CMJ 2011 Recap

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CMJ 2011 Recap


Day One of CMJ was mostly about seeing the band that you knew you had to see at CMJ.
 CMJ 2011 Day One Recap
Day Two: the secret weapon of CMJ.
 CMJ 2011 Day Two Recap
Day Three: the secret vulnerability of CMJ.
 CMJ 2011 Day Three Recap
It was a FADER Fort-heavy Day Four of CMJ, for better & worse.
 CMJ 2011 Day Four Recap
SPIN Magazine party & more on the final day of CMJ 2011.
 CMJ 2011 Day Five Recap

66 Bands, 71 Shows:

A-Trak – Day Five, Firehouse

Active Child – Day Four, PUMA Store

Air Waves – Day One, 285 Kent Avenue

ANR – Day Four, Santos Party House (downstairs)

ARMS – Day Two, Pianos

A$AP Rocky – Day Four, FADER Fort

Blackbells – Day Two, Littlefield

Bleached – Day Two, Cake Shop; Day Four, FADER Fort; Day Five, Public Assembly

Cameras – Day Four, The Delancey

Chapter 24 – Day Five, Public Assembly (back room)

Cloud Nothings – Day Two, Cake Shop

Coasting – Day One, 285 Kent Avenue

Courtesy Tier – Day One, White Noise

Crystal Castles – Day Five

Datarock – Day Four, Studio at Webster Hall

Dignan – Day One, Pianos

DOM – Day Five, Spike Hill

The Duke Spirit – Day One, Bowery Hotel

Dum Dum Girls – Day Three, Thompson Hotel

Eureka California – Day Three, Bruar Falls

Fallulah – Day Two, Littlefield

Fidlar – Day Two, Cake Shop

Fool’s Gold Fourth Anniversary Party – Day Five, Hudson Hotel

The Forms – Day One, Pianos

Eleanor Friedberger – Day One, Bowery Ballroom

Gospel Music – Day Two, Cake Shop

Grass Widow – Day One, 285 Kent Avenue

Alyson Greenfield – Day Two, Littlefield

Grimes – Day Four, FADER Fort

Guards – Day Two, Cake Shop & Pianos

Hospitality – Day One, Bowery Ballroom

Jacuzzi Boys – Day Five, Public Assembly

King Krule – Day Four, FADER Fort

Light Asylum – Day Four, FADER Fort

Locksley – Day One, Pianos (upstairs)

Main Attactionz – Day Four, FADER Fort

Memoryhouse – Day Four, The Delancey

Metronomy – Day Four, FADER Fort

Miracles of Modern Science – Day Two, Littlefield

Motel Beds (with guest Kelley Deal) – Day Three, Bowery Poetry Club 

Mr. Dream – Day One, Glasslands

Now Now – Day Four, Pianos

The Plateaus – Day Four, Shea Stadium

Pyyramids – Day Two, Pianos (upstairs)

PUJOL – Day Five, Public Assembly

Races – Day Two, Cake Shop

Radical Dads – Day Three, Bruar Falls

The Rapture – Day Five, Firehouse

Red Pony Clock – Day Three, Bruar Falls

Savoir Adore – Day Three, Cake Shop; Day Four, Santos Party House (downstairs)

Seryn – Day Two, Littlefield

Shonen Knife – Day Five, Public Assembly

Street Chant – Day Five, Bruar Falls

Tropicle Popsicle – Day Two, Cake Shop

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Day Four, FADER Fort

Walk the Moon – Day Four, FADER Fort

We Are Scientists – Day Five, Pianos

We Barbarians – Day One, Pianos

Weekend – Day Two, PUMA Store

White Fence – Day Five, Public Assembly

The Wicked Tomorrow – Day Two, Littlefield

Wild Flag – Day One, Bowery Ballroom

The Young Evils – Day Three, Arlene’s Grocery

Young Prisms – Day Four, Shea Stadium

Yuksek – Day Four, Cameo

Zambri – Day Two, Littlefield; Day Four, Cake Shop



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