Last year, Pitchfork joined in CMJ festivities by throwing their own free one-day music showcase in the form of the #Offline festival. And while Kanye may not make a surprise appearance in their 2011 parties, the online music magazine will at least entertain two boroughs with some amazing bands. So if you can’t wait till the […]
Archives for October 2011
Welcome to Part 2 of our 2011 CMJ picks. We teamed up with My Social List (of The Most Blogged About Shows of the Week) to give you the rundown of some of the best music of the fest. Last time we covered the first two days of CMJ; today we finish up with Thursday, […]
Thees Uhlmann’s new promotional video for “Jay-Z sings us a song” features random New Yorkers trying to pronounce the unpronounceable. I particularly dig ‘air dumming’ dude and Michael Jackson.
Usually to have the pleasure of seeing a band play a classic album live, you need to wait years after the album is released and it’s had some time to marinate in the collective conscious. Fucked Up don’t want to wait that long. Nor should they! This year’s David Comes to Life is big enough, […]
Human-Based Percussion and Self-Similarity Detection in Electroacoustic Music from Anderson Mills on Vimeo. Geeky Gold: Every year, intrepid Ph.D. students face off in a high-stakes competition for honor, glory, and the intermingling of science and art. The goal: Dance your Ph.D. thesis…. The dissertation research began with a two-choice, forced-interval experiment in which 29 humans […]
With all the great shows slated for this week, it’s easy to forget that the local DIY concert scene will also be in full unofficial CMJ swing. So if your dance card isn’t already filled, hop off the Morgan stop and check out these parties hosted on the 3rd floor of 13 Thames: Tuesday, October […]
RSVP for this shit on Facebook What’s good Willy? As you all know, each October NYC plays host to one of the largest, most diverse, and downright chaotic music festivals in the world: CMJ. With over 1,000 bands playing in nearly 100 venues, clubs, apartments, and crackdens, CMJ has a reputation for being a hot […]
Organizers for The Mac-Off are looking for connoisseurs skilled at that delicate art of combining pasta and the best dairy product ever for their annual mac and cheese competition. So if you have the expertise in creating the cheesy dish – beyond adding water to the Kraft kind and shaking some bacon bits into the mix (um. […]
The Creators Project DUMBO is the place to be this weekend. If you haven’t done so already, you can RSVP here and see the full line-up of film and music here. In addition to Karen O, Florence + the Machine, Justice, Four Tet, and John Maus, Atlas Sound will perform on Saturday.