
At The Syndicate's CMJ party, ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead were interviewed by Moose, the editor in chief of CMJ, about their upcoming full-length release. Check out the clip in the replies, exclusively at AP.net.
Garett Press on 11/11/08 - 12:46 PM
Photo Finish Records' CMJ showcase will take place on October 23rd at The Knitting Factory in New York City, and will feature Anthony Green, 3OH!3, Envy on the Coast, Recover (reunion show), The Friday Night Boys, and Fighting With Wire. Photo Finish will be selling signed limited edition 24" x 36" CMJ posters, similar to the 2008 SXSW posters that are currently available at the Photo Finish webstore. Only 250 tickets will be available to the public, and tickets go on sale this Saturday 9/20 at 12PM EST. You can purchase the tickets here.
Rohan Kohli on 09/19/08 - 10:49 AM
The initial group of artists for the CMJ Music Marathon has been announced.
Steve Henderson on 08/14/08 - 09:53 AM
Blender.com has posted a video from Spoons recent performance at CMJ.
Adrian Villagomez on 10/24/07 - 07:30 AM
Peachcake has been officially confirmed and announced to play this year's CMJ Music Marathon w/ the likes of Del tha Funky Homosapien, MSTRKRFT, Datarock, Saves the Day, and thousands more. Their showcase details will be announced soon.
Jamie Pham on 09/12/07 - 02:11 PM
In building anticipation for this Fall's CMJ 2007 Music Marathon and Film Festival, a slew of new acts scheduled to perform have been announced, including Lifetime, Bouncing Souls, Permanent Me, The Forecast, The Matches, Monty Are I, and more. For an up-to-date list of those slated to appear, please click here.

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Brandon Allin on 09/06/07 - 03:16 PM
For those of you in the New York City area, Purevolume.com & One Big Spark would like to invite you to a series of performances by bands including The Honorary Title, We Are The Fury, Vaux, Action Action, Spitalfield, Meg and Dia, Rediscover, Jonezetta, The Classic Crime, Scenes From A Movie, The Forecast and more. It all kicked off tonight with a show at BB Kings that featured performances by Mute Math, We Are The Fury, A Static Lullaby, Days Away, Rediscover, Wax On Radio and Scenes From A Movie. To download free tracks from some of the artists performing including a new exclusive tracks from We Are The Fury and Scenes From A Movie visit here. For more info on other performances...
Paul Tao on 11/02/06 - 12:32 AM

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