HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE

Additional artists in the initial line-up include

Bad Suns * * * * * * * Bored Nothing * Calvin Love * Cardiknox * Caught A Ghost * Chrome Sparks * City Riots * Cloak Ox * Continuum * Courtney Barnett * Dan Croll * Deep Cotton * Deep Dark Woods * Diane Birch * Dorine Levy * * Duologue * Dusted * Ejecta * Eleanor Friedberger * Electric Wire Hustle * Elizabeth Rose * Elle King * Elliot and The Ghost * Emperors * Enola Fall * Ex-Cult * Firehorse * Frontier Ruckus * GEMS * Geoffrey O’Connor* * Ghost Wave * Ginger And The Ghost * Gossling * Grizfolk *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 * Magic Man * Marc Kinchen * Marijuana Deathsquads * Misun * Moonstone * Nicole Mercedes and the Affair * Night Drive * NONONO * North Highlands * Oh Mercy * Okta Logue * Optic Yellow Felt * Orgone* * P.O.S.* Panama Wedding * Peachpit * Pelican * People Get Ready * Pictureplane * Ponyboy * Pool Cosby * RATKING * REPTILES * Reuben and the Dark * Royal Bangs * Saint Rich * Sheppard * Shigeto * Sir Sly * Slim Twig * Squad * Still Corners * Story of the Running Wolf * Strange Talk * Streets of Laredo * TEEN * The Aprons * The Delta * Riggs * The History of Apple Pie * The Novocaines * The Preatures *Them Swoops * Tiny Ruins * Touch * Sensitive * Tremor Low * TV Ghost * U.S. Girls * Vadoinmessico * WET * Will Stratton * Wilsen *World’s End * Press * Yamantaka // Sonic Titan *

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

This first list is a mere glimpse at the full force of the CMJ 2013 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 schedule in one handy app. It’s part interactive map, part streaming radio, and the power of organizing your 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.

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