The Walkmen, Kimbra Lead CMJ 2012 Lineup
A New York mainstay will lead the CMJ Music Marathon.
The 2012 new music festival will include a set from indie veterans the Walkmen, along with performances from the Presents, the Mountain Goats, Kimbra, GZA and many more.
The annual festival announced "highlights" from its the first round of acts on Tuesday, with more to come. Other notable acts from the initial announcement include Australian group the Jezabels, fresh off their performance at Billboard's Post Party in August, in addition to Brooklyn newcomers DIIV and the Danger Mouse-produced duo Electric Guest.
See the full list below. CMJ will span from Oct. 16-20 in New York City across multiple venues.
The Mountain Goats
The Soul Rebels