CMJ Music Marathon @ Various Venues

MANHATTAN, NY—For 35 years, the annual CMJ Music Marathon has been energized by the excitement of discovery. Hundreds of musicians fly into New York City from all over the world hoping for an opportunity to expand their audience. Hundreds of conference participants hope to learn that little extra knowledge that …

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A Preview of CMJ Music Marathon 2015: Here We Go Again

We’re getting closer and closer to the most wonderful time of year once again—and in retrospect, October creeps up a lot faster than you think. Last year was my first year attending the annual CMJ Music Marathon—reporting on-site for The Aquarian Weekly—and it’s surreal for me personally to reflect …

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CMJ Music Marathon 2014

When popular music tastes developed past Top 40 to album-oriented radio stations in the late 1960s, the music industry began courting campus radio like never before. College radio stations trained future radio personnel, whose free-wheeling playlists provided an alternative to commercial broadcasting. College disc jockeys introduced many new artists by …

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CMJ Music Marathon 2014: Taking It All In For The First Time

Still running strong for the last 34 years, College Music Journal’s (CMJ) annual Music Marathon brings together thousands of aspiring musicians, fans, press and industry figures alike to the greater Manhattan and Brooklyn area in October for a weeklong run of extravagant festivities—including a variety of stimulating panels and eccentric …

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A Preview To The 2014 CMJ Music Marathon

Since their humble beginnings in 1981, CMJ Music Marathon has brought together 120,000 musicians, avid fans and industry enthusiasts to descend into the greater New York area for one week out of the year in the month of October. Regarded as one the most important channels to help upcoming artists …

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Interview with Kevin Devine: The Power Of Playing Softly

Kevin Devine has a lot to be excited about these days. With the release of his newest album, Between the Concrete & Clouds, in early September, a revamped website launch just weeks ago and the completion of a full Nevermind (Nirvana) cover—available for free download on said website—the Staten …

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Interview with Nick Brennan from Static Jacks: Brothers From Other Mothers

The Static Jacks have come a long way since forming in 2009. Since their debut EP, Laces, this NJ quartet have shared the stage with countless musicians and have had their music featured on various shows on MTV. The indie pop four-piece, will also be touring with The Wombats …

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Interview with Munsey Ricci: On ‘Board For 20 Years

Munsey Ricci is a bit of a fixture in the heavy metal world. For over 20 years, he has been responsible for getting both metal gods and metal underdogs on the air. A bit of a master wheeler-dealer, he makes a living working for record labels and bands, getting their …

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A Life Once Lost @ Club Europa

BROOKLYN, NY—The last time I saw A Life Once Lost was a year and a half ago at Asbury Lanes. It was their last show in New Jersey before an extensive European tour, after which they had plans to record another album. After that show, guitarist Doug Sabolick assured me …

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Fall Concert Guide 2010: SlegaDeth, X Japan, Campell/Lanegan, Black Crowes, MMJ, CMJ, High On Fire, Interpol, Dimmu/Enslaved and Ozzy/Halford

Slayer/Megadeth/Anthrax

Oct. 8

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

What’s more fun than yelling “SLAAAYYYYEEEERRRRR?” Nothing. Not even yelling, “FREEE BIIRRDDD.” And surely, one of the best parts about going to see American Carnage is that no one fewer people will think you’re a total ass for doing it. There’s also the …

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