College Music Journal

  1. CMJ Showcase Director Matt McDonald on the Value of the Music Marathon in 2013 (Video)

    October 14, 2013 4:30 PM EDT With CMJ Music Marathon season upon us (it runs Tuesday, Oct. 15 through Saturday Oct. 19) and some 1,277 band expected to play and thousands of fans, artists and industry expected to attend the New York City festival, Billboard.biz sat down wit ...

  2. The Orchard's Richard Gottehrer on CMJ's New Music Industry Panel: 'The Business Is An Amalgam of Different Revenue Streams'

    October 21, 2012 11:15 AM EDT CMJ Panel Action Shot: The "Seasoned Experience Implemented in New Music Industry" panel (from left): The Orchard's Richard Gotterher; moderator Robert Singerman; Mom + Pop's Michael Goldstone. (Photo: Chris Palermino) The latt ...

  3. Backbeat: Big K.R.I.T., Killer Mike, More Rock MTV/CMJ Showcase

    October 19, 2012 6:15 PM EDT Killer Mike on stage at the studio at Webster Hall. (Photo: Dan Rys) With CMJ in full swing, the studio at Webster Hall played host to a hip hop showcase put on by a suite of MTV 's digital entities -- MTV Hive , mtvU , the recently-launched ...

  4. CBGB's to Return...With a Music Festival

    March 15, 2012 12:47 PM EDT After a closed-door sale earlier this year -- which according, to the Local East Village, the ownership of the CBGB brand was apparently split between an unnamed party and the daughter of deceased owner Harry Kristal, Lisa Kristal (who had emerg ...

  5. Backbeat: Indies Mix, Do Business at A2IM Event in NYC

    November 01, 2011 7:30 AM EDT A2IM President Rich Bengloff with Robot of the Century Publishing CEO Doug Keogh. Beyond Oblivion's Tamara Zachary and Ryan Lafferty (far right) prepare for their A2IM pre-CMJ event presentation. A2IM hosted about 200 members at its annual CM ...

  6. Backbeat: Twin Shadow, Chelsea Kills, Apollo Run, Friends, Nick Catchdubs Rock 'Converse's Hello Brooklyn'

    October 31, 2011 11:48 PM EDT Apollo Run perform at the Converse Presents Hello Brooklyn event. Last Thursday night and with the annual CMJ Music Marathon in full swing, Converse, in conjunction with Cornerstone, put the call out to New York tastemakers in an attempt to pull t ...

  7. Backbeat: Brooklyn Vegan's 'Dream Showcase:' Braids, Weekend, Active Child, Pepper Rabbit, Blue Hawaii

    October 22, 2011 10:55 AM EDT   Tangled Up In Red: Braids Celebrate After Performing for a Sold Out Crowd (L-R) Katie Lee, Taylor Smith, Billboard's Maria Sherman, Austin Tufts andd Raphaelle Standell-Preston. Brooklyn Vegan stands as an unlikely success story. The New Yo ...

  8. Backbeat: Life or Death CMJ Showcase With Psychic Ills, Trash Talk, Wise Blood, Tyler the Creator's Love of Cinna Stix

    October 21, 2011 4:21 PM EDT Subterranean Cake Shop Blues: Psych-rock group Psychic Ills performs at Cake Shop during the Life or Death PR showcase. (Photo: Jason Lipushutz) A handful of fiercely hyped indie artists descended upon New York's Cake Shop on Thursday night ( ...

  9. Backbeat: Titus Andronicus Rock Brooklyn's Glasslands For CMJ

    October 21, 2011 3:42 PM EDT Titus Andronicus frontman Patrick Stickles amongst the Brooklyn crowd. (Photo: Chris Payne/Billboard) 2011's CMJ Music Marathon kicked off Oct. 18, with Jersey-based indie-punks Titus Andronicus headlining one of the night's biggest draw ...

  10. Backbeat: Zola Jesus Storms CMJ 2011 With Three Shows in 24 Hours

    October 20, 2011 3:45 PM EDT We're only 40% of the way through this year's CMJ Music Marathon so it's too early to be ranking the buzz bands just yet, but Zola Jesus' three shows in 24 hours definitely make her a prime contender. After catching her show at ...

  11. BACKBEAT: BMI Rocks CMJ's 2010 Music Marathon

    October 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT BMI invaded Brooklyn on October 20 with its CMJ showcase at Bar Matchless. The line-up included seven promising acts: progressive pop artists, Debutaunts ; indie upstarts Lesands ; raucous rockers White Belt Yellow Tag ; Tennessee natives Heypenny ...

  12. Business Matters: Lala, Geoff Ralston, CMJ and More

    October 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. -- A Forbes.com article on music streaming services has some important information on Lala : the service/store gets 20 purchases for every 100 fre ...

  13. Metropolitan Talent Co-CEO Explains CMJ Merger

    May 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Friday's announced merger between Metropolitan Talent and CMJ is designed to tap into CMJ's deep equity in college radio by bringing more live events to colleges and vitalize artist development from college markets, according to John Sch ...

  14. Spoon, UNKLE, Justice Amid First CMJ Confirmations

    August 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Spoon, UNKLE, Justice and Coheed & Cambria are among the first batch of confirmed acts for this year's CMJ Music Marathon, to be held Oct. 16-20 in New York. Diverse acts like the Brunettes, British Sea Power, Jesu, Mates Of State, Rodrid ...

  15. RETAIL TRACK: NAVIGATING THE LANDSCAPE

    November 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST At the CMJ convention, held Nov. 1-4 in New York, music merchandisers from the digital spectrum to the independent-store sector wrestled with the changing industry landscape. In a number of different At the CMJ convention, held Nov. 1-4 in New Yor ...

  16. RETAIL TRACK: NAVIGATING THE LANDSCAPE

    November 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST At the CMJ convention, held Nov. 1-4 in New York, music merchandisers from the digital spectrum to the independent-store sector wrestled with the changing industry landscape. In a number of different At the CMJ convention, held Nov. 1-4 in New Yor ...

  17. RETAIL TRACK: NAVIGATING THE LANDSCAPE

    November 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST At the CMJ convention, held Nov. 1-4 in New York, music merchandisers from the digital spectrum to the independent-store sector wrestled with the changing industry landscape. In a number of different At the CMJ convention, held Nov. 1-4 in New Yor ...

  18. RETAIL TRACK: NAVIGATING THE LANDSCAPE

    November 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST At the CMJ convention, held Nov. 1-4 in New York, music merchandisers from the digital spectrum to the independent-store sector wrestled with the changing industry landscape. In a number of different At the CMJ convention, held Nov. 1-4 in New Yor ...