To Present Showcases At CMJ 2013


New York –, the leading website for reviews, news and interviews with emerging recording artists, is presenting two official showcases for this month’s CMJ Music Marathon.  Both concerts will be in Brooklyn;’s long-time Brooklyn-based writer curated the lineups, identifying and selecting local talent, led by Nick Cave back-up singer Shilpa Ray, and Caged

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A Conversation With Reptile Youth


In 2009, vocalist Mads Damsgaard Kristiansen and bassist Esben Valløe decided to start a band. In the three years that have followed, the Denmark-based duo has toured the world, playing in countries like Germany and China and notable festivals including Iceland Airwaves, Reeperbahn Festival, Unit Tokyo and Roskilde Festival as the only band without a

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Artist of the Week: The Static Jacks


New Jersey’s The Static Jacks are climbing the steep steps to indie-rock acclaim.  Guitar-in-hand, the group breathes juvenile hellfire and wrestles across the barriers of punk, garage and soul on their full-length debut, If You’re Young, produced by Chris Shaw (Ted Leo, Bad Brains).  Released in late August, the album has received coverage from Rolling

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Who: Screaming FemalesWhere: @ Smalls-The Magic Stick, Detroit, MIWhen: Monday October 17th. 8pmCost: $10Age Restriction: All Ages Who: Brave ChandeliersWhere: Doug FirWhen:  Wednesday October 19th, 9pmCost:  $5Age Restriction: 21+  Who: WIM, Casiokids (Shown), Bikini, EXITMUSIC, Cloud Nothings, Little Red Where: Pianos New York City CMJWhen: Wednesday, October 19thCost: $10Age Restrictions: 21+ Who: Cymbals Eat GuitarsWhere: Lincoln Hall,

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Q&A: Danny Ross


Melding lyrical nakedness with ambitious arrangements and pure imagination, Danny Ross builds a sound that’s completely his own – and yet awfully familiar. The Long Island-native has exactly that: a unique sound that channels his heroes. Over the past year, everything came together for the singer when he and his nine-piece band and horn section,

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