CMJ Music Marathon 2014 - Day 1 Recap

Photo: Lazer/Wulf @ The Acheron in New York, October 21, 2014

Ah yes, the first day of the CMJ Music Marathon in New York City. First on the agenda, walk from SoHo up to NYU to register and pick up my badge. I never get over the strange juxtaposition of the old, I guess converted, church next to a large 12 storey or so building. Oh New York, you so crazy.

CJLO Investigates Normcore

In this new series, the CJLO Magazine investigates subcultures and various "cores". First up, Sarah Stupar from Best of the West discusses the origins of Normcore.

SugarNene's CMJ Spectacular

Wondering what to do during the CMJ Music Marathon this week? Look no further! Below is DJ SugarNene's top picks for the best CMJ events happening in New York City this week complete with food for your belly, and rad DJ sets and live music for your ears!

Heat Live @ CJLO

Montreal quartet Heat brought their early 80s NYC style jangle to the CJLO studios to perform live on Hooked on Sonics.  Hot off the heels of their debut EP, and already getting a lot of attention - even down south and across the pond - the band posted up in The Oven and performed two songs from the recording as well as two brand spankin' new tunes. 


BVST meets Uncle Acid and The Deadbeats!

A few days into their first North American tour, Angelica from BVST sat down with Uncle Acid himself, Kevin Starrs, to talk about the perils of the music industry, the price of fame, and 1960s girl bands. Delve into the mind of one of the (previously) most mysterious men in rock, and tune in, turn on and drop some Acid with BVST, this Wednesday, October 22nd at 7pm, only on CJLO 1690AM!

Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats: Riffs and Wailing

Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats + Danava @ Bar le "Ritz" P.D.B presented by Greenland Productions and Evenko

Septicflesh Sunday on Grade A Explosives

If you're a fan of metal, no doubt you know that Brave Concerts International is bringing Deicide, Inquisition, and Abysmal Dawn to the Corona Theatre on Friday, October 10th. Coming along for the ride are the fine Greek gentlemen from Septicflesh. Andrew from Grade A Explosives did an interview with the band last time they were in town, so in order to prepare you for their set, he's going to air it on his show this Sunday.

The Constantines Play Montreal This Weekend!

Blue Skies Turn Black, I Love Neon, and yours truly CJLO 1690 AM present the Constantines this Saturday, October 4th at Le Belmont (4483 Saint-Laurent). The band is back after a four-year hiatus, and this is the reunion show to end all reunion shows! Come on out and celebrate the 11th anniversary of their sophomore album, Shine a Light, and get sparkly with special guests Cousins and your friends from CJLO...



Salif Keita en concert à l'Olympia de Montreal

En soutien à la Salif Keita Global Foundation

Salif Keita, surnommé le rossignol de la musique Mandingue, ou encore la voix d'or d'Afrique, est a la fois Prince, albinos et chanteur. Il a également les mêmes initiales que Soundiata Keita, l'un des héros de l'épopée Mandingue. Cette épopée est chantée par les griots qui sont de cette culture.