CMJ Music Marathon 2010

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Don't miss your LAST CHANCE to submit to CMJ 2010. July 28th is your absolute last chance to submit to CMJ, which attracts more than 120,000 music professionals, artists and fans. CMJ showcases over 1,100 artists in over 75 of New York City's greatest music venues October 19-23, 2010. This year, CMJ has chosen to accept submissions using Sonicbids exclusively. Hundreds of slots are reserved for Sonicbids artists.

Past performers include Arcade Fire, Feist, Justice, Spoon, Daft Punk, Eminem, The Killers, Modest Mouse, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and many more./n/nThe world-renowned CMJ Music Marathon is New York City's largest music festival, attracting more than 120,000 music professionals, artists and music enthusiasts to NYC every autumn. CMJ Music Marathon features 1,100+ artists performing live in over 75 of New York City's greatest music venues October 19-23, 2010. CMJ has accepts official submissions using Sonicbids. Earn your place in music history: apply to play CMJ NOW! To accommodate scheduling, the CMJ 2010 artist submissions deadline has been extended through Wednesday, July 28th.

Since its inception in 1981 CMJ has been a springboard for the best new music talent from multiple genres, discovering music's future superstars years before their commercial breakthroughs. Artists like Arcade Fire, Feist, Justice, M.I.A., Spoon, Hold Steady, MGMT, Hot Chip, Daft Punk, Eminem, Red Hot Chili Peppers, R.E.M, Run-DMC, The Killers, Modest Mouse, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Green Day, Black Eyed Peas, Mars Volta, Jet, My Chemical Romance, The Shins, and Foo Fighters have performed at CMJ Music Marathon way ahead of topping the charts. All artists/bands who perform at CMJ 2010 AND have properly applied, will receive complimentary registration badges for all band members.

Representing the best of the New, more than 1,100 artists from the worlds of alternative, rock, electronica, hip-hop, metal, Americana, world, jazz and so much more will invade New York during CMJ week. At CMJ, it's virtually assured that one of 2011's breakout bands will be playing somewhere in New York City during CMJ week in 2010.

In addition to showcasing thousands of performers in clubs all over the city to over 120,000 music enthusiasts, CMJ Music Marathon hosts five days of nonstop events including panels, keynote speeches (including David Bowie, Marilyn Manson, Brian Wilson, Al Franken, Yoko Ono, and Rev. Jesse Jackson), film premieres (from Pulp Fiction in 1994 to Borat in 2006), mentoring sessions, tutorials and a sizzling, interactive lifestyle area.

CMJ has already announced more than 60 artists they've selected from Sonicbids for 2010. These artists are: Dada Trash Collage, Br'er, Death is not a joyride, Smoosh, Aloud, Poingly, Monogold, Setting Sun, the Beauvilles, The Armchairs, The Seedy Seeds, Goes Cube, Loop 2.4.3, Sgt Dunbar and the Hobo Banned, The Forms, Blip Blip Bleep, Valley of the shadow of Death, Jack Skuller, Skidmore Fountain, Thrushes, Tennis System, Ghost Ghost, Drazy Hoops, Every Boy, Sparky Quano, Unicycle Loves You, Psalm One, Kiss Kiss, Miracles of Modern Science, Little Teeth, Shrag, David Dallas, The Panda Band, sleepy vikings, Joel Plaskett, Jupiter One, The Black Atlantic, Feral Children, Ellis Ashbrook, Ezra Furman and the Harpoons, Django Django, Electric Wire Hustle, Moss, Guitars, Curry & Coco, MAE, sydney Wayser, The Goo Men, MiniBoone, Scott Lucas and the Married Men, The Crookes, Carolyn Mark, Steve Shiffman and the Land of No, Dash Rip Rock, Visqueen, The Poison Control Center, Grand Hallway, Family of the Year, Colin MacIntyre aka Mull Historical Society, Laughing Man, and People Noise.

NEW FOR 2010!

CMJ and, an online radio site with 7 Million listeners, have partnered in order to help find the best bands to play this year’s Music Marathon. Artists who use Jango are awarded a Jango Popscore based on how well their music resonates with Jango's listeners. The PopScore is submitted to CMJ to help with final booking decisions. More info available upon submission.

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