Rollo & Grady :: Guide To CMJ 2012 (A-Z)

Rollo & Grady :: Guide To CMJ 2012 (A Z)
CMJ 2012: Top 10 Artists
1. The Orwells
2. Foxygen
3. Sinkane
4. King Tuff
5. DIIV
6. Savages
7. Hundred Waters
8. Death Grips
9. You Won’t
10. Matthew E. White

Band Most Likely To Sign With A Major: The Orwells
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Best Rock Acts: The Spits, Turf War, OFF!, Turbo Fruits, Dune Rats, King Tuff
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Best Veterans: The Walkmen
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Best “Indie”: Wild Nothing, Suburban Living, Teen Daze, Levek, Eternal Summers
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Best Folk: Arborea
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Best Party: Aquarium Drunkard / No Jacket Required – 10/16 @ Mercury Lounge
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Top 100 Bands After The Jump —>
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Absolutely Free
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Hometown:Tronto
Label: One Big Silence
Absolutely Free – UFO

Arborea
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Hometown: Maine
Label: Strange Attractors Audio House
Arborea – Beirut

Blonds
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Hometown: New York
Label: Unsigned
Blonds – Run

Born Ruffians
born rug
Hometown: Midland, Ontario, Canada
Label: Warp Record
Born Ruffians – Sole Brother

Bouts
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Hometown: Dublin, Ireland
Label: Unsigned
Bouts – Get Sick

Breakfast In Fur
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Hometown: New Paltz, NY
Label: Analog Edition Records
Breakfast In Fur – Whisper

Calvin Love
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Hometown: Edmonton//Canada
Label: Autumn Tone Records
Calvin Love – Gut Feelin (Devo)

Capsula
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Hometown: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Label: Krian Music Group
Capsula – Girl! Whip Up the Sound

Cemeteries
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Hometown: Buffalo, NY
Label: Lefse Records
Cemeteries – Home

Chains of Love
chains of
Hometown: Vancouver, Canada
Label: Manimal Vinyl
Chains of Love – He’s Leaving With Me

Cool Serbia
cool serb
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Label: Unsigned
Cool Serbia – Kill Someone

Crystal Antlers
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Hometown: Long Beach, CA
Label: Touch and Go Records
Crystal Antlers – Summer Solstice

Dalton
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Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Label: Unsigned
Dalton – Breaker

Daniel Ellsworth and the Great Lakes
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Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee
Label: Unsigned
Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes – Shoe Fits

Daughter
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Hometown: London, UK
Label: Glassnote
Daughter – Love

Death Grips
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Hometown: Sacramento, CA
Label: Epic Records
Death Grips – @deathgripz

Delicate Steve
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Hometown: New Jersey
Label: Luaka Pop
Delicate Steve – The Ballad of Speck and Pebble

Devin
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Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Label: Frenchkiss
Devin – I Don’t Think I

Dignan Porch
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Hometown: London
Label: Captured Tracks
Dignan Porch – I Threw Myself From Tower Bridge

DIIV
DIIV
Hometown: New York, New York
Label: Captured Tracks
DIIV – Doused

Dirty Fences
dirty fences
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Label: Unsigned
Dirty Fences – Sid

Dum Dum Girls
dum dum
Hometown: New York, NY / LA
Label: Sub Pop
Dum Dum Girls – He Gets Me High

Dune Rats
dune rats
Hometown: Brisbane, Aus
Label: Unsigned
DUNE RATS – POGO

Dusted
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Hometown: Toronto
Label: Hand Drawn Dracula
Dusted – (Intro) the Atmosphere

The Dutchess and the Duke
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Hometown: Seattle, WA
Label: Hardly Art
The Dutchess & The Duke – Reservoir Park

Dylan Shearer
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Hometown: Lancaster, CA
Label: Empty Cellar Records
Dylan Shearer – Afterwhile

Electric Guest
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Hometown: Los Angeles
Label: Downtown Records
Electric Guest – Awake

Elephant Stone
elephant stone
Hometown: Montreal
Label: Hidden Pony Records/The Reverberation Appreciation Society
Elephant Stone – Love the Sinner, Hate the Sin

Eternal Summers
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Hometown: Roanoke, VA
Label: Kanine Records
Eternal Summers – Silver

The Ettes
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Hometown: Nashville, TN
Label: Krian
The Ettes – You Were There

Fantasy Rainbow
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Hometown: London
Label: HEIST OR HIT RECORDS
Fantasy Rainbow – Condominium

Field Mouse
field mouse
Hometown: Brooklyn
Label: Lefse Records
Field Mouse – You Guys Are Gonna Wake Up My Mom

The Flying Eyes
the flying eagles
Hometown: Baltimore
Label: Trip in Time
The Flying Eyes – Apollo Creed

Foxygen
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Astoria, NY
Label: Jagjaguwar
Foxygen – Waitin’ 4 U

Gap Dream
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Hometown: Mellowgrove, Ohio
Label: Burger Records
Gap Dream – A Little Past Midnight

Generationals
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Hometown: New Orleans
Label: Park The Van
Generationals – When They, Fight They Fight

Ghost Wave
ghost wave
Hometown: Auckland, NZ
Label: Arch Hill Recordings
Ghost Wave – Sunsetter

The Guards
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Hometown: NYC
Label: Velvet Vision/Black Bell Records
Guards – Long Time

Heliotropes
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Album: Brooklyn, NY
Label: Manimal Vinyl
Heliotropes – Moonlite

The High Highs
high highs
Hometown: New York
Label: Small Plates Records
High Highs – Horses

Hundred Waters
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Hometown: Gainesville, Florida
Label: OWSLA
Hundred Waters – Thistle

Indians
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Hometown: Copenhagen
Label: Unsigned
Indians – I Am Haunted

Isle of Rhodes
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Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Label: Machine Dream Records
Isle of Rhodes – Tic Toc

King Tuff
king tuff
Hometown: Vermont / LA
Label: Sub Pop
King Tuff – Kind Of Guy

The Kingston Springs
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Hometown: Nashville, TN
Label:Unsigned
The Kingston Springs – Sa Betise

Koko Beware
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Hometown: Athens, GA
Label: Unsigned
Koko Beware – Beach Babe

Levek
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Hometown: Gainesville, FL
Label: Lefse Records
Levek – Look on the Bright Side

The Living Kills
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Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Label: Past/Futures Records
The Living Kills – Angels Without Faces

Lost Boy?
lost boy
Hometown: Brooklyn
Label: Old Flame Records
Lost Boy – USA

The Love Language
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Hometown: North Carolina
Label: Merge
The Love Language – Britney’s Back

Mac Demarco
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Hometown: Montreal
Label: Captured Tracks
Mac Demarco – Rock and Roll Night Club

Matthew E. White
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Hometown: Richmond, Virginia
Label: Hometapes
Matthew E. White – One of These Days

Mokaad
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Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Label: Unsigned

Motive
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Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Label: Unsigned
Motive – Psycho Killer (Talking Heads)

Murals
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Hometown: Louisville, KY
Label: Unsigned
Murals – Eyes Of Love

The Nerves
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Hometown: Los Angeles
Label: Bomp! Records
The Nerves – Give Me Some Time

OFF!
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Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Label: VICE!
OFF! – Upside Down

Opossom
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Hometown: New Zealand
Label: Unsigned
Opossom – Blue Meanies

The Orwells
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Hometown: Elmhurst, IL
Label: Autumn Tone Records
The Orwells – The Righteous One

Papercranes
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Hometown: Gainesville, FL
Label: Manimal Vinyl
Papercranes – Dust Season (Javelin Remix)

The Paperhead
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Hometown: Nashville, TN
Label: Trouble in Mind
The Paperhead – Stacey Grove

Plates of Cake
plates of
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Label: All Hands Electric
Plates of Cake – Private Yacht

Poolside
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Hometown: Los Angeles
Label: Day & Night Recordings
Poolside – Harvest Moon [Neil Young]

Prince Rama
prince rama
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Label: PAW TRACKS
Prince Rama – So Destroyed

Prince Rupert’s Drops
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Hometown: New York, NY
Label: Beyond Beyond is Beyond Records
Prince Rupert’s Drops – Almond Man

Pujol
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Hometown: Nashville
Label: Saddle Creek
Pujol – Mayday

Quilt
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Hometown: Cambridge, MA
Label: Mexican Summer
Quilt – Children of Light

The Rats of New York
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Hometown: NYC
Label: Chickpea
The Rats of New York – Second Avenue Slasher

Robert Ellis
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Hometown: Houston, TX
Label: New West Records
Robert Ellis – Good Intentions

Sam Flax
sam flax
Hometown: Bay Area
Label: Burger Records
Sam Flax – Fire Doesn’t Burn Itself

Savages
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Hometown: London
Label: Pop Noire Records
Savages – Flying To Berlin

Sea Wolf
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Hometown: Los Angeles
Label: Dangerbird Records
Sea Wolf – You’re A Wolf

Shakey Graves
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Hometown: Austin
Label: Unsigned
Shakey Graves – I’m On Fire

Shark?
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Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Label: Old Flame Records
Shark? – Shark?

She Keeps Bees
she keeps bees
Hometown: NYC
Label: Unsigned
She Keeps Bees – Gimme

Sinkane
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Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Label: DFA
Sinkane – Jeeper Creeper

The SPITS
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Hometown: Seattle
Label: Dirtnap Records
The Spits – My Life Sucks

Squarehead
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Hometown: Dublin
Label: Any Other City Records
Squarehead – Baseball Ghosts

The Stepkids
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Hometown: Connecticut
Label: Stones Throw
The Stepkids – Legend In My Own Mind

Suburban Living
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Hometown: Norfolk, Virginia
Label: Unsigned
Suburban Living – I Don’t Fit In

Tashaki Miyaki
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Hometown: Los Angeles
Label: Luv Luv Luv Records
Tashaki Miyaki – Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings (Father John Misty)

Teen Daze
teen daze
Hometown: Fraser Valley, BC, Canada
Label: Lefse Records
Teen Daze – Late

Tempers
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Hometown: NYC
Label: Unsigned
TEMPERS – Eyes Wide Wider

Tim Foljahn
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Hometown: NYC
Label: Kiam Records
Tim Foljahn – New Light

Turbo Fruits
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Hometown: Nashville, TN
Label: Turbo Time Records
Turbo Fruits – Fight This

Turf War
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Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Label: Old Flame Records
Turf War – Cheers To The Years

Twerps
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Hometown: Melbourne
Label: Chapter Music
Twerps – Dreamin

Twin Tigers
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Hometown: Athens, GA
Label: Old Flame Records
Twin Tigers – Everyday

The Walkmen
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Hometown: NYC / DC
Label: Fat Possum Records
The Walkmen – Agoraphobia (Deerhunter)

Watermelon
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Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Label: Unsigned
Watermelon – How I Came

Way Yes
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Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
Label: Lefse Records
Way Yes – Important

Wildcat! Wildcat!
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Hometown: Los Angeles
Label: Unsigned
Wildcat! Wildcat! – Mr. Quiche

Wild Nothing
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Hometown: Virginia
Label: Captured Tracks
Wild Nothing – Confirmation

Wooden Indian Burial Ground
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Hometown: Portland
Label: Mona Mie Records
Wooden Indian Burial Ground – Sparklerella

The World Wars I’s
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Hometown: New York
Label: Unsigned
The World War I’s – Psyche Assay

You Won’t
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Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Label: Old Flame Records
You Won’t – Dance Moves

Young Magic
young magic
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Label: Carpark Records
Young Magic – Sparkly

Special Contributor – Derek War