The annual has just announced their giant first round of performing artists for this year’s event, held October 15-19 in . The 2013 festival includes LMB like The , , , , , and more. Check out the first installment of artists below and visit .com/marathon for more details on 2013 performing artists, hundreds more of whom will be announced in coming weeks.

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Additional artists in the initial line-up include

Bad Suns * * * * Delta * * * Bored Nothing * * Cardiknox * Caught A * * City Riots * Cloak Ox * Continuum * * Dan Croll * Deep Cotton * * Diane Birch * Dorine Levy * * Duologue * Dusted * Ejecta * * Electric Wire Hustle * Elizabeth Rose * * Elliot and The * Emperors * Enola Fall * Ex-Cult * Firehorse * * GEMS * Geoffrey O’Connor* * Wave * Ginger And The Ghost * Gossling * *Gus + Scout * Hopspin * In The Valley Below * INVSN * Jacco Gardner * JBM * *Jessy Lanza * Jetta *John Murry * Julia Easterlin * July Talk * Junior Prom * Kid Karate * Kill It Kid * King Dude * Landshapes * Larry Gus * *Lawrence Rothman * Le Trouble * Lee Bannon * Little Daylight * Lindi Ortega * * Marc Kinchen * Marijuana Deathsquads * Misun * Moonstone * Nicole Mercedes and the Affair * Night Drive * NONONO * North Highlands * Oh Mercy * Okta Logue * Optic Yellow Felt * * * .* Panama Wedding * Peachpit * * People Get Ready * * Ponyboy * Pool Cosby * RATKING * REPTILES * Reuben and the Dark * Royal Bangs * * Sheppard * * * Slim Twig * Squad * Still Corners * Story of the Running * Strange Talk * * TEEN * The Aprons * The Delta * Riggs * The History of Pie * The Novocaines * *Them Swoops * Tiny Ruins * Touch * Sensitive * Tremor * TV Ghost * * Vadoinmessico * WET * Will Stratton * Wilsen *World’s End * Press * Yamantaka // Sonic Titan *

To celebrate, partied last night with Champion, official apparel sponsor of 2013, at Bowery Electric in Manhattan’s East Village. CMJ alums Weekend performed with artist , and all guests received apparel gift bags from Champion.

This first list is a mere glimpse at the full force of the artist roster, which is filling out more every day. This year will bring a talented pool of divergent artists together in NYC for five nonstop days and nights. Check in with www.cmj.com/marathon for more details on the latest programming, including panels and other events to be announced in the lead-up to the festival. Early discounts still apply on badges, so purchase one here.

New for 2013, CMJ’s partnership with Spindio (www.spindio.com) will allow attendees to view the entire artist in one handy app. It’s part interactive map, part radio, and the power of organizing your CMJ Music Marathon itinerary in the palm of your hand. Spindio streams the music from any artist selected while showing their event listing and location. Attendees can filter by date and genre, and link to more information with ease .The CMJ Spindio app also utilizes listener preferences to prioritize music tracks from artists for a tailored experience. As a premium web app, it works readily on all PC and mobile devices.

About CMJ Music Marathon

CMJ Music Marathon is one of the world’s most important platforms for the discovery of new music. For five nonstop days and nights, CMJ features over 1,400 live performances in more than 80 of ’s greatest . CMJ also presents over 100 informative conference events with renowned speakers, an Entertainment Business Law Seminar, and College Day, programmed especially for college and non-commercial radio programmers. A full CMJ badge grants access to shows, Q&As, meet and greets, mixers and parties. CMJ 2013 is headquartered at New York University’s Greenwich Village campus. For more information, please visit www.cmj.com/marathon. All CMJ Music Marathon events are subject to change without notice.


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