The CMJ (“College Music Journal”) Music Marathon is an annual event where selected bands and artists play at various clubs throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. This year’s edition started yesterday, October 18th, and runs through 10/22. Past performers include U2, R.E.M., Nirvana, Green Day, Eminem, White Stripes, The Killers, Arcade Fire, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Run-DMC, M.I.A., Modest Mouse, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Counting Crows, The Black Eyed Peas, Q-Tip, the Mars Volta, My Chemical Romance, Hot Hot Heat, and Foo Fighters. We thought we’d give you a preview (for those in the area) or a taste of what you’re missing with this CMJ 2011 Playlist provided by our brohams at RCRD LBL, that includes tracks from Teen Daze, Caveman, PUJOL, North Highlands, Trash Talk, Widowspeak, EMA, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Class Actress, Oneohtrix Point Never, Mr. Dream, Guards and Friends. Check it out below and crank it up to 99%!
“The Harvest” by Teen Daze “Old Friend” by Caveman “Huzzah” by Mr. Muthafuckin eXquire “Steady Steady” by North Highlands “Mayday” by PUJOL “East of Eden” by Trash Talk “Harsh Realm” by Widowspeak “Milkman” by EMA “Ffunny Friend (The Naked and Famous Remix)” by Unknown Moral Orchestra “Weekend” by Class Actress “Hazel” by Weekend “Replica” by Oneohtrix Point Never “Moneybags” by Mr. Dream “Crystal Truth” by Guards “My Boo” by Friends