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CMJ Report
Texan takeover and Slowdive reunion
"...The CMJ Music Marathon may be the most comparable festival to..."

Oct. 28, 2014 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Jim Caligiuri Exit Interview
Ten minutes, 20 questions, and 20-plus years of Americana chronicles
"...career stretching back to the late Eighties with the CMJ New Music Report, a trade magazine, and including the..."

April 13, 2017 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

TCB
"TCB" gets in the van with Grand Champeen and encores at CMJ in NYC.
"...about 72 hours they'll take the stage for their CMJ showcase at New York City's Acme Underground. They left..."

Oct. 31, 2003 Music Column by Christopher Gray

The Kings of Monterrey
Hanging out in Monterrey with a passel of up-and-coming Mexican rockers
"...hip-hop played with accordion. Enrique Lavin, editor of the CMJ's Latin alternative chart, says that diversity is a hallmark..."

June 16, 2000 Music Feature by Melissa Sattley

First Listen: East Cameron Folkcore’s Election Ode
Heavy folk orchestra’s seasonal anthem
"...Fresh off a CMJ showcase in New York City, politically-dissenting hard folk ensemble..."

Oct. 31, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

TCB
Here comes trouble with Attack Formation, Peel, Waterloo Records' silver anniversary, and a Brown Whörnet beat down
"...seriously hurt, and the whole entertaining yarn is at www.cmj.com/relay/?p=1693. Finally, the Associated Press reported Tuesday that police had..."

April 6, 2007 Music Column by Christopher Gray

TCB
Halloween tricks and treats from the Rolling Stones, Pet Shop Boys, White Ghost Shivers, and Palm School Choir, while yet another Austin outdoor festival is born
"...to the Big Apple this week for the annual CMJ Music Marathon. Local label Australian Cattle God commandeers Brooklyn..."

Oct. 27, 2006 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Hey Willpower! Can I Get a 'Hell Yeah!'?
Imperial Teen’s Will Schwartz goes solo, Top 40, and asks, “Why the Hell Not?” with his new thing, hey willpower!
"...WS: We played at this past CMJ [College Music Journal Conference], and I'd been e-mailing a..."

March 10, 2006 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Almost Famous
Adventures in young bandom: Zykos on the road
"...A few days later, the band plays its first-ever CMJ showcase in New York City. The club is packed,..."

Nov. 19, 2004 Music Feature by Melanie Haupt

Dancing About Architecture
Daniel Lanois confirms as SXSW keynote, Springsteen cancels, and another club -- the Six of Clubs -- closes. Biz as usual, in other words.
"...Attack, and Okkervil River made the trek to NYC's CMJ fest last weekend. Chronicle film scribe and Okkervil River..."

Nov. 8, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Love Walks In
The first Rockrgrl Music Conference gets a blessing from Seattle's rain goddess.
"...regionally limited to be successful. South by Southwest and CMJ were among the most successful, getting a head start..."

Nov. 24, 2000 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Dancing About Architecture
Every Dog Has His Day
"...to head for the East Coast in November around CMJ time. The Vidi Vitties have a new 7-inch on..."

May 22, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
The Mighty Four
"...far, the disc has peaked at 13 on the CMJ college charts, and when it first hit the top..."

Nov. 28, 1997 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Pressure Drop
The State of Modern Reggae
"...independent releases until the band was placing high on CMJ's reggae charts and selling impressively. The band was even..."

July 4, 1997 Music Feature

Playback: Gone Unsane
Unsane bassist just left Austin for Italy, while SXSW eschews Sonicbids to bring their submissions process in-house
"...By far, Sonicbids' most prominent clients were the CMJ Music Marathon – which appears to have gone extinct..."

July 28, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Record Review: Idle Bloom
Little Deaths (Fraternity as Vanity)
"...nostalgic revival, but bands keep raiding their older siblings' CMJ New Music Monthly samplers for inspiration anyway. Little Deaths,..."

March 10, 2017 Music Feature by Michael Toland

White Denim 2.0
Frontman James Petralli talks of the old days and a new era
"...rented us a Mercury Mountaineer and said, “Go to CMJ!” I think that was 2006...."

Feb. 4, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Take Me to a Party
Sweet Spirit pops big
"...planned around an appearance at NYC music biz convention CMJ, the Austin ninepiece arrived last night after an all-day..."

Oct. 30, 2015 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite Burn in Hell
String sorcerer went to my college?
"...‘Cause I had done the CMJ festival and a few other of those at that..."

Sept. 10, 2013 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

25 Years of Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys
Rockabilly crew rolls into the Continental Club Saturday
"...music column I was writing at the time in CMJ...."

July 17, 2013 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

One Man's SXSW ... Times 4
Our intrepid correspondent wanders through all four Festivals – and lives to write about it
"...SXSW was conceived as a local equivalent to the CMJ Music Marathon – a way to connect unsigned acts..."

March 29, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Chew on This
Allez cuisine, with a generous helping of movie culture: Meet Ron Deutsch, Austin's Chef du Cinema
"...the Dead Kennedys," a freelance writer for Wired and CMJ, a documentary film director, and in short explored pretty..."

June 29, 2012 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

My Dinner with @tblsh
Catching up with 2011 breakouts the Bright Light Social Hour
"...the New York office to see them play the CMJ conference in October, and the next week TBLSH were..."

Dec. 15, 2011 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Off the Record
Johnny Depp hits the Continental Club; Eric Johnson crashes the Texas Music Hall of Fame
"...Rolling Stone while The New York Times hailed his CMJ showcase as "simply incendiary."..."

Oct. 28, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

SXSW Thursday Picks & Sleepers
Thursday SXSW can't escape the blurbs!
"...that emerged as one to watch at last fall's CMJ festival. Considered at the front lines of the current..."

March 18, 2011 Music Feature

Ice Cream Man Presents!
"...see them in NYC a few years back at CMJ, but they got stopped at the border for visa..."

March 18, 2011 Music Feature by Matt Allen

SPOT Festival
Making connections at Denmark's SPOT Festival
"...music in Denmark. Festival President Gunnar Madsen figured if CMJ and South by Southwest could make music matter in..."

June 4, 2010 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

SXSW Showcases
All the SXSW showcases that fit
"...Montreal is the Quebec capital's version of SXSW or CMJ. This year it has imported the Reader's Digest version..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

The Boat People
Buffalo Billiards
"...international stage in 2008, garnering much acclaim and a CMJ Grand Prize, but stateside, critics can't seem to nail..."

March 20, 2009 Music Review by Melanie Haupt

The Next Fun Fearless Female Rock Star
Austin's now generation comes of age in Suzanna Choffel
"...tours nonstop playing private parties and concerts; and a CMJ showcaser with loads of critical praise for her CD..."

Nov. 28, 2008 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

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