Wednesday, October 10, 2012

CMJ Party Adventures

If you're looking to enjoy all the music and havoc of CMJ this year, but not ready to commit to breaking the bank for tickets for the marathon of music look no further than this compilation of ways to enjoy the fruit of unofficial after parties!

Tuesday October 16: 
Start the week out right with 11 hours of straight music and dancing. The Outlet Collective (more info on their work here) brings you a CMJ Kick-off party at Bowery Electric featuring a whole slew of great talent. Check out the event on facebook here for more details.

Wednesday October 17: 
Flying Lotus at Le Poisson Rouge. After a wonderful performance at this year's Pitchfork Music Festival, you're definitely not going to want to miss his performance Wednesday night. For more up to date information on the event check back here.

Stereogum will be hosting their CMJ party featuring the Dum Dum Girls and much more for 5 dollars at Glasslands Gallery. Get your tickets in advance here. Also, be sure to check out their new song and video, featured on SOTW here! Also check out Glasslands Gallery for more information on the many events their hosting in honor of CMJ this year. 

Thursday October 18: 
Yours Truly, Gorilla vs. Bear and Forest Family present Kilo Kish at 285 Kent in Brooklyn. Last year this team brought Grimes and this year Kilo Kish is down for the count. Get more information on the rest of the lineup and RSVP here.

Friday October 19:
Lovely Hearts Club is also sponsoring their own official CMJ party starting in the afternoon at 1 pm at Spike Hill in Brooklyn. They'll be showcasing a wide variety of talent so check out their website and check out the site for all of the wonderful CMJ events that they'll be hosting throughout the week! Most events sponsored by LHC will be free with or without a badge, or for non-goers for the small fare of $5. For more information check out the website here.

In the evening on Friday be sure to check out Miami Horror DJs at the DL. The Vitalic Noise Launch Party brought to you by Cheeky Bastards. RSVP here

Sunday October 21: 
Aputumpu creates their unofficial CMJ showcase featuring Unstoppable Death Machines and many more. For tickets and more information click here.

Obviously, there are loads of after parties and events for you to check out whether or not you have an official CMJ badge. However, be sure to you our little guide as a starting off point! 

What CMJ parties are you going to be at next week?

-JN, SOTW Intern, Knox College

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