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  • Cultivora's First Annual CMJ Awards

    By Jason Rezvan October 24, 2012

    Drawing Conclusions from the Festival's 32nd Incarnation

  • Interview: Rush Midnight at CMJ

    By Marjana Jaidi October 23, 2012

    During CMJ, we sat down with Rush Midnight, the latest project from Russ Manning, former bassist for Twin Shadow.

  • Photo Gallery: CMJ at Webster Hall with Kimbra and JJAMZ

    By Laura Baker-Finch October 22, 2012

    Webster Hall was the place to be Friday night for CMJ with JJAMZ, Beast Patrol, Blondfire, and Lovelife in The Studio at Kimbra in the Grand Ballroom.

  • Photo Gallery: CMJ Union with DIIV, Little Green Cars, & The Antlers

    By Laura Baker-Finch October 20, 2012

    Seattle-based KEXP broadcasted live Wednesday - Friday at CMJ Union with some of the best handpicked acts of the week. Click through for some shots of our favorites.

  • Photo Gallery: Day 1 at the Fader Fort Presented by Converse

    By Marjana Jaidi October 18, 2012

    Photo highlights from first night of the Fader Fort at Converse Rubber Tracks in Brooklyn, featuring Robert DeLong, Deap Vally, Mykki Blanco, and Icona Pop.

  • Photo Gallery: MNDR and Chromeo SPIN for CMJ

    By Laura Baker-Finch October 26, 2012

    SPIN Magazine threw a CMJ party at Chinatown's DCTV Firehouse complete with killer DJ sets and free booze.

  • Photo Gallery: The Aussie BBQ at CMJ

    By Laura Baker-Finch October 23, 2012

    Saturday of CMJ saw the transformation of The Delancey into a temporary Little Australia thanks to Sounds Australia's The Aussie BBQ. Jinja Safari, Strange Talk, Winter People, High Highs, The Oyster Murder, and Dancing Heals, just to name a few, hit the stage to represent Australia's music scene to CMJ.

  • Photo Gallery: The Orwells at CMJ

    By Laura Baker-Finch October 26, 2012

    With a raw sound, high-energy antics, and hair-whipping break downs, The Orwells demonstrated garage punk rock at its finest.

  • Photo Gallery: ZZZ's and Savior Adore at Bowery Electric

    By Oliver Correa October 19, 2012

    Yesterday at Bowery Electric, we checked out Savoir Adore's infectious indie beats and Japanese trio ZZZ's unique blend of fuzzy punk and reggae. Click through for the photo gallery.

  • So Many CMJ Events, So Little Time

    By Laura Baker-Finch October 16, 2012

    CMJ is fun while it's happening, but can be overwhelming while you're planning. So we've done the work for you to make your CMJ as stress free as possible.

  • UPDATED: Get Your Copy of Cultivora's Guide to CMJ

    By Marjana Jaidi October 17, 2012

    With CMJ just around the corner, we are incredibly excited to present our very first print edition of our festival guides. Click through to find out where you can pick up your copy.

  • Young Guru Discusses Jay-Z, Biggie, and Kanye West at CMJ

    By Marjana Jaidi October 19, 2012

    On Wednesday afternoon, Young Guru sat down with MTV personality Sway Calloway to discuss his illustrious career as an audio engineer and the long list of artists he's worked with. Read on to learn how Young Guru got his big break, along with his thoughts on Jay-Z, Kanye West, the Notorious B.I.G., and more.