Guide To CMJ Music Festival (A – Z)

Guide To CMJ Music Festival (A   Z)
Warpaint

Here’s our guide for bands to see at next week’s CMJ Music Festival in New York. Look for Warpaint, Rough Francis, Electric Tickle Machine, Sin Fang Bous, Japandroids, The Very Best (canceled CMJ dates) and The xx to generate the biggest buzz at the festival.

Air Waves (Myspace)
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Label: Catbird Records
Air Waves – Knock Out

Alec Ounsworth (Myspace)
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Label: Anti
Alec Ounsworth – Holy, Holy, Holy Moses (Song for New Orleans)

Arborea (Myspace)
Hometown: Maine
Label: Fire Museum Records
Arborea – Dark Is the Night, Cold Is the Wind

Atlas Sound (Myspace)
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Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
Label: Kranky
Atlas Sound – Walk A Thin Line (Fleetwood Mac Cover)

Au Revoir Simone (Myspace)
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Label: Our Secret Record Company
Au Revoir Simone – Oh! You Pretty Things (Bowie Cover)

Beach Fossils (Myspace)
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Label: Woodsist, Captured Tracks
Beach Fossils – Daydream

Best Coast (Myspace)
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Label: Group Tightener
Best Coast – When I’m With You

Binky Griptite and The Dap-Kings (Myspace)
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Label: Daptone Records
Binky Griptite – Mellowmatic Mood


Black Hollies (Myspace)
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Hometown: Jersey City, New Jersey
Label: Ernest Jenning Records
The Black Hollies – Gloomy Monday Morning

Black Swan Green (Myspace)
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Label: Unsigned
Black Swan Green – Waxwing

Boogie Boarder (Myspace)
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Label: Famous Class Records
Boogie Boarder – Sparks

Broadcast (Myspace)
Hometown: United Kingdom
Label: Warp Records
Broadcast – Where Youth and Laughter Go

The Budos Band (Myspace)
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Hometown: Staten Island, New York
Label: Daptone Records
The Budos Band – Hidden Hand

Cale Parks (Myspace)
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Label: Polyvinyl
Cale Parks – Wet Paint

Class Actress (Myspace)
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Label: Unsigned

Corridor (Myspace)
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Label: Manimal Vinyl, Kayak

Cymbals Eat Guitars (Myspace)
Hometown: Staten Island, New York
Label: Unsigned

Coyote Eyes (Myspace)
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Label: Unsigned
Coyote Eyes – Kahlen

Dawn Landes (Myspace)
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Label: Cooking Vinyl
Dawn Landes – Private Little Hell

Deer Tick (Myspace)
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Hometown: Providence, Rhode Island
Label: Partisan Records
Deer Tick – Friday XIII

Denney and the Jets (Myspace)
Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee
Label: Unsigned

Diane Birch (Myspace)
Hometown: New York, New York
Label: S-Curve

Drug Rug (Myspace)
Hometown: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Label: Black And Greene
Drug Rug – Day I Die

Dum Dum Girls (Myspace)
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Label: <3
Dum Dum Girls – Baby Don’t Go

Dutchess and the Duke (Myspace)
Hometown: Seattle, Washington
Label: Boom Boom / Hardly Art / Hozac
The Dutchess and The Duke – Reservoir Park

Electric Tickle Machine (Myspace)
Electric Tickle Machine
Hometown: East Village, New York
Label: Unsigned
Electric Tickle Machine – Gimme Money

Faces on Film (Myspace)
Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts
Label: Unsigned
Faces On Film – I’ll Sleep to Protect You

Family of The Year (Myspace)
Hometown: Silverlake, California
Label: Washashore Records
Family Of The Year – Surprise

Fanfarlo (Myspace)
Hometown: London
Label: Canvasback Music

Floating Action (Myspace)
Hometown: Black Mountain, North Carolina
Label: Park The Van
Floating Action – Absolute Sway

The Fumes (Myspace)
Hometown: Sydney, New South Wales Australia
Label: Kick Music/MGM – Silent Partner/Inertia

Generationals (Myspace)
Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana
Label: Park The Van
Generationals – When They Fight, They Fight

Golden Triangle (Myspace)
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Label: Mexican Summer

Happy Hollows (Myspace)
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Label: Unsigned
The Happy Hollows – Death to Vivek Kemp

Heavy Trash (Myspace)
Hometown: New York, New York
Label: Fat Possum

Helado Negro (Myspace)
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Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Label: Asthmatic Kitty
Helado Negro – Deja

Hesta Prynn (Myspace)
Hometown: New York, New York
Label: Unsigned

The High Strung (Myspace)
Hometown: Detroit, Michigan
Label: Park The Van
The High Strung – Beautiful Summer

Holiday Shores (Myspace)
Hometown: Tallahassee, Florida
Label: twosyllable Records

Janka Nabay (Myspace)
Hometown: Sierra Leone
Label: Unsigned
Janka Nabay – De Debul

Japandroids (Myspace)
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Hometown: Vancouver, Canada
Label: Unfamiliar, Polyvinyl
Japandroids – Crazy/Forever

Joan As Policewoman (Myspace)
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Label: Reveal Records
Joan As Police Woman – The Ride

The Kindness Kind (Myspace)
Hometown: Seattle, Washington
Label: Unsigned

Laura Marling (Myspace)
Hometown: United Kingdom
Label: Virgin Records

Lesser Gonzalez Alvarez (Myspace)
Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland
Label: Carpark Records
Lesser Gonzalez Alvarez – Pinecone Eyes

Lost In The Trees (Mysapce)
Hometown: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Label: Trekky Records
Lost in the Trees – Fireplace

Lowell Thompson & Crown Pilot (Myspace)
Hometown: Burlington, Vermont
Label: Bunkbed Records

Madison Avenue Boys (Myspace)
Hometown: New York, New York
Label: A Ok Records

Magic Wands (Myspace)
Magic Wands
Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee
Label: Ark Recordings
Magic Wands – Kaleidoscope Hearts

The Megaphonic Thrift (Myspace)
Hometown: Norway
Label :Spoon Train Audio, Deadly Records, Sounds Gold
The Megaphonic Thrift – Mad Mary

Menahan Street Band (Myspace)
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Label: Unsigned
Menahan Street Band – Make The Road By Walking

Montag (Myspace)
Hometown: Montréal, Québec Canada
Label: Carpark Records

Motel Motel (Myspace)
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Label: Rebel Group

Mumford & Sons(Myspace)
Hometown: West London, UK
Label: Universal

MV & EE (Myspace)
Hometown: New England
Label: Ecstatic Peace

The Naked Hearts (Myspace)
Naked Hearts
Hometown: New York
Label: Unsigned

Nickodemus (Myspace)
Hometown: Mexico
Label: Wonderwheel / ESL Recordings
DJ Nickodemus – Funky in the Middle (feat. Jay Rodriguez & Ticklah)

Obits (Mysapce)
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Label: Sub Pop
Obits – Fake Kinkade

octoberman (Myspace)
Hometown: Toronto, Canada
Label: White Whale Records

Paleo (Myspace)
Hometown: United States
Label: Unsigned

Patrick Watson (Myspace)
Hometown: Montreal, Quebec Canada
Label: Secret City Records
Patrick Watson – Luscious Life

Portugal. The Man (Myspace)
Hometown: Wasilla, Alaska
Label: Equal Vision Records
Portugal. The Man – People Say

Rain Machine (Myspace)
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Label: Anti
Rain Machine – Smiling Black Faces

Right On Dynamite (Myspace)
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Label: Unsigned

Rough Francis (Myspace)
Rough Francis
Hometown: Burlington, Vermont
Label: Unsigned
Rough Francis – Waiting

Savoir Adore (Myspace)
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Label: Cantora Records

School of Seven Bells (Myspace)
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Label: Full Time Hobby
School of Seven Bells – Face to Face On High Places

The Shaky Hands (Myspace)
Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Label: Kill Rock Stars

Silent Way (Myspace)
Hometown: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Label: Unsigned

Sin Fang Bous (Myspace)
SFB
Hometown: Iceland
Label: Morr Music / Kimi Records
Sin Fang Bous – Clangour and Flutes

Sissy Wish (Myspace)
Hometown: Norway
Label: Afternoon Records

Smith Westerns (Myspace)
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Label: Hozac/Transparent/Bachelor

Spinto Band (Myspace)
Hometown: Wilmington, Delaware
Label: Park The Van / Fierce Panda

Steve Shiffman and the Land of No (Myspace)
Hometown: New York, New York
Label: Tiny Beast Records
Steve Shiffman & The Land Of No – Tweed Skirt

Superdrag (Myspace)
Hometown: Tennessee
Label: Superdrag Sound Laboratories
Superdrag – Filthy & Afraid

Surfer Blood (Myspace)
Location: West Palm Beach, Florida
Label: Kanine Records
Surfer Blood – Catholic Pagans

Swimclub (Myspace)
Hometown: New York, New York
Label: Unsigned
Swimclub – Look Happy

Timber Timbre (Myspace)
Hometown: Toronto Canada
Label: Arts & Crafts

The Very Best (Myspace)
TVB
Hometown: Lilongwe – Malawi to London via France & Sweden – United Kingdom
Label: Green Owl / Moshi Moshi / Ghettopop
The Very Best – Mfumu

Warpaint (Myspace)
Hometown: Echo Park, California
Label: Unsigned
Warpaint – Billie Holiday

We Are Country Mice (Myspace)
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Label: Unsigned
We Are Country Mice – A Good Old Fashioned Barn Raising

The xx (Myspace)
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Hometown: Southwest London, UK
Label: Young Turks
The xx – VCR

Young Prisms (Myspace)
Hometown: San Francisco
Label: Unsigned
Young Prisms – Gone to Clear Lake

Zaza (Myspace)
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Label: Kanine Records