CMJ Must Sees Part 2

By Lee Cahill

CMJ is tomorrow and we can’t wait! Check out the second installment of our must see bands below and the Part 1 HERE.

Alice Smith
Listen: “Woodstock”




From:
Washington, D.C.
Label: Unsigned
Sounds Like: Alice has a gigantic and soulful voice
CMJ Showcases: Tuesday October 18, 2011 8:00pm – 8:45pm
Venue: Highline Ballroom 431 W. 16th St. New York, NY 10011

Fort Lean
Listen:

From: Brooklyn, NY
Label: Unsigned
Sounds Like: Indie Rock
CMJ Showcases: Friday October 21, 2011 7:00pm – 7:45pm
Venue: Santos Party House 96 Lafayette New York, NY 10013

Toy Soldiers
Listen:

From: Philadelphia
Label: Ropeadope/Makin’ Our Own Records/MDR
Sounds Like: Blues Rock with a voice like Jack White
CMJ Showcases: Tuesday October 18, 2011 9:40pm – 10:05pm
Venue: Bowery Electric 327 Bowery New York, NY 10003

Tall Tall Trees
Listen:

From: Brooklyn, NY
Label: Good Neighbor Records
Sounds Like: Indie folk with lots of twangy geetars
CMJ Showcases: Thursday, October 20, 2011 8:30pm
Venue: The Living Room 154 Ludlow St., New York, NY

Alabama Shakes
Listen:

From: Athens AL
Label: Unsigned
Sounds Like: Blues
CMJ Showcases: Thursday October 20, 2011 8:00pm – 8:45pm
Venue: Bowery Ballroom 6 Delancey St. New York, NY 10002

Mercies
Listen:

From: Suffield, CT
Label: Unsigned
Sounds Like: Indie rock
CMJ Showcases: Friday October 21, 2011 8:05pm – 8:30pm
Venue: Sullivan Hall 214 Sullivan St. New York, NY 10012

LA Riots
Listen:
From: Los Angeles, CA
Label: Fool’s Gold Records
Sounds Like: Dance/ Electronica
CMJ Showcases: Tuesday October 18, 2011 7:00pm – 7:45pm
Venue: Brooklyn Bowl 61 Wythe Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11211

Class Actress
Listen:
From: Brooklyn, NY
Label: Carpark Records
Sounds Like: Synth-pop
CMJ Showcases: Wednesday October 19, 2011 1:00am – 1:45am
Venue: Public Assembly (front room) (70 North 6th Street Brooklyn, NY 11211)
Thursday October 20, 2011 9:00pm – 9:40pm
Venue: Music Hall of Williamsburg 66 N 6th St. Brooklyn, NY 11211

Lily and the Parlour Tricks
Listen:
“Poison Song”





From: New York City
Label:
Unsigned
Sounds Like: Bluesy rock
CMJ Showcases: Tuesday October 18, 2011 9:50pm – 10:10pm
Venue: The Delancey 168 Delancey St. New York, NY 10002

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