CMJ Event Guide

October 12th, 2012

It’s that time of year again- the CMJ 2012 Music Marathon takes over New York from October 16-20.  Below is a list of what we think are the “must-see” panels, events, and shows that are taking place throughout the week!  Remember, for access to the panels, you must register and get a badge.  For more information on registration or schedules, check out the official CMJ website here.

Monday, October 15

  • Conflict of Interest New York- 7pm at Rebel NYC.  Hosted by Andrew W.K. Performances by Savoir Adore, Team Spirit, Pacific Air, and The Hounds Below.  RSVP here.

Tuesday, October 16

  • PANEL- Unturned Stones: Don’t Leave Money on the Table- 2pm at NYU Kimmel Center, Room 802 Shorin. The panel discusses an artist’s available revenue streams and which are more lucrative than others.
  • Official CMJ College Radio Mixer- 4pm at Le Poisson Rouge.
  • What’s the Smack Launch Party- 5pm at Site/109.  Numerous DJs will be playing, including Sean Glass and Luke Jenner (of the Rapture).  Tickets here.
  • Women In Music and Music Managers Forum Industry Mixer- 6-8pm at Bowery Electric.  Network with, learn from, and meet music managers.
  • The Outlet Collective’s CMJ Kick-Off Party- 3pm-2am at Bowery Electric. Performances by The Next Great American Novelist, I Am Love, Aly Tadros, Heyward Howkins, Lisa Jaeggi, Matt Simons, Wyatt, Sami.the.Great, Nightmare River Band, The Young Things, XNY, The Phuss, and Spacecamp.  For more information, click here.

Wednesday, October 17

  • PANEL- Becoming an Artist: Working Backwards From the Beginning- 11am at NYU Kimmel Center, Room 406.  Advice to artists from trusted professionals in the industry will be given.
  • PANEL- CMJ Fireside Chat: Tim Westergren and Matt Pinfield on the Future of Radio and the Music Industry- 12:30pm at the NYU Kimmel Center, 10th Floor Rosenthal.  Pandora Founder and Chief Strategy Officer Tim Westergren discusses with Matt Pinfield their views on the industry.
  • PANEL- Career Counseling Meetings: Artist Management- 2pm at NYU Kimmel Center, Room 909.  Maryelizabeth Carter, owner of The Underground Management and amazing tweeter, and Seth Kallen, manager at MCT Management, are just two of the professionals running this event.
  • Hype Machine Handpicked Party- 6pm at Brooklyn Bowl.  Performances by The Virgins, The Neighborhood Indians, Sua, Jjamz, Goldroom.  RSVP here.
  • Moodswing360 Annual CMJ Showcase 4.0- 8pm at The Studio at Webster Hall. Performances by Nina Sky, Maluca, Anjulie, Lady Starlight, Roxy Cottontail, Chippy Nonstop, and Jane Bang.  Tickets here.
  • Sneak Attack Media- 1pm at Bowery Electric.  Upstairs is the Music: Tech Meet Up and downstairs are performances by  Wojcik, Clementine & the Galaxy, The Tall Pines, Magmana, Ghxst, Dynasty Electric, and Psychobuildings.  DJ sets featuring Lloydski and MNDR. RSVP here.

Thursday, October 18

  • CMJ College Radio Awards- 4pm.  Anyone with a CMJ 2012 Badge can vote!
  • Official College Day Afterparty- 6pm at Solas.
  • PANEL- Real Breakdown Of the Branded Placement- 12:30pm at NYU Kimmel Center, Room 802 Shorin.  As more and more artists are realizing branded placements are a source of major income, this panel will discuss the ins and outs of one.
  • PANEL­- Replacing the Record Label- 2pm at NYU Kimmel Center, Room 802, Shorin.  This panel discusses how to be a successful artist without a record label.
  • Popular Recordings & MCT Management- 3:30pm at Bowery Electric.  Performances by The Ambassadors and Savoir Adore.  Information here.
  • CMJ Party- 7pm at Le Poisson Rouge.  Performances by Blackbird Blackbird, client Rioux, Rimar, Maria Minerva, AIMES, and Heathered Pearls.  Tickets here.
  • Vitalic Noise Launch Party- at 9pm at The DL.  Performances by Miami Horror, Goldroom, Viceroy, Flume, and Rufus. RSVP here.
  • CMJ Party- 6pm at Bowery Ballroom.  Performances by MNDR, MD MR, Deap Valley, IO Echo, Sky Ferreira, and Gabriel Bruce.  Tickets here.
  • The Walkmen- 8pm at Terminal 5.  Dum Dum Girls and Daughter open.  Tickets here.
  • BMI Showcase- 2pm-8pm at Rockwood Music Hall.  Performances by Grace Weber, Wild cub, Clementine and the Galaxy, Blondfire, and Beast Patrol. RSVP here.
  • CMJ Official Showcase- at 7pm at Spike Hill.  Performances by client Beca, Slowdance, MIracles of Modern Science, Alyson Greenfield, Sorne, and Hard Nips.  Tickets here.

Friday, October 19

  • PANEL- Protecting Yourself In a Wind-Up- 2:40pm at NYU Kimmel Center 10th Floor, Rosenthal.  This panel discusses the necessary steps when your business unfortunately fails.
  • PANEL- Beyond The Copyright Claim; Using All Your Ammunition- 3:50mp at NYU Kimmel Center 10th Floor, Rosenthal.  This panel discusses all aspects of IP law that may help a rights holder when someone infringes upon those exclusive rights.
  • Planetary Group CMJ Showcase- 12pm-6pm at Pianos.  Upstairs performances by Blessed Feathers, Dikta, Elephant Stone, Skipping Girl Vinegar, Tim Chaisson, The Trouble with Templeton.  Downstairs performances by Hot Panda, The Intelligence, The Orwells, Rah Rah, San Cisco, Turbo Fruits, Twerps.  RSVP here.
  • Windish Agency CMJ Showcase- 8pm at Brooklyn Bowl.  Performances by Penguin Prison, Icona Pop, BORN Ruffians, and Free Energy.  Tickets here.
  • Kimbra- 8pm at Webster Hall.  Tickets here.
  • Sea Wolf and Jim White- 6pm at Le Poisson Rouge.  Tickets here.
  • Berklee CMJ Showcase. 630pm at 92Y Tribeca.  Performances by Shea Rose, Measure Red Oblivious, Gina’s Picture Show, Bent Knee, Golden Bloom, and The Field Effect.  Event information here.
  • Miike Snow, Niki and The Dove- 7pm at United Palace Theater. Tickets here.
  • CMJ 2012- 4pm at Legion Bar. Performances by The Dunnie Bobos, Cosmonaut, Fast Yers, Boy Girl Party, Throw Vision, Little Anchor, Isle of Rhodes, and Those Mockingbirds.  Information here.